Does Spirituality Have a Role in Managing Anxiety Disorders?

anxietyNikki Harper – Anxiety disorders can have a crippling effect on quality of life, and with the number of sufferers on the rise – the Anxiety and Depression Association of America estimates that more than 40 million adult Americans are affected [1] – it’s becoming ever more crucial to understand how to effectively treat these issues.

Only just over one in three people with an anxiety disorder receives therapy and/or medical treatment [1] and even for those who do, there are increasing concerns about drug dependency, addiction and the over-prescribing of anti-anxiety medications [2]. An effective non-pharmaceutical solution is urgently needed, but researchers at the University of Toronto have recently made some interesting discoveries. Continue reading “Does Spirituality Have a Role in Managing Anxiety Disorders?”