Internet Use Survey

Internet Use Survey

Are you addicted to the Internet?  Find out if your time online is negatively affecting  your life, take the test HERE.

 

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Free Anxiety Screening Test

The MacAnxiety Research Centre has developed a screening tool for anxiety and depression. The test is free and available online. To complete it, please click “Online Anxiety Screening Test

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Welcome to the MacAnxiety Research Centre

We are a psychiatric research centre located in Hamilton, Ontario. If you would like to participate in our ongoing research studies, please click “Current Research” to see a list of our studies open to recruitment.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Free Webinar, Getting Ready: How to Help Your Child Overcome School Refusal or School Phobia (August 6, 2014)

Getting Ready: How to Help Your Child Overcome School Refusal or School Phobia 
August 6, 2014
7:00 pm EST / 6:00pm CST / 5:00 pm MST / 4:00 pm PST

Anne Marie AlbanoAnne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP

A clinical psychologist, Dr. Albano will address what you need to know about your child’s refusal to go to school and how to find the appropriate effective help.

Format: A live interview, followed by a Q&A session.

Sign Up: Send an e-mail for the login details; type ”School Refusal” in the subject line and include your first and last name.

  • Please send your request by 5:00 pm ET August 6. Sorry, but we cannot respond after that time.
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Free Webinar: Anxiety, Top Ten Reasons Why You Don’t Get Better (July 2, 2014)

Anxiety: Top Ten Reasons Why You Don’t Get Better 
July 2, 2014
7:00 pm EST / 6:00pm CST / 5:00 pm MST / 4:00 pm PST

Sally Winston, PsyD

Sally Winston, PsyD
Co-Director, Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute
of Maryland
 Towson, Maryland

Co-Author, What Every Therapist Needs to Know About Anxiety Disorders: Key Concepts, Insights and Interventions

Dr. Winston will address why your anxiety is not going away, from “You think there is nothing you can do.” to “You are actually trying too hard.” and eight other reasons in between. She’ll describe why you can get better.

Format: A live interview, followed by a Q&A session.

Sign Up: Send an e-mail for the login details; type ”Top 10″ in the subject line and include your first and last name.

  • Please send your request by 5:00 pm ET July 2. Sorry, but we cannot respond after that time.
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Free Webinar: Big Changes in Diagnostic Categories: What Does It Mean for Me? (June 4, 2014)

Watch the recorded webinar here.

Big Changes in Diagnostic Categories: What Does It Mean for Me?
June 4, 2014
7:00 pm EST / 6:00pm CST / 5:00 pm MST / 4:00 pm PST

Katharine Phillips, MD

Katharine Phillips, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Director of Research for Adult Psychiatry
Director, Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program
Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island

Chair, DSM-5 Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum,
Post-Traumatic, and Dissociative Disorders Work Group
Member, DSM-5 Task Force

Dr. Phillips will address what you need to know about the latest changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health providers in the United States. She will focus on anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive and related disorders.

Sample questions: What do the changes mean for me? Will they change my treatment and  insurance coverage? Do I have a new disorder?

Format: A live interview, followed by a Q&A session.

Sign Up: Send an e-mail for the login details; type ”Diagnostic” in the subject line and include your first and last name.

  • Please send your request by 5:00 pm ET June 4. Sorry, but we cannot respond after that time.

 

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Free Webinar: My Age of Anxiety, Live interview with Scott Stossel (May 7, 2014)

Watch the recorded webinar here. 

My Age of Anxiety, Live Interview With Scott Stossel

May 7, 2014
7:00 pm EST / 6:00pm CST / 5:00 pm MST / 4:00 pm PST

Scott StosselScott Stossel is the author of the new book My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind

He is the editor of The Atlantic magazine, and his articles and essays have also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Best American Political Writing, and many other publications.

He lives with his wife and two children in Washington, D.C.

Format: A live interview, followed by a Q&A session.

Sign Up: Send an e-mail for the login details; type ”Stossel” in the subject line and include your first and last name. (Please send requests by May 7, 2014 at 5pm)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Free Online ADHD Screening Tool

Take the Online ADHD Screening Test – the ASRS

Complete the online ADHD Screening Test by clicking the link below, the screening test opens in a new window.

CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SCREENING TEST


Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Free Webinar: Treatments for Anxious and Depressed Kid and Teens (April 16, 2014)

Watch the recorded webinar here.

Treatments for Anxious and Depressed Kids and Teens
April 16, 2014 
7:00 pm EST / 6:00pm CST / 5:00 pm MST / 4:00 pm PST

Daniel S. Pine, MDDaniel S. Pine, MD

Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience
Chief, Emotion and Development Branch, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program (NIMH)

Dr. Pine, who specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry, will discuss medication and psychosocial treatments for kids and teens who are suffering from anxiety and depression.

Format: A live 35-minute audiovisual presentation will be followed by a brief Q&A session.

Sign up now: Send an e-mail for the login details; please type Attend Webinar in the subject line and include your first and last name. There are no fees. We look forward to your joining us. Attendance is limited to 100 participants. (For best results, use Internet Explorer as your browser).

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Free Webinar: Handling OCD (March 12, 2014)

Watch the recorded webinar here.

Handling OCD

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
7:00 pm EST / 6:00pm CST / 5:00 pm MST / 4:00 pm PST

Reid Wilson, PhD

Reid Wilson, PhD

Director
Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Dr. Wilson will speak specifically and directly about a counterintuitive, paradoxical self-help strategy to respond to obsessions and compulsions moment-by-moment.

Listen to Dr. Wilson’s podcast The Art of Persuasion: Changing the Mind on OCD.

Format: A live 35-minute audiovisual presentation will be followed by a brief Q&A session.

Sign up: Send an e-mail for the login details; please type Attend Webinar in the subject line and include your first and last name. There are no fees. We look forward to your joining us. Attendance is limited to 100 participants. (For best results, use Internet Explorer as your browser). 

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Video: The Worry Wizard

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Video: Generalized Anxiety Disorder

A personal account of life with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD).

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment