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Anxiety disorders [electronic resource]. Cherlene Pedrick.

Pedrick, Cherlene. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780761388524 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, 2012.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: Millions of Americans—more than 16 percent of teens and adults—live with some type of anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are a group of disorders that include panic disorder, agoraphobia, general anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder, among others. Once viewed as "worrywarts," people with anxiety disorders are now taken seriously. According to recent studies quoted in USA TODAY, The Nation's No.1 Newspaper, anxiety disorders can lead to "higher blood pressure and heart rates, less effective immune systems, surges of stress hormones that strain the heart, more depression, and perhaps even shorter life spans."In this book, you will read case studies of people living with anxiety disorders and how they handle their conditions. You'll learn about the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of anxiety disorders and will discover coping strategies and treatments. These facts will give you the information you need to recognize and...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 8 - Text Difficulty 9
1140 Lexile.
System Details Note: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5678 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Nonfiction.
Health & Fitness.
Psychiatry & Psychology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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