Anxiety

Hyperhidrosis linked to increase in anxiety and depression

Hyperhidrosis linked to increase in anxiety and depression

The researchers found that the prevalence of anxiety was 21.3% and depression 27.2% in patients with HH.

APA: Current presidential election causing stress to Americans

APA: Current presidential election causing stress to Americans

52% of Americans aged 18 and older said the election is a somewhat or very significant source of stress.

Antidepressants regularly prescribed for off-label indications

Antidepressants regularly prescribed for off-label indications

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Antidepressant use for anxiety, panic, and ADHD has increased.

Diagnosing anxiety 
disorders in primary care

Diagnosing anxiety 
disorders in primary care

The challenge associated with assessing for anxiety disorders is that the clinical features of one disorder can closely resemble those of another.

Sexual assault—Intervention in primary care

Sexual assault—Intervention in primary care

Recognizing red flag symptoms, such as anxiety, depression, and increased substance use, is important in helping victims who are reluctant to report the assault.

Psychotropic medication use in children

Psychotropic medication use in children

Whether to prescribe psychotropic medications in children with anxiety and sleep disorders is a common ethical dilemma faced by primary care providers.

Air pollution may increase anxiety, stroke risk

Air pollution may increase anxiety, stroke risk

The findings of these two studies support a sharper focus on air pollution as a leading global health concern, according to an accompanying editorial.

Identifying patients with psychophysiological insomnia

Identifying patients with psychophysiological insomnia

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Psychophysiological insomnia affects more female patients than male and is uncommon in children.

Treating anxiety can improve patients' sleep

Treating anxiety can improve patients' sleep

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About 50% to 70% of patients diagnosed with anxiety report having difficulty sleeping.

Anxiety may raise stroke risk

Anxiety may raise stroke risk

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Higher anxiety-symptom levels were associated prospectively with increased risk for incident stroke.

Anxiety help may come slowly in primary care

Anxiety help may come slowly in primary care

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Receiving adequate medication or psychotherapy may take years.

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