Concise Guide to Anxiety Disorders

Concise Guide to Anxiety Disorders

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Concise Guide to Anxiety Disorders summarizes the latest research and translates it into practical treatment strategies for the best clinical outcomes. Designed for daily use in the clinical setting, it serves as an instant library of current information, quick to access and easy to understand.Running the gamut of anxiety-related illnesses -- panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, social phobia, and specific phobia -- this comprehensive handbook includes  Comprehensive information in a single source. The discussion of each disorder includes information on etiology, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, course and prognosis, biological and psychological theories, medications and interventional treatments, psychotherapeutic treatments, and combined treatments -- all in a single user-friendly resource to save you time. Fast, easy access to information. With the detailed table of contents and index, you'll pinpoint the facts you need in seconds. Convenient tables help you comprehend information quickly.  Strategies and methods reflecting the latest research. Consult Concise Guide to Anxiety Disorders, and you'll know that you're making the best decisions, based on up-to-the-minute research findings. Every clinician who diagnoses and treats patients with anxiety disorders -- including psychiatrists, residents and medical students, psychologists, and mental health professionals -- will find Concise Guide to Anxiety Disorders invaluable for making informed treatment decisions.
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 106.7 x 162.6 x 17.8mm | 204.12g
  • American Psychiatric Association Publishing
  • VA, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 38 Tables, unspecified
  • 1585620807
  • 9781585620807
  • 2,502,991

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"This compact, pocket-sized review of the anxiety disorders, written by two experts with both research and clinical expertise, has a soothing, lime-green cover, a simple, succinct expositional style, a familiar organization (sequential chapters on epidemiology, diagnosis, course, biological theories, psychological theories, somatic treatments, and psychotherapy treatments), and a wealth of surprisingly up-to-date and comprehensive information about each of the major anxiety disorders (panic, generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, specific phobia, seasonal affective disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder [OCD], and posttraumatic stress disorder [PTSD]."-- "Peter P. Roy-Byrne, M.D., The American Journal of Psychiatry", "September 2004"
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About Eric Hollander

Eric Hollander, M.D., is Professor and Director of Clinical Psychopharmacology and Director of the Compulsive, Impulsive and Anxiety Disorders Program in the Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, New York.Daphne Simeon, M.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, New York.
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Concise Guide to Anxiety Disorders summarizes the latest research on anxiety disorders and translates it into practical treatment strategies for the best clinical outcomes. Designed for daily use in the clinical setting, it serves as an instant library of current information, quick to access and easy to understand.

Anxiety disorders are the most common of all psychiatric illnesses, causing significant functional impairment and distress. Yet, unlike patients with other psychiatric illnesses, patients with anxiety disorders are often quick to respond to proper treatment -- making their treatment gratifying to clinicians.

Concise Guide to Anxiety Disorders runs the gamut of anxiety-related illnesses: panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, social phobia, and specific phobias. The discussion of each disorder includes information on etiology, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, course and prognosis, biological and psychological theories, medications and interventional treatments, psychotherapeutic treatments, and combined treatments.

Strategies and methods are based on findings from an explosion of current research on the subject that has made the long-term outlook for patients with anxiety disorders more optimistic than ever before.

Every clinician who diagnoses and treats patients with anxiety disorders -- including psychiatrists, residents and medical students, psychologists, and mental health professionals -- will find Concise Guide to Anxiety Disorders invaluable for making informed treatment decisions.
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Table of contents

Introduction to the Concise Guides SeriesPrefaceAcknowledgmentsChapter 1. EpidemiologyChapter 2. Diagnosis and Differential DiagnosisChapter 3. Course and PrognosisChapter 4. Biological TheoriesChapter 5. Psychological TheoriesChapter 6. Somatic TreatmentsChapter 7. Psychotherapy TreatmentsChapter 8. Selecting and Combining TreatmentsIndex
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