This book is designed to present a state-of the-art approach to the assessment and management of anxiety disorders. This text introduces and reviews the theoretical background underlying anxiety and stress psychopathology, addresses the issues faced by clinicians who assess individuals presenting with anxiety in different contexts, and reviews the management of and varied treatment approaches for individuals with anxiety disorders. Written by experts in the field, the book includes the most common demographics and challenges for physicians treating anxiety, including disorders in children, aging patients, personality disorders, drug and non-drug treatment options, as well as anxiety in comorbid patients.
Clinical Handbook of Anxiety Disorders is a valuable resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, students, counselors, psychiatric nurses, social workers, and all medical professionals working with patients struggling with anxiety and stress-related conditions.
• Includes updated criteria for anxiety
• Covers theory, practice, and pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches
• Written by experts in the field