It is estimated that over 25% of the population suffer from some degree of anxiety disorder and that this figure is on the increase. Every member of the primary healthcare team will see these disorders regularly and needs to be able to make the correct diagnosis swiftly and offer the appropriate level of care and support.
This new edition, fully revised and updated, offers expert guidance on the diagnosis of the most commonly presenting disorders and covers all therapeutic strategies including the latest drug treatments.
Expert advice from two of the world's leading specialists
Covers both the psychiatric and psychopharmacological approaches to treatment
Includes all major presenting disorders including post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder
Definitions; Pathophysiology of anxiety; Prevalence; Clinical features; General management; Psychological treatment; Pharmacological treatment; Future trends
Anxiety, Panic and Phobias achieves its aim in providing a user-friendly, fact-filled service for its reader!
Stress and Health (on the first edition) Malcolm H. Lader Professor of Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute of Psychiatry The Maudsley Hospital London, UK Thomas W. Uhde Professor and Chairperson Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, USA