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The Wiley Handbook of Anxiety Disorders

Paul Emmelkamp (Editor), Thomas Ehring (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-77535-6
1440 pages
May 2014, Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

This state-of-the-art Handbook on the research and treatment of anxiety and related disorders is the most internationally and clinically oriented Handbook currently available, encompassing a broad network of researchers, from leading experts in the field to rising stars.

  • The very first handbook to cover anxiety disorders according to the new DSM-5 criteria
  • Published in two volumes, the International Handbook provides the most wide-ranging treatment of the state-of-the-art  research in the anxiety disorders
  • Offers a truly international aspect, including authors from different continents and covering issues of relevance to non-Western countries
  • Includes discussion of the latest treatments, including work on persistence of compulsions, virtual reality exposure therapy, cognitive bias modification, cognitive enhancers, and imagery rescripting
  • Covers treatment failures, transdiagnostic approaches, and includes treatment issues for children as well as the older population
  • Edited by leaders in the field, responsible for some of the most important advances in our understanding and treatment of anxiety disorders

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Table of Contents

Contributors ix

1 General Introduction 1

Part I Epidemiology and Classification 13

2 Nosology and Classification 15
Dan J. Stein

3 Epidemiology and Natural Course 26
Katja Beesdo-Baum and Susanne Knappe

4 Disability and Costs 47
Ronald C. Kessler, Jordi Alonso, Somnath Chatterji, and Yanling He

5 Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care 58
Michael Kyrios

6 Cross-cultural Aspects of Anxiety Disorders 69
Gurvinder Kalra, Alex Till, and Dinesh Bhugra

Part II Etiology of Anxiety Disorders 83

7 Learning Theory 85
Yannick Boddez, Frank Baeyens, Dirk Hermans, and Tom Beckers

8 Cognitive Theory 104
Thomas Ehring

9 Information Processing 125
Peter J. de Jong

10 Developmental Psychopathology 148
Sabine Seehagen, Jürgen Margraf, and Silvia Schneider

11 Family Factors 172
Guy Bosmans, Eva Vandevivere, Adinda Dujardin, Kathryn Kerns, and Caroline Braet

12 Emotion Regulation 191
Amelia Aldao and Douglas Mennin

13 Dispositional Basis of Anxiety Disorders 201
David Watson and Sara M. Stasik

14 Genetic Factors and Gene–Environment Interactions 213
Eduard Maron and Jakov Shlik

15 Neuroanatomy and Neuroimaging 233
Frauke Nees and Herta Flor

16 Neuroendocrinology and Neurotransmitters 254
Jason Gray and Bruce McEwen

17 Psychophysiology 274
Jens Blechert and Frank H. Wilhelm

Part III Specific Anxiety Disorders and Anxiety-related Disorders 295

18 Specific Phobias 297
Thomas G. Adams, Craig N. Sawchuk, Joshua M. Cisler, Jeffrey M. Lohr, and Bunmi O. Olatunji

19 Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia 321
Norman B. Schmidt, Kristina J. Korte, Aaron M. Norr, Meghan E. Keough, and Kiara R. Timpano

20 Social Anxiety Disorder 357
Stefan G. Hofmann, B. Turküler Aka, and Alejandra Piquer

21 Generalized Anxiety Disorder 378
Elizabeth S. Stevens, Alexander A. Jendrusina, Casey Sarapas, and Evelyn Behar

22 Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents 424
Amie E. Grills, Laura Seligman, and Thomas Ollendick

23 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 457
Michelle J. Bovin, Stephanie Y. Wells, Ann M. Rasmusson, Jasmeet P. Hayes, and Patricia A. Resick

24 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 497
David A. Clark and Adriana del Palacio Gonzälez

25 Body Dysmorphic Disorder 535
Corinna M. Elliott, Andrea S. Hartmann, Jennifer L. Greenberg, Anne

C. Wilson, and Sabine Wilhelm
26 Hypochondriasis 548

Gaby Bleichhardt and Winfried Rief

27 Sexual Anxiety 567
Nayla Awada, Serena Corsini-Munt, Sophie Bergeron, and Natalie Rosen

28 Test Anxiety 581
Moshe Zeidner

Part IV Special Populations 597
29 Anxiety Disorders in Older Adulthood 599
Andrew Petkus, Caroline Merz, and Julie Loebach Wetherell

30 Anxiety Disorders in Non-Western Countries 612
Toshi A. Furukawa

Part V Prevention 623

31 Prevention of Anxiety Disorders 625
Heidi J. Lyneham, Ronald M. Rapee, and Jennifer L. Hudson

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Author Information

Paul Emmelkamp is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Amsterdam and a registered clinical psychologist and psychotherapist. His research in this area focuses on the aetiology and treatment of anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder and OCD and the role of co-morbidity. He is the founding editor of Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy and editor of BMC-Psychiatry. He is the author of Evidence-based treatment for Alcohol and Drug Abuse (with E. Vedel, 2006) and of Personality Disorders (with J. H. Kamphuis, 2007).

 

Thomas Ehring is a Professor of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the University of Münster, Germany, as well as a registered clinical psychologist and Director of the Centre for PTSD Treatment at Münster University. He has authored many journal articles as well as contributing chapters to several books including Cognitive Behavioral Theories in Clinical Practice (2009).  

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Reviews

This impressive two-volume handbook includes coverage of almost anything one could want to know about anxiety disorders – theory, epidemiology, assessment, and multiple aspects of treatment. The authors’ list is a who’s who of experts in anxiety disorders. This book will be of great use to anxiety researchers as well as to students and practitioners in this field.
Professor Dianne L. Chambless, University of Pennsylvania

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