Anxiety / Cheryl Winning Ghinassi.

Collectively, anxiety disorders constitute the world's most common mental health problem. 'Anxiety' begins with a historical overview of the ways in which anxiety disorders have been understood, from the prehistoric era until the present time, examining the disorders from the perspect...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Ghinassi, Cheryl Winning
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood/ABC-CLIO, ©2010.
Series:Biographies of disease.
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Summary:Collectively, anxiety disorders constitute the world's most common mental health problem. 'Anxiety' begins with a historical overview of the ways in which anxiety disorders have been understood, from the prehistoric era until the present time, examining the disorders from the perspectives of conceptualization, classification, research, and treatment. Subsequent chapters examine these themes in light of our current understanding and approaches to anxiety disorders. Current diagnostic and assessment methods are discussed, as are modern treatment options. The book concludes with a survey of the future directions in research for the understanding and treatment of anxiety disorders.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvii, 156 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-147) and index.
ISBN:9780313362439
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9780313362422
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