Jeff Bauer is a healthcare journalist with expertise in psychiatry. He has served as editor of Current Psychiatry, a leading peer-reviewed clinical journal for psychiatrists and other mental health practitioners, and as educational content director for the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress, the nation's leading independent mental health continuing education conference.
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Research shows cognitive behavioral therapy may relieve anxiety by changing the physical structure of the amygdala, the part of the brain linked to fear.
Letting people with obsessive-compulsive disorder decide when to give up “safety behaviors” may be more effective than letting a therapist make the decision.
The prevalence of anxiety disorders varies among people of different ages, backgrounds, and nationalities. Who is at highest risk?
If you take antidepressants to help relieve symptoms of depression, certain nutraceuticals may help your medications work more effectively.
Combining meditation and moderate-intensity aerobic exercise can significantly reduce symptoms of depression, research shows.
Approximately two of every five people who are depressed later go on to become happy or satisfied with their lives most of the time, according to new research.
The risk of self-injury and suicide is high in people with bipolar disorder. Lithium can help.
The FDA has changed the brand name of an antidepressant to avoid confusion with a blood-thinning medication.
People who have bipolar disorder who experience an episode of mania are as likely to develop anxiety as they are depression.
Hearing loss and its accompanying distress can be reduced by improving hearing, a small study has found, especially with the use of a cochlear implant.