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  • ISBN: 9780313384226 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0313384223 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780313384233 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 0313384231 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 230 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2012.

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What is anxiety? -- Living with anxiety disorders ... Read More
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Subject: Anxiety disorders.
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Dealing with Anxiety and Related Disorders : Understanding, Coping, and Prevention
Dealing with Anxiety and Related Disorders : Understanding, Coping, and Prevention
by Nydegger, Rudy V.
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Dealing with Anxiety and Related Disorders : Understanding, Coping, and Prevention

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
1What Is Anxiety?p. 1
    The Age of Anxietyp. 2
    Diagnosing Anxiety Disordersp. 4
    Diagnostic and Statistical Manualp. 5
    Multiaxial Diagnosesp. 6
    Myths about Anxietyp. 7
    People Who Suffer from Anxiety Disordersp. 11
2Living with Anxiety Disordersp. 15
    Case 1: Betsyp. 15
    Case 2: Danp. 21
    Case 3: Cherip. 24
3The Distribution and Effects of Anxiety Disorders: Costs, Gender, Age, and Specific Groupsp. 29
    Gender and Anxiety Disordersp. 30
        Women and Anxietyp. 30
        Men and Anxietyp. 31
    Age and Anxietyp. 32
        Children and Teens and Anxietyp. 32
        Diagnosing and Treating Children and Teensp. 35
        Anxiety Disorders in the Elderlyp. 36
        Treatment of Anxiety in the Elderlyp. 39
    Race, Ethnicity, and Anxiety Disordersp. 39
        African Americans and Anxietyp. 40
        Asian Americans and Anxietyp. 42
        Hispanic Americans and Anxietyp. 44
        Native Americans and Alaskan Natives and Anxietyp. 45
    Homosexual Groups and Anxietyp. 46
    Religious Groups and Anxietyp. 47
4Theories of Anxiety Disordersp. 49
    Biological Theoriesp. 49
    Psychological Theoriesp. 54
        Psychodynamic Approachesp. 54
        Humanistic and Existential Approachesp. 56
        Behavioral Approachesp. 58
        Cognitive Approachesp. 61
    Integrating the Different Theoriesp. 64
    Who Is Vulnerable?p. 65
5Physical Responses and Types of Anxiety Disorders I: Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorderp. 69
    Physical Responses to Stress and Anxietyp. 69
        Responses of the Brainp. 69
        Responses by the Heart, Lungs, and Circulatory Systemp. 70
        Responses by the Immune Systemp. 70
        Responses in the Mouth and Throatp. 71
        Skin Responsesp. 71
        Metabolic Responsesp. 71
        Physical Responses When Stress or Anxiety Disappears or When It Continuesp. 71
        Other Sources of Anxiety-like Symptomsp. 72
    Types of Anxiety Disorders Ip. 73
        Generalized Anxiety Disorderp. 73
        Panic Disorderp. 76
6Types of Anxiety Disorders II: Phobias, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderp. 83
    Phobiasp. 83
        Specific Phobiasp. 85
        Social Phobiap. 86
    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorderp. 89
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderp. 99
7Treatments for Anxiety Disordersp. 107
    Medical Treatments for Anxiety Disordersp. 109
        Antidepressant Medicationsp. 110
        Antianxiety (Anxiolytic) Medicationsp. 111
        Additional Medications and Natural Substancesp. 112
        Pregnancy and Medicationsp. 115
        Other Medical Forms of Treatmentp. 116
    Psychological Treatments of Anxiety Disordersp. 116
    Other Psychosocial Treatment Approachesp. 119
8Treatment Methods for Specific Anxiety Disorders and Patient Groupsp. 125
    Panic Disorderp. 125
    Generalized Anxiety Disorderp. 126
    Social Anxiety Disorderp. 127
    Specific Phobiap. 128
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderp. 130
    Posttraumatic Stress Disorderp. 133
    Other Considerations in Treating Anxiety Disordersp. 135
9Living with Anxiety Disordersp. 139
    Who Needs Treatment?p. 139
    Where to Seek Treatmentp. 140
    Types of Mental Health Professionalsp. 140
    Is Treatment Working, and When Is It Completed?p. 145
    What Patients Can Do to Help Themselves: Stress Managementp. 147
10Somatoform Disordersp. 151
    Malingering and Factitious Disordersp. 152
    Hypochondriasisp. 155
    Somatization Disorderp. 158
    Conversion Disorderp. 160
    Pain Disorderp. 163
    Body Dysmorphic Disorderp. 165
    Othet Types of Somatoform Disordersp. 168
11Dissociative Disordersp. 169
    Background and Historyp. 169
    Dissociative Disorders in Generalp. 171
    Depersonalization Disorderp. 173
    Dissociative Amnesiap. 173
    Dissociative Fugue Disorderp. 175
    Dissociative Trance Disorderp. 176
    Dissociative Identity Disorderp. 176
    Treatments for Dissociative Disordersp. 180
12Making Sense of It Allp. 183
    Changing Conceptions of Anxiety and Related Disordersp. 183
    Coping with Anxiety and Related Disordersp. 187
    Being a Positive Voice for Good Mental Healthp. 190
    Making a Differencep. 193
Resourcesp. 195
Referencesp. 199
Indexp. 223

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