Browsing articles in "Anxiety/Stress-Related Disorders"


Novel Approach to Treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
June 27, 2018   

A novel approach to the treatment of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (cr-PTSD) could play a significant role in helping British veterans overcome PTSD, a new Cardiff University research project suggests...
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Proposed ICD-11 PTSD Criteria May Lead to Missed Diagnoses
June 5, 2018   

A recent study examined whether changes to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) diagnostic criteria in the upcoming International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-11 may affect the prevalence and identification of PTSD cases...
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Timing of Deployments May Influence Soldiers’ Risk of Suicide
April 23, 2018   

According to a new study, the timing of the first and second deployment may be associated with greater risk of suicide in the combat military population...
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Treatment With Propranolol Before Trauma Memory Reactivation May Reduce PTSD Symptoms
February 4, 2018   

Researcher found that trauma memory reactivation under the influence of propranolol showed a substantial reduction in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms...
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Combination Therapy Most Effective For Severe Pediatric Anxiety
October 23, 2017   

A recent secondary analysis of the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Study (CAMS) was conducted to investigate predictors and moderators of pediatric anxiety...
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Do Anxiety Disorders During Pregnancy Increase Risk of Adverse Birth Outcomes?
October 13, 2017   

The decision to treat mental health conditions, such as anxiety disorders, during pregnancy is an important and personal one; the health of the mother must be carefully weighed against potential adverse outcomes to the fetus. A recently published study adds valuable data on which such decisions can be informed....
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Meta-Analysis: What Treatments Are Safe and Effective in Pediatric Anxiety?
September 18, 2017   

A recent meta-analysis compared the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and pharmacotherapy for childhood anxiety disorders...
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SSRIs, SNRIs Show Small But Significant Benefit for Children and Adolescents With Common Mental Illnesses
September 11, 2017   

There continues to be much debate over the utility and risk-to-benefit ratio of antidepressant use within the pediatric population. In the present meta-analysis, Locher and colleagues investigated the safety and efficacy of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)...
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Using Brain Patterns to Predict Treatment Response in PTSD
August 18, 2017   

In a recent study, patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) underwent functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) while completing three tasks assessing emotional reactivity and regulation...
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Pediatric Suicide: Age Matters
June 20, 2017   

In the United States, the 4th leading cause of death among children age 5-14 years is suicide. In this study, Peyre and colleagues compared risk factors for suicide attempt in children and adolescents...
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