Anxiety

Quality of Life,May Be Improved in Chronic Pain With Multidisciplinary Social Cognitive Intervention

Quality of Life,May Be Improved in Chronic Pain With Multidisciplinary Social Cognitive Intervention

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Social cognitive intervention may lead to improvements in health-related QoL in patients with chronic pain.

Cranial electrical stimulation may be of modest benefit for treating depression and anxiety

Low-strength evidence suggests that cranial electrical stimulation (CES) may be moderately beneficial for patients with depression and anxiety. There was insufficient evidence that CES provides clinically important benefit for fibromyalgia, neuromusculoskeletal pain, degenerative joint pain, headache, depression, or insomnia.

Third Trimester Maternal SSRI Exposure Linked to Depression, Anxiety in Offspring

Third Trimester Maternal SSRI Exposure Linked to Depression, Anxiety in Offspring

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The issue of whether and how prenatal SSRI exposure affects offspring has remained murky.

Anxiety Symptoms Associated With Declining Episodic Memory in Elderly

Anxiety Symptoms Associated With Declining Episodic Memory in Elderly

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Baseline symptoms of anxiety were associated with changes in memory recall over the course of the study period.

Pretreatment Functioning Associated With Anxiolytic Efficacy of Vortioxetine

Pretreatment Functioning Associated With Anxiolytic Efficacy of Vortioxetine

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Vortioxetine was more efficacious in people with generalized anxiety disorder who had higher levels of pre-treatment functioning.

Anxiety and Depression Common Among Patients With Sarcoma

Anxiety and Depression Common Among Patients With Sarcoma

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In patients diagnosed with sarcoma, poor QoL, depression, and anxiety are common.

Examining Efficacy of Long-Term CBT in Youth With Anxiety Disorders

Examining Efficacy of Long-Term CBT in Youth With Anxiety Disorders

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Outcomes of long-term CBT in community settings were previously uncertain.

Psychological Distress in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Efficacy of Fear Assessment Questionnaire

Psychological Distress in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Efficacy of Fear Assessment Questionnaire

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The FAIR questionnaire may be useful to identify psychological stress in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

Signs Workplace Stress Affects Mental Health

Signs Workplace Stress Affects Mental Health

While workplace stress is common, here are signs to warn patients that it may be affecting their mental health.

Effectiveness of Exercise in Decreasing Depressive Symptoms

Effectiveness of Exercise in Decreasing Depressive Symptoms

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Lifestyle factors including exercise may be a strategic target to decrease symptoms of depression.

Neuroactive Steroids May Be Therapeutic Targets for Depression and Anxiety

Neuroactive Steroids May Be Therapeutic Targets for Depression and Anxiety

Women at both ends of the weight spectrum have low serum allopregnanolone which can be linked to severe depression and anxiety.

Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

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Abstinence-contingent incentives improved smoking cessation outcomes among economically disadvantaged smokers with mental illness.

Frequency of Cannabis Use Tied to Relationship Between Pain, Mood Disorders

Frequency of Cannabis Use Tied to Relationship Between Pain, Mood Disorders

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Frequent cannabis users experience more pain and negative affects than less- frequent users.

Nutritional Psychiatry: Emerging Evidence and Expert Interview

Nutritional Psychiatry: Emerging Evidence and Expert Interview

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The growing field of nutritional psychiatry explores the role of diet in mental health.

Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Be Effective in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Be Effective in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

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Computerized cognitive behavioral therapy has been found to be effective at treating patients with depression and anxiety in the primary care setting.

Prior Mental Disorders Linked to Subsequent Onset of Chronic Back or Neck Pain

Prior Mental Disorders Linked to Subsequent Onset of Chronic Back or Neck Pain

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Investigators conducted a population-based survey to determine the association between mental disorders and back/neck pain.

Frequent Migraines Increase Severity of Anxiety, Depression

Frequent Migraines Increase Severity of Anxiety, Depression

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Patients with frequent migraines were shown to have an increased risk for depression and anxiety.

Suboptimal Neuromotor Development Related to Genetic Risk for Schizophrenia

Suboptimal Neuromotor Development Related to Genetic Risk for Schizophrenia

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Genetic risk for schizophrenia was linked to nonoptimal infant neuromotor development.

No Association Between Comorbid Anxiety Disorders, Suicide Attempts

No Association Between Comorbid Anxiety Disorders, Suicide Attempts

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Comorbid anxiety disorders among patients with depression or bipolar disorder were not associated with suicide attempts.

Higher Incidence of Psychiatric Disorder Diagnosis Among Women With Psoriatic Arthritis

Higher Incidence of Psychiatric Disorder Diagnosis Among Women With Psoriatic Arthritis

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In women with PsA, there is a higher prevalence of ADHD and depression.

Pediatric OCD: Family Interactive Therapy Reduces Symptom Severity

Pediatric OCD: Family Interactive Therapy Reduces Symptom Severity

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Positive Family Interaction Therapy plus individual child cognitive-behavioral therapy reduces symptom severity in children with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Need to Know

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Need to Know

Post-traumatic stress disorder affects approximately 3.5% of US adults and an estimated 1 in 11 people will experience PTSD in their lifetime.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Reduces PTSD Symptoms

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Reduces PTSD Symptoms

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Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms can be reduced by eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.

Relapse Risk After Discontinuation of Antidepressants for Anxiety

Relapse Risk After Discontinuation of Antidepressants for Anxiety

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There are indications that for some patients, drug treatment is less effective when reinstated after relapse.

Neuroinflammation Associated With Anxiety, Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

Neuroinflammation Associated With Anxiety, Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

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In patients with multiple sclerosis, neuroinflammation is linked to anxiety and depression.

Utility of SCARED Screening Tool for Comorbid Anxiety Disorders in Children

Utility of SCARED Screening Tool for Comorbid Anxiety Disorders in Children

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Researchers evaluated the discriminant validity, diagnostic utility, and informant agreement of the Screen for Child Anxiety and Related Emotional Disorder (SCARED).

Extremely Low Birth Weight May Increase Risk for Anxiety, Depression

Extremely Low Birth Weight May Increase Risk for Anxiety, Depression

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Researchers examined whether extremely low birth weight is associated with the presence of and response to traditional risk factors for anxiety and depression in adulthood.

Postpartum Anxiety, Depression Reduced by Probiotics

Postpartum Anxiety, Depression Reduced by Probiotics

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Postpartum depression and anxiety were reduced by daily intake of the probiotic HN001.

Venlafaxine XR Safe, Effective in Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Venlafaxine XR Safe, Effective in Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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The previous study of venlafaxine XR had a small sample size and was unable to estimate safety or tolerability.

Buprenorphine, Methadone Combined With CNS Depressants May Lead to SAEs

Buprenorphine, Methadone Combined With CNS Depressants May Lead to SAEs

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Clinicians must be aware of strategies in order to effectively handle patients receiving these drug regimens.

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