Medicine » Mental and Behavioural Disorders and Diseases of the Nervous System

Anxiety and Related Disorders

Edited by Ágnes Szirmai, ISBN 978-953-307-254-8, 292 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published August 29, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/758
Edited Volume

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common psychiatric disorders worldwide and many aspects of anxiety can be observed. Anxious patients often consult primary care physicians for their treatment, but in most cases they do not accept the diagnosis of anxiety disorder. Anxiety is a symptom that could be seen in many organic disorders and can accompany almost any psychiatric disorder. Anxiety disorders are frequent and are associated with significant distress and dysfunction. Stigmatization is an important factor in insufficient diagnosis. The problems of anxiety cover all fields of life. This book intends to describe the epidemiological aspects and the main co-morbidities and consecutive diseases of the anxiety disorders.