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.
Dr. Karen Cassiday offers help for overprotective anxious parents who often sabotage their children's self-esteem and self-confidence, but believe they are fostering a more caring relationship.
Some intriguing research suggests another potential cause for why SSRIs may not be effective in some cases. Learn more about it.
Watch five new videos for information about how PTSD affects children and adults, including those in military and their family members. A psychiatrist discusses effective treatments and how to help loved ones suffering with PTSD.
A big storm, flood, or other natural disaster can strike fear in the hearts of those in its path. Find out how to reduce your anxieties before and afterward.
Real Warriors provides brochures, videos, and other free tools to service members, veterans, and their families. They are designed to promote help-seeking behavior and address psychological health concerns.
Dr. Judith Cohen discusses how children experience PTSD and effective treatments.
Dr. Fugen Neziroglu describes little-known but common depersonalization disorder, its relationship to anxiety, and how it's treated.
OCD burdened a bright young woman for more than 10 years. Read all about her recovery and her advice to others who are suffering in Working Toward Compassion and Moderation.