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“"I know from personal experience...getting anxious kids help early can be crucial in heading off more serious problems later in life."”

A Childhood Darkened by Severe Anxiety Becomes Brighter

Scott StosselChildhood anxiety, even severe and chronic, doesn’t necessarily stand in the way of success and achievement. But caring parents will do anything to help relieve their children of misery. Scott Stossel, the editor of The Atlantic magazine, tells his story of struggling, coping, and living a very productive life.

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Treating Anxiety Disorders, Part 1 (of 6): The Power of Anxiety

Licensed clinical social workers, psychologists, and other therapists can successfully treat disabling anxiety disorders. 

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Treating Anxiety Disorders, Part 2 (of 6): Treatment and Recovery: One Patient's Story

A young woman with OCD learns how to manage her OCD and finds out it no longer controls her.

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Treating Anxiety Disorders, Part 3 (of 6): Medications and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Methods clinicians use to treat anxiety disorders: medications (psychopharmacology), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), complementary treatments.

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Treating Anxiety Disorders, Part 4 (of 6): What Is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy?

A licensed clinical social worker describes how cognitive-behavioral therapy effectively treats anxiety.

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Treating Anxiety Disorders, Part 5 (of 6): Implementing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Details about how to implement cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in treating anxiety, specifically using exposure and response prevention (ERP), cognitive restructuring, behavioral experiments (exposure to anxiety triggers)

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Treating Anxiety Disorders, Part 6 (of 6): Complementary Approaches

How complementary approaches to treating anxiety can be effective, including family therapy, mindfulness (acceptance), exercise, yoga, and breathing.

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Technology

123—How to Navigate Screen Time: iPads, Cell Phones, Computers – Oh My!
Laura Braider, PhD; Rebecca Sachs, PhD; Audrey Baumeister, PhD

132—Abnormal Respiratory Physiology and Breathing Retraining Treatments in Panic Disorder
David Tolin, PhD; Patrick McGrath, PhD; Carl Robbins, MS; Stefan Hofmann, PhD; Karen Cassiday, PhD

136—Application of an Internet-Based CBT Treatment for PTSD in Hard-to-Reach Populations
Maria Boettche, PhD; Adriana Feder, MD; Robert Pietrzak, PhD; Terence Keane, PhD; Cindy Aaronson, PhD

Suicide and Suicidal Ideation

100—Mental Health of Law Enforcement Officers: Current Strategies and Issues in Prevention and Intervention.
Vincent Van Hasselt, PhD; Bryan Steinkopf, MS; Sarah Henderson, BA; Alexandra Crouch, MS; Nichole Vincent, MS; Karen Guzkowski, BA; Casey Straud, MS

117—Is Your Patient Seriously Suicidal? When to Hospitalize Suicidal, Violent, or Impulsive Patients
Thröstur Björgvinsson, PhD; Randy Auerbach, PhD; Stan Arkow, MD; Ariela Vasserman, PhD

 

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