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Parents’ Anxiety Can ‘Trickle Down’ to Kids

November 2nd, 2012
Parents' Anxiety Can 'Trickle Down' to KidsA new study suggests children are at higher risk of developing anxiety if a parent has a social anxiety disorder. Researchers from Johns Hopkins ...

Harvard Mouse Study May Help Explain Parkinson’s Puzzle

October 26th, 2012
Harvard Mouse Study May Help Explain Parkinsons PuzzleResearchers at Harvard Medical School may have solved the mystery of why the standard treatment for Parkinson's disease is often ...

Social Anxiety Can Fuel Compulsive Internet Use

October 10th, 2012
Social Anxiety Cab Fuel Compulsive Internet UseA new study differentiates excessive Internet use (EIU) from compulsive Internet use (CIU) -- but shows that both may not be good ...

Study of Canine OCD May Help Humans

August 21st, 2012
Study of Canine OCD May Help HumansWhile many may feel they are chasing their tails at times, a study of canine behavior promises to provide insights into the genetic roots ...

Narrowing Down the Genetics of OCD, Tourette Syndrome

August 19th, 2012
Narrowing Down the Genetics of OCD, Tourette SyndromeResearchers have conducted the first genome-wide search to look for any genes responsible for Tourette syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).  ...

FMRI Neural Imaging Used to Examine Hoarding Disorders

August 7th, 2012
FMRI Neural Imaging Used to Examine Hoarding Disorders Technology has allowed researchers to learn more about the complex mental disorder of hoarding. In a new study, scientists used functional ...

CBT Psychotherapy Best For Anxiety Disorders

June 28th, 2012
CBT Psychotherapy Best For Anxiety DisordersA University of Houston researcher has found that patients suffering from anxiety disorders showed the most improvement when treated with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) ...

Over-the-Counter Meds Studied as Add-On Treatments

June 22nd, 2012
Over-the-Counter Meds Studied as Add-On TreatmentsResearchers are investigating if commonly available over-the-counter medications can work in combination with prescribed medications to improve clinical outcomes. In one study, researchers ...

Anxiety Makes Girls’ Brains Work Harder

June 6th, 2012
Anxiety Makes Girls Brains Work HarderThe brains of anxious girls work much harder than those of boys, according to researchers at Michigan State University. The researchers conducted an experiment in which ...

Sleepwalking Linked to Depression, Anxiety

May 16th, 2012
Sleepwalking Linked to Depression, Anxiety About 1.1 million adults in the U.S. — or 3.6 percent of the nation's adult population — are prone to sleepwalking, according to new research from the Stanford University ...
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