How to deal with “news anxiety”, according to experts

Do negative news stories and events tend to cause you anxiety long after you’ve finished reading? You could be dealing with a phenomenon psychologists call a “sticky mind”.  From the IPCC’s damning report about the impact of climate change to the earthquake in Haiti and the crisis currently unfolding in…

Neurodegeneration Complicates Psychiatric Care in Parkinsons

Managing depression and anxiety in Parkinson’s disease should start with a review of medications and involve multidisciplinary care, according to a recent summary of evidence. “Depression and anxiety have a complex relationship with the disease and while the exact mechanism for this association is unknown, both disturbances occur with increased…