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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Nydegger, Rudy V., Ph. D.
Dealing with Anxiety and Related Disorders: Understanding, Coping, and Prevention.
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Rudy V Ph D Nydegger
|Description:||1 online resource (248 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 What Is Anxiety?; The Age of Anxiety; Diagnosing Anxiety Disorders; Diagnostic and Statistical Manual; Multiaxial Diagnoses; Myths about Anxiety; People Who Suffer from Anxiety Disorders; 2 Living with Anxiety Disorders; Case 1: Betsy; Case 2: Dan; Case 3: Cheri; 3 The Distribution and Effects of Anxiety Disorders: Costs, Gender, Age, and Specific Groups; Gender and Anxiety Disorders; Women and Anxiety; Men and Anxiety; Age and Anxiety; Children and Teens and Anxiety; Diagnosing and Treating Children and Teens; Anxiety Disorders in the Elderly. Treatment of Anxiety in the ElderlyRace, Ethnicity, and Anxiety Disorders; African Americans and Anxiety; Asian Americans and Anxiety; Hispanic Americans and Anxiety; Native Americans and Alaskan Natives and Anxiety; Homosexual Groups and Anxiety; Religious Groups and Anxiety; 4 Theories of Anxiety Disorders; Biological Theories; Psychological Theories; Psychodynamic Approaches; Humanistic and Existential Approaches; Behavioral Approaches; Cognitive Approaches; Integrating the Different Theories; Who Is Vulnerable? 5 Physical Responses and Types of Anxiety Disorders I: Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic DisorderPhysical Responses to Stress and Anxiety; Responses of the Brain; Responses by the Heart, Lungs, and Circulatory System; Responses by the Immune System; Responses in the Mouth and Throat; Skin Responses; Metabolic Responses; Physical Responses When Stress or Anxiety Disappears or When It Continues; Other Sources of Anxiety-like Symptoms; Types of Anxiety Disorders I; Generalized Anxiety Disorder; Panic Disorder. 6 Types of Anxiety Disorders II: Phobias, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderPhobias; Specific Phobias; Social Phobia; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; 7 Treatments for Anxiety Disorders; Medical Treatments for Anxiety Disorders; Antidepressant Medications; Antianxiety (Anxiolytic) Medications; Additional Medications and Natural Substances; Pregnancy and Medications; Other Medical Forms of Treatment; Psychological Treatments of Anxiety Disorders; Other Psychosocial Treatment Approaches. 8 Treatment Methods for Specific Anxiety Disorders and Patient GroupsPanic Disorder; Generalized Anxiety Disorder; Social Anxiety Disorder; Specific Phobia; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; Other Considerations in Treating Anxiety Disorders; 9 Living with Anxiety Disorders; Who Needs Treatment?; Where to Seek Treatment; Types of Mental Health Professionals; Is Treatment Working, and When Is It Completed?; What Patients Can Do to Help Themselves: Stress Management; 10 Somatoform Disorders; Malingering and Factitious Disorders; Hypochondriasis; Somatization Disorder.|
This thorough discussion and analysis of anxiety and related disorders looks at case studies, specific diagnostic categories, and treatments.
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