The anxiety disorders.


Journal Article (Review)

Anxiety commonly accompanies serious illness. However, in some patients anxiety is the primary manifestation of illness. Diagnostic criteria for these "primary" anxiety disorders have been redefined in the most recent revision of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. We discuss these new diagnostic categories; review the theoretical basis for the psychodynamic, behavioral, and physiologic manifestations of each of these disorders; and critically examine the treatments offered for each.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Brown, JT; Mulrow, CD; Stoudemire, GA

Published Date

  • April 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 100 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 558 - 564

PubMed ID

  • 6367580

Pubmed Central ID

  • 6367580

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-4819

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.7326/0003-4819-100-4-558


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States