By Dan J. Stein

Anxiety and similar problems are universal stipulations that disproportionately have an effect on ladies. during this e-book, the epidemiology, psychobiology, analysis, evaluate, pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy of significant nervousness and similar problems are tested with particular connection with the consequences of gender and intercourse on medical presentation and remedy. The stipulations thought of contain generalized nervousness affliction, obsessive-compulsive affliction, panic ailment, posttraumatic pressure ailment and social nervousness sickness. additionally, the administration of hysteria and comparable issues while pregnant and lactation are mentioned. concluding chapters in particular tackle nervousness issues in girls and in males, summarizing key issues for clinicians and researchers. The authors are prime clinicians, together with either psychiatrists and psychologists, from round the globe.

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Springer, Heidelberg, pp 937–952 Hoyer J, Beesdo-Baum K (2012) Prolonged imaginal exposure based on worry scenarios. In: Neudeck P, Wittchen H-U (eds) Exposure therapy: rethinking the model – refining the method. Springer, New York, pp 245–260 Hoyer J, Gloster AT (2009) Psychotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder: don’t worry, it works! Psychiatr Clin North Am 32:629–640 Hoyer J, Becker E, Margraf J (2002) Generalized anxiety disorder and clinical worry episodes in young women. Psychol Med 32:1227–1237 Hoyer J, Beesdo K, Gloster AT, Höfler M, Runge J, Becker ES (2009) Worry exposure versus applied relaxation in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.

In a SPECT study, reduced SERT binding was found in different brain regions, including the raphe nuclei in mainly female patients with current but not remitted PD (Maron et al. 2004a). In a study measuring 5-HT1A receptor binding using PET and the radioligand [carbonyl-11C]WAY-100635, women did not differ from men (Stein et al. 2008). A study employing an improved design using positron emission tomography (PET) and 11C-MADAM did not provide evidence for differential serotonin transporter binding in female patients vs.

Some studies have investigated gender differences in serotonin systems in patients with PD. In a SPECT study, reduced SERT binding was found in different brain regions, including the raphe nuclei in mainly female patients with current but not remitted PD (Maron et al. 2004a). In a study measuring 5-HT1A receptor binding using PET and the radioligand [carbonyl-11C]WAY-100635, women did not differ from men (Stein et al. 2008). A study employing an improved design using positron emission tomography (PET) and 11C-MADAM did not provide evidence for differential serotonin transporter binding in female patients vs.

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