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Brain Health with Dr. Nissen

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Brain Health with Dr. Nissen
45 minJUN 1
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As a listener interested in brain health, you may be thinking about the developing brains of your kids, grandkids, or other young loved ones. It can be difficult when kids we love have excessive anxiety about greeting people, being away from Mom, or even going to school. What can we do about this? Is there anything that can help? Today’s show will answer these questions.


So, stay tuned because, in this episode, you’ll learn about a new way to approach anxiety in children known as supportive parenting for anxious childhood emotions (SPACE).


Professor Lebowitz studies and treats childhood and adolescent anxiety and is Director of the Program for Anxiety Disorders at the Yale Child Study Center. His research focuses on the development, neurobiology, and treatment of anxiety and related disorders, with special emphasis on cross-generational and familial influences in these disorders. Dr. Lebowitz is the lead investigator on multiple funded research projects, and is the author of numerous research papers and of books and chapters on childhood and adolescent anxiety. He is also the father of three great boys.


Brain Health with Dr. Nissen brings you advancements in medicine, neuroscience, psychiatry, and nutrition to help you live a better life. Dr. Nissen’s expert interviews reveal new, evidence-based approaches to enhancing mental health, sharpening cognition, and optimizing performance. With topics such as optogenetics, Alzheimer’s disease, neuromodulation, depression, the Mediterranean Diet, and psychedelics, this show is sure to expose listeners to new topics on the frontiers of medicine and neuroscience. Join our community at http://www.drnissen.com/ 


Dr. Nissen is a medical doctor (MD) and TEAM-CBT Therapist. This show is intended for entertainment and educational purposes only and does not substitute personalized medical advice. Please speak with your doctor before attempting any medical or major diet and lifestyle changes.