Anxiety & Panic Disorders

Anxiety successfully treated naturally

Anxiety - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:10

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issue in Canada, according to the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada. And some would say from children to adults to the elderly, our society is experiencing an epidemic of anxiety.

Digital Storytelling Helps Encourage Latinas to Seek Therapy for Depression and Anxiety

Anxiety - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 05:17

A UCLA Nursing professor has found that culturally tailored multimedia content holds great promise for encouraging Latina women to seek help for, and address the symptoms of, anxiety and depression. Latinos are the largest ethnic minority group in the U.S., and they receive less mental health care than whites, even if they have insurance, despite more commonly reporting symptoms of depression and anxiety than whites.

King George III of England suffered a mental illness

Mental Health - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 03:05

King George III of England is most often remembered as being on the throne when the American colonies won their independence. Over the years, there has been much discussion about his physical and mental health.

Teams of six to eight CAPS staff discuss each student's treatment - often without their knowledge

Mental Health - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 00:55

Counseling and Psychological Services at Penn is comprised of approximately 35 staff members - psychologists, social workers, postdoctoral students, interns, and prescribers - that are organized into five treatment teams of six to eight members. These groups meet weekly to discuss any problems that may surface on any team member's student cases.

We visited a clinic that offers infusions of a 'party drug' for...

Mental Health - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:03

After a 45-minute infusion of ketamine, clients at a clinic in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood are not partying. Instead, they're in a state of quiet contemplation - reclining on cushioned chairs, listening to music, or occasionally striking a tranquil yoga pose.

Counselling service launched in Oman as expat students stress out

Mental Health - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 06:40

Muscat: With exam season on, helplines, psychologists and psychiatrists have seen a rise in students battling exam-related stress disorders. "There have been more cases of students complaining of stress and pressure due to exams in recent years.

The problem with Harvey Weinstein's sex addiction claim

Mental Health - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 13:31

It's an all-too-common narrative. A wealthy man in a position of power is accused of sexual behavior that's at best inappropriate and at worst criminal and announces he's seeking therapy for treatment.

Gold Star Families Now Receive Free Mental Health Services and Extended Benefits

Mental Health - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 13:31

A "Gold Star" family member is defined as a spouse, domestic partner, partner in a civil union, parent, brother, sister, child, legal guardian or other legal custodian of a loved one lost in military service. Recently, a legislative package providing mental health services and other resources to Gold Star families has been signed into law.

Dating Someone With Anxiety: Everything You Need To Know

Anxiety - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:47

Dating someone with anxiety issues or an anxiety disorder can be horribly stressful. Sometimes it can feel like the anxiety is a third person in the relationship, someone who wriggles in between you and your partner.

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Mental Health - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 07:01

Posted in Education If you realize that you often go into episodes of overwhelming emotions, maybe it is time that you consider the assistance of a therapist. Having a mental disorder does not necessarily mean that you would hear non-existing voices in your head.

How a hormone could boost men's sexual appetite

Anxiety - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 06:27

Anxiety can be a driving force for sexual dysfunction in men. A new study reveals that there may be an effective treatment for both, in the form of a hormone called kisspeptin.

All you need to know about illness anxiety disorder

Anxiety - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 16:10

Illness anxiety disorder is a mental health condition where a person feels constant worry that they have or may develop a serious illness. A person experiencing illness anxiety disorder may have no somatic symptoms at all, or if they do, they are only mild in intensity.

Mental Health Problems Rife in the Music Industry

Anxiety - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 02:57

William Doyle, formerly known as East India Youth, spoke of the prevalent mental health problems in the music industry in a conference talk held as part of Iceland Airwaves 2017. William has battled with mental health issues throughout his career as touring, album promotions, and social media have taken its toll.

Psychiatrist vacancies 'double in four years' in England

Mental Health - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 20:38

One in 10 consultant psychiatrist roles is currently unfilled in NHS organisations in England, says a report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Wales is also struggling to fill posts, with vacancies of 9%, while Scotland and Northern Ireland have vacancy rates of 6% and 2% respectively.

The Eight Basic Qualities in All Personality Disorders

Mental Health - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 09:26

From the earliest attempts by psychiatrists to diagnose longstanding deficits in adaptive functioning known as personality disorders, to the most recent revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual in 2013, there remains confusion and controversy. How many of these disorders are there, how distinct are they from one another, do they show stability over time, and- importantly- can people who have them be cured? Some of the personality disorders seem to provide sources of endless fascination to professionals and laypersons alike, such as narcissistic , antisocial , and borderline personality disorders.

Great article, but it was in the wrong place

Mental Health - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 04:42

The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette printed an excellent article about the Razorback men's and women's cross country SEC championship won on Oct. 27. It was the fifth consecutive sweep of titles by our storied programs. Too bad it was printed on Page 8, the last page of the sports section! What covered the front page were stories on the World Series and the upcoming football game.

Loudoun parents to discuss assistance for children with mental health challenges

Mental Health - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 17:18

The Loudoun Education Alliance of Parents is meeting Nov. 8 to discuss ideas to help children who have missed school due to mental health difficulties.

How to Help Kids "Keep Calm and Carry On" in Uncertain Times

Anxiety - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:09

Terrorism. Bombings. Fires . Hurricanes . Mass shootings. These are jittery times, and parents share their concerns about their children's well-being with me everywhere I speak.

Scientists find key to unwanted thoughts

Anxiety - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 07:36

Scientists could have the secret. They have identified a chemical in the brain's "memory" region that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts.

Behavioral Health: Next Frontier in Pediatric Care

Mental Health - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 21:09

"Age 3 is middle age when it comes to brain development." That quotation kicked off a Thursday afternoon panel at U.S. News and World Report's annual Healthcare of Tomorrow in conference in Washington.

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