Are You Just Stressed…Or Is It An Anxiety Disorder?

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Are You Just Stressed…Or Is It An Anxiety Disorder?

Prevention Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders There are countless things to worry about, from global warming to what’s for dinner… Expert quote: “Most people would say something like moving or an upcoming wedding are normal stressors, but when it starts to become very intense to the point […]

This Mental Health Issue Is More Prevalent Than All Forms Of Cancer Combined

Huffington Post Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders As many as 4.3 million American adults who work full-time have experienced an anxiety disorder in the past year, according to a new study… Expert quote: “There are ways to get help and there is more than one option available. They […]

Memory loss may not always be first sign of Alzheimer’s

Reuters Andrew Budson, School of Medicine, Alzheimer’s Disease Center While memory loss is thought to be a classical first sign of Alzheimer’s disease, some middle-aged people and younger seniors may initially experience different cognitive problems such as trouble with language or problem solving, a large U.S. study suggests… Expert quote: “You can’t slow the clock […]

Todd Sampson opens his mind to brain training

Australian Financial Review Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders Todd Sampson is standing on the precipice of a Sydney office tower, 21 floors off the ground, preparing to step onto a thin wire cable… Expert quote: “The longer you stay in the situation, the easier it gets.” View […]

How criminal charges became another day at the office for banks

Bloomberg Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy The four, and Switzerland’s UBS, which pleaded guilty to a different charge, agreed to pay $5.7bn (£3.6bn) in fines… Expert quote: “Now it’s a non-event. We have trivialised the criminal penalties, so I don’t know what’s left. It used to be that the fear […]

Do Market Perceptions Create SIFIs? Weekly Wrap

American Banker (subscription required) Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy Mayra Rodríguez Valladares weighed in on the regulatory relief bill backed by Sen. Richard Shelby, arguing that his proposal to increase the asset threshold at which banks are classified as systemically important financial institutions to $500 billion could endanger the […]

United States Watching Burundi With ‘Great Concern,’ As US-Trained Soldiers Take Prominent Role

International Business Times Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center, Pardee School of Global Studies There’s been a possible coup in Burundi, and what happens next could reverberate throughout Africa. But there is another party likely watching very closely what goes on — the White House… Expert quote: “It was clear that […]

Who Is Godefroid Niyombare? Meet The Burundi Army General Who Declared A Coup To Oust President Pierre Nkurunziza

International Business Times Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center Burundi government forces were reportedly on the hunt for Maj. Gen. Godefroid Niyombare, who declared a coup Wednesday to oust President Pierre Nkurunziza after weeks of political and social unrest… Expert quote: “Both motives are probably relevant. But the Burundi army has […]