During the week of April 14-20, 2013, college students on more than 200 campuses in the United States and Canada are participating in the 8th annual National Stress Øut Day—a nationwide effort to provide pre-finals stress relief and to educate students about the difference between everyday anxiety and anxiety disorders or other mental illness.
Philip R. Muskin, MD
Professor, Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University Medical Center, New York
Chief of Service: Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Dr. Muskin describes how complementary and alternative medicine differs from traditional therapies for anxiety and depression, when it's appropriate to employ, and effective outcomes.
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.
Beth Salcedo, MD
The Ross Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The George Washington University College of Medicine and Health Sciences
Dr. 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.
I have learned that anxiety and depression go hand-in-hand, and there is no shame in having either — although it’s tough for many people to get their arms around that concept. When I struggled with both in my last couple years as the Texas Rangers’ baseball play-by-play announcer, the few people in whom I confided expressed genuine shock. “Depressed? About what? You’ve got a great job! Legions of adoring fans! A wonderful family!Read
Listen to Dr. Dennis Greenberger describe the differences and similarities between symptoms of anxiety and depression, how the disorders are treated, and what patients can expect in treatment.
Dennis Greenberger, PhD
Founder and Director
Anxiety & Depression Center
Newport Beach, California
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine
Dr. Greenberger describes the differences and similarities between symptoms of anxiety and depression, how the disorders are treated, and what patients can expect in treatment.
Katharina Manassis, MD
Dr. Manassis addresses why children sometimes refuse to go to school, when school refusal become a serious problem, and helpful therapies.