Anxiety

Did you know that 40 million American adults live with Anxiety Disorders each year?

Anxiety disorders can become so severe that normal life and relationships become impaired. There are many types of anxiety disorders with their own unique sets of symptoms. Some of these disorders include panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social phobia (or social anxiety disorder), specific phobias, and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).

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Michael Posner, Ph.D.
Michael Posner, Ph.D.
September 07, 2011
New research suggests the brain fatigues, causing the body to “believe” it is tired, when in reality it’s the brain itself in need of rest. Says Scientific...
Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD
Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD
September 02, 2011
While most studies focus on maternal effects on offspring, this new study with animal models suggests a father's life exposure to stress can increase an unborn...
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on anxiety
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.
April 11, 2011
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council Member Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., of Stanford University, has conducted a series of experiments...
Shahrdad Lotfipour, Ph.D.
Shahrdad Lotfipour, PhD
April 01, 2011
Shahrdad Lotfipour, Ph.D., began studying the pharmacology of drugs of abuse as part of a United States Fulbright Fellowship. This led him to graduate studies...
Joan Kaufman, Ph.D.  NARSAD Young Investigator Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Child and Adolescent Research and Education Program, Yale University School of Medicine
Joan Kaufman, Ph.D.
February 01, 2011
A key environmental factor contributing to and highly predictive of psychiatric illness is stress. Children with a history of trauma or maltreatment are at...

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