Tag: "agoraphobia" at medical news
Challenges of welfare reform
...ither major depression, general anxiety disorders, agoraphobia
or panic attack. The NLSY survey found that 40 percent of long-term recipients were at risk of depression. --Many welfare recipients are expected to exceed mandated time limits for federally funded cash aid. Currently, states may exempt up to 20 pe...
Smoking among teen-agers increases risk for anxiety disorders
...kers as overly prone to panic attacks, anxiety, or agoraphobia
might change teens' minds about taking up the habi... panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and agoraphobia
among teens. When taking into account age, childhood temperament, depression, and the adolescent's a...
Childhood abuse may predict social phobia, agoraphobia, and PTSD among adult alcoholics
... sexual and physical also reported social phobia, agoraphobia
and PTSD more often than patients with no history of abuse. "Our study suggests a distinct pattern of psychiatric comorbidity associated with childhood abuse in treatment-seeking alcoholics," said Langeland. "These findings point to the need for gre...
Cognitive behavioral therapy and medication is effective in the treatment of panic disorder
...nxiety about panic and a low score on a measure of agoraphobia
[fear of going out], was significantly higher than those receiving usual care at all points--at three months, 20 percent versus 12 percent and at 12 months, 29 percent versus 16 percent. The proportion of patients who responded, defined by a low scor...