This audiobook is also a section found in The Everything Anxiety Disorder, so that listeners who wish to listen about aspects of anxiety disorders specifically, can do so via this title.
Anxiety Disorders affect about 40 million people in the U.S. alone and many millions more worldwide. Within this resource, each type of disorder is described in detail. Symptoms, diagnosis and treatments are discussed in easy-to-understand but concise language, so that both novice readers and those in the mental health profession can benefit from the information provided.
Those who suspect they or a loved one may be experiencing an Anxiety Disorder can read descriptions of those that might possibly be affecting them (A definitive diagnosis must come through a licensed professional).
Manifestations of chronic anxiety such as "unreality symptoms" (depersonalization and derealization) are discussed as are the subjects of "catastrophic thinking" and what it means to become "sensitized to anxiety."
Other subjects of interest for those who wish to learn more about chronic or severe anxiety include discussions on "the fight or flight response" (anxiety mechanism) and what it really means to have a "nervous breakdown." Types of therapies to treat anxiety are also discussed, including psychiatric, self-help and drug treatments.