One Woman’s Struggles with Treatment-Resistant Anxiety

One Woman’s Struggles with Treatment-Resistant Anxiety

My Escape From Anxiety was published by the Wall Street Journal on 4-28-17.  No matter what you think of the WJS’s politics, they provide superb, non-partisan coverage of health, science and technology, and this article Accessing this article may require a WSJ subscription.  This article describes the author’s problems with pretty severe anxiety, which may sound familiar to many therapist, her struggles to get and accurate diagnosis, the limited benefits that she obtained from medication, and her eventual progress with a combination of medication and therapy. She provides current statistics about the number of people who suffer from treatment- resistant anxiety.  This article may be provided to patients with questions about their own anxiety challenges, as it may provide both current info and hope for them.

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