Older Adults

The Cicadas Are Coming


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. 

Reacting to a Traumatic Event


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?


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.

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.


Fear of Weight Gain From SSRIs


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.


Public Education Webinar Series


Karen Martinez, MD

¿Por qué siento nervios?
21 de octubre del 2015 
a las 7:00 PM Hora Este (6:00 pm Hora Central / 5:00 PM Hora Montaña / 4:00 PM Hora Pacífico)

Treatment Changes Lives


ADAA helps people find appropriate treatment for anxiety disorders, depression, and related illnesses. And we support the psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other professionals who help their patients. Read two stories of life-changing treatment that led to remarkable recoveries. With your help, we can continue to help all those in need of treatment.

New Podcast: Treating Coexisting Depression and Anxiety


Listen to Dr. Dennis Greenberger describe the differences and similarities between symptoms of anxiety and depression, how the disorders are treated, and what patients can expect in treatment.

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