Approximately 19 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders, many without knowing why they experience their symptoms. Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient, a patient already in treatment who may wish to understand more deeply the roots of anxiety, or a friend or relative of someone suffering from anxiety, this book offers help. The only volume available to provide both the doctor's and the patient's view, 100 Questions & Answers About Anxiety gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. This book deals directly with the nature of anxiety and its underlying causes, treatment options (including various forms of psychotherapy and medication management), advice on coping with anxiety, sources of support, and much more. Written by psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Dr. Chap Attwell, with commentary from actual patients, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, psychological, or emotional turmoil of this debilitating condition.
Dr Chap Attwell MPH, NYU School of Medicine teaches in the Department of Psychiatry and works as the co-director of medical student mental health at the NYU School of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Attwell has completed his adult psychoanalytic training at NYU Psychoanalytic Institute at NYU Medical Center, where he also continues to study as a senior candidate in the child psychoanalytic program. He holds the title of Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and primarily pursues his passion for psychiatry and psychoanalysis in his private practice in New York City, where he lives.