Anxiety in the News

Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

09/16/2014 - It's as accurate as current methods, but can also confirm recovery, researchers contend

Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits

09/15/2014 - Active commuters less stressed, better able to concentrate than those who drive, research shows

Stem Cell Research Offers Clues About Schizophrenia

09/12/2014 - Findings could point to new drugs for the brain disorder, researchers say

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids

09/12/2014 - Trying to protect children from source of anxiety may make things worse, researchers say

Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress

09/11/2014 - Stressed cells can halt protein production, which could could shed light on diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects

09/08/2014 - Study links harassment at home to higher levels of depression, anxiety

Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks

09/04/2014 - Adults injured by fire when young are at increased odds of depression, study finds

People With OCD May Have Higher Odds for Schizophrenia: Study

09/03/2014 - But the absolute risk to any one person with obsessive-compulsive disorder remains very small, experts say

Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study

08/28/2014 - But years of research remain before this therapy could treat brain disorders, experts say

Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks

08/27/2014 - Finding might help predict, prevent and treat the disorder, researchers say

Health Tip: Manage Stress to Keep Diabetes in Check

08/25/2014 - Get regular exercise

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says

08/22/2014 - Parents can help their children handle the sting of getting vaccinated

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression

08/21/2014 - But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says

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


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Anxiety costs the United States more than $42 billion every year-that's almost a third of the country's total mental health bill.