Tag Archives: anxiey disorders

Millennials More Stressed Than the Rest of Us, Survey Finds

In a country still getting over the shock of terror blasts in Boston, people might be surprised to learn that our national stress level has actually been going down in recent years. Stress levels are lower for most of us with a single exception – young people ages 18 to 33 years. This age demographic […]

How to Manage Anxiety

Telling someone with anxiety to “just relax” is like telling someone with depression to “cheer up.”  Anxiety disorders affect about 40 million American adults (or about 18% of the population) in a given year,causing them to be filled with fearfulness and uncertainty, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. A person with anxiety is […]

All In the Family: Parents with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Growing up is tough these days. But navigating the winding pathways through childhood and adolescence with a parent who suffers from a mental disorder can be devastating psychologically. At the same time, children often report developing strengths and “spiritual reserves” to help them cope. The experience of children being parented by an adult with obsessive […]