Normal and Abnormal Fear and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents
- S. J. Rachman, University of British Columbia
- Peter Muris, Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, THE NETHERLANDS
Written at a post-graduate level, this new volume provides a cumulative overview of the research available on the pathogenesis of fear and anxiety in youths. Its aim is to give the reader an idea of the factors that are thought to be involved in the development of abnormal fear and anxiety in children and adolescents, and to integrate this knowledge in a comprehensive model. This book also gives an update of the current scientific status on the psychological and pharmacological treatment and assessment of anxiety disorders in youths.
Postgraduate students and researchers in clinical psychology or psychiatry. It will also appeal to practicing psychotherapists and mental health workers.