Social Phobia: Clinical and Research Perspectives
Social Phobia: Clinical and Research Perspectives is devoted to social phobia, a disorder finally receiving due attention. Each chapter author is an authority in the field and provides up-to-date reviews of his or her particular topic, illustrated by specific, detailed case examples. Diagnostic and measurement instruments important for research and clinical practice are also examined. The book is devoted to etiology and treatment, including reviews of competing psychodynamic, behavioral, and neurological theories. Students and teachers will benefit from the incisive, concise critiques of treatment. Clinicians will find the state-of-the-art reviews of current and future treatments invaluable. A how-to chapter on cognitive-behavioral group therapy is a unique element of the book.
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