Anxiety Disorders and Phobias

A Cognitive Perspective

Author: Aaron T. Beck,Gary Emery,Ruth L. Greenberg

Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)

ISBN: 9780465003853

Category: Anxiety.

Page: 343

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Shows how the basic concepts of cognitive therapy may be used successfully in treating people who suffer from phobias and anxiety

Anxiety Disorders and Phobias

A Cognitive Perspective

Author: Aaron Beck,Gary Emery

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 9780465005871

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

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At the forefront of the cognitive revolution, renowned psychiatrist Aaron T. Beck turned to information processing in order to understand the sources, consequences, and cures of anxiety disorders and phobias. In the first half of this classic text, Beck elaborates on the clinical picture of anxiety disorders and phobias and presents an explanatory model to account for the rich complexity of these phenomena. Cognitive psychologist Gary Emery then details the therapeutic principles, strategies, and tactics developed on the basis of the cognitive model of anxiety disorders and phobias.This fifteenth anniversary edition of the foundational work on cognitive therapy features a new introduction by Beck, in which he offers an up-to-date appraisal of the current state of cognitive therapy and its application to the treatment of phobias and anxiety.

Phobic and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Author: Amie E. Grills-Taquechel,Thomas H. Ollendick

Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing

ISBN: 1613343396

Category: Psychology

Page: 142

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Compact, authoritative guidance to effective assessment and treatment of the most common psychological difficulties in children and adolescents - phobia and anxiety disorders This authoritative but compact text addresses the psychopathology, assessment, and treatment of the anxiety disorders and phobias in childhood and adolescence. These perplexing conditions are the most prevalent psychological difficulties in young people and result in considerable impairment and distress, not only to the child but also to her or his family. Effective treatments exist, but unfortunately many of these interventions are either not known to the practicing professionals or not used by them. This volume aims to address this gap and to present these interventions in a clear and straightforward manner.

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

Author: Edmund Bourne

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781608822034

Category: Self-Help

Page: 496

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The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has already helped over one million readers make a full and lasting recovery from generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, specific phobias, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other anxiety-related issues. Packed with the most effective skills for assessing and treating anxiety, this workbook can be used alone or as a supplement to therapy to help you develop a full arsenal of skills for quieting worried thoughts and putting yourself back in control. This new edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest anxiety research and medications, and also includes new therapeutic techniques that have been proven effective for the treatment of anxiety and anxiety-related conditions. Each worksheet in this book will help you learn the skills you need to manage your anxiety and start living more freely than you ever thought possible. With this workbook, you'll learn a range of proven methods for overcoming anxiety, such as relaxation and breathing techniques, challenging negative self-talk and mistaken beliefs, and imagery and real-life desensitization. In addition, you will learn how to make lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise changes and cultivate skills for preventing and coping with and preventing panic attacks.

Anxiety disorders, panic attacks, and phobias

proceedings of the Key Biscayne Research Conference on Anxiety Disorders, Panic Attacks, and Phobias, Key Biscayne, Florida, 9-11, December 1982

Author: Alan F. Schatzberg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 114

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Anxiety and Phobic Disorders

A Pragmatic Approach

Author: Wendy K. Silverman,Wiliam M. Kurtines

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475792123

Category: Psychology

Page: 142

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For many years, anxiety and phobie disorders ofchildhoodand adolescence were ignored by clinicians and researchers alike. They were viewed as largely benign, as problems that were relatively mild, age-specific, and transitory. With time, it was thought, they would simply disappear or "go away"-that the child or adolescent would magically "outgrow" them with development and that they would not adversely affect the growing child or adolescent. As a result ofsuch thinking, it was concluded that these "internalizing" problems were not worthy or deserving of our concerted and careful attention-that other problems of childhood and adolescence and, in particular, "externalizing" problems such as conduct disturbance, oppositional defiance, and attention-deficit problems de manded our professional energies and resources. These assumptions and asser tions have been challenged vigorously in recent years. Scholarly books (King, Hamilton, & Ollendick, 1988; Morris & Kratochwill, 1983) have documented the considerable distress and misery associated with these disorders, while reviews ofthe literature have demonstrated that these disorders are anything but transitory; for a significant number of youth these problems persist into late adolescence and adulthood (Ollendick & King, 1994). Clearly, such findings signal the need for treatment programs that "work"--programs that are effective in the short term and efficacious over the long haul, producing effects that are durable and generalizable, as weil as effects that enhance the life functioning of children and adolescents and the families that evince such problems.

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Author: Tracy L. Morris,John S. March (MD.)

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781572309814

Category: Psychology

Page: 395

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Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this landmark work brings together leading experts to comprehensively examine all aspects of childhood-onset anxiety disorders. The volume presents the major theoretical perspectives currently informing research and clinical practice, reviews key issues in assessment and diagnosis, and marshals the latest findings on each disorder and its treatment. All chapters in the second edition have been extensively rewritten to reflect significant advances in theory and research, including the results of controlled treatment studies. Important new chapters have been added on behavioral genetics, combined cognitive-behavioral therapy and pharmacotherapy, and prevention. Additionally, separate chapters now cover several disorders that were previously addressed in less depth: generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, separation anxiety, and panic.

Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders

Science and Practice

Author: David A. Clark,Aaron T. Beck

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609189922

Category: Psychology

Page: 628

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- Winner of the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award - Mental Health Nursing! Aaron T. Beck - Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Nursing Centers Consortium! Updating and reformulating Aaron T. Beck's pioneering cognitive model of anxiety disorders, this book is both authoritative and highly practical. The authors synthesize the latest thinking and empirical data on anxiety treatment and offer step-by-step instruction in cognitive assessment, case formulation, cognitive restructuring, and behavioral intervention. They provide evidence-based mini-manuals for treating the five most common anxiety disorders: panic disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive “compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. User-friendly features include vivid case examples, concise "Clinician Guidelines" that reinforce key points, and over three dozen reproducible handouts and forms.

Living with Anxiety Disorders

Author: Allen R. Miller

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 0816063443

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 202

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Provides an overview of different types of anxiety disorders, discussing their symptoms, causes, and treatment options.

Phobias

Author: Erin M. Hovanec,Elaine S. Chong

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448855411

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Provides information on phobias, including their causes, effects, and treatments.

Anxiety Disorders

Theory, Research and Clinical Perspectives

Author: Helen Blair Simpson,Yuval Neria,Roberto Lewis-Fernández,Franklin Schneier

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139490664

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Anxiety disorders are amongst the most common of all mental health problems. Research in this field has exploded over recent years, yielding a wealth of new information in domains ranging from neurobiology to cultural anthropology to evidence-based treatment of specific disorders. This book offers a variety of perspectives on new developments and important controversies relevant to the theory, research, and clinical treatment of this class of disorders. Clinicians will find reviews of state-of-the-art treatments for panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as controversies over diagnostic and treatment issues. Researchers will find in-depth consideration of important selected topics, including genetics, neuroimaging, animal models, contemporary psychoanalytic theory, and the impact of stressors. This book illustrates the enormous advances that have occurred in anxiety research and describes the evolving multi-disciplinary efforts that will shape the future of the field.

International Handbook of Phobic and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Author: Thomas H. Ollendick,Neville J. King,W. Yule

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1489914986

Category: Psychology

Page: 496

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Reknowned authorities offer the first international handbook on anxiety and phobic disorders in children and adolescents. Using DSM-IV and ICD classifications, this comprehensive and up-to-date volume addresses issues related to diagnostic classification, epidemiolgy, etiology, assessment, and treatment. With its case studies, this volume makes a practical reference for clinicians, researchers, and students.

Mastering Your Fears and Phobias

Therapist Guide

Author: Wayne D. Gray

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195189175

Category: Psychology

Page: 470

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Specific Phobia is the most commonly occurring anxiety disorder with approximately 12.5% of the general population reporting at least one specific phobia during their lives. People may fear heights, flying, spiders, blood, water, and any other number of circumscribed objects or situations. Research has shown the most effective treatment for these fears and phobias is an exposure-based, cognitive-behavioral program.Written by renowned researchers, this Therapist Guide provides you with all the information you need to help your clients ease their anxiety and conquer their fears. Whether they are afraid of dentists, dogs, or driving, you can teach your clients the necessary skills to overcome their phobia in as little as a few weeks. The strategies outlined in this book include exposure exercises and cognitive restructuring techniques. The corresponding Workbook includes blank forms and records for tracking progress and allows the client to extend the therapeutic experience outside of the office. Together, both books form a comprehensive package that has proven to be the most effective and successful treatment available for specific phobia.TreatmentsThatWorkTM represents the gold standard of behavioral healthcare interventions! DT All programs have been rigorously tested in clinical trials and are backed by years of research DT A prestigious scientific advisory board, led by series Editor-In-Chief David H. Barlow, reviews and evaluates each intervention to ensure that it meets the highest standard of evidence so you can be confident that you are using the most effective treatment available to date DT Our books are reliable and effective and make it easy for you to provide your clients with the best care available DT Our corresponding workbooks contain psychoeducational information, forms and worksheets, and homework assignments to keep clients engaged and motivated DT A companion website (www.oup.com/us/ttw) offers downloadable clinical tools and helpful resources DT Continuing Education (CE) Credits are now available on select titles in collaboration with PsychoEducational Resources, Inc. (PER)

Anxiety Disorders in Adults

An Evidence-Based Approach to Psychological Treatment

Author: Peter D. McLean,Sheila R. Woody

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198027591

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Recently developed psychosocial treatments for anxiety disorders reflect the systematic influence of scientifically generated knowledge, and these new treatments yield strong results. Research in such areas as information processing, cognition, behavioral avoidance, and the physiological components of anxious arousal has increased our knowledge of mediators that cause and maintain anxiety disorders. The development of these new clinical tools is timely, as epidemiological studies now show that up to 25% of people will experience at least one anxiety disorder in their lifetime. Meanwhile, mental health care providers are increasingly pressured to limit the number of sessions and use demonstrably effective treatments. In this book, the authors review psychosocial treatments for anxiety disorders, focusing on the scientific basis and demonstrated outcomes of the treatments. Cognitive behavioral therapies are highlighted, as they have been the most frequently investigated approaches to treating anxiety disorders. Individual chapters feature specific phobias: social phobia, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder. The book is rich in clinical material and integrates science and clinical practice in an effort to help practitioners to improve the effectiveness of their work with anxious clients.

Anxiety Disorders in Adults

A Clinical Guide

Author: Vladan Starcevic

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195156064

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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The title presents six types of adult anxiety disorders: panic disorder (with and without agoraphobia), generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder (social phobia), specific phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. There is emphasis on the description and clinical features of all the disorders and more.

Fears, Phobias and Rituals

Panic, Anxiety, and Their Disorders

Author: Isaac Marks

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198020998

Category: Psychology

Page: 704

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This book draws on fields as diverse as biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, psychology, psychiatry, and ethology, to form a fascinating synthesis of information on the nature of fear and of panic and anxiety disorders. Dr. Marks offers both a detailed discussion of the clinical aspects of fear-related syndromes and a broad exploration of the sources and mechanisms of fear and defensive behavior. Dealing first with normal fear, he establishes a firm, scientific basis for understanding it. He then presents a thorough analysis of the development, symptoms and treatment of fear-related syndromes. Phobic and obsessive-compulsive disorders are examined in detail. The book is illustrated with examples of fear and defensive behavior in other living organisms. By drawing provocative analogies between animal and human behavior, it sheds new light on the origins of fears, phobias, and obsessive-compulsive problems, as well as on their treatment by drugs and psychological means. Clinical psychologists, ethologists, and anyone interested in the mechanisms of behavior will be fascinated by this authoritative study. The text is intriguing and informative, and the bibliography of over 2,100 entries makes it an invaluable reference.

Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

Author: Edmund J. Bournes

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1458720365

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 540

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Research conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health has shown that anxiety disorders are the number one mental health problem among American women and are second only to alcohol and drug abuse among men. Approximately 15 percent of the population of the United States, or nearly 40 million people, have suffered from panic attacks, phobias, or other anxiety disorders in the past year. Nearly a quarter of the adult population will suffer from an anxiety disorder at some time during their life. Yet only a small proportion of these people receive treatment..... It is quite possible to overcome your problem with panic, phobias, or anxiety on your own through the use of the strategies and exercises presented in this workbook. Yet it is equally valuable and appropriate, if you feel so inclined, to use this book as an adjunct to working with a therapist or group treatment program. This edition is in two volumes. The second volume ISBN is 9781458720733.

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

Author: Edmund J. Bourne

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781626252158

Category: Psychology

Page: 488

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Updated and fully revised, this essential resource for those struggling with anxiety, panic disorders or debilitating phobias offers skills and techniques for dealing with these issues including relaxation and breathing, ending negative self-talk, desensitization and lifestyle changes. Original.