Anxious Minds

Anxious Minds

Anxiety is rampant. A close cousin of depression, and often its predecessor, it also gives rise to phobias, panic attacks, and OCD. But it can be tamed.
No Wonder We're Nervous Wrecks

No Wonder We're Nervous Wrecks

By Robert L. Leahy Ph.D.
In any given year about 17% of us will have an anxiety disorder.
Shortcut to Calm

Shortcut to Calm

By Lauren F. Friedman
Avant-garde treatment for anxiety disorders.

The anxiety trap – biological imperatives and the way out. Make it RAIN!

By Ravi Chandra M.D.
Anxiety, evolution, the savannah and Nirvana

Panic Attacks Are Puzzles, Not Illnesses: Find the "Butterfly-Thought"

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
When intense fear with no apparent cause suddenly overwhelms you, try this.

Science is an art, the art of "Ought Management"

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Set aside what you want long enough to see what is.

Are You Agitating or Thinking?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Do you obsess, stuck in mental wheel-spinning, when you need to make a decision?

What Kind of Lover Will He Be?

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon about those tricky first dates.

How to Conquer Panic in Three Easy Steps

By Clifford N Lazarus Ph.D.
Is "panic depression" touching your soul?

Is our personality our trap?

By Ben C. Fletcher D.Phil., Oxon
Get more from life by not being yourself

Handling emergencies: A psychological first-aid kit

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
How psychology can help in a disaster

Side by Side by Side Effect

By Terri Cheney
The torment of choosing mental health over physical well-being.

Confessions Of A Possible Future Grown-Up

By Kimberly Eclipse M.A., M.S.Ed
Being a grown-up is about personal growth, not just accomplishments.

The Woman in Black - Ghosts, Uncertainty, and Things that Go Bump in the Night

By Steven Schlozman M.D.
Which scares you most? Zombies, vampires, werewolves or ghosts?

How to manage traumatic reactions among disaster survivors: Lessons from 9/11

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
When disaster strikes, people need psychological first aid

Letter to a Student

By Anne-Marie Lindsey
The nightmare is always temporary.

Behind the Corporate Mask is a Traumatized Leader

By Alan Goldman Ph.D.
Is your CEO authentic? Competent? Traumatized? Behind the corporate mask?

How to manage when anxiety manages you

By Elana Premack Sandler L.C.S.W., M.P.H
Anxiety doesn’t have to rule your life

Post-Dahmer Stress Disorder?

By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D.
PTSD can be a scapegoat for poor judgment

Energy Psychology Treatments Offer New Options for Reducing Anxiety

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Vets may quickly find themselves free of PTSD with this new treatment method.

Mind-wandering and mindfulness

By Susan L. Smalley Ph.D.
If you haven't tried mindfulness meditation yet, you must.

Hurry Up! Let's Talk About Anxiety!

By Shawn A. Tassone M.D.
Integrative and Mind-Body approaches to treating anxiety

Help a Self Centered, Bad Boss Change His Tune

By Lynn Taylor
Four Actions You Can Take Now

Claiming Territory Back from OCD

By Joanne Limburg
Just because the therapy's finished, it doesn't mean the work can stop.

How Can We Help Keep Children, Teens, Adults with Autism Safe?

By Chantal Sicile-Kira
Chantal Sicile-Kira provides autism safety tips for risk reduction

The Seven Stages of a Lay Meditator

By Shawn A. Tassone M.D.
The process of spiritual evolution through meditation

What Is Panic?

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
And when is it a disorder?

Do Today's Women Have Too Many Choices?

By Diane Dreher Ph.D.
Why so many women are confused and anxious.

Gender Differences in Stress Recognition

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
Stressed women know it. Stressed men? Not so much...

How to Cope with Personal and Global Uncertainty

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Learning not to live in fear in the midst of life's uncertainty

Are rich people heavy drinkers?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Rich benefit from moderate drinking

What's Funny about Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

By Anne-Marie Lindsey
Five hilarious things about having GAD.

Ten Ways to Wow Your Audience

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Win over any audience with these 10 simple public speaking tips