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Anxiety Disordersby J. Paul, M.d. Caldwell
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Practical health guide to anxiety disorders for both patients and their families, including advice on diagnosis, treatment options and symptoms.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States.
Afflicting 19.1 million American adults between the ages of 15 and 54 (or 13% of the population), anxiety disorders are so common today it is impossible to remain untouched by them, directly or indirectly.
While fear and anxiety can serve as tools for survival, uncontrolled they lead to serious health concerns. Despite these facts and the known risks, few feel the need to educate themselves about the various dangers caused by anxiety until a medical crisis forces them to take action.
Anxiety Disorders explains the medical conditions and jargon used by medical professionals to describe and treat the problems caused by anxiety. The book identifies the origins of, symptoms and treatments for: Panic attacksObsessive-compulsive behaviorPost-traumatic stressPhobias
Anxiety disorders are by definition terrifying and crippling, but they are treatable. Dr. J. Paul Caldwell provides comprehensive, accurate, reassuring and up-to-date information for patients, caregivers and families.
Vetted by an esteemed roundtable of medical experts, Anxiety Disorders offers practical and consumer-oriented health advice.
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