Anxiety Disorders 15 . 1 Anxiety Disorders : Introduction and Overview

@inproceedings{Gorman2004AnxietyD1,
  title={Anxiety Disorders 15 . 1 Anxiety Disorders : Introduction and Overview},
  author={J. M. Gorman},
  year={2004}
}
Anxiety disorders are among the most prevalent psychiatric condition in the United States and in most other populations studied. Further, studies have persistently shown that they produce inordinate morbidity, utilization of health care services, and functional impairment. Recent studies also suggest that chronic anxiety disorder may increase the rate of cardiovascular-related mortality. Hence, clinicians in psychiatry and other specialities must make the proper anxiety disorder diagnosis… CONTINUE READING