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Panic disorder [electronic resource] / Stanley Rachman and Padmal de Silva.

By: Contributor(s): Series: Facts seriesPublication details: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.Edition: 3rd edDescription: x, 112 pISBN:
  • 9780191575983 (e-book)
  • 9780199574698 (pbk.)
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 616.85223 22
LOC classification:
  • RC535 .R267 2010
Online resources: Available additional physical forms:
  • Also available in printed form ISBN 9780199574698
Contents:
1. Panic and panic disorders; 2. The experience of panic; 3. Facts about panic; 4. The consequences of panic; 5. Theories of panic disorder; 6. Treatment of panic disorders; 7. Further aspects of treatment; 8. Assessment and evaluation; 9. Obstacles and complications; 10. Some practical advice; 11. Common Questions; Appendix 1 - The Mobility Inventory; Appendix 2 - The Cognitions Questionnaire; Appendix 3 - Learning to relax: a simple guide; Appendix 4 - Useful organizations; Appendix 5 - Further reading
Summary: Panic disorder is a remarkably common psychological condition, characterized by sudden attacks of intense fear and panic. This new edition includes information on the nature, symptoms, causes, theories and treatment of panic disorder, all in non-technical language. Panic disorder is a remarkably common psychological condition, characterized by sudden attacks of intense fear and panic. Approximately 3% of the population will experience some aspects of panic disorder during their lifetime. Incredibly distressing, it can have an adverse effect on most aspects of the person's life, especially if chronic. This new edition of Panic Disorder: The Facts includes valuable new information on treatment and discusses the relationship between panic disorder and other anxiety conditions. It also assesses the evidence for the available treatments, drawing from the latest scientific research. Up-to-date information on the nature, symptoms, causes, theories and treatment of panic disorder is provided, all in non-technical language. The chapters on treatment give a detailed account of psychological therapy and also discuss drug treatment. Numerous personal accounts are given throughout the book, highlighting various aspects of panic disorder and its treatment and management. Though mainly intended for sufferers of panic disorder, and their families and friends, it will also be of interest to the general reader, and to health care workers who have to deal with this problem. Clearly written by two leading experts, the book will remain a valuable source of information for anyone affected by this disorder.
List(s) this item appears in: MCHFT - Psychiatry and Psychology E-Books
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Previous ed.: 2004.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Panic and panic disorders; 2. The experience of panic; 3. Facts about panic; 4. The consequences of panic; 5. Theories of panic disorder; 6. Treatment of panic disorders; 7. Further aspects of treatment; 8. Assessment and evaluation; 9. Obstacles and complications; 10. Some practical advice; 11. Common Questions; Appendix 1 - The Mobility Inventory; Appendix 2 - The Cognitions Questionnaire; Appendix 3 - Learning to relax: a simple guide; Appendix 4 - Useful organizations; Appendix 5 - Further reading

Panic disorder is a remarkably common psychological condition, characterized by sudden attacks of intense fear and panic. This new edition includes information on the nature, symptoms, causes, theories and treatment of panic disorder, all in non-technical language. Panic disorder is a remarkably common psychological condition, characterized by sudden attacks of intense fear and panic. Approximately 3% of the population will experience some aspects of panic disorder during their lifetime. Incredibly distressing, it can have an adverse effect on most aspects of the person's life, especially if chronic. This new edition of Panic Disorder: The Facts includes valuable new information on treatment and discusses the relationship between panic disorder and other anxiety conditions. It also assesses the evidence for the available treatments, drawing from the latest scientific research. Up-to-date information on the nature, symptoms, causes, theories and treatment of panic disorder is provided, all in non-technical language. The chapters on treatment give a detailed account of psychological therapy and also discuss drug treatment. Numerous personal accounts are given throughout the book, highlighting various aspects of panic disorder and its treatment and management. Though mainly intended for sufferers of panic disorder, and their families and friends, it will also be of interest to the general reader, and to health care workers who have to deal with this problem. Clearly written by two leading experts, the book will remain a valuable source of information for anyone affected by this disorder.

Also available in printed form ISBN 9780199574698

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