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The Biopsychosocial Model: Causes of Pathological Anxiety

So what causes anxiety and anxiety disorders anyway? According to Edmund Bourne (2000), author of the highly popular The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, people often offer single cause explanations for anxiety disorders, including professionals. Many people will often offer simplistic explanations of anxiety disorders. Common "explanations" include: 1) brain imbalances, 2) traumatic episodes from childhood, or catchall blame…3) poor...

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