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Main description:

Anxiety and related disorders are common conditions that disproportionately affect women. In this book, the epidemiology, psychobiology, diagnosis, evaluation, pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy of major anxiety and related disorders are examined with special reference to the effects of gender and sex on clinical presentation and treatment. The conditions considered include generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and social anxiety disorder. In addition, the management of anxiety and related disorders during pregnancy and lactation are discussed. Two concluding chapters specifically address anxiety disorders in women and in men, summarizing key points for clinicians and researchers. The authors are leading clinicians, including both psychiatrists and psychologists, from around the globe.


Feature:

Comprehensive overview of the effects of gender on clinical presentation and treatment of major anxiety and related disorders

Uniform chapter style covering epidemiology, psychobiology, diagnosis, evaluation, pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy

Written by experienced clinicians from around the globe


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Anxiety and related disorders are common conditions that disproportionately affect women. In this book, the epidemiology,  psychobiology, diagnosis, evaluation, pharmacotherapy, and psychotherapy of major anxiety and related disorders are examined with special reference to the effects of gender and sex on clinical presentation and treatment. The conditions considered include generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and social anxiety disorder. In addition, the management of anxiety and related disorders during pregnancy and lactation are discussed. Two concluding chapters specifically address anxiety disorders in women and in men, summarizing key points for clinicians and researchers. The authors are leading clinicians, including both psychiatrists and psychologists, from around the globe.


Contents:

Foreword by Donna Stewart (Toronto) and Helen Herman (Australia).- Introduction.- Generalised Anxiety Disorder.- Panic Disorder.- Social Anxiety Disorder.- Obsessive-compulsive and Related Disorders.- Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders.- Anxiety disorders during pregnancy and lactation.- Anxiety and related disorders in women.- Anxiety and related disorders in men.


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9783319130606
Publisher: Springer (Springer International Publishing)
Publication date: June, 2015
Pages: 300

Subcategories: Psychiatry, Psychology