Category: David Barlow

Stop Blaming Newtown Tragedy On Mental Illness

December 18th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, David Barlow, Newsmakers, The Daily Beast 0 comments

1/27/11 2:20:39 PM -- Boston, Massachusetts Boston University -1/27/11-   CAS Prof. David Barlow leads the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD).Photo by Kalman Zabarsky  for Boston University PhotographyThe Daily Beast
David Barlow, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders

In the wake of the terrible events of last Friday in Newtown, which left 27 dead—20 of them young schoolchildren—social media such as Twitter and Facebook played a key role in communicating the shocking news and expressing an international sense of outrage and grief…

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Frighten away your fears

July 3rd, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, David Barlow, Newsmakers, Sydney Morning Herald 0 comments

1/27/11 2:20:39 PM -- Boston, Massachusetts Boston University -1/27/11-   CAS Prof. David Barlow leads the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD).Photo by Kalman Zabarsky  for Boston University PhotographySydney Morning Herald
David Barlow, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders

I’ve always erred on the cautious, control-freakish side of the road…

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From “Irritable Heart” to “Shellshock”: How Post-Traumatic Stress Became a Disease

April 4th, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, David Barlow, Newsmakers 0 comments

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David Barlow, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders

When people have suffered a violent or horrifying experience, the trauma can follow them around for years — and we call that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)…

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Anxiety and depression

February 1st, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, David Barlow, Newsmakers 0 comments

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David Barlow, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders

Surveys show that many people with major depression also have an anxiety disorder, while half of anxiety-disorder sufferers also have symptoms of clinical depression…

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