Understanding Anxiety

Cover - Understanding Anxiety
  • Understanding Anxiety
  • Volume 367
  • Editor: Justin Healey
  • Print book ISBN: 978 1 922084 34 7
  • E-book ISBN: 978 1 922084 35 4
  • Year: 2014
  • E-book: $26.00

Everyone experiences anxiety sometimes. Normal levels of anxiety can assist people to become more motivated and focused, however excessive levels of anxiety can reduce a person’s capacity to respond appropriately to stressful situations and engage in normal routine activities. Anxiety disorders are the most common class of mental disorder. According to findings from the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing, one in seven Australians had an anxiety disorder in the previous 12 months. This book clearly explains the major anxiety disorders and presents advice on how to manage and overcome anxiety when it becomes a problem. What are the signs, symptoms and treatments for anxiety?

Chapter 1: Understanding anxiety and its prevalence

Chapter 2: Anxiety disorders explained

Chapter 3: Anxiety treatment and management

Worksheets and activities; Fast facts; Glossary; Web links; Index