Normal and Abnormal Fear and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

Normal and Abnormal Fear and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

1st Edition - June 29, 2007

Write a review

  • Editor: S. J. Rachman
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080545363

Purchase options

Purchase options
DRM-free (PDF)
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out

Institutional Subscription

Free Global Shipping
No minimum order

Description

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. Normal and Abnormal Fear and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents also gives an update of the current scientific status on the psychological and pharmacological treatment and assessment of anxiety disorders in youths.

Key Features

  • Reviews research literature on the cause of childhood anxiety, not only the existence and treatment
  • Discusses empirically supported intervention strategies
  • Includes questionnaires for measuring anxiety and related concepts that can be employed for research purposes
  • Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents is the author's primary area of research

Readership

Postgraduate students and researchers in clinical psychology or psychiatry. It will also appeal to practicing psychotherapists and mental health workers.

Table of Contents

  • Normal and Abnormal Fear and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

    Peter Muris

    Chapter 1
    Normal and Abnormal Fear and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

    Chapter 2
    Genetically-based Vulnerability

    Chapter 3
    Environmental Influences

    Chapter 4
    Protective Factors

    Chapter 5
    Maintaining Factors

    Chapter 6
    The Aetiology of Childhood Phobias and Anxiety Disorders: A Dynamic Multi-Factorial Model

    Chapter 7
    Assessment of Fear and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

    Chapter 8
    Treatment and Prevention of Childhood Anxiety

Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2007
  • Published: June 29, 2007
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080545363

About the Series Editor

S. J. Rachman

Affiliations and Expertise

University of British Columbia

About the Author

Peter Muris

Peter Muris is a professor at the Institute of Psychology of Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He heads the department of clinical psychology at the university in addition to working as a child psychologist in an outpatient treatment center. Dr. Muris has authored more than 250 peer-reviewed journal articles, and conducts ongoing research with a focus on child psychopathology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Psychology, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

Ratings and Reviews

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for "Normal and Abnormal Fear and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents"