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Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is probably one of the most distressing human emotions. Anxiety disorders can now be differentiated by means of specific, well-researched, diagnostic criteria. Select information on a specific anxiety disorder below.

A common brain pathway for anxiety and social behavior

Prof Christine Lochner on OCD

Listen to Prof Christine Lochner (MRC Unit on Anxiety and Stress Disorders) on OCD

The Real Cost of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

The devastating effects of the mental illness, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)  are widely misunderstood.

Overcrowded ERs, PTSD signs tied in heart patients

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Information on:

(1) Generalised Anxiety Disorder information sheet;  brochure (2) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder information sheet;  brochure (3) Panic Disorder information sheet;  brochure (4) […]

Chronic Worriers at Higher Risk for PTSD, Research Finds

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When Anxiety Interrupts a Child’s Life

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Therapy Helps Kids Rebound from PTSD

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J.K. Rowling’s Battle With OCD

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University of Stellenbosch
South African Medical Research Council
University of Cape Town