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Benzodiazepines and Dementia: The New Findings
Treating anxiety and insomnia can be complex, especially when considering the potential side effects of medication. A new study may shed some light on that issue.
Under Debate: Psychiatric Medications
Medications are often prescribed to treat mental conditions, but are they all they’re cracked up to be? Some have raised concerns that psychiatric medications may have overstated benefits and underreported harms.
Anxiety Treatment May Lead to Alzheimer's Later
Anti-anxiety medicines can be helpful treatments for the short term. But new research found that they may also be risky.
Replaying Memories as Dementia Therapy?
Reminiscence therapy uses the good aspects of memory to help people feel better. A recent study wanted to know if this therapy could help dementia patients and their caregivers.
If You're Anxious and You Know It...
One of the best ways to get early treatment for dementia is to see the early signs — and know your risk of developing it. Past mental health conditions are some of those risk factors.
Long-term Effects of Chronic Stress
Prolonged periods of stress can have negative effects on the human body - but the extent of these effects is still being explored. New data suggests that chronic stress may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Therapy Can Aid Dementia Caregivers With Depression
Family members who care for patients suffering from dementia are frequently under stress and are more at risk of suffering from depression. A specialized type of psychotherapy may help.