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Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism

May 22, 2015

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Being around animals may help reduce social anxiety in children with autism, new research suggests.
The findings could lead to new treatment approaches that use pets such as dogs, cats and guinea pigs to help children with autism improve their social skills and interactions with other people, the researchers […]


More Than 4 Million Americans With Full-Time Jobs Suffer From Anxiety Disorders

May 21, 2015

A new study finds that 4.3 million Americans with full-time jobs had an anxiety disorder in the past year.


Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children’s Mental Health

May 11, 2015

MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — There is a link between sleep and young children’s mental health, a new study suggests.
Researchers looked at sleep patterns and the mental health of 1,000 children starting when they were toddlers. They found that those with sleep disorders at age 4 were at increased risk for mental health […]


Bullying May Take Bigger Toll Than Child Abuse, Neglect

April 28, 2015

TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Being bullied as a child may take a larger toll on a young adult’s mental health than being abused or neglected at home, a new study suggests.
Kids who are the victims of bullies are more likely to experience anxiety, depression and to try to hurt themselves as young […]


More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist

April 1, 2015

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) — More Americans are surviving childhood cancers than ever before, but many suffer lingering health problems as adults, a new study finds.
About 70 percent of adults who survived cancer in childhood have a mild or moderate chronic condition. And nearly one-third have a severe, disabling […]


Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Levels?

March 25, 2015

Air pollution may take a toll not only on physical health, but mental well-being as well, two new studies suggest.


Heart Valve Repair Surgery May Ease Mental Health Symptoms, Too

March 2, 2015

MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with a serious heart valve defect have less depression and anxiety after they undergo surgery to repair the problem, a new study finds.
The research included people with severe mitral regurgitation, which occurs when the heart’s mitral valve doesn’t close tightly and blood flows backward into the heart. […]


After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack

February 24, 2015

TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Intense anger or anxiety greatly increases the risk of heart attack, a new study warns.
“While the absolute risk of any one anger episode triggering a heart attack is low, our data demonstrates that the danger is real and still there,” said Dr. Thomas Buckley, a senior lecturer and […]


Mental Health Disorders May Shorten Life Span: Study

February 11, 2015

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with mental health conditions such as depression, chronic anxiety and schizophrenia tend to die at younger ages than their peers without psychiatric disorders, a new research review says.
In fact, the researchers estimated that mental health disorders typically rob people of nearly a decade of […]


Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study

February 6, 2015

FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many workers say they wouldn’t tell their manager if they had a mental health problem, a Canadian survey finds.
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health poll of more than 2,200 working adults in the province of Ontario found that 38 percent would not disclose a mental illness to […]



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