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| Published: February 02, 2017

Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral Management of Anxiety

Lalit Pratap Singh ,

Research Scholar, Department of Applied Psychology, Galgotia University, Greater Noida, U.P., India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Shikha Srivastava

Dept. of Applied Psychology SHSS , Galgotias University greater Noida Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.047/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.047

ABSTRACT

Understanding anxiety and depression have been the major focus of psychology over the last hundreds of years. People experience these negative psychological states as a part of their response to their threatening life events.  Anxiety is a normal adaptive response to threatening situations which sometimes help to cope with threatening challenging. Humans are hard wired to response in these ways as they are adaptive subsequent to traumatic events. Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns in our society. They are often experienced as a complex set of emotional and functional challenges. In the daily life of people, they are exposed to stressful situations; sometimes these stressors may lead to an illnesses and mental disorders like clinically significant anxiety and other negative psychological states. The current paper will briefly describe the nature, symptoms, models and behavioral and cognitive strategies to manage anxiety. The paper will help health professionals to know these basic interventions in anxiety management and thereby improve their well-being.
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Lalit Pratap Singh @ lalitpsycho@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.047/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.047

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017

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