The field of social anxiety and shyness is defined by research and practice in child development, psychophysiology, social and personality psychology, clinical psychology, psychiatry and psychotherapy. <P> This Handbook reflects the field with major sections on the origin and development of shyness and social anxiety, on social and personality factors, and on clinical perspectives and interventions. The editors have brought together original chapters by some of the leading international experts, to provide a state-of-the-art account of knowledge in this field. The purpose was to review and synthesize a very extensive literature from diverse disciplines, with a critical focus on knowledge that is research-based, central to the understanding of social anxiety, and of essential interest to a wide range of students, researchers and professionals. <P> This comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date volume will be of value to students, teachers and researchers in developmental, social and abnormal psychology, as well as to trainees and practitioners in clinical psychology, psychiatry, psychotherapy and counselling.
About the Editors.
List of Contributors.
The Social Nature of Social Anxiety (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn
SECTION ONE: ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT.
Origins and Development
Origins and Development (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E.
Biological and Environmental Contributions to Childhood Shyness:
A Diathesis-Stress Model (Louis A. Schmidt et al)
Behavioural Inhibition: Physiological Correlates (Peter J.
Marshall and Joan Stevenson-HInde)
Positively Shy! Development Continuities in the Expression of
Shyness, Coyness and Embarrassment (Vasudevi Reddy)
Origins of the Self-conscious Child (Michael Lewis)
Children's Conceptions of Shyness (Nicola Yuill and Robin
Behavioral Inhibition, Social Withdrawal, and Parenting (Kim
B Burgess et al)
Shyness in the Classroom and Home (Mary Ann Evans)
SECTION TWO: SOCIAL AND PERSONALITY FACTORS.
Social and Personality Factors
Social and Personality Factors (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E.
Shyness and Social Interaction (Monroe A Bruch)
Shyness and the Self: Attentional, Motivational, and Cognitive
Self-processes in Social Anxiety and Inhibition (Mark R
Relational Schemas: The Activation of Interpersonal Knowledge
Structures in Social Anxiety (Mark W. Baldwin and Patricia
Evolution and Process in Social Anxiety (Paul Gilbert and
Shyness and Embarrassment Comapred: Siblings in the Service of
Social Evaluation (Rowland S MIller)
Blushing (Robert J Edelmann)
SECTION THREE: CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES AND INTERVENTIONS.
Social Anxiety as a Clinical Condition (W. Ray Crozier and
Lynn E. Alden)
Social Anxiety, Social Phobia, and Avoidant Personality
Social Anxiety and Depression (Rick E Ingram et al)
Interpersonal Perspectives on Social Phobia (Lynn E.
A Cognitive Perspective on Social Phobia (David M
Shyness as a Clinical Condition: The Stanford Model (Lynne
Henderson and Philip G Zimbardo)
Cognitive-Behavioural Gorup Treatment for Social Phobia
(Meredith E Coles et al)
Psychopharmacological Treatments: An Overview (Sean D Hood
and David J Nutt)
Social Phobia in Children and Adolescents: Nature and Assessment
(Ronald M Rapee and Lynne Sweeney)
Social Phobia in Children and Adolescents: Psychological
Treatments (Lynne Sweeney and Ronald M Rapee).