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Memory loss in your 50s linked with anxiety in your 20s, says psychologists

Memory loss in your 50s linked with anxiety in your 20s, says psychologists

Psychologists at the University of Sussex have carried out an extensive research according to which there is a direct link between the decrease of memory function in people in their 50s and episodes of anxiety and depression developed in adults in their 20s, 30s, and 40s. The study was published in the British Journal of Psychiatry and is unique in the sense that it explored an association between symptoms of anxiety and depression developed across 30 years of early and mid-adulthood and a cognitive decline in midlife. Continue reading

Physical conditions that may cause anxiety-related symptoms

Physical conditions that may cause anxiety-related symptoms

Anxiety disorder is a serious mental disorder characterized by excessive and uncontrolled feelings of fear and worry about certain things and situations in life. Affecting an individual’s ability to perform their routine activities, the condition may deteriorate performance at work and school, adversely affect relationships and disturb concentration levels.

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Significant outcomes of risperidone open new doors for PTSD treatment

Significant outcomes of risperidone open new doors for PTSD treatment

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a severe and disabling psychiatric syndrome characterized by intense reaction (fear, horror and helplessness) to an extreme traumatic and stressful event like war, sexual assault, natural disasters, crimes, etc. People living with this condition tend to encounter tribulations like nightmares, flashbacks, etc. on a regular basis. As per reports, around 8 percent of Americans, representing approximately 24.4 million people, suffer from PTSD at any given time. Continue reading