Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: anxiety disorders

Inside a Pandemic: Media Struggle to Define What’s Normal

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Press coverage of the effect of COVID-19 on mental health sends a confusing message: Becoming anxious about it is normal if you are mentally healthy but a sign of illness if you’re not. Although apparently some "normal" people might experience so much anxiety that they, too, could now be seen as mentally ill.

Trump Anxiety Disorder Is More Fake News

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For many people, the current political situation around the world is intensely frightening and not without cause. Depression and anxiety are on the rise, but we need a social model revolution in order to look at why this is happening. Labels like Trump Anxiety Disorder are merely a way to put people’s concerns in a box and leave them unaddressed.

Here’s How to Beat Anxiety Without Medication

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From The Independent: The medication that is frequently prescribed to treat anxiety often does not work in the long-term. According to a new study, a variety...

Psychiatric Medications Heighten Risk for Major Bone Fractures

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Important assessment tool found to underestimate the risk for fracture in patients on psychiatric medication.