Disclosure of interests. Foreword. Preface. Part I: Approaching the Anxiety Disorders. History of anxiety disorders. Classification of anxiety disorders. Preclinical models of anxiety.neural circuits in fear and anxiety. Anxious traits and temperaments. The neuropsychology of anxiety disorders. Cognitive-behavioral concepts of anxiety. Psychodynamic concepts of anxiety. Evolutionary concepts of anxiety. Combined treatment of anxiety disorders. Part II: Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Phenomenology of generalized anxiety disorder. Pathogenesis of generalized anxiety disorder. Pharmacotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder. Psychotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder. Part III: Mixed Anxiety-Depression. Mixed anxiety-depressive disorder: an undiagnosed and undertreated severity spectrum? Part IV: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder/Related Disorders. Phenomenology of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Pathophysiology of obsessive-compulsive disorders. Pharmacotherapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychological treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder. The obsessive-compulsive spectrum of disorders. Part V: Panic Disorder/Agoraphobia. Phenomenology of panic disorder. Pathogenesis of panic disorder. Pharmacotherapy for panic disorder. Psychotherapy for panic disorder. Part VI: Social Anxiety Disorder (social phobia). Phenomenology of social anxiety disorder. Pathogenesis of social anxiety disorder. Pharmacotherapy for social anxiety disorder. Psychotherapy for social anxiety disorder. Part VII: Specific Phobia. Specific phobia. Part VIII: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder/Acute Stress Disorder. Phenomenology of posttraumatic stress disorder. Pathogenesis of posttraumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder. Pharmacotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder. Part IX: Anxiety Disorders in Special Populations. Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. Anxiety disorders in the elderly. Anxiety in the context of substance abuse. Anxiety and anxiety disorders in medical settings. Anxiety and insomnia. Part X: Social Aspects of Anxiety Disorders. Cultural and social aspects of anxiety disorders. The economic and social burden of anxiety disorders. Consumer considerations. Index.
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