Articles in Category: Breaking News

Genetic Factors in Anxiety and Addiction

on Tuesday, 19 April 2016.

Genetic Factors in Anxiety and Addiction

New research has found that there is a definite link between certain genes and the development of anxiety in individuals during their adolescence. The teen years are typically the period of time when anxiety symptoms start to develop because the brain goes through some major changes as new genes are expressed and new hormones are introduced into the system.

Exposure Therapy to Treat OCD and Anxiety

on Monday, 18 April 2016.

Exposure Therapy to Treat OCD and Anxiety

OCD, anxiety, and PTSD can sometimes feel like deeply debilitating mental conditions. Its sufferers often feel fine and relaxed until something triggers their worry, trauma, or negative feelings. This trigger then can make them freeze up or feel so overwhelmed it becomes difficult to even process anything else.

The Challenges Women Face In Recovery

on Friday, 15 April 2016.

The Challenges Women Face In Recovery

Statistics show that women are abusing drugs and alcohol at an increasing rate. With about 2.7 million women in the U.S. currently battling a substance abuse problem, the issue of effective recovery options for women has become more important than ever.