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and treatment of mental illnesses.

Event Summaries about Anxiety Disorders

  • August 11, 2022
    Virtual
    As children prepare to return to school during these uncertain times, NIMH is conducting a Facebook Live event on the nation’s youth mental health crisis featuring Deputy Director Shelli Avenevoli, Ph.D.
  • August 24, 2021
    Whether in-person or virtually, going back to school can be stressful for students, parents, and teachers—especially while navigating a pandemic. During this Instagram event, Krystal Lewis, Ph.D., a licensed clinical psychologist at NIMH, discussed causes or triggers of stress and coping techniques to help reduce anxiety and improve the transition back to school.
  • January 14, 2021
    NIMH hosted a livestream event on managing stress and anxiety during the pandemic with NIMH expert Dr. Krystal Lewis.
  • November 12, 2020
    Webinar
    On November 12, Dr. Martin Paulus, Scientific Director and President of the Laureate Institute for Brain Research in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was the guest speaker in the NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series, which focuses on innovation, invention, and scientific discovery. Dr. Paulus discussed whether computational approaches to psychiatry - using computer models to describe the relationship between the brain’s neurobiology, its environment, and mental symptoms - can be useful to better develop and rigorously test an explanatory basis for mental disorders.
  • November 12, 2017
    Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
    On November 12, 2017, NIMH hosted a mini-symposium to introduce new and burgeoning field of computational psychiatry. Computational psychiatry applies cutting-edge quantitative methods and theoretical models to investigate neural or cognitive phenomena relevant to psychiatric diseases. Presentations covered practical examples of theory- and data-driven computational models of cognitive deficits associated with schizophrenia, emotion regulation, anxiety, and drug addiction.