About the book
Anxiety represents an universal phenomenon among mankind, and is known since ancient time. Anxiety belongs to the most frequent symptoms in psychiatry, and takes part in the formation of many other different syndromes. Despite that fact the exact anxiety mechanisms, risk factors, consequences and prognosis, are not properly understood. In other words, anxiety seems to be a multifarious disorder and requires a further elaboration, since in many cases the anxiety patients represent a serious issue for physicians.
The methods of anxiety treatment are different and include pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. The pharmacological drugs include antidepressants, anxiolytics and neuroleptics with different mechanisms of action. Each clinician must choose the right drug for the right patients with anxiety.
The current collective monograph includes the modern data on phenomenology, pathogenesis, and treatment of anxiety disorders. The book is intended for psychiatrists, neurologists, psychologists, biochemists, physiologists, pharmacologists and other specialists who study the anxiety broad phenomena. The book may also help medical students in study of psychiatry.