Common Myths About Anxiety Disorders

Featuring:

Sally Winston, PsyD
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myths vs facts around anxiety disorders
Topic
Anxiety and Depression
April 17, 2013

Sally Winston, PsyD, discusses some commonly held beliefs about anxiety disorders that are mostly or partially false, including why reducing stress, thinking positive thoughts, gaining insight about its origins, and lots of  reassurance often do not really help much in reducing significant symptoms of anxiety.

Presenter(s) Biography

Sally Winston, PsyD

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Dr. Sally Winston is a clinical psychologist and co-director of the Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland. She is nationally recognized for her expertise in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Dr. Winston has been active with ADAA for over 30 years. She has served as chair of the ADAA Clinical Advisory Board and was the first recipient of the ADAA Jerilyn Ross Clinician Advocate Award.

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