Author: The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) – Contact: adaa.org
2016-03-21 – Integrating Research, Practice, and Community conference March 31 to April 3 at Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults and one in eight children in the United States. They interfere with daily functioning and often lead to depression, substance use, suicide attempts, and other disorders.
“Patients often have questions about whether they are receiving the most appropriate care for mood and anxiety disorders…”
Depressive disorders affect about 19 million American adults. More than 50 percent of people diagnosed with depression also have an anxiety disorder. Coexisting anxiety and depression account for the most disabling mental health disorders in the United States.
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Two of the most pressing issues facing mental health professionals are how best to treat patients with anxiety and mood disorders and the future of their field. Experts will discuss these and other relevant topics when they convene at the Anxiety and Depression Conference 2016.
Sponsored by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the conference draws more than 1,000 clinicians and researchers who specialize in anxiety, depression, PTSD and OCD. Under the theme “Integrating Research, Practice, and Community,” they will meet March 31 – April 3 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Distinguished therapists and psychiatrists will focus on the challenges facing those who treat anxiety and mood disorders. These are among the best understood brain disorders, and effective evidence-based psychological and pharmacological treatments are available.
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