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Anxiety News: What's new in Anxiety News from around the world:

1/31/2018 Only 1 in 10 Anxiety Disorder Sufferers Receives The Right Treatment, research finds
11/21/2017 CBT for OCD Provides Long-term Relief
11/14/2017 Screen time might boost depression, suicide behaviors in teens
11/6/2017 Stop And Smell The Roses - It’s True, It Does Make People Happier
11/2/2017 Childhood Adversities Linked To Mental And Physical Health Problems In Tweens And Teens
10/25/2017 Why Is Mental Illness On The Rise?
10/19/2017 Antidepressants Linked To Higher Diabetes Risk In Children
10/19/2017 Having Migraines? You Might Be Anxious Or Depressed (or both)
10/18/2017 Gentle Touch Soothes The Pain Of Social Rejection
10/18/2017 No, A Serotonin Transporter Gene Variant Does Not Cause Depression
10/11/2017 Going To Church Reduces Stress And Mortality
10/10/2017 Efficacy Of Antidepressants Largely Psychological
10/6/2017 Delivering Bad News? Don't Beat Around The Bush
10/5/2017 Child Abuse Affects Brain Wiring
10/5/2017 Mental Training Changes Brain Structure And Reduces Social Stress
10/4/2017 Bullying Causes Mental Health Issues Such As Anxiety And Depression
10/3/2017 One Hour Of Exercise A Week Can Prevent Depression, But Not Anxiety
9/27/2017 Sleep Deprivation Can Alleviate Symptoms Of Depression
9/27/2017 One In Four Girls Is Depressed At Age 14
9/26/2017 Antidepressants Provide Small Benefit Over Placebo But Produce Harmful Side Effects Including Suicide Ideation
9/25/2017 How Parents Handle Conflict Impacts Their Children
9/15/2017 Happiness Has A Positive Effect On Physical Health
9/15/2017 Antidepressants Found To Significantly Increase Risk Of Death
9/9/2017 Stress Can Activate Past Fears
8/26/2017 SSRI Antidepressant Medications Can Worsen Tinnitus
8/17/2017 Feeling Bad About Feeling Bad Can Make You Feel Worse
8/10/2017 Sexual Assault Linked To Increased Risk Of Mental Health Issues
8/9/2017 Self-Distancing Can Reduce Anxiety And Stress
8/3/2017 Fear Of The Unknown Common To Many Anxiety Disorders
7/31/2017 Talking To Yourself In The Third Person Can Help Control Emotions
7/28/2017 Marijuana Use Link To Psychosis Confirmed
7/19/2017 Overcoming Mental Health Issues Can Benefit Physical Health, Too!
7/6/2017 Going To Bed Late Causes Less Control Over OCD Symptoms
6/26/2017 Mind Body Interventions (MBIs) Reverse Changes In DNA That Cause Stress
6/21/2017 Meditation Changes Brain Structure In 8 Weeks
5/19/2017 SSRI Antidepressants Tied To Increased Risk In Dementias, another study finds
3/15/2017 Tackling Depression By Changing The Way You Think
2/7/2017 Talk Therapy Normalizes Brain Function, University of Zurich research finds.
1/18/2017 CBT Changes The Brain, new research finds.
1/5/2017 Antidepressants linked to an increase in Alzheimer’s and other dementias, research finds.
10/13/2016 Anxiety Therapy Sessions Best In The Morning, new study finds.
10/2/2016 SSRI Antidepressants Trigger Fear And Anxiety, Research Finds.
9/19/2016 CBT is the ‘Gold Standard’ treatment for anxiety disorder, multiple studies find.
8/31/2016 Insecure childhood can make dealing with stress harder.
8/29/2016 Less than one-third of adults with depression receive treatment.
8/25/2016 Memory Activation before exposure can reduce fear, Uppsala University research finds.
7/20/2016 Women with ADHD are much more likely to have a wide range of mental and physical health problems in comparison to women without ADHD.
7/19/2016 Same genes involved with both depression and happiness.
7/12/2016 Tinnitus (ringing in the ears): Cause and treatment identified.
7/11/2016 Most antidepressants are ineffective for children and teens, yet more likely to be dangerous than previously recognized study author concludes.
7/9/2016 A popular anti-anxiety medication, benzodiazepine, reduces empathy, new study finds
6/27/2016 Want to reduce anxiety? Depression? Spend time in nature, new study finds
6/23/2016 Why you can experience fear even before you realize you are in danger.
6/15/2016 Making art at any level reduces stress hormones
5/12/2016 Online therapy effective at treating depression and anxiety
12/17/2015 Talk therapy better for winter blues than light therapy, study finds
12/16/2015 Unhappiness and stress do not increase mortality, new study finds
12/15/2015 Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Increases Risk Of Autism By 87 Percent
12/14/2015 Helping Others Reduces Stress, research finds
12/8/2015 The approach uses to resolve anxiety disorder is the most effective, research finds
11/25/2015 Computer Assisted Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Provides Little Or No Benefits For Depression, study finds
11/25/2015 Serotonin exerts different and sometimes opposing effects on different parts of the brain
11/16/2015 Anxiety Can Aggravate Asthma and Vice Versa, study finds
11/5/2015 Fitness And Brain Connectivity Linked
10/20/2015 One Fifth Of Young People Experience High Levels Of Anxiety, UK study finds
8/5/2015 Consuming highly refined carbohydrates increases risk of depression
7/31/2015 Anxiety And Fatigue: New research finds link
7/31/2015 Perfectionism Linked To Burnout
7/30/2015 Anxiety and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Linked
8/27/2014 Chemical Imbalance theory wrong for depression too
6/4/2014 The Chemical Imbalance Theory Officially Dead
10/23/2013 Biggest cause of anxiety and depression is traumatic life events
8/9/2013 How parents see themselves may affect their child's brain and stress level
5/31/2013 Antidepressants show no benefit for Bipolar, but may cause harm
4/24/2012 Antidepressants likely do more harm than good, research finds
2/2/2012 Facebook is Not Such a Good Thing for Those with Low Self-Esteem
11/15/2011 TeleTherapy effective for anxiety disorder, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
11/4/2011 SSRIs associated with 40% increase in bleeding risk when used with aspirin
7/11/2011 Chemical Imbalance theory official put to rest
6/8/2011 Childhood trauma linked to higher rates of mental health problems, Stanford/Packard finds
5/19/2011 Reducing stress increases fertility in women
5/5/2011 Concordia study shows children of bipolar parents are overly sensitive to cortisol
4/20/2011 Childhood abuse and depression linked
4/13/2011 Obese individuals can suffer from social anxiety disorder due to weight alone
4/7/2011 Bullying Alters Brain Chemistry, Leads to Anxiety
4/7/2011 Male victims of 'intimate terrorism' can experience damaging psychological effects
4/5/2011 Teens who choose music over books are more likely to be depressed
4/3/2011 Underage binge drinking can change brain
3/31/2011 Having trouble achieving work-life balance? Knowing your strategies is key
3/30/2011 A Woman’s Blues Bring a Relationship Down
3/23/2011 Psychologists find the meaning of aggression
3/17/2011 Exercise can reduce anxiety and depression symptoms
3/16/2011 Tai chi can reduce depression in the elderly, study shows
3/15/2011 Stress Higher in Children With Depressed Parents
12/1/2010 Pregnant Women Urged To Avoid Paxil
9/16/2009 Drug Industry Marketing - the implications and consequences

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Authors: Jim Folk, Marilyn Folk, BScN. Last updated January 31, 2018. Information, support, and coaching/counseling/therapy for problematic anxiety and its sensations and symptoms, including anxiety news.