Anxiety in the News

Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged

02/27/2015 - Big jump in rates seen during 2007-2010, when U.S. economy was lagging

Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds

02/25/2015 - But doctors may be more likely to focus on self-harm, suicide

After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack

02/24/2015 - Explosive anger increased risk 8-fold, study found

Hungry in the Department Store? Your Spending May Rise

02/20/2015 - Study finds ravenous people tend to purchase more nonfood items

Narcotic Painkiller Use Tied to Higher Risk for Depression

02/20/2015 - The longer the use, the bigger the risk the user would become depressed, study found

'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study

02/13/2015 - Brain scans also reveal apparent lack of social recognition during video play, researchers say

How to Survive Valentine's Day Without Romance

02/13/2015 - Expert offers tips to those who don't have a partner or spouse

Mental Health Disorders May Shorten Life Span: Study

02/11/2015 - Researchers find people with psychiatric conditions live an average of 10 fewer years

Stress May Make Recovery From Heart Attack Harder for Younger Women

02/09/2015 - Study found women were prone to greater levels of stress than men

Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks

02/09/2015 - Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame

Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study

02/06/2015 - But half of those surveyed said they'd want to help their co-worker

Money Tops Americans' List of Stressors

02/04/2015 - Women, parents and younger adults most troubled, survey finds

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

02/04/2015 - Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

Binge-Watching TV May Be Sign of Depression, Loneliness

01/29/2015 - Researchers say hours and hours of viewing often isn't just harmless fun

Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests

01/28/2015 - Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults

01/27/2015 - As college debts mount, so do depressive symptoms, study says

Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say

01/20/2015 - Your heart rate, cholesterol and even depression might improve, study suggests

Depression, Anxiety Can Precede Memory Loss in Alzheimer's, Study Finds

01/14/2015 - Those who developed dementia were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression earlier

For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds

01/14/2015 - Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

Work Hard, Party Harder?

01/14/2015 - Study finds link between long hours on the job and excess alcohol consumption


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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.