Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction by Daniel Freeman

By: Daniel Freeman [Author]Publisher: UK Oxford University Press 2012Description: xv, 155 pages: illustrations; 16 cmISBN: 9780199567157DDC classification: 152.46 DAN
Contents:
1: What is anxiety? 2: Theories of anxiety 3: Nature or nurture? 4: Everyday anxiety and how to cope with it 5: Phobias 6: Social phobia 7: Panic disorder 8: Generalised anxiety disorder 9: Obsessive compulsive disorder 10: Post-traumatic stress disorder 11: Treatment
Abstract: A highly accessible introduction to one of the most basic human emotions Summarizes the most up-to-date science and research on anxiety Explores what anxiety is, why it is so important, and the main causes and explanations for it Covers the six major anxiety disorders: phobias, panic disorder and agoraphobia, social anxiety, generalised anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder Includes interviews with Michael Palin and Graham Taylor conducted specifically for the book, to learn from their experiences with anxiety Includes an appendix of self-assessment questionnaires relating to each disorder for reference Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over five million copies sold worldwide
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1: What is anxiety?
2: Theories of anxiety
3: Nature or nurture?
4: Everyday anxiety and how to cope with it
5: Phobias
6: Social phobia
7: Panic disorder
8: Generalised anxiety disorder
9: Obsessive compulsive disorder
10: Post-traumatic stress disorder
11: Treatment

A highly accessible introduction to one of the most basic human emotions
Summarizes the most up-to-date science and research on anxiety
Explores what anxiety is, why it is so important, and the main causes and explanations for it
Covers the six major anxiety disorders: phobias, panic disorder and agoraphobia, social anxiety, generalised anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder
Includes interviews with Michael Palin and Graham Taylor conducted specifically for the book, to learn from their experiences with anxiety
Includes an appendix of self-assessment questionnaires relating to each disorder for reference
Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over five million copies sold worldwide

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