1: M. Van Ameringen, M. Pollack: Introduction 2: B. Patterson, M. Van Ameringen, M. Pollack: Diagnosis and prevalence 3: B. Patterson, M. Van Ameringen, M. Pollack: Clinical features 4: C. Mancini, M. Van Ameringen, B. Patterson, M. Pollack: Neurobiology 5: M. Van Ameringen, M. Pollack: Pharmacotherapy 6: B. Patterson, M. Van Ameringen, M. Pollack: Psychotherapy 7: M. Van Ameringen, M. Pollack: Clinical management 8: M. Van Ameringen, M. Pollack: Self-help resources
Dr Michael Van Ameringen, MD, is Co-Director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at McMaster University Medical Centre and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is the author of book chapters, reviews, and journal articles, and has presented the results of his research both nationally and internationally. His research interests include the psychopharmacology of social phobia, childhood anxiety disorders, OCD spectrum disorders (including trichotillomania and skin picking), treatment resistance in anxiety disorders and several other areas of study. Dr Mark Pollack received his M.D. in 1982 from New Jersey Medical School, and completed residency and fellowship training in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has been Director of the Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders at the Massachusetts General Hospital since 1990 and is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
While other pocketbooks are either sparse in their content or provide an overabundance of information, this one presents valuable information in an attractive and accessible format. Given the depth and style of this book, any reader can use it to become better informed about GAD with the hope of treating those with GAD more effectively. * Doody's Notes, Dec 2012 *