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Reviewed Anxiety Disorders Videos Links
(viewing 6 - 10 of 36)How to Stay Calm When You Know You'll Be Stressed
You're not at your best when you're stressed. In fact, your brain has evolved over millennia to release cortisol in stressful situations, inhibiting rational, logical thinking but potentially helping you survive, say, being attacked by a lion. Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin thinks there's a way to avoid making critical mistakes in stressful situations, when your thinking becomes clouded — the pre-mortem. "We all are going to fail now and then," he says. "The idea is to think ahead to what those failures might be."
Anxiety and Teen Girls with Lisa Damour, PhD
Anxiety among teens and young adults is rising, and studies have shown that it has skyrocketed in girls. One study found that the number of girls who often felt nervous, worried or fearful jumped by 55 percent over a five-year period. What factors are behind rising stress and anxiety in girls and what can we do about it?
Is it Anxiety or a Heart Condition?
Rapid heart rate, shortness of breath, even anxiety can all be symptoms of a common heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation.
Identifying and Treating Anxiety in Kids and Teens
Dr. Angela Mattke, pediatrician, and Dr. Stephen Whiteside, clinical psychologist, about anxiety in kids and teens.
Child Anxiety, It’s Real
If children aren’t taught how to manage their anxiety, doctors say those feelings can build causing other health problems. “When anxiety interferes with a child’s life, their family, their daily functioning, their ability to concentrate, then it’s a problem,” said Dr. Mulchan.