News tagged with journal of anxiety disorders
(Medical Xpress)—A world-first completed clinical study by an Australian team has found Kava, a medicinal South Pacific plant, significantly reduced the symptoms of people suffering anxiety.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—Extreme fatigue is common in U.S. teens and often goes untreated, a new study finds.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Latest research points to the high risk for mental health problems among staff working in humanitarian organizations in northern Uganda, due in large part to their work environment. A new study by researchers at Columbia's ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have found that smokers who successfully quit feel less anxious afterwards - despite a widely held belief that smoking relieves stress and giving up makes you feel more on edge.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—The use of antidepressants doubled in Australia between 2000 and 2011 and they now account for two out of every three psychotropic medications prescribed, a new study by the University of Sydney reveals.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People who are flourishing – both feeling happy and functioning well in their lives – are 60 percent less likely to die prematurely, finds a major study that followed more than 3,000 ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
UC Davis researchers have found that for children with the genetic disorder known as chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome anxiety—but not intelligence—is linked to poorer adaptive behaviors, such as self-care and communication ...
Pediatrics Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In a discovery that could help in the identification and treatment of anxiety disorders, Michigan State University scientists say the brains of anxious girls work much harder than those of boys.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 05, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A novel mechanism for anxiety behaviors, including a previously unrecognized inhibitory brain signal, may inspire new strategies for treating psychiatric disorders, University of Chicago researchers report.
Genetics May 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The more afraid a person is of a spider, the bigger that individual perceives the spider to be, new research suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 22, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Although many mental illnesses are uniquely human, animals sometimes exhibit abnormal behaviors similar to those seen in humans with psychological disorders. Such behaviors are called endophenotypes. Now, ...
Neuroscience Nov 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Medical evidence suggests that psychiatric drugs known as atypical antipsychotics are effective in reducing symptoms for some off-label conditions, but not others, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 27, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
When it comes to mental illness, the sexes are different: Women are more likely to be diagnosed with anxiety or depression, while men tend toward substance abuse or antisocial disorders, according to a new study published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A history of psychiatric illness such as depression or anxiety before a traumatic brain injury (TBI), together with other risk factors, are strongly predictive of post-TBI psychiatric disorders, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Just like everyone else, people with panic disorder have real stress in their lives. They get laid off and they fight with their spouses. How such stresses affect their panic symptoms hasn't been well understood, but a new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |