anxiety disorder

Anti-epileptic drugs may up Alzheimer's, dementia risk

Anti-epileptic drugs may up Alzheimer's, dementia risk

Anti-epileptic drugs are the main type of treatment for most people with epilepsy that aims to stop seizures from happening. 

Apr 10, 2018, 17:41 PM IST
Brain stimulation through magnetic pulses can help overcome anxiety, phobias

Brain stimulation through magnetic pulses can help overcome anxiety, phobias

This form of therapy deliberately exposes anxiety patients to the situations they feel threatened by - under the individual psychological supervision of an expert.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Scientists identify protein linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder

Scientists identify protein linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder

Occurring in all cells of the body, the protein SPRED2 is found in particularly high concentrations in regions of the brain, namely in the basal ganglia and the amygdala.
 

Mar 17, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

Lesbian, gay, bisexuals experience more anxiety disorder: Study

Gay, lesbian and bisexuals experience more anxiety disorders than others, and are more likely to turn to heavy drinking, according to a first of its kind study.

Mar 19, 2016, 14:18 PM IST

'Wage gap' makes women anxious, depressive

Major depressive disorder and generalised anxiety disorder were markedly greater in females, who earned less than their male counterparts with equivalent education and years of experience.

Jan 06, 2016, 13:11 PM IST

Low birth weight increases risk of depression

People born as extremely low birth weight babies are twice as likely to have psychiatric problems such as depression, an anxiety disorder or attentive-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as adults than others, researchers have warned.

Feb 09, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Structure of anxiety disorder protein revealed

New research has revealed the crystal structure of a key protein, TSPO, which is associated with several forms of anxiety disorders.

Jan 31, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

Even mild stress makes controlling emotions difficult

Even mild stress can ruin therapeutic measures that are being used to control emotions, a new study has claimed.

Aug 27, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

1 in 7 postpartum mums `depressed`

A surprisingly high number of women - one in seven - suffers from postpartum depression, according to a new, large-scale study by a Northwestern Medicine researcher.

Mar 15, 2013, 17:00 PM IST

`Lunar cycle doesn`t trigger psychological instability`

Scientists have punctured the popular myth that links lunar phases with psychological instability -a belief surprisingly shared by doctors and nurses.

Nov 25, 2012, 13:22 PM IST

Genetic clues behind anxiety disorders uncovered

Researchers have now revealed how genes play a role in making some people more sensitive and others more resilient to anxiety related disorders.

Feb 02, 2012, 18:38 PM IST

Are you a victim of anxiety disorder?

Worrying comes naturally to all of us, but it can be so obsessive that it may sabotage our social relationships.

Aug 13, 2011, 09:38 AM IST

Are you a victim of anxiety disorder?

Worrying comes naturally to all of us, but it can be so obsessive that it may sabotage our social relationships.

Jul 27, 2011, 14:14 PM IST

Are you a victim of anxiety disorder?

Worrying comes naturally to all of us, but it can be so obsessive that it may sabotage our social relationships.

Jul 27, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

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