Tag: Anxiety

Quitting Smoking Reduces Stress, Depression and Anxiety

Quitting Smoking Reduces Stress, Depression and Anxiety

By Fron Jackson-Webb, The Conversation Quitting smoking is associated with reduced depression and anxiety, and has a similar effect to antidepressant drugs for mood disorders, British researchers have found. Published today in the journal BMJ, the study shows the improvement in mood, stress levels and quality of life is as large among the general population […]

By February 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Half of teens outgrow depression and anxiety

Half of teens outgrow depression and anxiety

By Fron Jackson-Webb, The Conversation Around half of teens who experience a brief episode of depression or anxiety do not go on to have a mental illness in adulthood, according to a study from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. Half of girls and almost one-third of boys have an episode of depression or anxiety in […]

By February 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →