Anxiety

Clinically Significant Anxiety Tied to Subsequent Dementia Risk

Clinically Significant Anxiety Tied to Subsequent Dementia Risk

Clinically significant anxiety in midlife is associated with increased subsequent dementia risk over an interval of at least 10 years.

Frequency of Migraine Associated With Depression, Anxiety

Frequency of Migraine Associated With Depression, Anxiety

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Frequency of migraine with or without aura may be correlated with symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Alzheimer's Not Linked to a History of Psychiatric Disorders

Alzheimer's Not Linked to a History of Psychiatric Disorders

Patients previously diagnosed with depression or anxiety did not have a greater risk of Alzheimer's.

Strategies for Treating Benzodiazepine Dependence

Strategies for Treating Benzodiazepine Dependence

Prescriptions for benzodiazepine lasting 2-3 months or more and marked dose increases should be avoided.

In Multiple Sclerosis, Anxiety May Signal Depression

In Multiple Sclerosis, Anxiety May Signal Depression

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A study aimed to clarify the relationship between anxiety and depression in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Clinical Massage, Guided Imagery May Improve Insomnia, Pain

Clinical Massage, Guided Imagery May Improve Insomnia, Pain

Interventions with clinical massage or guided imagery may help ease pain and anxiety in patients in a progressive care unit.

Effect of Depression and Anxiety on Cognition in Parkinson's Disease

Effect of Depression and Anxiety on Cognition in Parkinson's Disease

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Comorbid psychological conditions affect cognitive function in Parkinson's disease, and treatment can be complicated by overlapping symptoms.

FDA Dampens Neuropsychiatric Warning for Smoking Cessation Drugs

FDA Dampens Neuropsychiatric Warning for Smoking Cessation Drugs

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Varenicline and bupropion pose a lower risk of serious mental health side effects than was previously thought.

Social Support a Significant Factor in Development of Anxiety, Depression in Epilepsy

Social Support a Significant Factor in Development of Anxiety, Depression in Epilepsy

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Number of AEDs and seizure frequency also influenced depression in people with epilepsy.

Can Tension Headaches Increase Risk of Anxiety, Depression?

Can Tension Headaches Increase Risk of Anxiety, Depression?

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Patients with tension-type headaches had a significantly higher prevalence of anxiety and depression.

Anxiety Associated With Risk for Cognitive Decline, Dementia

Anxiety Associated With Risk for Cognitive Decline, Dementia

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There has been a lack of research on the association between anxiety and dementia.

Meditation, Yoga May Help Improve Memory in Older Adults

Meditation, Yoga May Help Improve Memory in Older Adults

Participants in the yoga/meditation group also showed reduced levels of depression and anxiety.

Depression, Anxiety Affect Functional Outcome After Stroke, TIA

Depression, Anxiety Affect Functional Outcome After Stroke, TIA

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The psychological consequences of stroke appear to influence outcomes.

Anxiety May Contribute to Memory Problems in Elderly

Anxiety May Contribute to Memory Problems in Elderly

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Anxiety appeared to affect both verbal and visual memory.

Depression, Anxiety Plus Amyloid Pathology Elevates MCI Risk

Depression, Anxiety Plus Amyloid Pathology Elevates MCI Risk

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Researchers have uncovered a positive synergistic interaction between Alzheimer's pathology and neuropsychiatric symptoms.

Depression in Multiple Sclerosis: A Lasting Impact

Depression in Multiple Sclerosis: A Lasting Impact

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Physical comorbidities are mediated by depression in MS.

Benzodiazepine Prescriptions, Overdose Deaths Rising

Benzodiazepine Prescriptions, Overdose Deaths Rising

The overdose death rate leveled out after 2010.

Mental Disorders Linked to Onset of Chronic Physical Conditions

Mental Disorders Linked to Onset of Chronic Physical Conditions

Associations were mainly significant for 16 mental disorders, including anxiety and substance abuse.

Integration of Mental Health Screening May Prevent Suicide in Epilepsy

Integration of Mental Health Screening May Prevent Suicide in Epilepsy

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Incorporating mental health screenings in epilepsy appointments may help prevent suicides.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Improves Symptoms of Gulf War Illness

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Improves Symptoms of Gulf War Illness

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Veterans randomized to mindfulness-based stress reduction reported greater reductions in pain, fatigue, and memory/concentration problems.

Online Cognitive Therapy Benefits Patients with Mild Anxiety, Depression

Online Cognitive Therapy Benefits Patients with Mild Anxiety, Depression

Remote counseling may not be suitable for patients with more severe illness.

Music May Curb Post-Operative Pain, Anxiety

Music May Curb Post-Operative Pain, Anxiety

Researchers saw a reduction in post-op pain, anxiety, and analgesia use in patients under general anesthesia.

Anxiety, Pain Share a Strong Bond in Multiple Sclerosis

Anxiety, Pain Share a Strong Bond in Multiple Sclerosis

The high prevalence of pain in MS patients affects treatment plans.

Microglia Activation Causes Depression, Anxiety in Chronic Pain

Microglia Activation Causes Depression, Anxiety in Chronic Pain

In chronic pain patients, increased activation of microglia can cause depression and anxiety.

Hormone Therapy Doesn't Improve Cognition in Post-Menopausal Women

Hormone Therapy Doesn't Improve Cognition in Post-Menopausal Women

The therapy did seem to improve symptoms of depression and anxiety in some women.

Pediatric Mental Health Treatment Increasing for Less Severe Symptoms

Pediatric Mental Health Treatment Increasing for Less Severe Symptoms

Most of the increase has been among patients who have less serious illness.

Interaction with Animals May Ease Anxiety in Autism

Interaction with Animals May Ease Anxiety in Autism

When playing with guinea pigs, skin conductance, a measure of anxiety, started to decline.

Binge Drinking During Teens Contributes to Anxiety, Alcoholism in Adulthood

Binge Drinking During Teens Contributes to Anxiety, Alcoholism in Adulthood

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The effects of binge drinking in adolescence last throughout adulthood, according to results from a study in rats.

Stellate Ganglion Block May Promote Placebo Effect in PTSD

Stellate Ganglion Block May Promote Placebo Effect in PTSD

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While symptoms improved equally in both groups, patients that received a second SGB injection saw even greater improvement.

Air Pollution May Contribute to Anxiety, Stroke Risk

Air Pollution May Contribute to Anxiety, Stroke Risk

Air pollutants from fossil fuels and industrial sources can take a toll on both mental and physical health.

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