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Animal Hoarding Explained


Watch ADAA Board Member Dr. Karen Cassiday on Confessions: Animal Hoarding, a six-part series on Animal Planet. Catch her appearance on the Today show.

New Podcast: Discontinuing Medications


Would you like to stop taking your medication? Listen to this podcast. Then give your opinion in the online poll on this page.

Ask an Expert: I worry about being sick, but my doctor says I'm fine.


Learn about hypochondriasis and health anxiety.

New Podcast: Health Anxiety


Learn about the connection between anxiety disorders and physical sensations. Then take the online poll on this page.

Ask an Expert: Medications for Anxiety Disorders


Find out the kinds of medications prescribed for anxiety disorders.

New Podcast: Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults


Anxiety disorders are common among adults age 65 and older.

Podcast: Trastornos de Ansiedad ("Anxiety Disorders" en Español)


An expert explains anxiety disorders and describes treatment in Spanish.

Podcast: Stress — and How to Reduce It


Learn how breathing techniques can reduce your stress, worry, and anxiety.

Living With OCD: One Woman's Story


The anxiety and shame started when Diance was 25. She was sitting in a pew at her church, where she is active in the ministry. It seemed to come out of nowhere. She felt as if she were going to jump out of her skin.

ADAA Mourns the Loss of Jerilyn Ross, President and CEO


Jerilyn Ross, a pioneer and visionary leader in the field of mental illness, died January 7 in Washington, D.C., of neuroendocrine cancer. She was 63. In 1979 she was among a small group of patients and doctors who founded the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. Ross served as its president and chief executive officer from 1989 until her death.

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