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Celebrities Open Up About Having Anxiety and Other Mental Health Issues

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and many celebrities and prominent public figures are using the month as an opportunity to speak out about the mental health issues that affect them. Mental health disorders like anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), dyslexia, autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and others will be highlighted and humanized…

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

As a strategy for transcendence rather than coping, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is an intriguing option for many people suffering from mental health disorders. Therapists who specialize in ACT believe we all have the potential to live a full and rich life, and that our encounters with depression, anxiety, phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic…

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Art Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Art therapy is a holistic, mind- and heart-engaging practice with a proven track record of success in mental health treatment. Counselors with expertise in this form of therapy often recommend it for people struggling with anxiety disorders, and art therapy for anxiety has helped an impressive number of men, women, adolescents and children regain their…

Women taking generalized anxiety disorder medication

FDA-Approved GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder) Medications

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a relatively common form of diagnosable anxiety that triggers outsized or unwarranted worry about a variety of everyday events or situations. Doctors commonly use medications as part of the treatment for this condition. Some of these medications are specifically approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for GAD treatment.…