Urgent action is needed from mental health providers to reduce the public health burden of anxiety disorders, which are widely prevalent yet often go undiagnosed, Anxiety Disorders Section Editor Manish K. Jha, MBBS, says.
Maternal insomnia increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, with many mothers also reporting mild-to-high levels of acute anxiety related to COVID-19, according to a study published online in the Journal of Sleep Research.
Researchers have discovered a brain abnormality in people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) that may help predict which patients are most likely to respond to treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
Psych Congress Steering Committee member Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, recently joined 9-year-old Eleanor Barrett, a fourth-grader from Madison, Wisconsin, for a podcast on understanding and managing anxiety and nervousness.
A meta-analysis recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry found that using medicinal cannabinoids to treat mental health disorders cannot be justified, due to a lack of evidence of effectiveness and known risks of the substances.
Ben Cort, CEO of Foundry Treatment Center Steamboat Springs in Colorado, discusses the importance of avoiding microaggressions when working with cannabis-dependent patients, as well as the differences between the marijuana of 20 years and the…
By Lisa Rapaport
For young people with asthma, mood disorders are linked with higher odds of visiting the emergency room, a new study suggests.
Compared to young people with asthma but without depression or anxiety, those with anxiety were 22%…