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.
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.
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.
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.