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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Olivier Berton, Ph.D., a two-time NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania
Olivier Berton, Ph.D.
June 29, 2012
Elevated levels of a class of hormones called glucocorticoids have long been linked to anxiety disorders and depression. It is known that the presence of too...
Michael Posner, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus at the University of Oregon and Adjunct Professor at the Weill Medical College in New York
Michael Posner, Ph.D.
June 14, 2012
Scientific Council Member Michael Posner led a study that demonstrates that just one month of meditation training has positive effects on mental health. ...
Simone Macri, Ph.D., 2007 NARSAD Young Investigator Sect. Behavioural Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy, stress
Simone Macri, Ph.D.
April 12, 2012
Stress during development has often been regarded as a potentially disruptive force, capable of inducing disease states if overly prolonged or exceedingly...
Mary Phillips, M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Mary Phillips, M.D.
April 03, 2012
A research team from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine led by 2005 NARSAD Independent Investigator, Mary Phillips, M.D. used a novel technique to...
Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D., Columbia University Medical Center
Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D.
February 07, 2012
Scientific Council Member, Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D. of Columbia University Medical Center presents an overview of the current state of mental healthcare,...

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