Psychiatry & Psychopathology
Anxiety disorders are the single most common psychiatric condition, affecting 13–18% of the population.
In this abridged and revised edition of their 1989 text, the authors focus on the what and how of effective community mental health. Following the guidelines outlined here will enable clinicians to provide services that are cost-effective, humane, and growth-promoting.
This book is a guide for three groups of people: the psychologists and social workers who send clients to psychiatrists; the psychiatrists who prescribe the drugs; and the clients who are often caught in the middle.
With a vast array of medications available for prescription, psychiatrists demand reference books that quickly summarize various drugs with an emphasis on their properties, most effective usages, cross-indications, and potential side effects.