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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Understanding Anxiety and a Baby’s Brain in Action!
Understanding Anxiety and a Baby’s Brain in Action!
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Rita J. Valentino, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on anxiety
Rita J. Valentino, Ph.D.
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Elissa S. Epel, PhD - Brain & behavior research expert on stress
Elissa S. Epel, PhD
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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...

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