Anxiety disorders

  title={Anxiety disorders},
  author={M. Craske and M. Stein and T. Eley and M. Milad and Andrew Holmes and R. Rapee and H. Wittchen},
  journal={Nature Reviews Disease Primers},
Anxiety disorders constitute the largest group of mental disorders in most western societies and are a leading cause of disability. The essential features of anxiety disorders are excessive and enduring fear, anxiety or avoidance of perceived threats, and can also include panic attacks. Although the neurobiology of individual anxiety disorders is largely unknown, some generalizations have been identified for most disorders, such as alterations in the limbic system, dysfunction of the… Expand
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