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Brain Response to Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are a common psychiatric condition with nearly a dozen different disorders classified in medical literature. New research finds differing patterns of brain activity associated with each of...
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Meds or CBT for Panic Disorder

Why a pharmaceutical approach helps some individuals with a mental health disorder, yet fails to help others, is a salient research question. A group of Dutch investigators describe individual...
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Anxiety/Mood Disorders Link

New research suggests Americans living with depression or bipolar disorders are also likely to have significant problems with anxiety. Often the conditions, both diagnosed and undiagnosed, receive inadequate care...
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Mental Health is Underserved

A recently published study shows that nearly 30 percent of the general population would benefit from mental health care; however, only 10 percent of the population actually receives help....
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Blood Test for Panic Disorder

The ability to predict or test for certain behavioral and mental conditions appears to be on the doorstep of the rapidly evolving ring of medical genetics. University of Iowa...
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Panic Attacks Hinder Diabetics

Psychosocial issues accompanying the diagnosis of diabetes may compromise an individual’s ability to manage the disease leading to more severe health complications and a poorer quality of life. Early...
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Anxiety Linked to Physical Maladies

Individuals with anxiety disorders are more likely to experience a physical illness, according to researchers reviewing data from a two-year survey of adult Germans. For most individuals the anxiety...
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Anxiety More Common in Women

Gender does appear to play a role for certain types of anxiety disorders and phobias, finds a new report from Harvard Medical School. “Coping with Anxiety and Phobias” is...
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