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June is PTSD Awareness Month

6/6/2012

This month is dedicated to raising PTSD awareness: Find out more. Read about PTSD symptoms and treatment.

Mental Ills Top Reason U.S. Troops Now Hospitalized

5/22/2012

Substance abuse, mood, anxiety, and adjustment disorders accounted for the most hospitalizations of U.S. active-duty troops for illness and injury in 2011.

New Podcast: Problem-Solving With Anxious Children and Their Families

5/8/2012

May is Mental Health Month: Dr. Katharina Manassis describes the technique of problem-solving with anxious children, including how parents, teachers, and others are involved.

New Name, Expanded Mission for ADAA

5/4/2012

ADAA is proud to announce its new name and mission: Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Our mission is to promote the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, and stress-related disorders through education, practice, and research.
Read the full announcement.

Comment on DSM-5 Draft Criteria Through June 15

5/3/2012

Listen to a podcast on changes to the DSM-5. Your feedback is wanted on proposed criteria for the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Visit www.DSM5.org to review and comment through June 15.

New Podcast: Children With Trichotillomania, Tics, and Tourette Syndrome

4/24/2012

Dr. Martin Franklin discusses treatment for children with trichotillomania, Tourette Syndrome, and other body-focused repetitive disorders and their relationship to anxiety disorders.

National Stress Øut Day 2012

4/17/2012

Pre-finals stress-management tips for college students. Activities take place on campuses nationwide April 15 – 21.

New Podcast: Stomachaches and Anxiety in Children

3/6/2012

Find out the connection between stomach pains in some children and their connection to anxiety disorders, according to clinical psychologist Caroline Elder Danda, PhD.

Managing Stress for Heart Health

2/2/2012

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.

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