Each volume in this timely series provides essential information on a disease or disorder; presents the controversies surrounding causes, alternative treatments, and other issues; and offers first-person narratives from people coping with the disease. The accessible text is enhanced by color photos, charts, graphs and tables as well as a glossary, chronology, and bibliography.
This volume offers a greater understanding of the symptoms and treatment of anxiety disorders, including their connection with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Chapters offer perspectives on if and why diseases like social anxiety and post-traumatic stress are being over-, under-, or mis-diagnosed. Personal accounts are presented by people living with agoraphobia, OCD and panic disorder.
"In general, these books are excellent sources for high school readers to enhance their critical thinking skills. They could easily be used as jumping off points for research projects and debate topics."
--American Reference Books Annual, 2012
Price: Sign In for price