generalized anxiety disorder

Anxious girls’ brains work harder


June 6th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have figured out why the brains of anxious girls work much harder than those of boys, a discovery that could spur the identification and treatment ... Read more...

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Worrying, intelligence may have co-evolved


April 13th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Worrying may have evolved along with intelligence as a beneficial trait, says a recent study.Jeremy Coplan, professor of psychiatry at University Hospital of Brooklyn, SUNY Downstate, ... Read more...

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Intrusive or over-detached? You may have anxiety disorder


July 27th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) From over-nurturing to extreme detachment, these are some of the negative methods used by people to cope with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), says a psychologist.Worrying comes ... Read more...

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Depression drug may relieve pain from breast cancer treatment


December 13th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study has found that a drug usually used to treat depression and anxiety disorder helped in reducing joint and muscle pain linked with a breast cancer ... Read more...

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Depression drug may ease pain from breast cancer treatment: Study


December 12th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Scientists have found that a drug, commonly used to treat depression and anxiety disorder, can effectively reduce joint and muscle pain associated with a breast cancer treatment.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Common anxiety disorders make it tougher to kick the butt


October 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Researchers may now have a reason to explain why many smokers struggle to kick the butt.According to a new study conducted by the University of Wisconsin Center ... Read more...

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Mood and anxiety disorders remain common in older adults


May 4th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A study has found that many older adults, especially women, may still suffer from mood and anxiety disorders, which appear to decline with age."Knowledge of the prevalence of ... Read more...

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New scale to measure anxiety outcomes


March 10th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital have developed a new questionnaire and outcomes measurement scale that can turn out to be a reliable and valid measure of anxiety.The scale ... Read more...

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Simple relaxation with soothing music the best way to ease anxiety


March 10th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Massage eases anxiety, but it is no more effective than simple relaxation in a room alone with soft, soothing music, concludes a new study.A new randomized trial has ... Read more...

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Biased policies put lesbians, gays, bisexuals at risk of psychiatric disorders


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) individuals, who live in states that instituted bans on same-sex marriage are more at risk of developing psychiatric disorders, according to a new ... Read more...

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Anxiety disorder patients ‘not able to control negative emotions’


February 11th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): People with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) are less able to respond to any negative emotions they may feel, concludes a new Stanford University School of Medicine study.The research ... Read more...

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Chamomile can help you beat stress


February 10th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Chamomile's power as a stress-buster has been around for years. And now, two researchers are trying to find how much truth is there behind the old wives' tale.In ... Read more...

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Blood lead levels linked to depression, panic disorder


December 8th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study has shown that young adults with higher blood lead levels are more likely to have depression and panic disorders, even if they have exposure to ... Read more...

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Cognitive behaviour therapy helps ease anxiety in older adults


April 8th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new study from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston has found that cognitive behaviour therapy can significantly improve mental health in older adults with generalised anxiety disorder.Generalized anxiety ... Read more...

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Antidepressant may benefit elderly with generalized anxiety disorder


January 21st, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Researchers from Washington University, St. Louis, have found that a drug commonly used to treat depression can benefit older adults with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).The use of ... Read more...

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Patterns of brain activity can help predict anxiety treatment success


January 2nd, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 2 (ANI): American psychologists say that a network of emotion-regulating brain regions, implicated in the pathological worry that can grip patients with anxiety disorders, may also be used to ... Read more...

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Stress-related disorders deteriorates brains memory processing ability


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Using functional MRI (fMRI), a researcher team, which was led by an Indian-origin scientist, has found that patients suffering from stress-related psychiatric disorders have impaired wiring in ... Read more...

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Lower childhood IQ linked to increased risk of adult mental disorders


December 1st, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): In a new, long-term study, researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found that children with lower IQs showed an increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders ... Read more...

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Mouse genes can shed light on human anxiety disorders


October 24th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 24 (ANI): Scientists have found new evidence that genetic findings made through studies on mice can be directly applied to humans to predict the risk of anxiety disorders. Lead ... Read more...

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Brain imaging could be potential future treatment strategy for anxiety


May 11th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 11 (ANI): In a move to develop a more personalised approach towards medication depending upon genetic information or other biological markers, researchers have shed light on the potential ... Read more...

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Brain imaging technique to determine anxiety treatment effectiveness


May 11th, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A new study suggests that use of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) can help doctors predict whether patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) would benefit from the ... Read more...

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Depression, anxiety may double risk of ailments in heart patients


January 19th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Depression and anxiety can double the risk of repeated heart ailments in coronary artery disease patients, according to a new study.The study, by researchers at the McGill University ... Read more...

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Religious activities have bearing on mental health


January 1st, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): A persons lifetime pattern of religious activities can affect his or her mental health, says a new study.The study, conducted by Joanna Maselko, an assistant professor of public ... Read more...

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Asthmatic kids more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety disorders


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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