Freedom from Anxiety

Freedom from Anxiety

This book presents hundreds of safe, practical, and effective tools and techniques to alleviate anxiety, an epidemic that affects nearly 20 percent of Americans. Author and seasoned physician Marcey Shapiro, MD, shares how her personal struggle with this widespread syndrome led her to discover that there is not one treatment program that works for everyone […]

My Age of Anxiety

My Age of Anxiety

A riveting, revelatory, and moving account of the author’s struggles with anxiety, and of the history of efforts by scientists, philosophers, and writers to understand the condition   As recently as thirty-five years ago, anxiety did not exist as a diagnostic category. Today, it is the most common form of officially classified mental illness. Scott […]

Mental Health Service Use Among South Africans for Mood, Anxiety and Substance Use Disorders (Original Articles) (Survey)

Mental Health Service Use Among South Africans for Mood, Anxiety and Substance Use Disorders (Original Articles) (Survey)

Of the national burden of disease, neuropsychiatric disorders are third only to HIV/AIDS and infectious disease, according to revised DALY (disability-adjusted life-years) estimates for the year 2000. (1,2) Yet mental health services are grossly under-resourced and there are many barriers to health care for the mentally ill. (3,4) Barriers include lack of accessibility, acceptability and […]

The Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavior Group Therapy on Health-Related Quality of Life, Health Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Report)

The Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavior Group Therapy on Health-Related Quality of Life, Health Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Report)

Byline: Sayed Abbas Haghayegh, Mehrdad Kalantari, Hosein Molavi, Majid Talebi and Javad Alemohamad ABSTRACT

Depression, Anxiety, And Delirium in the Terminally Ill Patient (Case Study)

Depression, Anxiety, And Delirium in the Terminally Ill Patient (Case Study)

In this article, I discuss depression, anxiety, and delirium in the context of terminal illness. These highly prevalent disorders are frequently underdiagnosed in this setting. The failure to diagnose and treat them may subsequently prevent “quality dying.” Death is not a good thing, to say the least, but sooner or later it comes to us […]

Whole System Research of Naturopathy and Medical Herbalism for Improving Mood and Reducing Anxiety (Clinical Report)

Whole System Research of Naturopathy and Medical Herbalism for Improving Mood and Reducing Anxiety (Clinical Report)

Whole system research of naturopathy and medical herbalism Clinical trials using isolated herbal or nutritional compounds have been increasingly conducted over recent years, however study of the actual practice of naturopathy or medical herbalism has surprisingly only recently been explored in three treatment studies. These trials involved the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (Ritenbaugh 2008), anxiety […]

Depression and Anxiety in Multisomatoform Disorder: Prevalence and Clinical Predictors in Primary Care (Original Articles)

Depression and Anxiety in Multisomatoform Disorder: Prevalence and Clinical Predictors in Primary Care (Original Articles)

Objective. Multisomatoform disorder (MSD) is characterised by [greater than or equal to] 3 medically inexplicable, troublesome physical symptoms, together with a [greater than or equal to] 2-year history of somatisation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of depressive and anxiety disorders in a South African sample MSD, and to compare demographic […]