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Published: Jun 2011
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Around 4.4% of adults in England are affected by generalised
anxiety disorder. It can become chronic if it is not treated -
often co-occurring with other anxiety and depressive disorders -
and it is associated with substantial disability. This guideline is
an indispensable tool in enabling healthcare professionals to
identify generalised anxiety disorder in adults and provide the
most effective treatments in a stepped-care framework. It sets out
clear, evidence- and consensus-based recommendations for treatment
The book presents and appraises the evidence for low- and
high-intensity psychological interventions, drug treatment and
other physical interventions, and also provides insight into the
experience of care of people with generalised anxiety disorder.
There is a special focus on the economic modelling that was
undertaken in the areas of drug treatments and computerised
cognitive behavioural therapy.
List of the other NICE mental health
NICE Mental Health Guidelines
These guidelines from NICE set out clear
recommendations, based on the best available evidence, for health
care professionals on how to work with and implement physical,
psychological and service-level interventions for people with
various mental health conditions.
The book contains the full guidelines that cannot be obtained
in print anywhere else. It brings together all of the evidence that
led to the recommendations made, detailed explanations of the
methodology behind their preparation, plus an overview of the
condition covering detection, diagnosis and assessment, and the
full range of treatment and care approaches.
The accompanying free CD-ROM contains all the data used as
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