100 Questions & Answers about Anxiety

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2006 - Medical - 207 pages
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Approximately 19 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders, many without knowing why they experience their symptoms. Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient, a patient already in treatment who may wish to understand more deeply the roots of anxiety, or a friend or relative of someone suffering from anxiety, this book offers help. The only volume available to provide both the doctor's and the patient's view, 100 Questions & Answers About Anxiety gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. This book deals directly with the nature of anxiety and its underlying causes, treatment options (including various forms of psychotherapy and medication management), advice on coping with anxiety, sources of support, and much more. Written by psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Dr. Chap Attwell, with commentary from actual patients, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, psychological, or emotional turmoil of this debilitating condition.
 

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Contents

Preface
Introduction
PART ONE
PART TWO
PANIC DISORDERAGORAPHOBIA
ACUTE STRESS DISORDER AND POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
PART THREE
PSYCHOTHERAPY
OTHERALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS FOR ANXIETY
RESOURCES
RATING SCALES
GLOSSARY
INDEX
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