Anxiety

 
US Mental Health Crisis Meets Limited Treatment Capacity: APA Survey Findings
November 17, 2022

While 60% of US psychologists have no openings for new patients, demand for treatment continues to rise, especially among adolescents and health care workers.

All Health Care Professionals Can Support One Another's Mental Health, Expert Says
October 14, 2022

Not every physician has to be a mental health expert to assist their colleagues, staff, and patients in improving their mental well-being. Just start the conversation.

USPSTF Issues Final Recommendations for Anxiety, Depression Screening in Youth
October 13, 2022

For the first time, the task force recommended screening children aged 8 and older for anxiety in primary care settings.

Current Telehealth Use 88% More Likely by Patients with Chronic Conditions: Survey
October 03, 2022

Telehealth continues to support continuity of care and to increase access to and willingness to use the health care system, according to survey authors.

CDC: Suicide Rate Up in 2021, Youth and Young Adults at Greatest Risk
September 30, 2022

The numbers drive up concern but do not provide context for this very complex issue, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Mental Health Treatment Utilization in America: 5 Findings from National Center for Health Statistics Report
September 28, 2022

The percentage of adults who received any mental health treatment increased, women were more likely than men to receive treatment, and 3 more key findings.

USPSTF: Primary Care Clinicians Should Screen Adults for Anxiety, Depression
September 21, 2022

USPSTF's draft statement is the first it has issued recommending primary care screening for adults younger than 65 who do not have signs or symptoms of anxiety or depression.

Behavioral Health Integration in Primary Care is Essential: Call to Action from Leading Physician Groups
July 12, 2022

The ACP and AAFP along with 6 other professional groups say the current system is failing US mental health needs and it's time to make changes.

Women Found "Significantly" More Likely to Experience Long COVID, Disaggregated Research is Essential, Investigators Say
June 23, 2022

A literature review comprising ~1.3 million patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 reveals women are 22% more likely vs men to develop long COVID, yet treatment is no different.

Benefits of Exercise in CVD Risk Reduction More than Double in Anxiety, Depression
March 30, 2022

ACC 2022. Exercise lowers CVD risk in part by reducing the same neurobiologic activity associated with depression and anxiety, according to study authors.