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FROM THE NATIONAL HEALTH COMMITTEE
ABOUT THESE GUIDELINES
When does anxiety become a problem?
Features distinguishing normal from abnormal anxiety
WHAT IS ANXIETY?
CAUSES AND RISK FACTORS
The anxiety disorders
1.Panic disorder (with and without agoraphobia)
Recognising anxiety disorders
2. Specific phobia
3.Social phobia (social anxiety disorder)
4.Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
5.Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD)#
6.Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
7.Acute stress disorder
8.Adjustment disorder
ASSESSMENT
Assessing the risk of suicide and likelihood of harm
Assessing psychosocial variables
Assessing cultural issues
DIAGNOSING ANXIETY DISORDERS
Assessing severity
Differentiating anxiety from other mental health disorders
Substance abuse
Depressive disorders
Psychotic disorder/delusional disorder
Other disorders
Older people
Children and adolescents
ASSESSMENT ISSUES FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS
Maori
Pacific cultures
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Refugees
Abuse
Immediate steps in primary care
TREATMENT
Involving mental health services
Monitoring
Evidence for psychological treatments
Who should provide psychological therapy?
PSYCHOLOGICAL THERAPIES
Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy
Indications for the use of medications
Contraindications for the use of medications
MEDICATIONS
Panic disorder
Obsessive compulsive disorder
Generalised anxiety disorder
Social phobia
Post traumatic stress disorder
Notes on the use of benzodiazepines
Combining psychological therapy and medications
Treatment of co- occurring substance abuse disorders
Treating concurrent anxiety and depression
Treating concurrent anxiety and depression
Treatment issues for Maori
TREATMENT ISSUES FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS
People with intellectual disabilities
Women, pregnancy and anxiety
Treatment issues for older people
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Anxiety Guideline

Anxiety Guideline

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