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New Insights into Anxiety Disorders

Edited by Federico Durbano

Mental Health and Addictions Department,

This book collects the contributions of a number of clinical psychiatrists all over the world, interested in developing basic research about anxiety and in applying it in clinical contexts. It is divided into four sections, covering general issues about anxiety (ethological and developmental ones), basic research issues on specific aspects of anxiety (bioanatomical ones, correlation with personality structure and so on), and new clinical and therapeutical proposals and hypothesis. Each author summarized the clinical importance of his work, underlining the clinical pitfalls of this publication.

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New Insights into Anxiety DisordersEdited by Federico Durbano

Published: March 20th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/46003

ISBN: 978-953-51-1053-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7118-8

Copyright year: 2013

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99393 Total Chapter Downloads

22 Crossref Citations

45 Web of Science Citations

71 Dimensions Citations


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1. An Evolutionary Perspective on Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders

By John Scott Price


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2. Anxiety: An Adaptive Emotion

By Ana G. Gutiérrez-García and Carlos M. Contreras


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3. Focusing on the Possible Role of the Cerebellum in Anxiety Disorders

By Meghan D. Caulfield and Richard J. Servatius


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4. Searching for Biological Markers of Personality: Are There Neuroendocrine Markers of Anxiety?

By Antonio Armario and Roser Nadal


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5. Alterations in the Immune Response, Apoptosis and Synaptic Plasticity in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Molecular Indicators and Relation to Clinical Symptoms

By Anna Boyajyan, Gohar Mkrtchyan, Lilit Hovhannisyan and Diana Avetyan


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6. Understanding the Causes of Reduced Startle Reactivity in Stress-Related Mental Disorders

By Kevin D. Beck and Jennifer E. Catuzzi


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7. Social Anxiety Disorder in Psychosis: A Critical Review

By Maria Michail


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8. Social Anxiety, Beliefs About Expressing Emotions and Experiencing Positive Emotions

By Jasminka Juretić and Ivanka Živčić-Bećirevic


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9. Co-Morbid Anxiety and Physical Disorders: A Possible Common Link with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

By Guillem Pailhez and Antonio Bulbena


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10. Anxiety Syndromes and Their Correlates in Children and Adolescents: A Two-Year- Follow-Up Study at Primary Health Care in Mexico City

By Jorge Javier Caraveo-Anduaga, Alejandra Soriano Rodríguez and Jose Erazo Pérez


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11. Anxiety Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

By Roberta Anniverno, Alessandra Bramante, Claudio Mencacci and Federico Durbano


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12. Understanding and Treating Anxiety Disorders in Presence of Personality Disorder Diagnosis

By Véronique Palardy, Ghassan El-Baalbaki, Claude Bélanger and Catherine Fredette


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13. Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorders: Unmet Needs

By Nesrin Dilbaz and Aslı Enez Darcin


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14. Using Hypnosis in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders: Pros and Cons

By Catherine Fredette, Ghassan El-Baalbaki, Sylvain Neron and Veronique Palardy


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15. Current State of the Art in Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

By Ebru Şalcıoğlu and Metin Başoğlu


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16. PTSD and the Attenuating Effects of Fish Oils: Results of Supplementation After the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake

By Daisuke Nishi, Yuichi Koido, Naoki Nakaya, Toshimasa Sone, Hiroko Noguchi, Kei Hamazaki, Tomohito Hamazaki and Yutaka Matsuoka


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17. New Approaches to the Psychological Treatment of Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder in Adults

By Clare Rees and Rebecca Anderson


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