9. Anxiety Disorders

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch9

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Anxiety Disorders, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • anxiety disorders, generalized, in marked and persistent worriers;
  • worries, fears and misery, and somatic complaints in some;
  • children and adolescents, clinically significant anxiety causing distress;
  • anxiety disorders in families, influence on children, and vice versa;
  • psychodynamic theories, classifying in terms of intrapsychic conflicts;
  • desensitization/contingency management/cognitive, effective;
  • separation anxiety disorder, its intensity resulting in social incapacity;
  • panic disorder, being/or not by agoraphobia, discrete panic attacks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Causation

  • Prognosis

  • Varieties of anxiety disorder

  • Subject review

  • Further reading