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Phobias and Disorders Index of Modern Information by Samuel M. Morris

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Published by Abbe Pub Assn of Washington Dc .
Written in English


  • Psychology

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ISBN 100881648353
ISBN 109780881648355

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The anxiety disorders refer to a cluster of fears and anxieties that persist at a level that interferes with normal functioning. Anxiety disorders all involve fear, anxiety, worry, and avoidant or corrective behaviors. They differ from each other in the primary object of threat. Anxiety disorders are common in youths and adults. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Phobias from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Phobic and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents. Here is the long-awaited book that is the first to present a comprehensive cognitive model for understanding and treating anxiety disorders and phobias. "This important book lays the groundwork for cognitive therapy of phobias and a nxiety disorders and offers promise for significant advances in therapeutics"Gerald L. Klerman, Harvard Medical School.   Buy Anxiety Disorders and Phobias: A Cognitive Perspective By Aaron T. Beck, M.D.. Available in used condition with free delivery in the US. ISBN: ISBN Pages:

Anxiety Disorders and Phobias book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. At the forefront of the cognitive revolution, renowned /5. attacks, panic disorder, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, generalized anx-iety disorder, anxiety due to a medical condition, and substance-induced anxiety. (See “Anxiety Disorders at a Glance,” below.)However, some of the same imbal-ances in brain chemistry are thought to underlie many different. The National Institute of Mental Health suggests that 8% of U.S. adults have some type of phobia. Women are more likely to experience phobias than men. Typical symptoms of phobias can include nausea, trembling, rapid heartbeat, feelings of unreality, and being preoccupied with the fear object. Phobias are a type of anxiety disorder and differ from generalized anxiety disorders because the anxiety is only experienced when you are faced with the specific object/situation feared. People who suffer from generalized anxiety disorder experience excessive, unrealistic worry almost constantly, even when there is little or nothing to provoke.

# in Mood Disorders (Books) # in Anxieties & Phobias (Books) # in Popular Neuropsychology; methods in the book I have eliminated the need for any medications and I am able to drive anywhere I want without the fear. I truly feel that this book was a catalyst for change in my life. If you are on the fence, just jump – there is /5(62). With over entries in the bibliography, the book is extremely thorough both in presenting the scientific basis for understanding fear behaviour and in describing anxiety disorders and theirtreatment. Dealing first with normal fear and then with clinical syndromes, it describes the phenomena and the factors known to influence them.   This book draws on fields as diverse as biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, psychology, psychiatry, and ethology, to form a fascinating synthesis of information on the nature of fear and of panic and anxiety disorders. Dr.5/5.   Abnormal Psychology activation adolescence adult agoraphobia amygdala anxiety and depression anxiety disorders anxiety sensitivity arousal associated attentional bias attributed autonomic aversive stimuli avoidance behavior Barlow behavioral inhibition Behaviour Research biases bodily sensations Borkovec Chapter childhood Clinical cognitive.