Learning Objectives

8.1 Discuss the role of anxiety and its disorders in human development.

8.2 Discuss the cognitive, neurobiological, and developmental aspects of anxiety.

8.3 Distinguish among the major anxiety disorders, their causes, and treatment.

8.4 Distinguish among agoraphobia, specific phobia, and panic disorder, and describe their causes and treatment.

8.5 Describe the characteristics of obsessive-compulsive disorder, its causes, and treatment.