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Anxiety and Its Disorders, Second Edition: The Nature and Treatment of Anxiety and Panic / Edition 2

Anxiety and Its Disorders, Second Edition: The Nature and Treatment of Anxiety and Panic / Edition 2

by David H. Barlow PhD, ABPPDavid H. Barlow PhD
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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593850289
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/2004
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 704
Sales rank: 1,128,679
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 manuals—some translated in over 20 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, and Russian—primarily 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 Contents

1. 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.

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