Understanding Anxiety

Volume 367

Editor: Justin Healey

Print book ISBN: 9781922084347

E-book ISBN: 9781922084354

Year: 2014

$28.00 (includes $2.55 GST)


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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

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