Dr. Beth Salcedo addresses the pros and cons of taking SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) vs. weight gain and how these medications work to treat anxiety and depression. Listen to this podcast.
Our thoughts are with those in Newtown, Connecticut, and all who are affected by the tragedy. In the wake of the shooting, it’s important to remember that support is available: Help your child manage traumatic events includes our podcast on treating children with PTSD and other resources to help you talk to children to reduce their fear.
Have you responded to our current poll (at right)? If you're one of the many who finds the holidays anxiety-provoking, stressful, and/or depressing, you are not alone. Find out how to de-stress and get out and about this season, instead of being stressed out.
Treatment is powerful in improving the lives of those suffering from anxiety disorders or depression, but few seek care or know where to turn for help. You can lend a hand to someone who is struggling and also help bring an end to the stigma associated with mental illnesses. Find out how.
Just in time for Thanksgiving feasts: David Jacobi, PhD, and Stephanie Eken, MD, discuss disordered eating in children, including why it's more than just picky eating, its relationship to anxiety disorders, and effective treatment options.
Military Pathways provides free anonymous online mental health self-assessments for service members, veterans, and their families at www.MilitaryMentalHealth.org. Seeking help is a sign of strength, not weakness.
ADAA helps people find appropriate treatment for anxiety disorders, depression, and related illnesses. And we support the psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other professionals who help their patients. Read two stories of life-changing treatment that led to remarkable recoveries. With your help, we can continue to help all those in need of treatment.
ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depressive, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders through education, practice, and research.