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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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.
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