Stress and anxiety are the norm for an estimated one in three adults suffering from a serious anxiety disorder. But a number of effective treatments are available, according to researchers in the SMU Department of Psychology.

SMU Anxiety Research & Treatment Program researchers Jasper Smits and Mark Powers will explain how new science is affecting the treatment of such common disorders as post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and social phobia, at the Godbey Lecture Series “lunch-and-learn” sessions April 12 and April 19 at 11 a.m. at Maggiano’s, NorthPark Center.

Tickets are $45 per event for Godbey Lecture Series members; $65 for non-members. Advanced registration is required; contact 214/768-2532 or

For more details on the Anxiety Research & Treatment Program, click here. And for more information about the Godbey Lecture Series, click here.