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Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Kerry Ressler,Daniel Pine,Barbara Rothbaum
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  • Release Date :2015-04-15
  • Total pages :448
  • ISBN : 0199395144
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Summary : Anxiety affects millions, manifesting as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, phobias, post-traumatic-stress disorder (PTSD), and social anxiety disorder. Not only are anxiety disorders common, but they are also crippling, frequently co-occurring and predict high risk for depressive disorders. Shared mechanisms may explain the overlapping features of many anxiety disorders and account for associations with other highly-impairing conditions, such as major depression and substance use. Beyond risk for specific disorders, anxiety also predicts a number of other adverse outcomes, including suicidal behavior, medical problems, social, and economic difficulties. Conversely, disorder-specific mechanisms may also exist and explain the unique features of each syndrome. Thus, it is important to understand both shared and specific aspects of anxiety. The Primer on Anxiety Disorders provides early-stage practitioners and trainees, as well as seasoned clinicians and researchers, with need-to-know knowledge on diagnosis and treatment. Clinical cases are used throughout the book to enhance understanding of and illustrate specific disorders, comorbid conditions and clinical issues. To facilitate an integrative approach, content allows clinicians to understand patient characteristics and tailor interventions. The integrated approach of each chapter includes recent research on genetics and neuroscience to understand the mechanisms of anxiety disorders, focusing on the forthcoming new nosology in DSM-5. Chapters further integrate innovative advances in clinical research providing research on a range of discoveries regarding biomarkers of illness, biological predictors of treatments and the effect of treatment on neurocircuitry.

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Helen Blair Simpson,Yuval Neria,Roberto Lewis-Fernández,Franklin Schneier
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  • Release Date :2010-08-26
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 1139490664
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Summary : Anxiety disorders are amongst the most common of all mental health problems. Research in this field has exploded over recent years, yielding a wealth of new information in domains ranging from neurobiology to cultural anthropology to evidence-based treatment of specific disorders. This book offers a variety of perspectives on new developments and important controversies relevant to the theory, research, and clinical treatment of this class of disorders. Clinicians will find reviews of state-of-the-art treatments for panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as controversies over diagnostic and treatment issues. Researchers will find in-depth consideration of important selected topics, including genetics, neuroimaging, animal models, contemporary psychoanalytic theory, and the impact of stressors. This book illustrates the enormous advances that have occurred in anxiety research and describes the evolving multi-disciplinary efforts that will shape the future of the field.

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : D. S. Baldwin,B. E. Leonard
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  • Release Date :2013
  • Total pages :184
  • ISBN : 3318024635
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Summary : A topical and comprehensive description of current developments in the pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders Anxiety disorders are not uncommon and are often 'comorbid' with other forms of mental disorders. This publication provides an update on the origins and the causes of anxiety disorders and their related symptoms. Its focus is on neuroimaging and neuroinflammation and genetics as well as areas where an overlap may exist with abnormal cardiovascular physiology. Further it takes a closer look at the early phases of anxiety disorder and the potential effects of prolonged illness prior to diagnosis and also investigates recent research findings about the neuroimmunology of depression and the immunomodulatory effects of antidepressants. It also examines the neuroinflammatory hypothesis about anxiety disorders and concludes with the succinct but evidence-based and comprehensive reports on the value of pharmacological treatments used for generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and obsessive- compulsive disorder. The topics covered in this publication will certainly make it essential reading for both novice and expert practitioners in psychiatric medicine, but its appeal should extend even further and include those researching the neuropsychobiology of anxiety or trying to improve our grasp of posttraumatic stress disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder.

CBT For Anxiety Disorders

CBT For Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Gregoris Simos,Stefan G. Hofmann
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  • Release Date :2013-03-05
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 1118316762
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Summary : CBT for Anxiety Disorders presents a comprehensive overview of the latest anxiety disorder-specific treatment techniques contributed by the foremost experts in various CBT approaches. Summarizes the state-of-the-art CBT approaches for each of the DSM anxiety disorders Represents a one-stop tool for researchers, clinicians, and students on CBT for anxiety disorders Features world leading CBT authors who provide an up to date description of their respective treatment approaches in a succinct, and clinician-tailored, fashion

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Author : Richard G. Heimberg,Cynthia L. Turk,Douglas S. Mennin
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  • Release Date :2004-01-28
  • Total pages :446
  • ISBN : 9781572309722
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Summary : In the last decade, tremendous progress has been made in understanding and addressing generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), a prevalent yet long-neglected syndrome associated with substantial functional impairment and reduced life satisfaction. This comprehensive, empirically based volume brings together leading authorities to review the breadth of current knowledge on the phenomenology, etiology, pathological mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment of GAD. Provided are psychological and neurobiological models of the disorder that combine cutting-edge research and clinical expertise. Assessment strategies are detailed and promising intervention approaches described in depth, including cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, psychodynamic, and pharmacological therapies. Also covered are special issues in the treatment of GAD in children, adolescents, and older adults.

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Sucheta Connolly,Cynthia Petty,David Simpson,Christine Elaine Collins,Pat Levitt
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  • Release Date :2006-01-01
  • Total pages :132
  • ISBN : 1438118376
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Summary : From obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD) to phobias, millions of people suffer from anxiety that affects their everyday lives. Anxiety Disorders examines the types of anxiety disorders and treatments that may help people who suffer from them.

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Cherlene Pedrick,Bruce M. Hyman
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  • Release Date :2012-05-01
  • Total pages :112
  • ISBN : 0761388524
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Summary : Millions of Americans-more than 16 percent of teens and adults-live with some type of anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are a group of disorders that include panic disorder, agoraphobia, general anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder, among others. Once viewed as "worrywarts," people with anxiety disorders are now taken seriously. According to recent studies quoted in USA TODAY, The Nation's No.1 Newspaper, anxiety disorders can lead to "higher blood pressure and heart rates, less effective immune systems, surges of stress hormones that strain the heart, more depression, and perhaps even shorter life spans."In this book, you will read case studies of people living with anxiety disorders and how they handle their conditions. You'll learn about the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of anxiety disorders and will discover coping strategies and treatments. These facts will give you the information you need to recognize and understand anxiety disorders and to reach out for help. Identifying anxiety disorders in yourself, a friend, or a family member is the first step toward effectively managing your condition.

Textbook of Anxiety Disorders

Textbook of Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Dan J. Stein,Eric Hollander,Barbara O. Rothbaum
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  • Release Date :2009-08-17
  • Total pages :822
  • ISBN : 1585629006
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Summary : Acclaimed as "a tremendous contribution to the field of psychiatry" (Doody's Health Science Book Review Journal), the Textbook of Anxiety Disorders is now available in an expanded second edition. The new edition continues to offer both clinicians and researchers a single-volume resource that covers not only progress in clinical interventions but also the latest advances in theoretical knowledge. Following a comprehensive overview of anxiety disorders, the book provides detailed coverage of seven specific DSM-IV-TR diagnoses: generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), mixed anxiety-depression, panic disorder, social phobia, specific phobias, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Each section covers the latest thinking on symptomatology and pathogenesis, then provides evidence-based clinical recommendations for pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. All chapters have been expanded and fully updated with new research findings. Many chapters have been entirely rewritten by new authors to provide fresh insight into such topics as integrated treatment of anxiety disorders; pharmacotherapy for GAD, OCD, and panic disorder; psychotherapy for OCD and PTSD; anxiety disorders in the elderly; anxiety accompanying substance abuse; and the economic and social costs of anxiety. In addition, new chapters on anxious traits and temperaments, the neuropsychology of anxiety disorders, and anxiety and insomnia enhance this comprehensive edition. Each chapter now includes a concise summary of key clinical points that helps readers put findings into practice -- as well as recommended readings that provide access to essential reports. Standing at the cutting edge of anxiety disorder research and clinical practice, this authoritative volume deserves a place on the reference shelf of any busy clinician, researcher, or educator. It will be invaluable to all mental health care professionals interested in the latest developments in understanding and treating these complex and costly disorders.

Pediatric Anxiety Disorders

Pediatric Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Scott N. Compton,Marianne A. Villabo,Hanne Kristensen
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  • Release Date :2019-03-28
  • Total pages :570
  • ISBN : 0128130059
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Summary : Pediatric Anxiety Disorders provides a critical, updated and comprehensive overview of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents based on the current state of empirical research. The book provides specific clinical recommendations which integrate new knowledge from neuroscience and innovative delivery formats for interventions. This is the first reference to examine anxiety diagnoses in accordance with the latest edition of the DSM-5, including childhood onset disorders, such as Separation Anxiety Disorder, Selective Mutism, Specific Phobia, Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. The book assists clinicians in critically appraising the certainty of the evidence-base and the strength of clinical recommendations. Uses the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the DSM-5 Includes the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) approach in assessing guideline development Focuses on advances in etiology, assessment and treatment Presents new advances in our understanding of the brain behind fear and anxiety Uses a stepped care approach to treatment

A Fresh Look at Anxiety Disorders

A Fresh Look at Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Federico Durbano
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  • Release Date :2015-09-09
  • Total pages :358
  • ISBN : 9535121499
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Summary : This book, the ideal following of the previous New Insights into Anxiety Disorders, collects papers of a number of clinical psychiatrists all over the world, giving their contribution to the comprehension and clinical management of anxiety disorders. Following the previously edited book on anxiety, this new one will focus on some specific clinical issues such as PTSD, psychosomatics, and complementary approaches to anxiety management themes which were not discussed in the previous book.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®)

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®)
  • Author : American Psychiatric Association
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  • Release Date :2013-05-22
  • Total pages :991
  • ISBN : 0890425574
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Summary : This new edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings -- inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care. New features and enhancements make DSM-5® easier to use across all settings: The chapter organization reflects a lifespan approach, with disorders typically diagnosed in childhood (such as neurodevelopmental disorders) at the beginning of the manual, and those more typical of older adults (such as neurocognitive disorders) placed at the end. Also included are age-related factors specific to diagnosis. The latest findings in neuroimaging and genetics have been integrated into each disorder along with gender and cultural considerations. The revised organizational structure recognizes symptoms that span multiple diagnostic categories, providing new clinical insight in diagnosis. Specific criteria have been streamlined, consolidated, or clarified to be consistent with clinical practice (including the consolidation of autism disorder, Asperger's syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder into autism spectrum disorder; the streamlined classification of bipolar and depressive disorders; the restructuring of substance use disorders for consistency and clarity; and the enhanced specificity for major and mild neurocognitive disorders). Dimensional assessments for research and validation of clinical results have been provided. Both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM codes are included for each disorder, and the organizational structure is consistent with the new ICD-11 in development. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, including psychologists, counselors, nurses, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists.

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Stephen M. Stahl,Bret A. Moore
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  • Release Date :2013
  • Total pages :293
  • ISBN : 0415509831
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Summary : Drs. Stephen M. Stahl and Bret A. Moore have created an instant classic in Anxiety Disorders: A Guide for Integrating Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy. Anxiety Disorders is a comprehensive reference for the psychiatry and psychology student, intern, or resident, early career psychiatrist or psychologist, and the busy clinician. It distills the most important information regarding combined treatments for anxiety and presents the material in an easily accessible, understandable, and readable format. Each chapter addresses a specific type of disorder: PTSD, panic, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and other disorders, and is authored by prominent clinicians with years of experience in providing integrated, individualized treatments. With its thorough exploration of psychopharmacological treatments, psychosocial treatments, and, crucially, the integration of the two, Anxiety Disorders is a text no 21st-century clinician or student can afford to be without.

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : American Psychiatric Association
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  • Release Date :2015-08-27
  • Total pages :128
  • ISBN : 1615370366
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Summary : Anxiety Disorders: DSM-5® Selections is crafted around a specific disorder cited in DSM-5®. This selection provides a comprehensive overview of the process of diagnosing anxiety disorders while serving as a reference guide to assist in the diagnosis of individual patients. The disorder-specific resource is an invaluable addition to the DSM-5® collection and an important contribution to the mental health profession. This book contains the critical disorder-specific content from these four titles: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5®) DSM-5® Clinical Cases DSM-5® Self-Exam Questions DSM-5® Guidebook

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Gillian Butler,Melanie Fennell,Ann Hackmann
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  • Release Date :2010-04-20
  • Total pages :224
  • ISBN : 1606238698
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Summary : Helping therapists bring about enduring change when treating clients with any anxiety disorder, this invaluable book combines expert guidance, in-depth exploration, and innovative clinical strategies. The authors draw on extensive experience and research to provide a framework for constructing lucid formulations of complex cases. They identify obstacles that frequently arise during the early, middle, and later stages of treatment and present a wide range of practical solutions. The volume demonstrates clear-cut yet flexible ways to enhance client engagement, foster metacognitive awareness, facilitate emotional processing, address low self-esteem and fear of uncertainty, and much more. Reproducible handouts and forms are included.

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Gerard Emilien,Cecile Durlach,Ulla Lepola,Timothy Dinan
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  • Release Date :2012-12-06
  • Total pages :298
  • ISBN : 3034881576
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Summary : In this book, the discussion of the normal and pathological aspects of anxiety is critically examined. A chapter on the molecular basis of anxiety is included, outlining the potential of such approach in the discovery of novel effective pharmacological interventions. The face validity, predictability and usefulness of animal models in the design of valid new efficacious products are discussed. Separate chapters dedicated to each particular type of anxiety such as generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, posttraumatic stress disorder, panic and obsessive-compulive disorder are included. This book should be of benefit to psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, general practitioners, nurses, students and all those engaged in neuropsychiatric research.