This work begins with a comprehensive Editor’s Introduction to the topic of anxiety and stress. Following the Introduction, Principles of Health: Anxiety & Stress includes 169 entries arranged in seven broad categories:
- Types of Anxiety & Stress provides comprehensive overviews of the most common medical conditions related to anxiety and stress.
- Sources of Anxiety & Stress offers in-depth articles outlining a wide variety of stressors and other factors that can lead to the formation of anxiety disorders.
- Assessing Anxiety & Stress covers the most common techniques employed by psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals to assess a patient’s mental health.
- Related Conditions outlines a number of diseases and disorders, such as depression, that are similar to or overlap with anxiety and stress.
- Treatment, Therapy, and Coping covers a range of approaches to dealing with anxiety and stress, from the pharmaceutical to the therapeutic.
- Complementary and Alternative Therapies details a range of non-traditional treatments for anxiety and stress.
- Conditions In-Depth focuses on seven specific disorders, offering practical advice, including recognizing symptoms and seeking medical assistance.
Some of the entries discussed in this volume include:
All entries contain a generous selection of bibliographical resources and suggestions for further reading. Many entries also include images and photographs to illustrate concepts and treatments. This work includes helpful appendixes, including a Bibliography; Glossary; and Subject Index.
Essays are comprehensive and accessible to high school and undergraduate students and general readers interested in the study, mechanics, and treatment of anxiety and stress - a must-have resource for students and researchers building a foundation in the study of this topic.