The goal of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is to regain control of reactions to stress and stimuli, thus reducing the feeling of helplessness that often accompanies anxiety disorders. CBT works on the principle that the thoughts that produce and maintain anxiety can be recognized and altered using various techniques that change behavioral responses and eliminate the anxiety reaction.
CBT and medication are each effective alone but...Read more
A recently published on-line survey commissioned by the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) provides up-close and... Read more »
Does social anxiety disorder keep you from going out with friends, joining clubs, or working out at the gym? Does it limit what kind of... Read more »
Just prior to May, which is Mental Health Month, the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) released a survey about social anxiety... Read more »
What is social anxiety disorder (SAD)? Social anxiety disorder is an extreme fear of being judged by others in social situations. People... Read more »