ISBN-10:
0387768696
ISBN-13:
9780387768694
Pub. Date:
08/12/2008
Publisher:
Springer US
Psychological Approaches to Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Clinician's Guide to Assessment and Treatment / Edition 1

Psychological Approaches to Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Clinician's Guide to Assessment and Treatment / Edition 1

by Holly Hazlett-StevensHolly Hazlett-Stevens

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Overview

Concise, yet without skimping on information, this book reviews current theory and research, addresses important diagnostic issues, and provides salient details in a number of key areas related to GAD. Assessment procedures and treatment planning are covered, along with the latest therapy outcome data, including findings on newer therapies. Also detailed are specific cognitive behavioral therapy techniques, including cognitive strategies, psychoeducation, and anxiety monitoring.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780387768694
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 08/12/2008
Series: Series in Anxiety and Related Disorders
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Holly Hazlett-Stevens, Ph.D., is assistant professor of psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. Since receiving her doctorate from Pennsylvania State University in 1999, she’s published many articles and taken part in numerous scientific presentations on anxiety and anxiety-related subjects. She recently served as research coordinator for a large, multi-site investigation of the identification and treatment of panic disorder in a primary care medical setting (administered by the UCLA Anxiety Disorders Behavioral Research Program). Her main research interests include: generalized anxiety disorder, normal and pathological worry, anxiety and stress-related disorders, psychotherapy outcome research, and fear reduction.

Table of Contents

Diagnosis, Clinical Features, and Theoretical Perspectives.-GAD Treatment Research.-Assessment Procedures and Treatment Planning.-Psychoeducation and Anxiety Monitoring.-Relaxation Strategies.-Cognitive Strategies.-Behavior Therapy and Exposure Strategies.-Common Problems and Clinical Considerations

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