Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental disorders in the United States, are the most frequently encountered disorders in primary mental health services, and are hypothesized to be the most common presenting problems in psychodynamic therapeutic practices . In fact, when combining both national and international data, the best estimate for lifetime prevalence of anxiety disorders is 16.6% . These disorders include generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder (PD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), social phobia, agoraphobia, and specific phobias .
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Research|
|Subtitle of host publication||Evidence-Based Practice and Practice-Based Evidence|
|Editors||Raymond Levy, Stewart Ablon, Horst Kachele|
|Publisher||Humana Press Inc.|
|Number of pages||21|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2012|