Anxiety disorders are disorders wherein the patient experiences uncontrollable fear or anxiety with behavioral disturbances that affects normal functioning.
Generalized anxiety disorder is having excessive anxiety and worry occurring for at least 6 months about several events or activities. The person finds it difficult to control the worry.
Panic disorder is when the person experienced recurrent unexpected panic attacks.
Social anxiety disorder is marked and persistent fear of social or performance situations in which the person is exposed to unfamiliar people or to possible scrutiny by others.
The presence of anxiety and mood disorders appears to interfere with treatment adherence among inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients initiating anti-tumour necrosis factor therapy, a study has found.
Hours and hours of exposure to social media and consulting multiple traditional media sources appear to contribute to mental distress in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, as shown in a study from the US.
Children with anxiety disorders receiving treatment with benzodiazepine are at high risk of fractures in the upper and lower limb than those taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), an effect that is not observed in young adults, a study has found.
There is a high incidence of psychiatric comorbidities among gender nonconforming teenagers, with about two-thirds and one-third experiencing depression and anxiety, respectively, according to a study presented at ENDO 2020.
Post hoc analyses of the LIBERTY AD SOLO 1 & 2* and ADOL** trials demonstrated significant reductions in pruritus, anxiety, and depression with dupilumab in adults and adolescents with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD).
Frontline healthcare workers who are directly diagnosing, treating, or caring for patients with COVID-19 have increased risks for depression, anxiety, insomnia, and distress, according to a study from China.
Mental disorders and chronic physical conditions represent a serious public health burden in Singapore, with chronic pain, major depressive disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, cardiovascular disease and generalized anxiety disorder being the top five contributors to increased number of years lived with disability in the general population, according to a recent study.
A school-based combined online intervention focusing on prevention of substance use, depression, and anxiety reduced alcohol consumption and anxiety symptoms in adolescents, a study from Australia showed.
In patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) receiving angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, high dosing confers benefits for the risk of death or hospitalization that are similar to that obtained with lower dosing, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.