Feature Interview (12:30) – Dr. Kevin Majeres, a psychiatrist practicing in Cambridge, MA who also teaches at Harvard Medical School, discusses anxiety: what it is, what causes it, what makes it worse, and what makes it better, including cognitive behavioral therapy.
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Also in this episode:
Background Info (00:30) – Mental Health Conditions: Depression and Anxiety adaa.org/about-adaa/press-room/facts-statistics
Medical Trivia (Answer at 48:07) – The top four drugs prescribed to treat anxiety are the number 14, 20, 21, 31 and 57 most prescribed drugs in America. They all belong to the same class of drugs. What class is this, and can you name the generic or brand-name of any one of them.
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