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A Columbia study, which enrolls children ages 4-6 in a camp-like setting, seeks to learn which play activities best soothe anxious children.
The best way to support women’s mental health is to implement policies that improve access to health care systems, family leave, food security, and housing, Dr. Elizabeth Fitelson said.
Source:The New York Times
“When they’re searching for something that makes the patient symptom-free, they create problems that can result in what is politely called pharmaceutical misadventure." Dr. Mark Olfson said.
In this Q & A, Dr. Lauren Hoffman discusses social anxiety disorder, how virtual reality therapy works, and why VR treatment is a promising option for teens and young adults.
Source:HealthlineMarch 23, 2022
“Even people who aren’t particularly socially anxious may feel a bit awkward jumping back into activities that were previously comfortable for them.” said Dr. Franklin Schneier.
Source:Psychology TodayJune 29, 2021
This fall, anxious children and teens may resist leaving home in the morning, attending specific classes, or taking tests," writes Dr. Allison Winik.
Source:Psychology TodayApril 17, 2021
"I never imagined that I would be attempting to calm my patients’ fears in the midst of a global pandemic during my first two years as a faculty psychologist," writes Dr. Courtney DeAngelis.
Source:NY1April 16, 2021
"My advice is to go back, but do it slowly, cautiously and with great understanding of the fears people are experiencing," Dr. Yuval Neria said.
Source:InsiderFebruary 5, 2021
"Telling a person who is feeling anxious to calm down or stop feeling anxious can make a bad situation worse," says Dr. Jeffrey M. Cohen.
- January 28, 2021
"In recent years, mindfulness—and yoga—have become popular ways to help people manage stress and improve overall well-being," writes Dr. Brian Fallon.
- November 30, 2020
"Our guidance emphasizes the importance of building resilience in families. We should instead focus on “what’s strong” and consistently build those factors," said Dr. Evelyn Berger-Jenkins.