Social Phobia: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment
Publisher: The Guilford Press
ISBN 10: 1572300124
ISBN 13: 978-1572300125
"Social Phobia is an excellent, comprehensive introduction to this important subject and also provides an authoritative, up-to-date review of current knowledge and theories....It probably is the best text available on this topic at present." --Stanley Rachman, University of British Columbia
"A landmark, encyclopedic, astonishingly current book....The editors are at the forefront of the recent crescendo of scientific advances in this hitherto neglected area. Scientists investigating social phobia will find this a remarkable resource....It is required reading for all mental health professionals and students." --Donald F. Klein, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York State Psychiatric Institute
From the Back Cover
The third most common mental disorder, social phobia can lead to extreme functional impairment associated with increased alcohol and substance abuse, depression, suicidal ideation, and an inability to obtain employment or achieve financial independence. Only in recent years, however, has social phobia been recognized as part of the diagnostic nomenclature; as a result, research has lagged behind that on other anxiety disorders. Filling a significant gap in the literature, this essential new resource provides state-of-the-art, comprehensive reviews and analyses of almost all aspects of social phobia. Integrating the best available knowledge in biological psychiatry and cognitive-behavioral psychology, this encyclopedic volume covers diagnosis, psychopathology, theoretical and empirical approaches, assessment, and treatment.
About the Author
Michael R. Liebowitz, M.D., is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and Director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. A leader in studies of the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders, he has played a key role in bringing attention to the problems experienced by persons with social phobia. Dr. Liebowitz also chaired the work groups that developed the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for the anxiety disorders.
Debra A. Hope, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Director of the Psychological Consultation Center. She has published widely on the assessment and treatment of social phobia, social skills, social anxiety in schizophrenia, and the process and efficacy of psychotherapy.
Franklin R. Schneier, M.D., is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and Assistant Director of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Diagnosis and treatment of social phobia has been a focus of his research.
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Part I: History and Clinical Presentation
1. Diagnostic Issues, Heckelman and Schneier
2. Epidemiology and Family Studies, Chapman, Mannuzza, and Fyer
3. Descriptive Psychopathology, Rapee
Part II: Theoretical and Empirical Approaches
4. The Cognitive Model of Social Phobia, Clark and Wells
5. The Self-Presentation Model of Social Phobia, Leary and Kowalski
6. Neurobiology of Social Phobia, Nickell and Uhde
7. Conditioning and Ethological Models of Social Phobia, Mineka and Zinbarg
8. Developmental Factors in Childhood and Adolescent Shyness, Bruch and Cheek
Part III: Assessment
9. The Clinical Interview, Greist, Kobak, Jefferson, Katzelnick, and Chene
10. Behavioral Assessment: Self-Report, Physiology, and Overt Behavior, McNeil, Ries, and Turk
11. Cognitive Assessment, Elting and Hope
Part IV: Treatment
12. Cognitive Behavioral Treatments: Literature Review, Heimberg and Juster
13. Cognitive Behavioral Treatments: Clinical Applications, Butler and Wells 14. Pharmacological Treatments: Literature Review, Potts and Davidson
15. Pharmacological Treatments: Clinical Applications, Liebowitz and Marshall
Part V: Special Populations
16. Children and Adolescents: Assessment and Treatment, Albano, DiBartolo, Heimberg, and Barlow