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"Anxiety Disorders" is a comprehensive clinical refernce work with a strong empahsis on drug treatment.
This book considers major advances and present coherent accounts of diagnosis and management from the clinical point of view. Each chapter is presented in the form of surveys and digests of recent literature, interspersed with clinical guidelines, diagnostic and therapeutic points. Anxiety Disorders is divided into three major sections. The fiorst section describes symptoms and syndromes; the second describes mechanisms and the final part is concerned with the various treatments of anxiety disorders.
Rapid developments in recent years in basic science and pharmacology has greatly increased understanding of the causes of anxiety disorders. This has led to a large number of new drug treatments from the pharmaceutical industry. This book makes sense of these advances and presents a coherent account of diagnosis and management from the clinical point of view.
Chapters are in the form of surveys and digests of the recent literature and are interspersed with clinical guidelines, diagnostic and therapeutic points and are well illustrated.