Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health providers in the United States. It contains a listing of diagnostic criteria for every psychiatric disorder recognized by the U.S. health care system.
The May 20 tornado in Oklahoma devastated a town, including an elementary school. Children rely on parents and teachers to help them deal with their emotions related to traumatic events. Get tips to help them manage.
Watch ADAA's new film, which focuses on a college student who is overwhelmed by finals, his relationship, graduation, the prospect of looking for a job, and other real-world pressures. When he seeks help, his life turns around.
If you live on the East Coast and have an insect phobia, you might want to seek treatment before the next brood of cicadas emerges very soon.
Ms. Shannon, a licensed marriage and family therapist, describes effective treatments for social anxiety disorder in teens. Watch a video of a teen talking about her experience with the disorder and how she got help.
Find out why it's unlikely that you'll pass out or lose control during a panic attack. Learn about more anxiety myths when you watch this webinar.
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