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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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...
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D., expert on phobias and anxiety disorders like obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D.
November 01, 2004
In groundbreaking work, Kerry J. Ressler, M.D., Ph.D., with the aid of a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, discovered that targeted medication can improve the...
Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on anxiety
Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D.
March 01, 1999
In 1998, Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D., received NARSAD Grant funding to support his quest to understand what happens when stress impacts and seems to “damage” the...

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