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Anxiety: Current Trends in Theory and Research, Volume II discusses the hostile state of inner turmoil called “anxiety”.
This volume is divided into three parts. Part IV discusses the theoretical approach concerning emotion, nature of anxiety, and distinctions between anxiety and other fear-related emotions. The experimental approaches to test anxiety and interventions in relation to anxiety in school are elaborated in Part V. Part VI is devoted to summarizing the conceptual and methodological issues in anxiety research. Other topics include the variety of viewpoints on the nature of anxiety, models of psychophysiological disorders, analysis of anxiety as helplessness, and reducing the interfering effects of test anxiety.
This publication is recommended for psychiatrists, psychologists, and researchers conducting anxiety research.
List of Contributors
Contents of Volume I
Part IV Stress, Cognition, and Anxiety
Chapter 7. Emotion and Cognition: With Special Reference to Anxiety
The General Theoretical Approach
Anxiety as an Emotion
Anxiety and Other Fear-Related Emotions
Contrasts with Other Theoretical Positions
Comments on Drs. Lazarus and AverilFs Paper
Chapter 8. The Nature of Anxiety with Emphasis upon Its Relationship to Expectancy
A Variety of Viewpoints on the Nature of Anxiety
The Nature of Arousal
The Parameters of Arousal and Their Relationship to the Three Basic Sources of Anxiety
Fear and Anxiety Defined
Anxiety, Arousal, and Expectancy
The Investigation of Anxiety and Expectancy Using a Simple Laboratory Paradigm
A Study of Heart Rate and Skin Conductance as a Function of Experience and the Anticipated Intensity of Noxious Stimulation
A Study of Changes in Autonomic and Cognitive Reactivity to Noxious Stimulation as a Function of Trials within and among Days
A Study of the Effects upon Autonomic Reactivity of the Degree of Certainty That a Noxious Stimulus Will Be Presented
Comments on Dr. Epstein's Paper
Chapter 9. Cognition, Anxiety, and Psychophysiological Disorders
Models of Psychophysiological Disorders
States of Physiological or Structural Abnormalities in Which Psychological Processes Are a Major Determinant
Physical Disorders with Psychogenic Overlay
Summary and Implications
Comments on Dr. Beck's Paper
Chapter 10. Helplessness: Theory and Research in Anxiety
Research in Anxiety
Theory in Anxiety
The Analysis of Anxiety as Helplessness
Comments on Dr. Mandler's Paper
Part V Test Anxiety and Anxious School Children
Chapter 11. Experimental Approaches to Test Anxiety: Attention and the Uses of Information
Test Anxiety and Personal Threat
Reducing the Interfering Effects of Test Anxiety
Experimental and Applied Aspects of Test Anxiety Research
Test Anxiety and Juvenile Delinquency
Directions for Further Inquiry
Comments on Dr. Sarason's Paper
Chapter 12. Interventions in Relation to Anxiety in School
The Nature of Anxiety
A Selective Review of Research on Anxiety
A Model for Interventions in Relation to Anxiety
Strategies for Intervening in Relation to Anxiety in Schools
An Epilogue on Intervention Strategies
Comments on Drs. Phillips, Martin, and Meyers' Paper
Chapter 13. Anxiety, Intervention, and the Culture of the School
An Example of Intervention and No Change
Determining Implicit Assumptions and Ways of Thinking
Part VI Summary
Chapter 14. Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Anxiety Research
State and Trait Anxiety
Anxiety as an Emotional Process
Summary and Conclusions
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- © Academic Press 1972
- 28th January 1972
- Academic Press
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