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Stress, Anxiety and the Holidays

Stress and anxiety can arise if we’re feeling overwhelmed. The antidote: Be realistic, plan ahead, be kind to yourself

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Advice to Parents on Diagnosing and Treating Anxiety Disorders in Young People

Dr. Francis Lee, is the Mortimer D. Sackler Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, and an attending psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

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Team Up for Research

In 2017, Lindsey – an engineer and former collegiate track and field athlete – spent the entire year raising money for mental health research by documenting her journey as she ran a new race each month throughout North America.

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Parents of Children with Anxiety Disorders

There are three things that we usually look at to tell the difference between abnormal anxiety that is part of an anxiety disorder, and the anxiety that children, or really anybody, experiences as a normal part of life. The first and probably the most important thing we look at is whether there is impairment—anxiety that interferes with a person’s ability to function and leads to avoidance.

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