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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is now recognized as the most effective intervention tool for the treatment of a wide range of DSM anxiety disorders. A number of specific treatment protocols have been developed and disseminated in the form of various treatment manuals and books in recent years. CBT for Anxiety Disorders presents a comprehensive overview/i>… See more details below
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is now recognized as the most effective intervention tool for the treatment of a wide range of DSM anxiety disorders. A number of specific treatment protocols have been developed and disseminated in the form of various treatment manuals and books in recent years. CBT for Anxiety Disorders presents a comprehensive overview of the latest disorder-specific treatment techniques contributed by the foremost experts in various CBT approaches. Articles address a variety of topics that include treatment rationale, concrete clinical case examples, and therapist-patient dialogues. Each chapter also features helpful sub-sections on disorder-specific CBT techniques, treatment complications, dealing with comorbid disorders, and managing concurrent pharmacotherapy.
CBT for Anxiety Disorders represents an invaluable “one-stop tool” and resource guide for researchers, clinicians, and students alike who are interested in the current state of knowledge on CBT approaches for the treatment of anxiety disorders.
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The editors have assembled an impressive array of some of the foremost experts in the field of anxiety disorders. This text provides a contemporary perspective of cognitive-behavioral treatment that combines research findings with clinical perspicacity. Each chapter is written in a clear and concise fashion and offers concrete clinical examples, yielding excellent hands on application. This book belongs in the library of any serious researcher or practitioner who works with anxiety disorders. I highly recommend it.—Frank M. Dattilio, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) has become the gold standard for the psychological treatment of anxiety disorders around the world. But CBT approaches have developed and changed with the times based on new scientific findings and clinical experience, and this very handy and readable reference written by leading international authorities incorporates all of these changes. Anybody who treats anxiety disorders with CBT will find this book invaluable.—Professor David H. Barlow, Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Boston University
Effective treatments on a sound scientific basis: Anxiety disorders can be overcome, and this book shows the latest developments how to help the patients.—Dr. Winfried Rief, Professor of Psychology and Psychotherapy and Head of the Clinic on Psychological Interventions, University of Marburg, Germany.
I find the book to be an excellent summary of cognitive therapy techniques as applied to problems encountered in clinical practice. It is scientifically and clinically sound, describing not only therapies that in the last decade have become well established, but also newer approaches that are emerging as valuable additions to the therapist’s repertoire.—Walton T. Roth, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine.
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