Integrating CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Into Anxiety and Depression Treatment


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.

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How to Use Herbs, Nutrients, and Yoga in Mental Health Care, by Richard P. Brown, Patricia L. Gerbarg, Philip R. Muskin (W. W. Norton & Company, 2009)

Learn about breathing regularly and rhythmically to reduce feeling anxious. Watch Dr. Muskin describe some simple breathing exercises done with a prerecorded clock and chime.

Interviewed by Jean Kaplan Teichroew, ADAA Director of Communications

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