Anxiety Disorders

Current or recent use of benzodiazepines or related drugs may increase the risk of pneumonia, according to a study in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.


existential dread

Researchers already know that acetaminophen (Tylenol), primarily used to inhibit physical pain, can also reduce the emotional pain that results from social rejection. Results from a study published in the April Psychological Science suggest that acetaminophen may have another use.

Anxious child

Avoidance may be linked with childhood anxiety disorders, according to a study published in the online March 4 Behavior Therapy.