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Jonathan Chick: People need to admit they have an alcohol problem

8 hours 24 min ago

People who come to depend on alcohol, whether for their social life or as self-medication for emotional or relationship difficulties, are often reluctant to accept that their drinking is now contributing to more problems than it is solving - when you feel you 'need' something, you tend to protect it. There comes a point when people weigh up the pros and cons of their lifestyle - 'motivational interviewing' is the first stage in contact with the treatment community.

How To Feel Calm When Your Family Makes You Socially Anxious

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:45

But if you're someone with social anxiety, then the marathon of family parties and holiday obligations can feel like one long, terrible performance.It sounds counterintuitive that your family could be capable of contributing to your social anxiety, because they're supposed to love you unconditionally and all that. However, for certain people, family triggers an especially uncomfortable blend of stress and anxiety.

App Helps Detect Anxiety Through Nervous System

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:53

It does all this by tracking your nervous system via a bracelet you wear, meaning you're getting a personalized look at exactly how your body reacts to your stress and anxiety triggers. reports the app alerts you via a silent buzz when it detects signs of stress in your body.

10,000 people died waiting for a disability decision in the past year. Will he be next?

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 22:02

On the 597th day, the day he hoped everything would change, Joe Stewart woke early. He took 15 pills in a single swallow.

Relieving Severe Anxiety in Children

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:28

Both therapy and anti- anxiety medications can help relieve the symptoms of anxiety in children and adolescents. According to new findings reported October 2 in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology , however, children who have severe anxiety symptoms likely need both.

Selena Gomez Goes Platinum Blond for the 2017 American Music Awards

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 01:16

All eyes are on Selena Gomez this evening, and her arrival to the 2017 American Music Awards was certainly a standout. We're now only moments away from the pop singer's first live performance in over a year, one highly-anticipated comeback after 25-year-old Selena endured a period of personal strife.

Don't Let Anxiety Ruin Your Day

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 21:05

It's pretty easy these days to wake up with a feeling of dread. If we're not worrying about what's going to pop up in our news feed, we're worrying about our over-packed schedules and never-ending to-do lists.

Reports from Cuba: Without medicines and without 'kindness'

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 19:05

The pharmacy, in the middle of Avenida de Carlos III in the Cuban capital, was crowded with people. The line extended outside the premises and formed a human conglomerate in the front, obstructing the entrance to the adjoining apartment building.

Boosting Brain Activity May Buffer Against Anxiety

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 10:46

A new study at Duke University finds that boosting brain activity in regions related to thinking and problem-solving may help buffer against anxiety . The researchers found that people at greater risk for anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, a brain region responsible for complex mental operations.

Medicinal Plants and the Brain - St. John's Wort, Skullcap, and Ashwagandha

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 18:04

Medicinal plants still comprise a nebulous cloud in biomedical science. We know they have been used since the dawn of man, but there are precious few good quality scientific studies that support their use.

Brain activity buffers against worsening anxiety

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:06

Boosting activity in brain areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety, suggests a new study by Duke University researchers. Using non-invasive brain imaging, the researchers found that people at-risk for anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a region of the brain responsible for complex mental operations.

Accutrition Nutritional Consultants Helps Support More Restful Sleep with Kavinace Ultra PM

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:33

Anyone who is having trouble sleeping well is encouraged to check out the benefits associated with a product sold by Accutrition, Kavinace Ultra PM by NeuroScience, and consider whether or not they should buy Kavinace to improve their sleep habits. Kavinace Ultra PM has been found to promote restfulness and better sleep through increased production of serotonin and an easing of the symptoms of anxiety that have been known to cause difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep.

Important Considerations with the Use of Common Antihistamines Detailed

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:08

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, November 16, 2017 / / -- Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis is a rare but serious skin condition, often requiring hospitalization. The disease is almost always caused by medication use, and a variety of drugs have been implicated.

I Was Misdiagnosed With Bipolar Disorder

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:27

From the time I was 15, I have dealt with mental illness. Though, I didn't exactly know what it was.

Diabetes and depression - there could be a link

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 08:22

This week, diabetes has been in the spotlight for its impact on women and now, experts say that in many instances, being diabetic could lead to depression and other mental disorders. Indeed, "depression is common in patients with diabetes, particularly patients with poorly controlled diabetes ," says Dr Bavi Vythilingum, a psychiatrist at Akeso Clinic Kenilworth, advises.

UC Davis surveys canine cannabis users

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 01:16

Registered Veterinary Technician Liz Hughston, of San Jose, right, and her husband Tom Hughston, left, give their dogs Augie, 4, a Chihuahua mix, Jack, 15, a Rhodesian ridgeback, and Cherise, 10, a Pomeranian mix, from left, Treatibles cannabis treats at their home in San Jose, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Pet treats containing cannabidiol, or CBD, are becoming popular as growing numbers of pet owners find them helpful treating anxiety, arthritis, seizures and other maladies in their animals.

It's "Just" Anxiety

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:25

This revealing documentary introduces a dozen people from diverse backgrounds who describe their personal struggles with this mental health condition.

Beat the 'holiday blues'

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:50

Although the holidays are a time of joy for many, they can also trigger symptoms of anxiety and depression to different degrees. There are several reasons people may experience symptoms of anxiety or depression over the holidays, said Robert Hales, chair of the UC Davis department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences.

Vogue Williams reveals crippling anxiety worsened during split with...

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 04:52

Vogue Williams attends the House of Holland show during London Fashion Week September 2017 on September 16, 2017 in London, England. Vogue Williams and Brian McFadden attend the Lavazza marquee on Crown Oaks Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 8, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

Obese, Anorexic Women Show Low Levels of 'Feel Good' Neurosteroid

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 13:11

Women who struggle with anorexia nervosa or obesity exhibit low levels of a neuroactive steroid known as allopregnanolone, a metabolite of the hormone progesterone, according to a new study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology . Previous studies have linked low levels of allopregnanolone to depression and anxiety , which are common mood symptoms in both anorexia and obesity.

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