Separation Anxiety Disorder in Adults - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128125540

Separation Anxiety Disorder in Adults

1st Edition

Clinical Features, Diagnostic Dilemmas and Treatment Guidelines

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Authors: Vijaya Manicavasagar Derrick Silove
Paperback ISBN: 9780128125540
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 20th March 2020
Page Count: 248
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Separation Anxiety Disorder in Adults: Clinical Features, Diagnostic Dilemmas and Treatment Guidelines provides clinicians and researchers with a comprehensive foundation for the assessment and treatment of adult separation anxiety. With insights on both psychological and pharmacological treatment implications, the book also covers key issues regarding the development and maintenance of separation anxiety, including physiological and evolutionary substrates of attachment and its biological correlates with separation anxiety. Life events and triggers to heightened separation anxiety in adults, as well as clinical indicators are also explored. Clinical review questionnaire measures and structured interview schedules round out this comprehensive resource.

Key Features

  • Educates clinicians and researchers on the diagnosis, assessment, management and treatment of adult separation anxiety
  • Covers differences in treatment approaches for adults, children and adolescents
  • Discusses the phenomenology of adult separation anxiety
  • Provides improved frameworks to conceptualize patients’ psychological problems and behaviors
  • Includes clinical review questionnaire measures and structured interview schedules
  • Describes the effects of secondary conditioning

Readership

Mental health clinicians and researchers; psychology students

Table of Contents

1. Phenomenology
2. Current State of Research
3. Physiology and Evolutionary Substrates
4. Life Events and Triggers
5. Symptoms and Indicators
6. Assessment
7. Comorbidity
8. Treatment
9. Conclusion

Details

No. of pages:
248
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2020
Published:
20th March 2020
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128125540

About the Author

Vijaya Manicavasagar

Vijaya Manicavasagar's work has focused on defining the diagnostic criteria for adult separation anxiety disorder and its overlap with other anxiety disorders including panic disorder and agoraphobia. She has recently run treatment studies for depression and bipolar disorder using innovative psychological interventions such as mindfulness meditation and wellbeing groups. Author of over 100 journal articles and 3 books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Psychological Services and Psychology Clinic, Black Dog Institute. Associate Professor, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia

Derrick Silove

Derek Silove is one of the first professors to be appointed in the early 1990s to the newly established UNSW Clinical School in Southwest Sydney, where he established the Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, and the Centre for Population Mental Health Research. He contributes to clinical services by leading inpatient teams, establishing and overseeing anxiety and traumatic stress services, and providing clinical consultancy for complex cases to Refugee Detention Centers. Associate Editor of BMC Psychiatry. Author of over 290 journal articles and 3 books.

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia

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