The speakers are: Dr. Frank Schneier Research Psychiatrist, Clinical Therapeutics, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Dr. Anne Marie Albano Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry) Director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders,
Columbia University Medical Center
They will be describing what Separation Anxiety is, what the symptoms are and how to treat it.
It is a psychological condition in which a person experiences inappropriate and excessive fear and distress when faced with situations of separation from the home or from a specific attachment figure. The anxiety that is expressed is categorized as being atypical of the expected developmental level and age.
For more information on the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders please go to http://www.anxietytreatmentnyc.org/ or call 212-246-5740
For more information about participating in our research treatment study on Adult Separation Anxiety, contact Rob Valdovinos at (646) 774-8113 or at email@example.com or go to http://columbia-generalizedanxiety.org/