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International Handbook of Social Anxiety: Concepts, Research and Interventions Relating to the Self and Shyness

W. Ray Crozier (Editor), Lynn E. Alden (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-471-49129-3
584 pages
October 2001
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This Handbook offers comprehensive coverage of current knowledge and recent advances with major sections on the origin and development of shyness and social anxiety, on social and personality factors, and on clinical perspectives and interventions.

The editors have drawn together some of the worlds leading international experts from diverse disciplines offering a critical focus on knowledge that is research-based, central to the understanding of social anxiety, and of essential interest to a wide range of students, researchers and professionals.

? A state-of-the-art account of knowledge in this field
? Contributions by leading academics, researchers, and clinicians
? Comprehensive coverage of the field representing different theoretical and clinical approaches
? Focused on key research and critical concepts
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About the Editors.

List of Contributors.

Preface.

The Social Nature of Social Anxiety (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden)

SECTION ONE: ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT.

Origins and Development

Origins and Development (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden)

Biological and Environmental Contributions to Childhood Shyness: A Diathesis-Stress Model (Louis A. Schmidt et al)

Behavioural Inhibition: Physiological Correlates (Peter J. Marshall and Joan Stevenson-HInde)

Positively Shy! Development Continuities in the Expression of Shyness, Coyness and Embarrassment (Vasudevi Reddy)

Origins of the Self-conscious Child (Michael Lewis)

Children's Conceptions of Shyness (Nicola Yuill and Robin Banerjee)

Behavioral Inhibition, Social Withdrawal, and Parenting (Kim B Burgess et al)

Shyness in the Classroom and Home (Mary Ann Evans)

SECTION TWO: SOCIAL AND PERSONALITY FACTORS.

Social and Personality Factors

Social and Personality Factors (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden)

Shyness and Social Interaction (Monroe A Bruch)

Shyness and the Self: Attentional, Motivational, and Cognitive Self-processes in Social Anxiety and Inhibition (Mark R Leary)

Relational Schemas: The Activation of Interpersonal Knowledge Structures in Social Anxiety (Mark W. Baldwin and Patricia Fergusson)

Evolution and Process in Social Anxiety (Paul Gilbert and Peter Trower)

Shyness and Embarrassment Comapred: Siblings in the Service of Social Evaluation (Rowland S MIller)

Blushing (Robert J Edelmann)

SECTION THREE: CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES AND INTERVENTIONS.

Social Anxiety as a Clinical Condition (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden)

Social Anxiety, Social Phobia, and Avoidant Personality (Thomas Widiger)

Social Anxiety and Depression (Rick E Ingram et al)

Interpersonal Perspectives on Social Phobia (Lynn E. Alden)

A Cognitive Perspective on Social Phobia (David M Clark)

Shyness as a Clinical Condition: The Stanford Model (Lynne Henderson and Philip G Zimbardo)

Cognitive-Behavioural Gorup Treatment for Social Phobia (Meredith E Coles et al)

Psychopharmacological Treatments: An Overview (Sean D Hood and David J Nutt)

Social Phobia in Children and Adolescents: Nature and Assessment (Ronald M Rapee and Lynne Sweeney)

Social Phobia in Children and Adolescents: Psychological Treatments (Lynne Sweeney and Ronald M Rapee).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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