Anxiety in the News

Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery

09/30/2014 - Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards

Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades

09/29/2014 - Study found that feelings tied to a loved one's visits remain, even if patient soon fails to recall the event

Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese

09/26/2014 - Repeated exposure tied to escalation of inflammatory protein levels, but only in overweight people, study finds

Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia

09/26/2014 - But finding a specialist isn't easy, experts say

Health Tip: Health Tip: Are Your Teeth in a Grind?

09/26/2014 - Suggestions for people who grind teeth

Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay

09/25/2014 - Study found they lowered stress levels, lifted spirits after illness, job loss, divorce, death of loved one

Researchers Evaluate Blood Test for Psychosis

09/25/2014 - Study provides insight into schizophrenia

Special Therapy May Help Relieve 'Complicated Grief'

09/25/2014 - Standard depression treatment is less successful after a loved one dies, study finds

Health Tip: Ward Off Stress

09/25/2014 - Focus on what you can control

Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says

09/23/2014 - Findings support idea that work-related stress contributes to development of respiratory disorder

Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says

09/18/2014 - Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says

09/18/2014 - Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

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


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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.