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.
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