Tag: "phobia" at medical news
Phobic anxiety increases heart disease death risk among women
...examined the relationship between the score on the phobia
index and the subsequent risk of having coronary heart disease events," said Albert, who also works as an electrophysiologist and cardiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and an epidemiologist at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. "We ...
Leading researchers in allergic disease to gather for 2005 AAAAI Annual Meeting
...llergic asthma therapy Overcoming inhaled steroid phobia
The role of IgE in allergic disease In addition, this year's meeting has several new features, including: Keynote speaker Leroy Hood, MD, one of the world's leading scientists in molecular biotechnology and genomics, will present a keynote sessio...
Social development program in childhood aids in positive functioning as an adult
...nd reported significantly fewer symptoms of social phobia
and fewer suicidal thoughts. The arrest rate for men in the full-intervention group was significantly lower than men in the control group (14 percent vs. 23 percent). The full-intervention group was also less likely to be involved in crime, to have s...
Action needed to stop 'disease mongering'
... company promotion exaggerated the level of social phobia
in Australia. Risks are increasingly portrayed as diseases, according to the authors, citing the example of corporate backed promotional activities for osteoporosis which attempt to persuade millions of healthy women worldwide that they are sick. Alt...
Patients with social phobia benefit from long-term treatment with sertraline HCl
...h Sciences in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Social phobia
(also known as social anxiety disorder) is the thi...ng to the American Psychiatric Association. Social phobia
is characterized by the fear of scrutiny by other people or by a persistent fear of humiliation or e...