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Anxiety Disorders

November 12, 2019
Despite popular belief that omega-3 fatty acids can combat anxiety and depression, omega-3 supplements likely offer little or no actual effect on symptoms, researchers reported online in The British Journal of Psychiatry.
November 04, 2019
People with mood or anxiety disorders demonstrate shared abnormalities in brain regions involved in emotional and cognitive control, according to a meta-analysis of brain scans published online in JAMA Psychiatry.
November 04, 2019
A meta-analysis recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry found that using medicinal cannabinoids to treat mental health disorders cannot be justified, due to a lack of evidence of effectiveness and known risks of the substances.
October 04, 2019
SAN DIEGO—Mindfulness meditation is an effective, evidence-based treatment which can improve symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions, two speakers told attendees at a Psych Congress 2019 session.
September 25, 2019
By Lisa Rapaport For young people with asthma, mood disorders are linked with higher odds of visiting the emergency room, a new study suggests. Compared to young people with asthma but without depression or anxiety, those with anxiety were 22% more likely to visit the emergency room for an asthma…
September 11, 2019
Hysterectomy is associated with a higher long-term risk of depression and anxiety, according to a study published online in Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society.
September 06, 2019
Certain psychiatric conditions may prompt some women to choose to have their ovaries removed even when there is no medical justification for it, a new study suggests.
June 19, 2019
Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from Singapore suggests.
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