Chapter 20. Anxiety Disorders

  1. David Machin3,4,5,
  2. Simon Day6 and
  3. Sylvan Green7
  1. M. Katherine Shear1 and
  2. Philip W. Lavori2

Published Online: 17 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch20

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Shear, M. K. and Lavori, P. W. (2006) Anxiety Disorders, in Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition (eds D. Machin, S. Day and S. Green), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore 16910, Singapore

  2. 4

    UK Children's Cancer Study Group, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 5

    Medical Statistics Group, School of Health and Related Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

  4. 6

    Licensing Division, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Room 13–205 Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5NQ, UK

  5. 7

    Arizona Cancer Centre, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Panic, Anxiety and Traumatic Grief Program, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  2. 2

    VA Medical Centre, 795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025-2539, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010143

Online ISBN: 9780470010167



  • anxiety disorders;
  • phobic fear and avoidance;
  • anxiety disorder discordant models;
  • anxiety disorders and phobic symptomatology;
  • cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach in panic disorder


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Features of Anxiety Disorders that Impact Study Methodology

  • Conclusions

  • References