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Anxiety and Its Disorders, Second Edition : The Nature and Treatment of Anxiety and Panic - David H. Barlow

Anxiety and Its Disorders, Second Edition

The Nature and Treatment of Anxiety and Panic

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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.

New to This Edition:

*Incorporates advances in emotion theory and cognitive science and neuroscience, as well as important findings from developmental psychology and learning.

"Like its predecessor, this book is truly an impressive accomplishment. Barlow, a world expert in the etiology and treatment of anxiety disorders, has integrated cutting-edge theory and research into a single presentation that is both wide in scope and precise in focus. While penetrating in its analysis, the book is also highly readable. Researchers, clinical practitioners, and students of all levels will find it an invaluable resource for understanding both the nature of anxiety as a human experience, and the way it manifests itself in specific disorders. Certain to become a classic." --Michael E. Addis, PhD, Department of Psychology, Clark University

"Barlow has once again produced a masterpiece. This volume combines comprehensive reviews of theory and research with innovative, clinically meaningful, empirically based models of each anxiety disorder. Like its predecessor, it will serve as the preeminent guide for research and treatment development for years to come. This book should be required reading for clinicians and clinical scientists working with anxiety disorders. Its clearly presented, readable content also makes it a highly appropriate text for advanced undergraduate and graduate-level psychopathology courses." --T. D. Borkovec, PhD, Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University

The Experience of Anxiety: Shadow of Intelligence or Specter of Death?p. 1
Fear, Anxiety, and Theories of Emotionp. 37
The Nature of Anxious Apprehensionp. 64
The Phenomenon of Panicp. 105
Provoking Panic in the Laboratoryp. 139
Biological Aspects of Anxiety and Panicp. 180
True Alarms, False Alarms, and Learned (Conditioned) Anxiety: The Origins of Panic and Phobiap. 219
The Origins of Anxious Apprehension, Anxiety Disorders, and Related Emotional Disorders: Triple Vulnerabilitiesp. 252
Classification of Anxiety and Mood Disordersp. 292
Panic Disorder and Agoraphobiap. 328
Specific Phobiasp. 380
Posttraumatic Stress Disorderp. 418
Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)p. 454
Generalized Anxiety Disorderp. 477
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderp. 516
Referencesp. 551
Author Indexp. 677
Subject Indexp. 694
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ISBN: 9781593850289
ISBN-10: 159385028X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 704
Published: 28th January 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.25
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition