Researchers found that people receiving treatment with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids had a reduction in anxiety symptoms compared with those not receiving treatment.
More than one-quarter of older adults newly prescribed benzodiazepine by a nonpsychiatric clinician transition to long-term use.
Cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety-related disorders was associated with improvements in suicide ideation rather than exacerbation.
Demographic characteristics predictive of transfer to specialized services included younger age and higher education level.
Systematic screening for anxiety, disability, and pain can increase psychological referral rates among pediatric patients with abdominal pain.
This finding suggests that clinicians should monitor anxiety among individuals with testosterone deficiency and XXY.
The researchers encouraged clinicians not to rely solely on medication to treat midlife anxiety, as benzodiazepines have been shown to increase mortality in certain groups; they pointed to talk therapy, meditation, and mindfulness-based interventions as possible considerations.
Art-based interventions could be easily implemented as an adjunct to conventional therapies for cancer-related pain and mood symptoms.
Anxiety levels are associated with bone mineral density and fracture risk in the lumbar spine and femoral neck among postmenopausal women.
Anxiety may increase the risk for ischemic stroke and intracranial hemorrhage in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Researchers conducted secondary analysis of data from a multicenter study of women from 11 Latin America countries in order to assess the association between waist-to-height ratio and anxiety.
These findings indicate that anxiety may be a risk factor for late-life dementia, excluding anxiety that is related to prodromal cognitive decline.
Patients with MS and comorbid psychiatric conditions have increased severity of subsequent neurological disability.
This finding suggests an adverse effect of hormonal contraception on psychological health in adolescent girls.
The BFNE-S was determined to be the best self-reported tool for measuring patient social fears.
Quality of Life May Be Improved in Chronic Pain With Multidisciplinary Social Cognitive Intervention
Social cognitive intervention may lead to improvements in health-related QoL in patients with chronic pain.
Baseline symptoms of anxiety were associated with changes in memory recall over the course of the study period.
Vortioxetine was more efficacious in people with generalized anxiety disorder who had higher levels of pre-treatment functioning.
Outcomes of long-term CBT in community settings were previously uncertain.
While workplace stress is common, here are signs to warn patients that it may be affecting their mental health.
Investigators conducted a population-based survey to determine the association between mental disorders and back/neck pain.
Genetic risk for schizophrenia was linked to nonoptimal infant neuromotor development.
Comorbid anxiety disorders among patients with depression or bipolar disorder were not associated with suicide attempts.
Researchers evaluated the discriminant validity, diagnostic utility, and informant agreement of the Screen for Child Anxiety and Related Emotional Disorder (SCARED).
The previous study of venlafaxine XR had a small sample size and was unable to estimate safety or tolerability.
Clinicians must be aware of strategies in order to effectively handle patients receiving these drug regimens.
Researchers examined whether the risk of relapse or time to relapse was related to type of anxiety disorder, duration of previous treatment, and other factors.
Medications did affect gestation time and hypertension in mothers.
CBT and pharmacotherapy are effective treatments for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents younger than 18.
Psychological and educational interventions may prevent anxiety.
Childhood anxiety symptoms can be reduced by CBT and SSRIs.
Parents will often try complementary treatments or their sick child, but many do not tell their pediatricians.
There was a recall of 13 lots of Lorazepam Oral Concentrate 2mg/mL because of dropper marking errors.
Atopic dermatitis is associated with depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation.
Individual psychotherapy is a recommended treatment for anxiety in children and adolescents with migraine.
Anxiety and severe cognitive fatigue may contribute to problems with visual learning in patients with MS.
Stress is the key link between occupation and presentation of mental illness.
Breast cancer is a frequent diagnosis with improving survival, which highlights the importance of studying cognitive impairment.
There is a need to conduct longitudinal studies to determine the causality of this association and the benefit of early detection of anxiety in this group of women.
DCS shows a small augmentation effect on exposure-based therapy.
Positive correlations were identified for hyperhidrosis severity and the prevalence of anxiety and depression.
RA patients' mental health may impact long-term RA outcomes; therefore, ongoing monitoring and treatment is important.
Reduction of dissociation correlated with decreases in disorder severity and with reductions of depression and anxiety symptoms.
Recognizing anxiety and depression is important in PsA, as psychological well-being may contribute to disease activity.
Levels of anxiety and depression varied by disease, but special attention should be paid to patients with fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Anxiety about health was linked to a higher risk of ischemic heart disease.
The transfer of hyperalgesia is mediated by olfactory cues in mice, shedding light on the role of social and environmental cues in pain pathogenesis.
Patients with tension-type headaches had a significantly higher prevalence of anxiety and depression.
Social anxiety disorder (SAD), also known as social phobia, is highly prevalent and is associated with a significant functional impairment.
The investigators examined the relationship between anxiety and cardiovascular mortality, coronary heart disease, stroke, and heart failure.
Researchers investigate the neural processes involved in coping during stress.
Previous experiments indicated that empathy occurs in social lives of rats, and rodent behavioral models are now used to elucidate the mechanistic substrates of empathy.
Meta-analysis indicates Hatha yoga is effective in reducing anxiety.
Conditional deletion of the Cav1.2 gene in the forebrain causes deficits in hippocampal neurogenesis.
Research suggests that solicitousness is a side effect of catastrophizing, but is not the main goal.
Recent studies have explored various adaptations to CBT with the aim of improving response rates in treating anxiety.
These findings may eventually help with identifying the risk for anxiety disorders and with tailored treatments based on the biological state of the developing brain.
Students with self-described addictive behaviors toward smartphones or the Internet scored higher on anxiety and depression scales.
Mice repeatedly exposed to an aggressive intruder had a difficult time remembering locations in a previously mastered maze.
Smoking pot, however, is significantly associated with any substance use, alcohol use, drug use disorders.
Chicken genes are grouped into much smaller linkage blocks than mammalian genomes are, allowing researchers to pinpoint genome regions associated with a trait, such as anxious behavior.
Oxytocin increased male mice's motivation for social interaction, though in stressed female mice, oxytocin had no effect.
Around 10% of men experience anxiety or depression before and after the birth of a child.
Coverage of the event by the mass media as well as an individual's own anxiety levels influence what a person remembers about the disease.
When mice were taken off of a high-fat diet, however, anxiety symptoms declined.
Children of at least one parent with anxiety reported less anxiety after an therapist-led family intervention program.
After receiving a dose of testosterone, participants with social anxiety disorder were less likely to avoid eye contact.
Almost twice the number of supervisors and managers were found to suffer from anxiety than less skilled workers.
Connectivity between certain regions of the brain seen on scans may be able to predictive whether CBT will benefit an individual patient.
There was a significant decline in worry severity and in anxiety symptoms, depression at four-month follow-up in the phone CBT group.
Undergraduate students with social anxiety who engaged in acts of kindness had the largest drop in the desire to avoid social interactions.
A new spectrum disorder, known by the acronym ALPIM, associates panic disorder with several physical illnesses.
Overactivity in three regions of the brain are inherited by children from their parents, possibly upping the risk of anxiety and depression.
WHO identifies over 700 adverse event reports from Africa of patients taking what they thought was diazepam but was actually haloperidol.
Meta-analysis finds that 45% of patients with bipolar disorder will develop an anxiety disorder in their lifetime.
GAD patients who took the antidepressant vilazodone (Viibryd) reported a significant decline in anxiety symptoms after eight weeks.
Review of studies found a correlation between the longer people sat daily and a higher likelihood of anxiety.
Brain scans found those with social anxiety produced an abundance of the neurotransmitter serotonin in the amygdala.
People who consumed a lot of fermented foods had fewer symptoms of social anxiety in those with high neuroticism.
Data from the CDC indicates that younger black and Hispanic men are less likely to seek mental health treatment than white counterparts.
Survey of more than 100,000 students finds that more than 55% of them sought counseling for anxiety, closely followed by depression.
Overall, 5.7% of American adults, or 13 million people, suffered from an anxiety disorder in the past year, according to SAMHSA.
Study of parents who are twins finds that family environment may influence anxiety in children more than genetic factors.
Three-year-old siblings exposed to antidepressants in the womb showed more anxiety symptoms than unexposed siblings.
Women who participated in twice weekly Bikram yoga classes reported less anxiety and stress than others who didn't take yoga.
Research finds many studies supporting the medications suffer from reporting bias and their efficacy may be overstated.
Study of women found their risk of anxiety symptoms increased along with their exposure to fine particle pollution.
The gene, Gomafu, is thought to act as a surveillance system for the brain, allowing it to respond to environmental changes.
Smokers are 70% more likely to suffer from anxiety and depression than non-smokers.
However, getting treatment for anxiety appears to help stop the premature aging process.
Measuring the activity of the amygdala when people are shown images of angry or fearful faces can help predict who may suffer from anxiety or depression.
However, "the cost of caring" may increase users' stress levels.
A survey found that using social media reduced stress in women but not in men.
People feel more anxiety and perform worse on cognitive tasks when separated from their iPhones.
Healthy people who took probiotic supplements reported paying more attention to positive, rather than negative, thoughts.
Patients' response to neurosurgical treatment for refractory OCD is influenced by their brain's gray matter and connectivity.
Mice born to mothers who had taken the antidepressant escitalopram less anxious as adults than those given fluoxetine.
Participants given 20 minutes of electrical stimulation in the brain's prefrontal cortex performed better on a task involving cognitive retraining.
Deficits in neuropeptide Y receptors could affect the brain's amygdala, which regulates the body's reaction to stress, impacting fear and anxiety.
Mindfulness, which is based on meditation, as effective as cognitive-behavioral therapy in improving anxiety and depression symptoms.
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Psychiatry Advisor Articles
- Role of Expressed Emotion in Family Psychopathology
- Serum Uric Acid May Predict Bipolar Disorder in Patients With Depression
- Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Is Effective Treatment for Adolescent Anxiety
- Health and Social Factors Predict Changes in Depressive Symptoms in Women
- ASD Risk on Offspring With Prenatal Use of Medication Affecting Neurotransmitter System
- Cannabis Use, Cannabis Use Disorder Linked to Psychotic, Depressive Symptoms
- Association Between Opioid and Benzodiazepine Misuse and Suicidal Ideation
- The Intersection of Eating and Alcohol Disorders: Detecting and Managing "Drunkorexia"
- Heart Rate Variability Predicts Treatment Response in Anxious Depression
- Impulsivity in Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, ADHD
- Psychotic Experiences May Predict Future Suicidal Behaviors
- Genetic Analysis Shows Higher BMI May Increase Risk for Depression
- Abstinence From Regular Cannabis Use Improves Memory Among Adolescents, Young Adults
- Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Mood in Middle-Age, Older Adults
- How Does Accepting Blame Affect Future Medical Errors?