Anxiety Disorders: Risk Factors, Genetic Determinants and Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment

Shiloh Angelus Roman (Editor)

Series: Psychiatry – Theory, Applications and Treatments
BISAC: MED102000



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Anxiety is a basic human emotion that everyone experiences at times. Many people feel anxious, or nervous, when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. Anxiety is not typically pathological, but commonly adaptive when it facilitates avoidance of danger. Anxiety disorders, however, are different.

They can cause such distress that it interferes with a person’s ability to lead a normal life. For people with anxiety disorders, worry and fear are constant and overwhelming. This book examines anxiety in children and the tools and methods used to assess anxiety among young children and adolescents. It also explores the role of genetics in anxiety disorders and the connection between anxiety and temporomandibular disorders. (Imprint: Novinka )


Chapter 1 - Anxiety in Young Children: Presentation and Treatment (pp. 1-32)
Amy Przeworski and Kimberly Dunbeck (Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA)

Chapter 2 - Tools and Methods for Anxiety Disorder Assessment among Children and Adolescents in Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (pp. 33-66)
Rafika Zebdi and Salah Zebdi (Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology Laboratoire EvaCliPsy, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense UFR SPSE, Nanterre, France, and others)

Chapter 3 - Genetics of Anxiety Disorders (pp. 67-92)
Alessandra Minelli and Elisabetta Maffioletti (Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy)

Chapter 4 - Anxiety and Temporomandibular Disorders: A Relationship in Chronic Pain Development (pp. 93-124)
Tomislav Badel, Sandra Kocijan Lovko and Dijana Zadravec (Department of Removable Prosthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, and others)
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