Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders : A Pocket Guide For Primary Care

5 (1 rating by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author)  , Foreword by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

This pocket guide is designed to help the primary care practitioner recognize, diagnose, and manage anxiety disorders in a busy clinical practice. It presents an easy-to-follow, step-by-step approach, and offers practical points based on both real patient-care experience and review of current medical literature. The guide includes helpful chapters on psychopharmacology, psychopharmacotherapy, and psychologic treatment for the anxiety disorders.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 126 x 202 x 22mm | 358.34g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2008 ed.
  • 145 Tables, black and white; 1 Illustrations, black and white; XVIII, 266 p. 1 illus.
  • 1588299236
  • 9781588299239
  • 2,456,740

Review quote

From the reviews: "This book provides evidence-based information for busy primary care physicians who wish to expand their knowledge of anxiety disorders. ... Primary care practitioners who wish to improve their recognition and management of anxiety disorders are the audience. ... an excellent resource for quick reference, especially in between patient appointments, which is often the appeal of a pocket guide. ... I would recommend this book to a primary care practitioner, at any level of training ... ." (Helen Macey, Doody's Review Service, September, 2008)show more

Back cover copy

Recognition and treatment of psychiatric disorders is a rapidly growing demand for today's busy primary care practitioners. In Anxiety Disorders: A Pocket Guide for Primary Care, distinguished clinicians combine over a century of experience into concise, practical information and techniques for the diagnosis, evaluation, and effective management of psychiatric disorders. This indispensable resource offers an easy to understand overview of anxiety disorders including adjustment disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and substance-induced anxiety disorder. The authors examine key somatic complaints and comorbidities that often mask underlying psychiatric problems and illuminate extremely effective treatment modalities in both psychological and pharmacotherapy. With proper evaluation and management, primary care practitioners will bring greater quality of life to individuals affected by anxiety disorders. Anxiety Disorders: A Pocket Guide for Primary Care is a most-timely resource for diagnosing mental disease, educating patients, and improving treatment outcomes.show more

Table of contents

ANXIETY DISORDERS A POCKET GUIDE for PRIMARY CARE Contents Contributing Authors ............................................................................... Preface.................................................................................................. Foreword............................................................................................... David M. Morgan, MD Acknowledgments.................................................................................... Chapters 1 Overview of Anxiety and the Anxiety Disorders.......................................... John R. Vanin 2 Brief Psychiatric History and Mental Status Examination............................. John R. Vanin 3 Psychopharmacology........................................................................... John R. Vanin 4 Psychopharmacotherapy...................................................................... John R. Vanin 5 Psychotherapy.................................................................................... Kevin T. Larkin 6 Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety.......................................................... John R. Vanin 7 Panic Disorder....................................... James D. Helsley 8 Specific Phobia.................................................................................. John R. Vanin 9 Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)................................................... James D. Helsley 10 Obsessive-CompulsiveDisorder............................................................ James D. Helsley 11 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.............................................................. James D. Helsley 12 Generalized Anxiety Disorder.............................................chr(1show more

Review Text

From the reviews: "This book provides evidence-based information for busy primary care physicians who wish to expand their knowledge of anxiety disorders. ... Primary care practitioners who wish to improve their recognition and management of anxiety disorders are the audience. ... an excellent resource for quick reference, especially in between patient appointments, which is often the appeal of a pocket guide. ... I would recommend this book to a primary care practitioner, at any level of training ... ." (Helen Macey, Doody's Review Service, September, 2008)show more

Rating details

1 ratings
5 out of 5 stars
5 100% (1)
4 0% (0)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X