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Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is probably one of the most distressing human emotions. Anxiety disorders can now be differentiated by means of specific, well-researched, diagnostic criteria. Select information on a specific anxiety disorder below.

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Prof Christine Lochner on OCD

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