Anxiety in the News

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Afraid to Sleep

08/21/2014 - Understand what's behind the fear

Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study

08/19/2014 - Finding is valuable, researchers say, because coping mechanisms can be taught to others

Settling Back-to-School Nerves

08/16/2014 - Expert offers parents tips on reducing anxieties, jitters for kids

Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals

08/15/2014 - Psychiatrist says you can't necessarily link the nerve disease diagnosis with his suicide

Robin Williams Had Parkinson's Disease, Wife Says

08/14/2014 - He wasn't ready to share diagnosis publicly before he took his life this week, she revealed

Study Hints at Link Between Poor Sleep, Suicide Risk

08/13/2014 - But the research involving older adults doesn't prove cause and effect

Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs

08/13/2014 - Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse

08/12/2014 - Doctors say there are effective treatments for both disorders that can help many people

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls

08/07/2014 - Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better

08/06/2014 - Study found mental health sessions allowed patients to manage blood sugar levels more effectively

Health Tip: Avoiding Parental Burnout

08/05/2014 - What you can do to deal with stress

Preschoolers Can Suffer From Depression, Too

08/04/2014 - Study finds that these kids may be plagued by the condition throughout childhood

Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia

07/30/2014 - Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia

Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia

07/30/2014 - Review found some evidence it helped soothe, distract sufferers, but safeguards important

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study

07/29/2014 - Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds

07/29/2014 - Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia

07/22/2014 - Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say

Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too

07/22/2014 - Study found mothers who were taught stress-reduction skills had less depression, anxiety

Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients

07/18/2014 - But mental function, symptoms of illness were not worsened, researchers say

Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds

07/18/2014 - But two-thirds who need care still don't seek it, researchers say

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More than 18 percent of American adults have some form of anxiety disorder-the most common mental illness in the United States.