Anxiety management for persistent generalised anxiety.

  title={Anxiety management for persistent generalised anxiety.},
  author={Georgia Butler and A Cullington and Graham Hibbert and Ivana Klimes and Michael Gelder},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
A preliminary controlled investigation of the effectiveness of Anxiety Management as a treatment for generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is described. Patients with a primary diagnosis of GAD, in which the current episode had lasted for at least 6 months but not more than 2 years, were included. Anxiety Management, a self-help treatment including procedures for managing somatic and cognitive symptoms, and for dealing with avoidance and low self-confidence, was given either immediately or after a… CONTINUE READING