The need for evidence-based herbal and nutritional anxiety treatments in Psychiatry

David A. Camfield, Erica McIntyre, Jerome Sarris

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Abstract

The introduction will explain the scope of the book: (i) the presentation of clinical evidence for the efficacy of herbal and nutritional treatments in the context of anxiety disorders, and (ii) how health professionals can apply this knowledge in a clinical setting with patients presenting with a wide range of symptoms, including comorbid mood disorders. The rationale for using these treatments in comparison to pharmaceutical options is also discussed, including a more favourable side effect profile and multi-modal mechanisms of action that make these treatments more suitable as chronic treatments.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEvidence-based herbal and nutritional treatments for anxiety in Psychiatric disorders
EditorsDavid Camfield, Erica McIntyre, Jerome Sarris
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
PublisherSpringer
Chapter1
Pages1-7
Number of pages7
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9783319423074
ISBN (Print)9783319423050
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Camfield, D. A., McIntyre, E., & Sarris, J. (2017). The need for evidence-based herbal and nutritional anxiety treatments in Psychiatry. In D. Camfield, E. McIntyre, & J. Sarris (Eds.), Evidence-based herbal and nutritional treatments for anxiety in Psychiatric disorders (1st ed., pp. 1-7). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42307-4_1