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Anxiety Disorders

January 07, 2021
A meta-analysis has identified three-fold higher rates of major depression and generalized anxiety disorder among people with cannabis use disorder.
December 15, 2020
A study that used resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to investigate neural circuitry in fetuses suggests that anxiety in pregnant women affects brain development in the womb.
October 20, 2020
Researchers have discovered a brain abnormality in people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) that may help predict which patients are most likely to respond to treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
July 28, 2020
During the acceleration phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency medicine physicians in 7 US cities experienced moderate to severe levels of anxiety at work and at home, regardless of the intensity of the local surge.
July 23, 2020
A fiber tract between the prefrontal cortex and the subthalamic nucleus is associated with the best outcomes following deep brain stimulation in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder, according to a study in Nature Communications.
July 02, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the mental health of patients hospitalized with the virus, the healthcare workers treating them, people with preexisting psychiatric issues, and the general public.
June 25, 2020
People with OCD and other serious anxieties face uniquely difficult mental health battles, including trying to distinguish concerns brought on by their conditions from general fears shared by the public about COVID-19.
June 05, 2020
A person’s hippocampal connectivity during a stressful event can predict the intensity of stress experienced, suggests a study published online in the journal Nature Communications.
June 03, 2020
Health care professionals with higher levels of anxiety and frustration were more than twice as likely to report workplace burnout, compared with those with lower levels of anxiety and frustration, a study found.
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