Health Behaviors and Anxiety Disorders.- Tobacco Use and Panic Psychopathology: Current Status and Future Directions.- Alcohol Use and Anxiety Disorders.- Illicit Drug Use Across The Anxiety Disorders.- The Promise of Exercise Interventions for the Anxiety Disorders.- Anxiety and Insomnia.- Physical Conditions and Anxiety Disorders.- Anxiety Disorders and Physical Illness Comorbidity: An Overview.- The Relation Between Puberty And Adolescent Anxiety: Theory And Evidence.- Anxiety, Anxiety Disorders, And The Menstrual Cycle.- Pain and Anxiety Disorders.- Asthma in Anxiety and Its Disorders: Overview and Synthesis.- Cardiovascular Disease and Anxiety.- HIV and Anxiety.- Physical Illness And Treatment Of Anxiety Disorders: A Review.
Foreword.- Preface.- Health-oriented risk behavior and anxiety disorders.- Physical activity and anxiety disorders.- Sleep and anxiety disorders.- Tobacco use and anxiety disorders.- Alcohol use and anxiety disorders.- Anxiety disorder and physical illness comorbidity: an overview.- Physical changes in puberty and anxiety vulnerability.- Pain and anxiety disorders.- Asthma and anxiety disorders.- Cardiovascular illness and anxiety disorders.- Obesity and anxiety disorders.- AIDS/HIV and anxiety disorders.- Physical illness and treatment of anxiety disorders: a review.
This is a single resource offering theoretical perspectives and reviews of research on the link between health behaviors and physical illness to anxiety. The authors explore the idea of reciprocal relations between anxiety and health factors throughout the developmental course. Special attention is devoted to the mechanisms by which certain health factors (e.g. physical exercise) may play a role in the onset or maintenance of particular anxiety disorders.
Integrates the biological and psychosocial approaches to understanding anxiety, health behaviors, physical illness, and their interactions
Comprehensive reviews of theory and research on the anxiety disorder-health factor co-morbidity
Empirically-based, innovative, and clinically meaningful models of the nature of these common co-morbid conditions