Anxiety & Panic Disorders

Flaming fidget spinners send lawyers scurrying for plaintiffs

Anxiety - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 14:41

Intended to relieve anxiety, fidget spinners instead are reportedly catching fire - and one law firm is looking for plaintiffs for a class action lawsuit against the gadget's creators. "Fidget spinners, trendy novelty gadgets that were originally marketed as a treatment for anxiety and ADHD, have been reported to catch fire while charging and choke kids who accidentally swallow them," claims Washington-based law firm Schmidt & Clark L.L.P. in its call for clients on its website this month.

University of Toledo stuA dents studyA ing how to preA vent dry mouth

Anxiety - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 02:37

Everyone has dry mouth sometimes. It can happen while you're speaking in front of an audience or right before a big test.

Topeka VA's emergency department to embark on $4.5 million modernization project this fall

Mental Health - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 21:40

The Topeka VA's emergency department is expected to break ground on a modernization project this fall. However concerns about staffing levels at the hospital persist.

Mental illness: A heavy burden on the labour market

Mental Health - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 20:23

A fairly recent study conducted by the World Health Organization identified depression as the leading cause of disability. According to a report on The Independent, in 1998 WHO's estimate of mental patients in Bangladesh with a population of about 130 million had nearly 1.2 million and 12 million severe and mild mentally ill patients, respectively.

Trump presidency is destroying marriages across the country

Mental Health - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 16:03

President Trump's divisive rhetoric is wreaking havoc on relationships across the nation, with more couples than ever divorcing over political differences. The President's polarizing rhetoric is wreaking havoc on relationships from coast to coast, with his rise to the White House casting a dark shadow over once-happy couples.

Should You Break Up With Your Therapist?

Mental Health - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 15:36

While starting over with a new therapist may be difficult, it might be the best move for your long-term health. There are about 85,000 licensed psychologists in the U.S., according to the American Psychological Association.

Psychiatric Consultation at Your Fingertips: Descriptive Analysis of...

Mental Health - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 10:48

Mental health problems are commonly encountered in primary care, with primary care providers experiencing challenges referring patients to specialty mental health care. Electronic consultation is one model that has been shown to improve timely access to subspecialty care in a number of medical subspecialties.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Market is Driven by Increasing Incidence of Anxiety Disorders Worldwide

Anxiety - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 07:44

Major driving factors to propel the generalized anxiety disorders market are increasing incidence rate due to more stressful life, and presence of strong pipeline. Generalized anxiety disorder is characterized by excessive anxiety and worry about everyday life events with no apparent reason.

Health network to lead prescription drug training

Anxiety - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:24

A WIMMERA health group will lead the training and information development of a new prescription drug real-time monitoring system in Victoria. Western Victoria Primary Health Network will lead a consortium, comprising all Victorian primary health networks to develop and deliver comprehensive training and education on the system.

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