News & Updates
Just in time for Valentine's Day, ADAA is offering resources to help people manage their stress and anxiety in order to keep their hearts healthy. February is American Heart Month, a time to focus on preventing America's number one killer, heart disease.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, cardiologist Carl Lavie, MD, discusses the link between anxiety and other psychological stress for patients with cardiovascular disease.
Listen to this podcast to find out about CBT, or cognitive-behavioral therapy, and how therapists use it to treat anxiety and related disorders.
ADAA is donating copies of its calendar Women Talk: Open the Dialogue — Triumph Over Anxiety Disorders to two organizations, Operation HHH, Helping Hands for Heroes and Military Women in Need. These organizations will distribute the calendars at military bases, veterans’ nursing homes, and to other veterans’ organizations.
With the unemployment rate in the United States hovering around 9 percent, it’s a stressful time for many. Those who are unemployed are feeling anxious and stressed as they search for work in a struggling market. But many with jobs are feeling the stress as well. The pressure to keep a job, in addition to everyday work-related stress, can take a total on mental health.
Authors of a new study have found that social anxiety disorder is not just medicalized shyness. Of those youth with the disorder, only a fraction consider themselves shy, and they are not more likely to be getting treatment compared to their peers, questioning the perception that they are receiving unnecessary medications. See Triumph Over Shyness: Conquering Social Anxiety Disorder.
Holly suffered from generalized anxiety disorder for two decades, but it wasn't until her son experienced similar symptoms that she was diagnosed correctly. See how she lives with her anxiety disorder.