Treatment Resources: Anxiety Disorders

DSM IV Diagnostic

Note: all diagnostic links are to the excellent DSMIV made Easy Website

Acute Stress Disorder 308.3
Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety due to a General Medical Condition
Agoraphobia - 300.22
Generalized Anxiety Disorder 300.02
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 301.4
Panic Attack Criteria
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 309.81
Social Phobia 300.23
Specfic Phobia 300.29
Substance Induced Anxiety Disorder
Links to Related Pages
Acute Stress Disorder
Anxiety Disorder due to a General Medical Condition
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Specific Phobia
Social Phobia
Substance Induced Anxiety Disorder
Websites on Agoraphobia
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Anxiety-Panic Resource Center
Anxiety Panic Internet Resource
National Panic/Anxiety Disorders Page
NIMH - Anxiety Disorders Education Program

Helpful Links

DSM IV Made Easy Website - provides diagnostic information on most DSM IV categories
Dr. Bob's Website - DSM IV Codes - provides codes for each DSM IV category
Psychiatric Meds Info- links to the site


Related Broadcast

October 20, 2001 Grief and Anxiety

Weekend Edition - Saturday -- Scott Simon talks with Dr. Robert Washington, a bereavement counselor and psychologist, about the nature of grief. Washington says that grief is an expected and natural response to loss -- not a pathology.

Journal of Anxiety Disorders- an interdisciplinary journal that publishes research papers dealing with all aspects of anxiety disorders for all age groups (child, adolescent, adult and geriatric). Areas of focus include: traditional, behavioral, cognitive and biological assessment; diagnosis and classification; psychosocial and psychopharmacological treatment; genetics; epidemiology; and prevention.
Selected Readings
Agoraphobia and Panic : A Guide to Psychological Treatment by Jeffrey E. Hecker, Geoffrey L. Thorpe
Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic : Therapist Guide for Anxiety, Panic, and Agoraphobia by Michelle G. Craske, David H. Barlow, Elizabeth A. Meadows
Phobic Disorders and Panic in Adults : A Guide to Assessment and Treatment by Martin M. Antony, Richard P. Swinson
Treating Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia : A Step-By-Step Clinical Guide by Elke, Phd. Zuercher-White
Readings for Clients
Anxiety and Panic Attacks : Their Cause and Cure :The Five-Point Life-Plus Program for Conquering Fear by Robert Handly, Pauline Neff
Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Agoraphobia: Information for Support People, Family and Friends by Kenneth V. Strong
Journey from Anxiety to Freedom : Moving Beyond Panic and Phobias and Learning to Trust Yourself by Mani Feniger