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Anxiety Disorders

March 25, 2020
BLOG: Like me, you are probably noticing more and more in recent weeks that emotions, like viruses, seem to be spreading from person to person.
March 18, 2020
Consuming fewer than 3 sources of fruits and vegetables a day was associated with at least a 24% higher risk of being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, according to a published study.
January 31, 2020
A single dose of psilocybin combined with psychotherapy produced significant improvements in emotional and existential distress in patients with cancer that lasted more than 4 years, according to a published study.
January 21, 2020
An open study of patients treated with deep brain stimulation for refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder confirms the treatment’s effectiveness and safety in a clinical setting, researchers concluded in a study published online.
January 21, 2020
A genome-wide association study has identified several human genome regions related to anxiety risk, and provides the first significant genome-wide findings regarding anxiety in people of African ancestry.
January 10, 2020
Over the past decade, the rate of benzodiazepine exposures and overdoses among adolescents has significantly grown, and medical outcomes have become more severe.
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 25, 2019
Newly published research casts doubt on the common notion that time spent on social media is increasing anxiety and depression in teenagers.
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