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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572302631
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 07/04/1997
Series: Emotions And Social Behavior Series
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author


Mark R. Leary, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Wake Forest University. His research interests focus on social motivation and emotion, particularly processes involving self-presentation, social anxiety, and self-esteem. The author of a number of books, he is also Associate Editor of the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.

Robin Mark Kowalski, PhD, has taught at Wake Forest University and Western Carolina University, where she is currently Assistant Professor of Psychology. Her research interests include social anxiety, social psychological factors in health and illness, gender and aggression, and complaining. Her research on complaining has received national attention, including an appearance on NBC's Today Show.

Table of Contents


1. The Stage Fright of Everyday Life
2. The Interpersonal Basis of Social Anxiety
3. Self-Presentational Motivation
4. Self-Presentational Expectancies
5. Self-Presentational Disasters
6. Trait Social Anxiety and Social Phobia
7. Subjective Aspects of Social Anxiety: Physiology,Cognition, and Emotion
8. Interpersonal Behavior
9. Chasing Away the Butterflies

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