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International Handbook of Social Anxiety : Concepts, Research and Interventions Relating to the Self and Shyness - W. Ray Crozier

International Handbook of Social Anxiety

Concepts, Research and Interventions Relating to the Self and Shyness

By: W. Ray Crozier (Editor), Lynn E. Alden (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 8th October 2001
ISBN: 9780471491293
Number Of Pages: 584

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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 E. Alden)


Origins and Development

Origins and Development (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden)

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 Banerjee)

Behavioral Inhibition, Social Withdrawal, and Parenting (Kim B Burgess et al)

Shyness in the Classroom and Home (Mary Ann Evans)


Social and Personality Factors

Social and Personality Factors (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden)

Shyness and Social Interaction (Monroe A Bruch)

Shyness and the Self: Attentional, Motivational, and Cognitive Self-processes in Social Anxiety and Inhibition (Mark R Leary)

Relational Schemas: The Activation of Interpersonal Knowledge Structures in Social Anxiety (Mark W. Baldwin and Patricia Fergusson)

Evolution and Process in Social Anxiety (Paul Gilbert and Peter Trower)

Shyness and Embarrassment Comapred: Siblings in the Service of Social Evaluation (Rowland S MIller)

Blushing (Robert J Edelmann)


Social Anxiety as a Clinical Condition (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden)

Social Anxiety, Social Phobia, and Avoidant Personality (Thomas Widiger)

Social Anxiety and Depression (Rick E Ingram et al)

Interpersonal Perspectives on Social Phobia (Lynn E. Alden)

A Cognitive Perspective on Social Phobia (David M Clark)

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).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

ISBN: 9780471491293
ISBN-10: 0471491292
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 584
Published: 8th October 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.03 x 15.94  x 3.76
Weight (kg): 0.99
Edition Number: 1

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