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Glass People

In "Glass People," filmmakers John Berardo and Brian Frager, USC School of Cinematic Arts, illustrate college-age anxiety and the great value of finding professional help.
This short film premiered at the 2013 Anxiety and Depression Conference in La Jolla, California.

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Reacting to a Traumatic Event

4/16/2013

It’s not unusual for people who have experienced traumatic events to have flashbacks, nightmares, or intrusive memories when something terrible happens -- like the explosions at the Boston Marathon. Be tolerant of your nervous system: It’s having a normal reaction. Learn more.

Stressed, Worried, and Have No Confidence?

4/15/2013

Watch this webinar with Dr. John Walker to find out what you can do to manage stress and develop effective strategies will help you to stay healthy and happy.

National Stress Øut Day, April 14-20, 2013

4/11/2013

National Stress Out Day

Shedding light on anxiety disorders while promoting a healthy dialogue around all mental health issues.

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 provid

National Stress Øut Day, April 14-20, 2013

Shedding light on anxiety disorders while promoting a healthy dialogue around all mental health issues.

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.

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

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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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“People need help. And asking for it isn’t a weakness. Admitting you need help and asking for it? That is acknowledging fear and gaining strength from it. ”

Running for Myself

A lot of things scare me. Right now, those things include my first 20-mile run of marathon training that I have this weekend and sharing this post. That’s the thing with fears, though. Embracing them usually makes you stronger.

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How to Use the Online Program Planner

Online Program Planner

The ADAA Online Program Planner is a searchable directory that allows you to review the abstract, learning objectives, and speakers for every session of the conference. Search for sessions by category, topic, presenter, date and time to create an individual program based on your interests, which you can save and print out as your own itinerary. A printed final program will be available at the conference.

Fear of Weight Gain From SSRIs

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Beth Salcedo, MD
Medical Director
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.

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