February 10, 2017
1 min read
Save

Top anxiety news for psychiatrists

You've successfully added to your alerts. You will receive an email when new content is published.

Click Here to Manage Email Alerts

We were unable to process your request. Please try again later. If you continue to have this issue please contact customerservice@slackinc.com.

Approximately 18.1% of the U.S. population reported anxiety disorders in the past year, according to the NIMH.

Of these, 22.8% were severe, indicating 4.1% of the general population experienced severe anxiety.

The average age of anxiety disorder onset is 11 years, according to the NIMH.

Women are 60% more likely to experience an anxiety disorder in their lifetime, compared with men.

Healio.com/Psychiatry collected the five most popular anxiety articles for practicing clinicians.

Mindfulness reduces stress biomarkers in anxiety

Individuals with generalized anxiety disorder who participated in a mindfulness-based therapy exhibited significantly lower adrenocorticotropic hormone and pro-inflammatory cytokines values than peers who received a control class. Read more

VIDEO: What to look for when treating anxiety in children, adolescents

ATLANTA — John T. Walkup, MD, professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, provides several important takeaways regarding anxiety in children and adolescents. Watch video

Combination of CBT, motivational interviewing effective for severe anxiety

Integration of motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral therapy was effective for severe generalized anxiety disorder, according to results from a 5-year randomized clinical trial. Read more

Being denied abortion may increase anxiety, depression

Women who were denied a wanted abortion had poorer mental health outcomes compared with those who received an abortion, according to recent findings. Read more

VIDEO: Managing anxiety disorders during the transition to adulthood

TORONTO — John T. Walkup, MD, a professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, discusses the management of anxiety disorders among adolescents beginning to transition into adulthood. Watch video