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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The Jingle Bell Blues
The Jingle Bell Blues
December 21, 2010
Ah, the holidays are upon us. We all know what this means – incessant holiday music on your favorite light-rock radio station (beginning before Thanksgiving...

December 10, 2010
Inside the Bullied Brain: The Alarming Neuroscience of TauntingIn the wake of several tragedies that have made bullying a high-profile issue, it’s becoming...
Rita J. Valentino, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on anxiety
Rita J. Valentino, Ph.D.
September 14, 2010
From The Quarterly, Summer 2010 That women are twice as vulnerable as men to depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other stress-related...
Elissa S. Epel, PhD - Brain & behavior research expert on stress
Elissa S. Epel, PhD
July 11, 2010
On the tip of each chromosome in each cell in our bodies is a stretch of DNA, a little tail called a telomere that shortens as we age. How quickly it shortens...
 John S. March, MD, MPH - Brain and behavior expert on anxiety
John S. March, MD, MPH
April 01, 2010
One day it will be possible to look back and say: “The era of trial-and-error treatment of mental illness is a thing of the past.” That day has not yet arrived...

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