Anxiety

Higher Neuroticism Linked to Anxiety, Anhedonia in Depression

Higher Neuroticism Linked to Anxiety, Anhedonia in Depression

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Researchers sought to determine whether neuroticism significantly contributes to higher anxiety and anhedonia and further studied whether cognitive control leads to lower anxiety.

Higher Risk for Depression, Anxiety Seen With Cerebral Palsy

Higher Risk for Depression, Anxiety Seen With Cerebral Palsy

Adults with cerebral palsy have an increased risk for depression and anxiety, according to a study published in JAMA Neurology.

Social Anxiety in Schizophrenia: An Overlooked Problem

Social Anxiety in Schizophrenia: An Overlooked Problem

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Emerging evidence has begun to elucidate the prevalence and outcomes associated with social anxiety disorder in schizophrenia.

Toll on Health From Depression, Anxiety Akin to Smoking, Obesity

Toll on Health From Depression, Anxiety Akin to Smoking, Obesity

Anxiety and depression predict poor future physical health as strongly as obesity and smoking in older adults.

Comorbid Mental Disorder Prevalence Higher in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Comorbid Mental Disorder Prevalence Higher in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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People with pulmonary arterial hypertension display higher levels of depression and anxiety than previously estimated by healthcare workers.

Cognitive Ability May Help Differentiate OCD From Generalized Anxiety in Children

Cognitive Ability May Help Differentiate OCD From Generalized Anxiety in Children

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A study compared participants with clear diagnoses of either generalized anxiety disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder with each other, as well as with controls, in order to identify cognitive differences between both groups.

Prevalence of Benzodiazepine Use 12.6 Percent in the United States

Prevalence of Benzodiazepine Use 12.6 Percent in the United States

Overall, 12.6% of US adults report past-year benzodiazepine use, with misuse accounting for 17.2% of overall use.

Cognitive Therapy Helps Reduce Anxiety in Patients With COPD

Cognitive Therapy Helps Reduce Anxiety in Patients With COPD

CBT delivered by respiratory nurses is associated with reduced anxiety symptoms and is cost-effective for patients with COPD.

High Levels of Androgens in Men Associated With Increased Risk for Anxiety Disorders

High Levels of Androgens in Men Associated With Increased Risk for Anxiety Disorders

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Higher serum total testosterone in men and androstenedione in young men may increase the risk for anxiety disorders.

Anxiety-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Help Kids in Other Ways

Anxiety-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Help Kids in Other Ways

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Cognitive behavioral therapy that focuses on anxiety may help adolescent patients with other issues such as social skills and depression.

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