Valerie Hoover, PhD hosts this new webinar that provides an overview of heart disease and discusses the latest research findings on the links between depression and heart disease. The webinar also discusses what individuals can do now to reduce their overall cardiac risk. Dr. Hoover is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Instructor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford University, School of Medicine. Dr. Hoover specializes in working with patients on issues like depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, and life stress that impact cardiac health. She also works with patients on changing habits around food, exercise, and sleep to better manage cardiac risk.
 ADAA member Tara Peris, PhD, is mentioned in this article regarding positive family interaction therapy.
Allison Dea from Betterhelp authors this blog post on anxiety in adolescent girls. 
ADAA members Beth Patterson, BscN, Michael Van Ameringen, MD, FRCPC, and Jasmine Turna, BSc, PhD present their study on the relationship between gut microbiomes and OCD. 
ADAA member Mary Alvord, PhD., shares her insights on telepsychology in this article. 
ADAA member Angela Neal-Barnett, PhD, is featured in this article regarding a smartphone app that she helped develop at Ken State University. The app aims to help black teenage girls cope with mental health issues.
If you're an anxious person — like myself — this scenario will sound familiar: you're at work, minding your own business, when anxiety starts to creep in. Whether you're worrying about something specific, like an imminent deadline, or you just have a formless feeling of dread, you might be telling yourself something along these lines: "You've got to get back to work, stop worrying, stop obsessing, get your head back in the game and just focus!"
Stress is a symptom experienced by almost everyone from time to time. It affects us in both mind and body and it impacts the way we react to everyday life events. The effects of stress are often even more acute for people living with health conditions - in the past year alone the word ‘stress’ has been used more than 50,000 times on Health Unlocked and its online communities.
ADAA member Arash Javanbakht, MD, authors this article on the idea that doctors should speak up against using mental illness as an insult. 
ADAA member Elizabeth Spencer, LCSW, authored the first part in a three part blog series on succeeding in your first job application.