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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Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D. of Boston Children's Hospital, expert in anxiety
Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D.
October 04, 2012
NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee, Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D., is one of the authors of a new study that starts to identify precisely how stress, social...
Jack Nitschke, Ph.D., a neuroscientist, clinical psychologist, and associate professor of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jack Nitschke, Ph.D.
September 04, 2012
A new study published online reveals that people with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) have weaker connections in the brain that effect the amygdala, a pair...
Peter C. Whybrow, M.D., Director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the University of California in Los Angeles
Peter C. Whybrow, M.D.
July 26, 2012
In an article that was the cover story of the July 16 issue of Newsweek, NARSAD Grantee Peter C. Whybrow, M.D., Director of the Semel Institute for...
Zhen Yan, Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Neuroscience at the State University of New York at Buffal,o Stress Expert
Zhen Yan, Ph.D.
June 29, 2012
NARSAD Young and Independent Investigator Grantee Zhen Yan, Ph.D., Professor of Physiology and Neuroscience at the State University of New York at Buffalo,...
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...

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