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Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction


Daniel Freeman, Jason Freeman

May 2012

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Are we born with our fears or do we learn them? Why do our fears persist? What purpose does anxiety serve? In this Very Short Introduction we discover what anxiety is, what causes it, and how it can be treated. Looking at six major anxiety disorders, the authors introduce us to this most ubiquitous and essential of emotions.

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Madness: A Very Short Introduction


Andrew Scull

August 2011

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Madness is something that frightens and fascinates us all. It is a word with which we are universally familiar, and a condition that haunts the human imagination. In this Very Short Introduction, Andrew Scull examines the social, historical and culturally variable responses to madness over the centuries.

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Autism: A Very Short Introduction


Uta Frith

October 2008

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What causes autism? Is it a genetic disorder, or due to some unknown environmental hazard? Are we facing an epidemic? What are the main symptoms, and how does it relate to Asperger syndrome? This Very Short Introduction answers the key questions and offers a clear statement on what is currently known about autism and Asperger syndrome.

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An Introduction to Behavior Genetics


Terence J. Bazzett

September 2008

Introduces concepts from the field of behaviour genetics. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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Freud: A Very Short Introduction


Anthony Storr

February 2001

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Jung: A Very Short Introduction


Anthony Stevens

February 2001

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