What's complicated about grief? Listen here, and find out how it differs from bereavement and how it's treated.
Watch Treating Anxiety Disorders, a six-part educational video series created to train master's-level clinicians.
Find out what the experts know about treating trichotillomania (hairpulling)...and you don't. Clinicians: Learn about the roadblocks to treating PTSD and comorbid illnesses.
Nancy Keuthen, PhD
Co-Director, Trichotillomania Clinic and Research Unit
Chief Psychologist, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Clinic
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychology
Harvard Medical School
Understanding New Research and Treatment
When anxiety takes over, it interferes with your child’s ability to cope with fear, worry, and depression — and treatment is necessary.
Early intervention is critical. Waiting for your child to mature or grow out of these behaviors may not be the right approach. In some cases children may develop chronic anxiety and depression, which is often associated with substance abuse and other high-risk behaviors.
The UCLA Eating Disorders Program is currently conducting a study of individuals with anorexia nervosa. We are interested in understanding patterns of visual and emotional information processing using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI.)
- 18- to 30-year old females and males with anorexia
- We will allow those with depression or anxiety (other than OCD)
- No psychiatric medications
- No major psychiatric diagnoses such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or substance use disorders
Listen to this podcast to find out about CBT, or cognitive-behavioral therapy, and how therapists use it to treat anxiety and related disorders.
Suffering from panic attacks in middle and high school, Solome couldn't find information online about her age group. So she started her own website.
Having an anxiety disorder can make a major impact in the workplace. People may turn down a promotion or other opportunity because it involves travel or public speaking; make excuses to get out of office parties, staff lunches, and other events or meetings with coworkers; or be unable to meet deadlines.
Authors of a new study have found that social anxiety disorder is not just medicalized shyness. Of those youth with the disorder, only a fraction consider themselves shy, and they are not more likely to be getting treatment compared to their peers, questioning the perception that they are receiving unnecessary medications. See Triumph Over Shyness: Conquering Social Anxiety Disorder.