Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Fear of Weight Gain From SSRIs: New Podcast

1/8/2013

Dr. Beth 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. Listen to this podcast.

Fear of Weight Gain From SSRIs

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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.

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Resources for Coping With Trauma

12/17/2012

Our thoughts are with those in Newtown, Connecticut, and all who are affected by the tragedy. In the wake of the shooting, it’s important to remember that support is available: Help your child manage traumatic events includes our podcast on treating children with PTSD and other resources to help you talk to children to reduce their fear.

New Podcast: Treating Coexisting Depression and Anxiety

10/1/2012

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.

Mind Over Moods — Treating Coexisting Depression and Anxiety

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Dennis Greenberger, PhD
Founder and Director
Anxiety & Depression Center
Newport Beach, California

Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine

Dr. Greenberger describes 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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PTSD Symptoms in Children Age Six and Younger

Posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is diagnosed after a person experiences symptoms for at least one month following a traumatic event. The disorder is characterized by three main types of symptoms:

Exercise Helps Mood, Anxiety, and Depression

7/9/2012

Read ADAA experts' blog posts: Two psychologists address how exercise can improve mood and other mental and physical health problems: Exercise and Mood...Less stress, less anxiety, less depression.

Clinical Roadblocks in PTSD Treatment: Sleep, Pain, and Substance Abuse

R. Bruce Lydiard, MD, PhD

Staff Psychiatrist
Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
Charleston, South Carolina

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. Lydiard discusses difficulties in treating problems that co-occur with PTSD: depression, chronic pain, sleep disturbance, and substance abuse.

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Assessment of Base Rates of PTSD, High Risk Behaviors, and Impairment Study

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR AN ONLINE AND COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS STUDY ON POST-DEPLOYMENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES

Are you a Service Member (active duty, National Guard, or Reserve) or Veteran who deployed in support of OIF/OEF?

Are you willing to complete an online, completely anonymous survey?

If so, you may be qualified to participate in an internet study that is examining post-deployment behavioral health outcomes entitled, "Assessment of Base Rates of PTSD, High Risk Behaviors, and Impairment."

Organization: 
Anxiety Disorders Research Program
Principal Investigator: 
John P. Forsyth, PhD
Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Have deployed at least once in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 59
  • Be able to write and read English at an 8th grade level or higher
  • Be willing to respond to a completely anonymous online survey

Contact: 
John P. Forsyth, PhD; actforveterans@gmail.com
Location: 
Online
State: 
New York

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