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Anxiety pills could have added benefit
9:00am Monday 5th May 2014 in News
WHILE it may raise a chuckle for those lucky people who are not bothered by the sight of an eight-legged creepy-crawlie, today’s story about the treatment of anxiety has major implications for the treatment of mental health problems.
Researchers hope to show a pill, along with talking therapy, can quickly help people terrified of spiders overcome their fear.
Already, NHS talking therapies have played a major role in helping thousands of people learn to cope with anxiety and lead more productive lives.
The prospect of a pill speeding up this process has major implications for residents’ well-being but also costs to the under-pressure health service.
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