Anxiety

How Anxiety Affects the Physical Health

Friday, July 20th, 2018

Anxiety impacts not only the physical health but also the mental health. Many people are aware of how damaging persistent anxiety is to mental health but the effects of anxiety on the physical health are not talked about so much. Anxiety can cause digestive issues and increase one’s risk of infection. It also impacts your […]

Teenagers prescribed sleep, anti-anxiety medicines more likely to abuse them

Monday, November 24th, 2014

A recent study has found that prescribing sleep and anti-anxiety medications to teenagers may need to be done more carefully, since teenagers were more likely to abuse the drugs. The study was led by Carol J. Boyd, PhD, of the University of Michigan School of Nursing in Ann Arbor. She said, “This is a wake-up […]

Behavioral therapy good to treat anxiety

Monday, July 30th, 2012

A new study has found that applied relaxation (AR) and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) are very much useful in treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Michel Dugas, PhD from the Concordia University and Hospital du Sacre´-Coeur de Montre´al and Eleanor Donegan from the Department of Psychology […]

What is Anxiety?

Monday, October 5th, 2009

By JOHN M GROHOL PSYD Have you ever wondered what anxiety felt like? Robin Marantz Henig, writing for The New York Times Magazine, has penned a great (but lengthy) piece about anxiety — that non-specific feeling of nervousness that, for some, can be completely debilitating. Anxiety differs from social phobia or other kinds of fears, because it isn’t specific to particular […]

Combo Therapy Best for Childhood Anxiety

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Combo Therapy Best for Childhood Anxiety Source:  Ivanhoe Newswire New research suggests a combination of behavioral therapy and drug therapy may be best for children with anxiety disorders. In a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found 59.7 percent of children with anxiety disorders who received cognitive behavioral therapy significantly […]