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How Shy Is Too Shy?
Dr. Raquel Cumba discusses how selective mutism is different from shyness, and how the inability to speak is not the same (but can co-occur with) social anxiety disorder.- Raquel Cumba, PhD
Why Are Teenagers So Sleep-Deprived?
A perfect storm of biology, technology, homework and overscheduling is keeping them up all hours, and school starts too early in the morning- Juliann Garey
Can a fear of vomiting actually cause someone to vomit?
Nausea and other physical symptoms of anxiety are part of the body's "fight or flight" response. An anxious stomach paired with a fear of vomiting can create a vicious cycle.- Janine Domingues, PhD
What Is Assisted Outpatient Treatment?
Court-ordered treatment for severe mental illness isn't new, but recent acts of violence have made it a topic of national debate. Is it right? And does it save lives?- Harry Kimball
How to Help Kids Deal With Rejection
Learning to rebound from failure is a key emotional skill that will serve kids well. Don't minimize feelings. Do Encourage Resiliency.
Scott Stossel on Helping Kids Cope With Anxiety: 'Push Gently'
The Atlantic editor relates his experience growing up and raising kids with severe anxiety . His advice: supportively help a child experience situations that cause anxious responses.
My daughter says "you can't control my thoughts" when I try to comfort her. What can I do?
If your daughter seems to be struggling too much, a professional can teach her strategies to use when she's feeling very upset.- Rachel Busman, PsyD
Civilians’ Duty this Memorial Day
Tips for welcoming back returning veterans and showing your appreciation to them and their families.- Jamie Howard, PhD
How DBT Works
Dr. Alec Miller describes how the approach for treating borderline personality disorder can help people with very troubling behaviors by seeing someone else's point of view.
Hear Our Voices: Individuals Who Have Overcome SM
Join us for a panel of individuals who lived with SM and learn about their varied paths to overcoming it.