Panic Disorder News

Teen Marriage Tied to Higher Risk for Mental Illness in Women

September 6th, 2011
Marriage Before 18 Tied to Higher Risk for Mental Illness in Women A new study discovers that that women who marry as adolescents have higher rates of lifetime mental illness than women who ...

Lab Studies Show that Light Reduces Fear

August 11th, 2011
Lab Studies Show that Light Reduces Fear Using mice as model, University of Virginia researchers discover light plays a role in reducing fear and anxiety. This finding and application may augment the treatment of ...

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Helps Manage Unexplained Pain, Weakness

August 1st, 2011
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Helps Manage Unexplained Pain, Weakness The American Academy of Neurology has endorsed use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for people with symptoms such as pain, weakness, or dizziness that can’t be explained ...

Subtle Signs Warn of Panic Attacks in Advance

July 29th, 2011
Subtle Signs of Unexpected Panic Attacks  New research discovers that panic attacks do not strike without warning – a finding contrary to common beliefs – but start subtly ...

Intense Exercise Helps Combat Panic, Anxiety

July 13th, 2011
Intense Exercise Helps Combat Panic, AnxietyFor people at risk of panic, performance of regular, high-level exercise may be the tonic that can help to reduce anxiety. In a new study, scientists found that ...

Panic Can Build Gradually from Chronic Stress

June 21st, 2011
Panic May Result from Chronic StressNew research has surprising findings that may help people with panic disorder more successfully manage the condition. Scientists discovered that panic attacks may not be a reaction ...

When Zombies Attack, Will You Be Ready Psychologically?

May 25th, 2011
When Zombies Attack, Will You Be Ready Psychologically?When the inevitable zombie apocalypse comes, will you be ready for it both psychologically and emotionally? Zombie attacks are becoming increasingly common, as well as other natural disasters, such ...

Disaster Plans Should Include Those with Mental Illness

May 24th, 2011
Disaster Plans Should Include Those with Mental IllnessWhen disaster strikes -- whether a deadly supercell tornado, a flood, or man-made catastrophe -- it is not just ...

May is Mental Health Month

May 14th, 2011
May is Mental Health MonthMay is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time for people to learn more about mental health conditions and seek out help for them. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, mental ...

Distorted Spatial Perceptions Tied to Claustrophobia

April 13th, 2011
Distorted Spatial Perceptions Tied to ClaustrophobiaEveryone has their own “personal space” -- the distance or boundary an individual needs to define their own comfort zone. New research suggests those that project their personal ...