Fast Facts 2nd Edition : Anxiety, Panic and Phobias by Malcolm H Lader and Thomas W Uhde



This book, written by international experts reviews disorders in which anxiety is a main feature, discusses treatment options and provides clear management plans. It is estimated that over 25% of the population suffer from some degree of anxiety disorder and that this figure is on the increase. Every member of the primary healthcare team will see these disorders regularly and needs to be able to make the correct diagnosis swiftly and offer the appropriate level of care and support. This edition, fully revised and updated, offers expert guidance on the diagnosis of the most commonly presenting disorders and covers all therapeutic strategies including the latest drug treatments. .* Expert advice from two of the world’s leading specialists * Covers both the psychiatric and psychopharmacological approaches to treatment * Includes all major presenting disorders including post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder Contents Definitions; Pathophysiology of anxiety; Prevalence; Clinical features; General management; Psychological treatment; Pharmacological treatment; Future trends.