Research and News

PTSD and other anxiety disorders can be highly detrimental to physical and emotional well-being. Excessive anxiety can wear on the body and the mind. It can also create strain in personal relationships, particularly within the home. Find out how PTSD may harm a significant other's health.

If you're someone who likes to socialize and draw support from those around you, you may want to consider trying a new approach to treatment: group therapy. Find out how it works and how it can be used to treat people with anxiety disorders.

We've all heard it before: "Don't worry," or "Don't fret!" But we're only starting to find out just how harmful excessive anxiety can be to our health, physical and emotional. The effects of anxiety disorders are all too real, and new research is revealing a dangerous trend.

With the alarming number of suicides and mass killings in the news lately, it's becoming clear that there's a lot we need to know about mental illness. Understanding why people commit suicide may help us to treat depressed people more effectively and to prevent suicidal acts in the future.

It's natural for a new mom to be concerned with her baby's health and happiness, but what happens when concern turns to obsessive, anxiety-producing thoughts? Read this article to find out how OCD can change a once-healthy woman's life.

ADHD is a disorder you usually see diagnosed in children rather than in adults. But you may be surprised to learn that someone can have ADHD from childhood to adulthood. It can also continue to effect mental health in someone who has outgrown the condition. Read more about it here.

For many people with mental health illnesses, prescribed medications and various forms of therapy can work wonders. But for others, these methods may not be as effective as expected. Find out how people who may not be getting enough out of traditional treatment can benefit from trying yoga techniques.

Phobias can be extremely stressful and disruptive to one's life if they are left untreated. Fortunately, phobias are very treatable, and full recovery is possible for most people who seek out professional therapy and stick with it. Read how treatment for phobias may be enhanced.

It may shock you to find out that the number of suicides is on the rise. Unfortunately, mental health workers are not always able to recognize when someone who is troubled by mental illness is going to commit suicide. Read about new research that reveals a connection between panic attacks and suicide attempts.

When a child or teen is diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, many parents may feel lost about what to do. Even some mental health experts can have difficulty finding an appropriate way to treat a young person who is struggling with anxiety. A new program in New York is designed to deal with this issue.
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