According to WHO is among the 10 leading causes of disability worldwide. While anxiety disorders are a set divided into: panic disorder, generalized anxiety, phobias and acute stress disorder or post traumatic. They are based on the increase of fear, a feeling of apprehension afraid that something bad is going to happen and that there is danger, usually produce many physical manifestations such as tachycardia, rapid heartbeat, headaches and hypochondria, somatization, and catastrophic thoughts constant. Dr. Manuel Ortega, a psychiatrist at the Central University of Venezuela (UCV), said that patients who have had anxiety or panic disorders are 50% more likely to suffer depression.
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R U OK? Texting to Treat Depression – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Print Email Text messaging has been blamed for all manner of calamity, from car crashes to sex scandals . But what if its powers could be used for goodsay, to treat depression? Adrian Aguilera, PhD, thinks it can.
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How magic mushrooms induce a dreamlike state – health – 04 July 2014 – New Scientist
“Dreaming appears to be an essential vehicle for unconscious emotional processing and learning,” says Winstock. By using psilocybin to enter a dreamlike state, people could deal with stresses of trauma or depression, he says. “It could help suppress all the self-deceiving noise that impedes our ability to change and grow.” Next, the team wants to explore the potential use of magic mushrooms, LSD and other psychedelics to treat depression. Journal reference: Human Brain Mapping, DOI: 10.1002/hbm.22562 If you would like to reuse any content from New Scientist, either in print or online, please contact the syndication department first for permission.
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