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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.
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.
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.
Beth Salcedo, MD
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.
This series of free monthly webinars addresses some of the most frequently asked questions about psychological and pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, and related disorders in adults and children.
Your Therapy Choices During Pregnancy and Postpartum
October 22, 2014
7:00 pm EST / 6:00 pm CST / 5:00 pm MST / 4:00 pm PST
Stephanie Eken, MD
Rogers Memorial Hospital
David M. Jacobi, PhD
Behavior Specialist and Clinical Supervisor
The Child & Adolescent Centers
Rogers Memorial Hospital
Drs. Jacobi and Eken discuss disordered eating in children, why that's more than just picky eating, the relationship to anxiety disorders, and effective treatment options.
I have learned that anxiety and depression go hand-in-hand, and there is no shame in having either — although it’s tough for many people to get their arms around that concept. When I struggled with both in my last couple years as the Texas Rangers’ baseball play-by-play announcer, the few people in whom I confided expressed genuine shock. “Depressed? About what? You’ve got a great job! Legions of adoring fans! A wonderful family! Dude, what’s your problem?”
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.
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.