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Generalized Anxiety Disorder

On Being a Mom on Meds

Whitney Fisch | Posted 06.26.2014 | Parents
Whitney Fisch

The first three months of my child's life weren't the fairy tale I thought they would be. I was more exhausted then I had ever been and I was also sad. I didn't feel pure joy. I remember pure fear.

We Are Totally Not Supposed to Talk About This at All

Corbyn Hightower | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Corbyn Hightower

So in a few days, I need to figure out a way to bring my job out there into my world. That's my medicine, I think -- my town and the people in it. Just to be near them, to look at their faces and maybe smile and get a smile back.

Is It Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Or Just Extreme Worry?

Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/07/2013 01:15 PM EDT on LiveScience Editor's Note: With the release of the latest edition...

Is It Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Or Just Extreme Worry?

Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/07/2013 01:15 PM EDT on LiveScience Editor's Note: With the release of the latest edition...

Royce White Suspended Amid Dispute Over Mental Illness: What Is It?

Posted 01.08.2013 | Black Voices

Houston Rockets' officials announced Sunday that the organization would be suspending rookie Royce White amid ongoing debate over how to best address ...

Field Trial Results Guide DSM Recommendations

David J. Kupfer, M.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
David J. Kupfer, M.D.

Two years ago, the American Psychiatric Association announced the start of field trials of proposed diagnostic criteria for the future DSM-5. And now, as the first comprehensive analyses of that effort are published, what's clear is just how well the field trials did their job.

How Does One Overcome Anxiety?

Quora | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Nan Waldman, Quora User Consider reparenting yourself. Imagine an ideal parent loving you completel...

Oh my GAD: Confessions of a Neurotic Jewish Mother

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 07.08.2012 | Parents
Shira Hirschman Weiss

I don't remember having an obsessive mind as a child. I don't recall mulling things over and second-guessing decisions and, as my friends and family call it, "harping."

'Xanax' Nation? My Anti-Anxiety Meds Give Me Enough to Worry About

Kaitlin Bell Barnett | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Kaitlin Bell Barnett

Journalists love declaring that psychiatric medications symbolize some slice of the zeitgeist. So I can't say I was entirely surprised when I opened my mailbox the other day and saw New York Magazine's latest cover article proclaiming that this is the era of Xanax.

The Stock Market Needs Meds

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

The stock market has struggled through periodic bouts of bi-polar depression and mania over the course of the last several years. Isn't there something we can prescribe to mellow the poor fellow out?