Understanding Military PTSD Risk
Military deployment can bring risks of many types for service members. Coming home with PTSD is sometimes one of those risks, but it might not have to be.
Lasting Effect of Therapy for Panic with Agoraphobia
Panic attacks with agoraphobia can have a major impact on daily activities, and while cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment, it's not known how long the benefit might last.
How OA Patients Recover From Total Hip Replacement
Although total hip replacement is often an effective treatment option for osteoarthritis, some factors may affect how well patients recover from the surgery.
The Mental Health Meds Teens Are Taking
A wide range of psychotropic medications are available to treat mental health conditions, including disorders in teens. But how many teens are actually taking these medications?
Lowering Dental Visit Anxiety
Many people get a little anxious about seeing the dentist. But severe anxiety about the dentist may cause people to delay or stop dental care, which can lead to serious outcomes.
When the Season Brings the Blues
Wintertime is a time of gift-giving and festive holidays, when joy is supposed to ring through the air like the jingles of Salvation Army bell ringers. So why do you feel so sad?
PTSD May Mean Bigger Waistlines
A range of different events or circumstances could trigger the development of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in individuals. That PTSD may then increase other health risks.
Sleep Issues May Mess With Work Performance
It's possible that sleep issues can affect a person's ability to perform everyday activities. For people with depression or anxiety, too little sleep could seriously affect their ability to do their job.
Stress Disorders in Tuberous Sclerosis
In tuberous sclerosis, benign tumors can develop on multiple organs all over the body. But for some patients, the mental effects, in addition to the physical effects of this rare condition can be an additional problem.
Exercising Anxiety Away
Have you ever felt a "runner's high," that relaxing, happy feeling after a bout of exercise? Research shows that it could be an effective treatment for some types of anxiety.