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Anxiety Disorders

  • T. Mark Harwood
  • Luciano L’Abate
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Abstract

Anxiety spectrum disorders comprise the most common of psychiatric diagnoses in the U.S. They occur approximately twice as often in women than in men (Gottlieb, 2008). The high prevalence rates for anxiety, increasing demands on mental health treatment providers, and pressure from insurance companies to limit treatment time has created a need for brief, less expensive, but effective psychotherapeutic procedures and resources targeted on the treatment of anxiety spectrum disorders (Newman, Erickson, Przeworski, & Dzus, 2003).

Keywords

Generalize Anxiety Disorder Social Phobia Panic Disorder Panic Attack Specific Phobia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Mark Harwood
    • 1
  • Luciano L’Abate
    • 2
  1. 1.Psychology DepartmentWheaton CollegeWheatonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyGeorgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA

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