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  1. Sedatives Less Safe, More Used in Older AdultsRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | InteliHealth

    ... than younger adults, a new study shows. The study focused on benzodiazepines. These drugs are used to treat anxiety and insomnia. Examples include alprazolam (Xanax), diazepam (Valium) and lorazepam (Ativan). The study was based on a U.S. ...


  2. Benzodiazepine Prescriptions Increase with AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | PsychCentral

    Despite the known risks for older people, prescription use of benzodiazepines-sedative and anti- anxiety medications such as alprazolam and diazepam -increases with age, according to a new analysis of benzodiazepine prescription use in the United States. The study is published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry .


  3. Combining benzodiazepines with other substances raises risksRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Benzodiazepines, such as alprazolam, diazepam, clonazepam and lorazepam, are a class of drugs used to relieve symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks and seizures. They are usually safe when taken as prescribed and directed under a health professional's supervision.


  4. Tracing the roots of teen anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    The teenage years are awkward for everyone, but some adolescents experience more anxiety than most when it comes to social interactions. Fear and dread over reading aloud in class, playing sports, speaking in public, or attending dances and parties may be signs of a social anxiety disorder - one of the most common psychiatric disorders among children and adolescents, researchers say.


  5. Woman Says Boss Asked Her to Be A ProstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... led plaintiff to seek medical treatment, and she was prescribed Paxil "to assist her with dealing with the anxiety created by her hostile work environment." Belk continued to reject the CEO's offers, which were again reported to company officials in ...


  6. Reversing the Psychology of CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Psychology Today

    ... results in your life or your work, change your mind." ~Unknown I love mind games. Better yet, I love discovering anxiety hacks to help my stressed out, sleep deprived, nervous clients get on the right side of calm. Cutting to the psychological chase ...


  7. Brain Stimulation May Hold Key to Anxiety TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Bioscience Technology

    Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found that that brain stimulation may help retrain unhelpful cognitive habits associated with anxiety and depression. The paper was published in the international journal Biological Psychiatry .


  8. Brain stimulation may hold key to treating anxietyRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found that that brain stimulation may help retrain unhelpful cognitive habits associated with anxiety and depression. The paper was published today in the international journal Biological Psychiatry .


  9. The #1 Most Important Fact to Know About Your AnxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Psychology Today

    As a colleague of mine succinctly puts it, "Anxiety sucks." But because anxiety can operate like a silent thrum beneath our awareness, we may not even know that we are anxious or recognize the mischief that anxiety makes in our daily lives.


  10. GroundUp Photo Essay: Empty medicine shelves of a Gauteng hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    ... with autism. Trifluoperazine , besides being an antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia, is also used to treat anxiety if other medicines have not helped. This post was originally published on this site About us Daily Maverick The Daily Maverick ...


  11. The holidays can bring on stress for many peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... family members," says Sundel. "The good news is that stress is something you can develop techniques to deal with." Anxiety can look akin to stress, but it's a more ongoing problem. "Patients who are feeling anxious often report not feeling focused ...


  12. Feeling anxious makes it harder to stop feeling anxiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Raw Story

    ... is called the threat bias . Some researchers believe that the threat bias makes it harder for people to get rid of anxiety disorders because they get stuck in a loop - they feel anxious, they start noticing threatening things in their environment, ...


  13. Psychology Around the Net: November 13, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | PsychCentral

    ... of Dan Pink's Nat Geo show, Crowd Control . Activating Cannabinoid Brain Receptors Could Replace Marijuana for Anxiety Treatment : New research suggests that activating the cannabinoid brain receptors (the receptors in charge of physiological ...


  14. Teaching Responsibility to Our Kids, Even When They Work for UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... darndest things. We can be enchanted and maddened by them at same time. Having children brings great joy, but also anxiety, doubt, horrifying diapers and third mortgages to pay for tuition (for them) and vodkas (for us). Being in business with one ...


  15. I Love Men, But I'm Thinking of Having a Baby Without OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | New York Magazine

    ... badly also felt like a violation of cool-girl code . Smart, sexual, self-sufficient women aren't supposed to have anxiety about these things! I mean, is there anything less Gloria Steinem than losing your shit over the ticking clock ? Modern women ...


  16. Computer program may reduce anxiety, suicide riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | USA Today

    A new computer-based intervention program designed and tested by Florida State University researchers could reduce anxiety and suicide risk, a recent study says . Dr. Brad Schmidt, director of the Anxiety and Behavioral Health Clinic at FSU, created the Cognitive Anxiety Sensitivity Treatment program after finding a risk factor associated with anxiety problems.


  17. Tips for Coping With Scary ThoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Psychology Today

    ... this can promote both awareness and management of the scary thoughts. If a postpartum woman is in treatment for anxiety or depression , she will notice that as her anxiety is successfully managed, her scary thoughts will likewise decrease in degree ...


  18. GABA and 5-HT systems are implicated in the anxiolytic-like effect of spinosin in miceRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | CiteULike

    The present study investigated the anxiolytic-like effects of spinosin, one of the major flavonoids in Ziziphi Spinosae Semen , in experimental models of anxiety compared with a known anxiolytic, diazepam. Repeated treatment with spinosin significantly increased the percentage of entries into and time spent on the open arms of the elevated plus maze compared with the control group.


  19. Depression, anxiety tied to T-wave abnormalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Depression and anxiety are independently, yet oppositely, associated with electrocardiographic T-wave inversions, according to a study published in the Dec. 15 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology . William Whang, M.D., from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in New York City, and colleagues analyzed data from 5,906 participants in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, a cohort free of symptomatic cardiovascular disease.


  20. Vanderbilt University Researcher Discovers a Way to Help Individuals to Stop Marijuana UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 |

    ... and mood, among other physiological processes. However, past studies have indicated that individuals with mood and anxiety disorders have reduced levels of endocannabinoids. Since the active ingredient in marijuana - tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - can ...