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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Video)

In the last decade, the United States has experienced a series of man-made and natural disasters. This video focuses on NIMH research in the area of traumatic stress reactions, and specifically, mental health issues among U.S. service members.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

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Anxiety Disorders

This guide describes the symptoms, causes, and treatments of the major anxiety disorders, with information on getting help and coping with anxiety.

Review Date: October 28, 2014

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Clinical Trials at the National Institute of Mental Health

Find out about new and ongoing mental health clinical research trials and what you and your health care provider need to know before making a decision to participate in a trial.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

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Find a Professional Therapist

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America provides a list of its members who have identified themselves as mental health providers. For ease of use, these providers are listed geographically.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

How to Get Help for Anxiety Disorders

If you have had feelings of fearfulness and uncertainty for over six months, you may have an anxiety disorder. See your doctor. Effective therapies help most people with anxiety disorders lead productive, fulfilling lives.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

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Painful Shyness in Children and Adults

Psychological help is needed when a person avoids or frequently withdraws from social situations, experiences emotional discomfort, or is extremely concerned about evaluation or rejection. Learn more about painful shyness.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

American Psychological Association

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Easy to Read)

PTSD is a real illness. You can get PTSD after living through or seeing a dangerous event, such as war, hurricane, or bad accident. PTSD makes you feel stressed and afraid after the danger is over. If you have PTSD, you can get treatment and feel better.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

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Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)

Social phobia is a strong fear of being judged by others and of being embarrassed. This fear can be so strong that it gets in the way of going to work or school or doing other everyday things. Find out more about the symptoms and treatment for this type of anxiety disorder. .

Review Date: October 14, 2014

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When Worry Gets Out of Control: Generalized Anxiety Disorder

People with generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, worry a lot about everyday things, even if there is little or no reason to worry about them. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms and treatment that is right for you.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

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