Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy for Generalized Anxiety and Comorbid Disorders

ADAA

Lizabeth Roemer, PhD
Professor of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
University of Massachusetts Boston

Dr. Roemer explains mindfulness skills and how people can learn to apply them to daily living, and she describes how acceptance-based behavioral therapies are used to treat anxiety disorders and depression.

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Early Treatment Changes Kids' Lives

A Childhood Darkened by Severe Anxiety Becomes Brighter

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

Childhood 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.

“Worried Sick: Living With Anxiety”

9/30/2013

Kids around the country share their stories of struggling with and managing their anxiety disorders in this special Nick News With Linda Ellerbee. Watch it here.

Social Anxiety and Panic Attacks Support Group

State: 
Wisconsin
City: 
Brookfield
Location: 
Brookfield, WI

New Podcast: Understanding Anxiety in Children

8/1/2013

Dr. Jenny Yip addresses the challenges in diagnosing anxiety disorders in children, identifying the underlying cause of anxiety, and providing appropriate and effective treatment. Listen here.

Understanding Anxiety in Children

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Jenny C. Yip, PsyD, ABPP

Executive Director, Renewed Freedom Center for Rapid Anxiety Relief

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, USC - Keck School of Medicine
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program

Dr. Yip addresses the challenges in diagnosing anxiety disorders in children, identifying the underlying cause of anxiety, and providing appropriate and effective treatment.

 

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C. Alec Pollard, PhD

Helping the Families of Those Who Refuse Treatment

ADAA

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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New Film From ADAA Promotes Treatment for Students With Anxiety and Depression

5/13/2013

ADAA produces a short film showing how college students suffering from anxiety and depressive disorders find relief with help from counselors and other mental health professionals.

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.

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