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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.
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.
Source:SelfOctober 31, 2020
“Offering validation, which is to communicate that a person’s experience is understandable and makes sense, can help decrease election stress,” says Dr. Jeffrey Cohen.
- September 8, 2020
Columbia Psychiatry researchers have been working on solutions to remedy increased anxiety, depression, and even suicide as a direct result of the economic downturn.
Source:Wall Street JournalAugust 17, 2020
If children are worried about getting sick or loved ones getting sick, highlight “how people are staying safe in the family,” says Dr. Anne Marie Albano.