Arash Javanbakht

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Arash serves as the director of the Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic (STARC). He is a board-certified psychiatrist and completed his residency at the University of Michigan. His clinical work is mainly focused on anxiety and trauma-related disorders, and PTSD. He often helps civilians and first responders with PTSD. His clinic utilizes pharmacotherapy (medication), psychotherapy, exercise, and lifestyle modification to help patients achieve their full capacity for a fulfilling life.

Anxiety Due to Absence of Exposure to Real Danger Erraticus Image by Connor Moynihan

Anxiety Due to Absence of Exposure to Real Danger

To better understand how anxiety works in us, we have to see fear in the context where it evolved—with hunter-gatherers thousands of years ago.