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# anxiety - Thursday 19 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

# anxiety - Friday 6 March, 2015

Mammy’s Little Helper: How should we deal with anxiety disorders?

Benzodiazepine use in Ireland is increasing, especially among women. But the perception of the drug as ‘mother’s little helper’ is an antiquated one.

# anxiety - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

'Once, I could see no way out of depression. But now I'm going to fight for my life'

I’ve learned that this should not be a private illness. You cannot fight mental health problems on your own in your room with your back against the door.

# anxiety - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Opinion: A person who suffers from anxiety can’t just 'get over it' – it's not that simple

Being a little more accepting of somebody with anxiety problems could make it a little easier for them to deal with it themselves.

# anxiety - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Opinion: Postnatal depression filled me with an all-consuming, terrifying and explosive rage

When you think of ‘depression’, feelings of sadness and anxiety might come to mind – but anger is powerful (often overlooked) emotion.

# anxiety - Friday 9 January, 2015

Opinion: Have we reached the beginning of the end for mental health stigma?

After years of silence about our emotions, we as a society can lack a language to talk about our inner experiences. But that is finally changing.

# anxiety - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Like to start the year feeling more relaxed? These apps can help

Because we could all do with some peace of mind.

# anxiety - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The42 'No matter how blue the water or high the palm tree': Even paradise is no escape from mental illness Calm On The Surface

'No matter how blue the water or high the palm tree': Even paradise is no escape from mental illness

Sean Nee suffers from depression and anxiety. Some days are great, but on the bad days even the ideal surroundings cannot tip the scales.

# anxiety - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Proof that depression and anxiety can be reduced without individual therapy

This could be great news for the HSE.

# anxiety - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Opinion: Practising mindfulness is a valuable tool for easing stress and anxious thoughts

Mindfulness meditation is about accepting our current experience, whatever that may be, in a relaxed, alert, and open way.

# anxiety - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Opinion: The reality of mental illness doesn't fit into a sanitised sound bite

Although clearly well-intentioned, the irony is that in order to reduce perceived stigma the media has given us a palatable portrayal of mental illness.

# anxiety - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Opinion: I had a great life, friends, business - and I was paralysed by depression

“Panic attacks can be a sign of depression and mental health issues and I couldn’t believe it was happening to me” – Niall Harbison on fighting two battles; illness and stigma.

# anxiety - Monday 30 June, 2014

Author of controversial Facebook study says he's sorry for anxiety caused

The study, which altered the content users saw in their news feed in 2012, has come under severe criticism for as it was carried out without users’ knowledge or consent.

# anxiety - Friday 20 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 problems only constant worriers will understand Will You Relax

10 problems only constant worriers will understand

You left the immersion on again, didn’t you?

# anxiety - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in the workplace

We asked and you told us. Here are some of your experiences of bullying in the workplace.

# anxiety - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Opinion: Antidepressants – friend or foe?

I resisted taking medication for a long time because I was worried about other people’s reactions, but antidepressants have undoubtedly been my friend.

# anxiety - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Opinion: What is 'compassion' and can it actually be taught?

Compassion can improve physical and mental health, well-being, happiness, success and interpersonal relationships… so how can you cultivate it?

# anxiety - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Prosecutor wants to have Oscar Pistorius committed

The judge in the murder trial will rule tomorrow on whether the athlete will be committed to one month of psychiatric tests.

# anxiety - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Column: Anxiety often breeds perfectionism and success. But at what cost to the individual?

The fear of failure is a powerful motivator, but when does worrying become destructive?

# anxiety - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Half of stroke patients suffer depression or anxiety and most don't get help

The Irish Heart Foundation is urging speedy action from health authorities to ensure services focus on psychological as well as physical recovery.

# anxiety - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Column: Autism certainly makes life harder – but diversity also makes societies flourish

This year, why not make a point of learning about autism? Look at people’s abilities instead of their disabilities, writes Adam Harris.

# anxiety - Thursday 13 February, 2014

More than 2,500 children waiting for HSE mental health services

A report published today shows 42 per cent have been waiting more than six months to be seen.

# anxiety - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

How effective are online treatments for depression and anxiety?

A new study being undertaken by researchers in Trinity College is trying to find out…

# anxiety - Monday 14 October, 2013

From The42 Roy Hodgson reveals his England stress ahead of vital qualifier Anxiety

Roy Hodgson reveals his England stress ahead of vital qualifier

Friday’s 4-1 win over Montenegro means that if the English beat Poland, they will qualify for next year’s World Cup finals.

# anxiety - Sunday 28 July, 2013

How exercise can help treat depression and anxiety

The debate around the effectiveness of working out on mental health continues – but it can be at least a part of treatment for some people.

# anxiety - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Fear or phobia: The science of being afraid

The only thing to fear is fear itself – except that sometimes it can seem like other things are a lot scarier…

# anxiety - Thursday 11 April, 2013

15 ways to beat anxiety now

Daily stress affects us all – these tips will help you on your way to being cool as a cucumber.

# anxiety - Friday 30 November, 2012

Young people mainly visit their GP for mental health issues

Depression, anxiety, family conflict, suicidal thoughts and ADHD were the most common issues cited by young people to GPs in the Mid-West.

# anxiety - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Study shows males exposed to chronic stress have anxious daughters

Tests conducted on mice show psychiatric disorders may depend on our fathers’ experiences in their youth.

# anxiety - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Computer game could help in treatment of depression - study

Researchers in New Zealand have developed a computer game which they say is effective at treating mild and moderate depression in teenagers.

# anxiety - Thursday 8 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Common heart disease drug could 'combat racism' Chill Pill

Common heart disease drug could 'combat racism'

Scientists believe the results can be explained by the fact that racism is based on fear.

# anxiety - Saturday 21 January, 2012

From The42 Column: We need to put the humanity back into sport performance Outside The Lines

Column: We need to put the humanity back into sport performance

Our sports stars may seem like superheroes, but they’re just as fragile as you and I, writes sports psychologist Tadhg MacIntyre.

# anxiety - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Budget 2012: Top tips for beating Budget stress

It’s all about writing things down, talking things through, and not allowing your worries to spiral out of control.

# anxiety - Friday 21 October, 2011

Column: Are we turning into a nation of worriers?

Ireland’s public problems are causing private anguish – and it’s all coming out in the counselling room, writes therapist Eoin Stephens.

# anxiety - Friday 2 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# anxiety - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Depression linked to a miscarriage can last 'for years'

Researchers studying the trauma associated with the loss of an unborn child have found that feelings of anxiety and depression can last for years.