by Suma Chand, MPhil, PhD

There is no doubt that coping with chronic neurological illnesses can be very distressing. What is however not frequently recognized is the fact that the distress is often a full-fledged co-morbid (co-existing) psychiatric condition that is present alongside the neurological condition.

by Michael Stein, PsyD

If you have made the wise decision that it is time to get help, first of all: good for you. Treatment for anxiety disorders requires a significant investment of time, energy, and effort.

by Dominique Apollon, M.ED

Friends and family are great at being the go-to support for the occasional ups and downs we experience in our day-to-day lives.

by Katie D. Kriegshauser, PhD

People with OCD see on average three to four doctors over nine years before receiving a correct diagnosis. Having it finally named may offer some sense of relief— once a condition’s identified, you can get down to properly treating it, right? Well…yes and no. 

by Rachel Aredia, LCPC

Mental health is so important. It guides our thought patterns, how we feel, and at times how we behave. Yet many people don’t care for their mental health for a variety of reasons.

by Beth Salcedo, MD – ADAA Board President

What You Need to Know About Treatment and Medication Options 

by Karen Martinez, MD, MSc

Anxiety is a natural emotion that directs our attention to possible threats.  Although we certainly need anxiety to survive, it sometimes can be a burden.

by Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D

Consumers of psychotherapeutic procedures are confronted with a challenge about how to make an informed decision, given the wide variety of alternative treatments.

by Patricia Thornton

So, you’re a failure. Fine. Get on with your life! In my work as a psychologist treating anxiety disorders, I’ve learned that often an underlying driving fear in my patients is the worry that they are failures.

by Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD

My friend Peter Conrad published a remarkable paper in 1985 entitled The Meaning of Medications: Another look at compliance. Peter is a Professor of Sociology at Brandeis University who is interested in social aspects of health.