Anxiety DisordersInfo Center

Global Look at Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder and symptoms are found throughout the world, but people throughout the world may not have access to mental health treatment.
Mood Crystal Ball
If you're thinking dark thoughts, your mood isn't likely to be very bright. If you're behaving in a way that's not very uplifting, you probably aren't going to feel good. And if you think can't control your moods, well chances are - you can't.
Some Soldiers More Likely to Have PTSD
The horrors of war haunt some returning soldiers more than others. Now scientists have a way to predict who is most vulnerable.
Violence: Side Effect of Perscription Drugs
Illegal street drugs are not the only drugs associated with violent behavior.  Various prescription drugs have been linked to violent outbursts, even homicide, by mental health patients.
The 'Baby Blues'
For many women, pregnancy is an exciting time. However, some pregnant women experience deep depression and anxiety, which puts the health of their baby at risk.
Classrooms Can Be Depressing
School isn't necessarily a kid's favorite place to be. The classroom can be even worse, particularly for children's mental health, when resources are at a minimum and the teacher is unsupportive.
The Sadness Sticks
After a miscarriage, many women experience depression and anxiety. These mental health problems can continue for many years, even after the mother gives birth to a healthy child, according to new research.
Off the Deep End
In patients with severe, treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), deep brain stimulation (DBS) may work, according to new research from Brown University.
Work It Out by Writing It Down
Writing down worries before taking an exam can alleviate test anxiety, according to a University of Chicago study.
Changing Anxious Minds
Social anxiety -- a condition marked by heightened fears of interacting with others and of being harshly judged -- responds to psychotherapy, changing the way the brain looks in medical scans.