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This landmark work is indispensable for anyone studying anxiety or seeking to deliver effective psychological and pharmacological treatments. David H. Barlow comprehensively examines the phenomena of anxiety and panic, their origins, and the roles that each plays in normal and pathological functioning. Chapters coauthored by Barlow with other leading experts then outline what is known about the classification, presentation, etiology, assessment, and treatment of each of the DSM-IV anxiety disorders. A definitive resource for researchers and clinicians, this is also an ideal text for graduate-level courses.
|Publisher:||Guilford Publications, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
David H. Barlow, PhD, ABPP, is Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and Founder and Director Emeritus of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. Dr. Barlow has published over 500 articles and book chapters and over 60 books and clinical manualssome translated in over 20 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, and Russianprimarily in the areas of emotional disorders and clinical research methodology. His books include Clinical Handbook for Psychological Disorders, Fifth Edition, Handbook of Assessment and Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders, Second Edition, and Anxiety and its Disorders, Second Edition. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including, most recently, the Career/Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He is past president of the Society of Clinical Psychology and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and past editor of the journals Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice and Behavior Therapy. Dr. Barlow’s research has been continually funded by the National Institutes of Health for over 40 years.
Table of Contents1. The Experience of Anxiety: Shadow of Intelligence or Specter of Death? 2. Fear, Anxiety, and Theories of Emotion 3. The Nature of Anxious Apprehension 4. The Phenomenon of Panic 5. Provoking Panic in the Laboratory 6. Biological Aspects of Anxiety and Panic 7. True Alarms, False Alarms, and Learned (Conditioned) Anxiety: The Origins of Panic and Phobia 8. The Origins of Anxious Apprehension, Anxiety Disorders, and Related Emotional Disorders: Triple Vulnerabilities 9. Classification of Anxiety Disorders Timothy A. Brown, David H. Barlow 10. Panic Disorder Kamila S. White, David H. Barlow 11. Specific Phobias Martin M. Antony, David H. Barlow 12. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Terence M. Keane, David H. Barlow 13. Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder) Stefan G. Hofmann, David H. Barlow 14. Generalized Anxiety Disorder Lizabeth Roemer, Susan M. Orsillo, David H. Barlow 15. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Gail Steketee, David H. Barlow
Audience: Clinicians, students, and researchers in clinical psychology, psychiatry, and related mental health fields. Classroom Use: Serves as a text in advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level courses and clinical training programs.