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Mental Disorders: Anxiety Disorders | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Bipolar Disorder | Child Behavior Disorders | Depression | Dissociative Disorders | Eating Disorders | Factitious Disorders | Impulse Control Disorders | Intellectual Disablities | Personality Disorders | Reactive Attachment Disorder | Schizophrenia | Somatoform Disorders

Substance Abuse: General Substance Abuse | Substance Abuse by Juveniles |Treatment of Substance Abuse | Specific Abused Substances

Other Topics: General Mental Health | Treatment of Mental Disorders | Grief | Stress | Suicide | Co-Dependency and Dysfunctional Families


Anxiety Disorders

(Jump to: Anxiety Disorders in Children & Adolescents | General Information | Organizations | Treatment

Specific Anxiety Disorders: Generalized Anxiety Disorder | Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder | Panic Disorder | Phobias | Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder | Social Anxiety Disorder )

Organizations
Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
International OCD Foundation(IOCDF)
National Center for PTSD:U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (NCPTSD)
National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)


General Information
Let's Talk Facts About Anxiety Disorders:American Psychiatric Association
Anxiety Disorders:NIMH
Science News About Anxiety Disorders:NIMH
Anxiety:MedlinePlus


Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
Treatment:ADAA
Treating and Living With Anxiety:Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Medications for Anxiety Disorders:ADAA
See also specific anxiety disorders below


Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents (General)
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Teens:ADAA
The Anxious Child:AACAP
Children Who Won't Go To School (Separation Anxiety):AACAP
Anxiety Disorders:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]


Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD):NIMH


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
General Information
When Unwanted Thoughts Take Over: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder:NIMH
What You Need to Know About Obsessive Compulsive Disorder:International OCD Foundation
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder:NAMI
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder:ADAA
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder:MedlinePlus
OCD in Children and Adolescents
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents:AACAP
OCD in Children and Teens:International OCD Foundation
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]
Treatment of OCD
Medicine for OCD:International OCD Foundation
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT):International OCD Foundation


Panic Disorder
General Information
Panic Disorder, A Real Illness:NIMH
Panic Disorder:NAMI
Panic Disorder:MedlinePlus
Panic Disorder in Children and Adolescents
Panic Disorder in Children and Adolescents:AACAP
Treatment of Panic Disorder
Treatment of Panic Disorder:American Academy of Family Physicians


Phobias
Let's Talk Facts About Phobias:American Psychiatric Association
Specific Phobias:ADAA
Fears and Phobias:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]
Phobias:MedlinePlus


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
General Information
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder:NIMH
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder:MHA
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder:NAMI
National Center for PTSD:U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder:MedlinePlus
PTSD in Children and Adolescents
Understanding Child Traumatic Stress:NCTSN
Posttraumatic Sress Disorder:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]
Treatment of PTSD
Treatment of PTSD:NCPTSD
Where to Get Help for PTSD:NCPTSD


Social Anxiety Disorder
Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia):ADAA
Social Phobia:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]


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