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Panic Attacks in Children

Posted in Articles, Mental Health

How to Know If Your Child Is Having Panic Attacks

“Mommy, I don’t feel good.” These words strike concern in every parent or caregiver’s heart, but when the symptoms include a galloping heart rate and shortness of breath, it can be very difficult to correctly identify the source as anxiety and panic attacks. Panic attacks come on suddenly and are frightening for children and caregivers alike because they really do feel like an “attack.” Being able to identify the symptoms can help ease these fears and help your family access the help you need quickly.

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Anorexia Treatment and Anxiety

Posted in Articles, Eating Disorders

Does Anorexia Treatment Reduce Anxiety Levels?

New findings from a team of Australian researchers indicate that women with anorexia may continue to experience anxiety even when they gain back weight during the treatment process.

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Posted in Articles, Mental Health

Are You an Overthinker? Why Being Stuck in Your Head Is Bad for Your Mental Health

Growing up, many people learned that they could think and plan their way out of any problem. It gave them a sense of control and convinced them they could protect themselves from failure or pain. And in some ways, this talent for rational analysis had benefits. But what happens when you can’t stop thinking and just “be”? If you have trouble sleeping or relaxing or having fun, you may be an overthinker.

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Posted in Mental Health

Talk Therapy Best Treatment for Social Anxiety Disorder, Study Finds

A large study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found results that go against the accepted wisdom for the treatment of social anxiety disorder.

For years, antidepressants have been the most commonly prescribed treatment for social anxiety disorder (SAD). However, the new study analyzed data from 101 clinical trials featuring 13,164 SAD patients and discovered that cognitive behavioral therapy is both more effective and longer lasting as a treatment for this mental disorder.

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Posted in Trauma and PTSD

Opening Doors Once Closed by PTSD Stigma

Nearly 24 million people will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point during their lifetime, and only half will seek treatment. Some hope that the nightmares, anxieties and other symptoms will dissolve on their own. Others fear that if family or employers knew of their mental stress they would be viewed unfavorably.

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Posted in Mental Health

Chronic Pain Sufferers Likely to Have Anxiety, Study Finds

The medical community is increasingly finding that mental and physical health are closely intertwined. Screenings for multiple areas of mental health are important when treating physical health concerns because many physical health conditions, and particularly those of a chronic nature, are connected with mental health issues.

A new study provides evidence that anxiety is closely linked to chronic pain. In research led by Kurt Kroenke, M.D., a professor of medicine at IndianaUniversity in Indianapolis, findings show that individuals being treated for chronic pain often exhibit symptoms of anxiety.

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