Category: Todd Farchione

This Is What A Panic Attack Physically Feels Like

Huffington Post Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders For the millions of American adults who suffer from anxiety and panic disorders, panic attacks may be one of the most prevalent and persistent symptoms. And while the experience of a panic attack is different for each individual, there is one universal […]

5 Of The Most Helpful Things You Can Say To Someone With Anxiety

Huffington Post Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders For those who haven’t been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, it might be difficult to truly comprehend what’s going on inside the mind of the 40 million American adults who live with the condition… Expert quote: “These are human emotions that we […]

How to Tell if You’re Having a Panic Attack – and What to Do

U.S. News & World Report Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders The sudden rushes of intense dread or distress are scary, but they’re also treatable… Expert quote: “The body is responding as though a threat is immediately present. So all the symptoms people experience [during a panic attack] – increased […]

8 Things Only People With Anxiety Understand

Huffington Post Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders For the 40 million American adults who suffer from anxiety and panic disorders, everyday life can be a little more challenging than most people realize… Expert quote: “It’s a bad strategy to tell someone to ‘calm down’ — mostly because it doesn’t […]

World Safer Than Ever Despite Terror Attacks And Mass Shootings, Experts Say

Associated Press Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders It almost feels these days as if there is no safe place – that after global jihad strikes a Nairobi shopping mall or a deranged shooter invades the Washington Navy Yard, the next target could very well be our own […]

Where prey can be predator

Sentinel & Enterprise Thomas Cottle, School of Education Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders When former middle-school teacher Mary Kay Letourneau made headlines in 1997 for being accused and then convicted of having sex with a 12-year-old male student, such cases — especially ones in which a female […]