Anxiety and Depression Information for Teens, 2nd Ed.
- Author/Editor: James Chambers, General Editor
- Binding: Library binding
- Trim Size: 7 ¼ x 9 ¼
- Page Count: 336
- Publication Date: January 2024
- ISBN: 978-0-7808-2166-8
- List Price: $71.00
Mental disorders affect the way one thinks, feels, and acts. There are different types of mental health disorders, such as anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders, and so on. People with anxiety disorders frequently experience extreme fear and worry, often affecting their daily activities, including personal life, relationships, academic performance, and professional life. Prolonged anxiety can lead to severe conditions such as depression, heart disease, and diabetes, and may also make an individual more vulnerable to substance abuse.
Anxiety Disorders Sourcebook, Third Edition provides an overview of anxiety disorders and highlights its potential risk factors. It discusses anxiety disorders in specific populations, such as children, teens, pregnant women, older adults, and the LGBTQ community. It offers facts about the most common types of anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), separation anxiety disorder, specific phobias, social anxiety disorder (SAD), selective mutism, etc. Diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders are discussed in detail, along with the recent technology and services provided for the anxiety disorder. The book provides information about psychiatric comorbidities in anxiety disorder, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder (BPD), depression, eating disorders, and so on. It explains how individuals can manage and cope with the symptoms of anxiety and lead productive lives. It talks about financial assistance and support available for people with mental health problems. Information about several anxiety-related research activities is also provided. The book concludes with a glossary of terms related to anxiety disorders and directories of mental health resources and organizations for people with anxiety disorders and other mental concerns.
Part 1: Introduction to Mental Health and Anxiety Disorders begins with an overview of mental health and mental illness. It dispels common myths and provides facts about mental health. It discusses anxiety disorders in general and highlights the potential risk factors for anxiety disorders. It provides statistical information on anxiety disorders and its incidence in specific populations.
Part 2: Types of Anxiety Disorders gives an overview of the most common types of anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), separation anxiety disorder, specific phobias, social anxiety disorder (SAD), selective mutism, panic disorders, agoraphobia, and substance- or medication-induced anxiety disorder.
Part 3: General Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment provides therapies for alleviating anxiety disorders such as psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and medications have been included. Complementary health approaches, including relaxation techniques, yoga, tai chi, qi gong, massage therapy, art and play therapy, etc. are also discussed. It highlights the importance of support groups and integrating behavioral health services into primary care. It also covers the new digital innovations in mental health treatment, insurance coverage, telemental health services, and fostering resilience.
Part 4: Anxiety and Coexisting Psychiatric Conditions discusses the signs, symptoms, and treatment of chronic illnesses and conditions often linked to anxiety, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder (BPD), depression, eating disorders, illness anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), somatic symptom disorder, substance-use disorder (SUD), and suicidal ideation.
Part 5: Lifestyle Modifications for Mental Health and Well-Being describes how one can manage and cope with the symptoms of anxiety. It discusses how diet and physical activity help in managing anxiety disorders and provides tips to cope with stress. There is also a special mention on how to manage anxiety and stress related to COVID-19.
Part 6: Looking Ahead highlights ways individuals with anxiety disorders can lead productive lives. It explains how family and peer support can help in recovery. It provides details about financial assistance and help available for people with mental health problems. It also talks about accommodating employees with anxiety disorder and explains how to address stress-related concerns in the workplace. It also provides information about several anxiety-related clinical trials and research activities.
Part 7: Additional Help and Information provides a glossary of terms related to anxiety disorders and directories of mental health resources and organizations for people with anxiety disorders and other mental concerns.
- Library binding, 7 ¼ x 9 ¼
- 400 pages per volume
- Includes online access
- Authoritative content from respected health organizations; non-technical language and writing style is accessible to young people
- Chapter headings and subheadings break up descriptive text and provide easy navigation
- Standardized callout boxes highlight important information, define terms, or summarize a chapter’s contents
- Tables, charts, and illustrations provide visual aids for technical information and supplement explanations
- Directory of resources with contact information guide further research and identify sources of information and support
- Comprehensive index provides easy access to descriptive information, definitions, and related concepts