Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

I’ve experienced a traumatic event, and…

C. Alec Pollard, PhD

Helping the Families of Those Who Refuse Treatment

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C. Alec Pollard, PhD

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

Professor, Community and Family Medicine, St. Louis University

Author and coauthor of more than 80 publications about anxiety disorders and related topics

Dr. Pollard explains a strategy that teaches family members to shape treatment-seeking behavior in someone with an anxiety disorder.

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DSM-5: Changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

DSM-5Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States. It contains a listing of diagnostic criteria for every psychiatric disorder recognized by the U.S. health care system.

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Helping Kids Deal With Tornadoes and Other Traumatic Events

5/21/2013

The May 20 tornado in Oklahoma devastated a town, including an elementary school. Children rely on parents and teachers to help them deal with their emotions related to traumatic events. Get tips to help them manage.

May 9: Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

5/9/2013

Anxiety is a normal part of childhood, and every child goes through phases, but many suffer from an anxiety disorder. Screen your child for an anxiety disorder.
Learn about anxiety and depression in children.

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.

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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