Friends & Family

What Parents Need to Know About Treatment for Children With Anxiety Disorders

Ron Rapee, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Centre for Emotional Health
Macquarie University
Sydney, Australia

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Exercise in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Karen Cassiday, PhD

Owner and Clinical Director
Anxiety and Agoraphobia Treatment Center, Ltd.
Northbrook, Illinois


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Treatment-Resistant OCD and Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Alec Pollard, PhD
Founder and Director
Anxiety Disorders Center
Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute

Professor
Community and Family Medicine
St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

Katharine A. Phillips, MD

Director of Research for Adult Psychiatry and
Senior Research Scientist
Rhode Island Hospital

Professor, Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

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Howie Mandel Talks About OCD

TV personality and actor Howie Mandel shares his struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in a public service announcement for the ADAA campaign "Treat It, Don't Repeat It: Break Free From OCD."

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Patricia Gerbarg, MD, and Richard Brown, MD

Mind-Body Practices in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Patricia Gerbarg, MD, and Richard Brown, MD

Patricia Gerbarg, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry
New York Medical College

Richard Brown, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
College of Physicians and Surgeons

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Screening for an Anxiety Disorder: Family Member

If you think a family member may be suffering from an anxiety disorder, ask him or her to answer the questions below and print out the results to share with a health care professional.

Are you troubled by the following?

Friends and Relatives

If someone close to you has an anxiety disorder, here are some ways you can help:

Spouse or Partner

Almost all couples have their share of challenges. However, when half of a couple has an anxiety disorder, both partners face a new set of challenges, and other challenges may be exacerbated.

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