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Group therapy most effective treatment for anxiety in young people, finds study

CBT is a talking therapy designed to help people manage problems by encouraging positive changes in the way they think and behave. It is widely used to treat anxiety and depression, as well as other mental and physical health problems, especially in adults, as it is designed to help people to deal with overwhelming problems […]

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Larger waistline interlinked with anxiety in middle-aged women

According to a new study published in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), a larger waistline may be a strong indicator of anxiety in middle-aged women. The researchers analysed data from 5,580 middle-aged women from 11 Latin American countries who were between 40 and 59 years old. Of the participants, 57.9% […]

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Overestimating levels of pain post-surgery can make patients more anxious

People experience unnecessary anxiety when thinking about post-operative pain  A recent study presented during the annual conference of the American Society of Anaesthesiologists revealed people were more afraid of surgery and pain than we would expect. Patients usually overestimate the amount of post-operative they would experience, which leads to a significant increase in their anxiety […]

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