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Mental Health

Anxiety Disorders

Expert information and cutting-edge research on different kinds of anxiety disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder, with inspiring testimonials from patient experts.

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Treatment

Should You Use Ketamine to Treat PTSD?

Our "Panic in the Streets" columnist speaks to a doctor who’s been treating patients for years. Here’s what he found out.

The Latest

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Is Pandemic Anxiety Changing Your Sex Drive?

A lot of us are super anxious right now, and that can contribute to a decrease (or increase) in our desire to get it on.

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Panic and Purpose in the Pandemic

Finding it hard to breathe even though you have zero symptoms of COVID-19? You’re so not alone. Our "Panic in the Streets" columnist shares his advice for dealing with anxiety in the time of corona.

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Accepting My Anxiety, Breath by Breath

It sounds so simple, but truly coming to terms with your condition is anything but. Eddie McNamara shares the methods that have helped him most.

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Doctor & Patient

Secret Lives of Therapists

All of the things therapists wish you knew about their work, their lives, and those precious 45 minutes a week behind the scenes in their session room.

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Let's Talk About the Link Between Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are a notorious duo, often striking at the same time. Being depressed can make us more anxious, and anxiety can make us more depressed. Here’s what you need to know to break the cycle.

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Social Life

Christmas-Related Phobias

Fears of kissing under the mistletoe, turkeys, relatives or sparking lights exist! Here are some unknown, but very real, Christmas phobias.

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Insomnia

Sleepless Nights Can Up Your Anxiety Levels

If your anxiety levels are through the roof, you may want to check your sleep quality.

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Treatment

It's Ok to Cry: How to Adjust to SPMS

Learning you have secondary progressive multiple sclerosis can take a serious emotional toll. We asked a psychologist to share his best advice for how to get through.

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"I Took a Mindfulness Class and It Was Everything"

Calmer. Clearer. More grounded. That was our writer after an eight-week class in mindfulness-based stress reduction—and it can be you, too.

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Living With

On Processing Life's Difficult Emotions: Breaking Free From Anger, Grief, and Fear

Anger, grief, and fear are some of life's difficult emotions. The secret to freeing yourself from their hold? Recognizing them and taking ownership of them, says mental health advocate Mike Veny.

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Amy Hendel, P.A.
Health Writer

Amy Hendel P.A.,The HealthGal, is a medical/lifestyle reporter, nutrition/fitness expert, Health Coach/brand ambassador.

Jennifer Mitchell Wilson
B.S. Dietetics, Dietitian, Health Professional

Jennifer is a dietitian with a passion for educating and empowering families on their journey through illness.