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The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Social Anxiety Disorder



The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Social Anxiety Disorder

Justin W. Weeks (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-65389-0 February 2014 Wiley-Blackwell 648 Pages

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Featuring leading international authors working in clinical psychology and psychiatry, this handbook offer the most in-depth coverage of social anxiety disorder, including personality factors in SAD, and multicultural issues in the diagnosis, case conceptualization, and treatment of SAD.

  • A multi-contributed, internationally diverse handbook covering all major elements of social anxiety disorder, offering an invaluable teaching tool
  • This unique text contributes significantly to the field by summarizing the current state of research in the area and outlining future directions
  • Provides a comprehensive overview of applied, empirically-supported techniques in the conceptualization, assessment, and treatment of SAD

Notes on the Contributors xi

Part I Theoretical Overview: Social Anxiety Disorder

1 Cognitive-Behavioral Models of Social Anxiety Disorder 3
Judy Wong, Elizabeth A. Gordon, and Richard G. Heimberg

2 Evolutionary Models: Practical and Conceptual Utility for the Treatment and Study of Social Anxiety Disorder 24
Paul Gilbert

3 Genetic Factors in Social Anxiety Disorder 53
Murray B. Stein and Joel Gelernter

4 The Social Neuroscience of Social Anxiety Disorder 67
Supriya Syal and Dan J. Stein

5 The Pathophysiology of Social Anxiety 90
Wieke de Vente, Mirjana Majdandzic, and Susan Bogels

6 Personality: Understanding the Socially Anxious Temperament 111
Cheri A. Levinson, Simona C. Kaplan, and Thomas L. Rodebaugh

7 Behavioral Inhibition: A Discrete Precursor to Social Anxiety Disorder? 133
Dina R. Hirshfeld-Becker, Jamie A. Micco, Christine H. Wang, and Aude Henin

8 Relational Processes in Social Anxiety Disorder 159
Lynn E. Alden, Marci J. Regambal, and Leili Plasencia

Part II Variability Within Social Anxiety Disorder

9 Social Anxiety Disorder in Children and Adolescents 181
Thomas H. Ollendick, Kristy E. Benoit, and Amie E. Grills-Taquechel

10 Comorbidity: Social Anxiety Disorder and Psychiatric Comorbidity are not Shy to Co-Occur 201
Derek D. Szafranski, Alexander M. Talkovsky, Samantha G. Farris, and Peter J. Norton

11 Diversity Considerations in the Assessment and Treatment of Social Anxiety Disorder 223
Peter C. Meidlinger and Debra A. Hope

12 Heterogeneity Within Social Anxiety Disorder 247
Megan E. Spokas and LeeAnn Cardaciotto

Part III Optimizing Assessment Approaches: How to Best Target Social Anxiety Symptoms

13 Clinical Interviews: Empirical Overview and Procedural Recommendations 271
Daniel W. McNeil and Laura L. Quentin

14 Self-Report Assessment: The Status of the Field and Room for Improvement 292
Katya C. Fernandez, Marilyn L. Piccirillo, and Thomas L. Rodebaugh

Part IV Symptomological Manifestations

15 Cognitive Biases among Individuals with Social Anxiety 323
Shari A. Steinman, Eugenia I. Gorlin, and Bethany A. Teachman

16 Behavioral Deviations: Surface Features of Social Anxiety and What They Reveal 344
Wolf-Gero Lange, Mike Rinck, and Eni S. Becker

17 Examining the Controversy Surrounding Social Skills in Social Anxiety Disorder: The State of the Literature 366
Brent W. Schneider and Cynthia L. Turk

Part V Broadening the Scope of Social Anxiety Disorder: Areas Warranting Enhanced Empirical Attention

18 Translational Research in Social Anxiety: Summary of Newest Developments and Future Directions 391
Angela Fang and Stefan G. Hofmann

19 Positivity Impairment as a Broad-Based Feature of Social Anxiety 409
Eva Gilboa-Schechtman, Iris Shachar, and Yair Sahar

20 Fear of Positive Evaluation: The Neglected Fear Domain in Social Anxiety 433
Justin W. Weeks and Ashley N. Howell

21 The Neuroendocrinology of Social Anxiety Disorder 454
Gail A. Alvares and Adam J. Guastella

Part VI Treatment

22 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder: The State of the Science 477
Dina Gordon, Judy Wong, and Richard G. Heimberg

23 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder: Applying the Approach 498
Karen Rowa, Irena Milosevic, and Martin M. Antony

24 Pharmacological Treatment for Social Anxiety Disorder 521
Franklin R. Schneier, Laura B. Bragdon, Carlos Blanco, and Michael R. Liebowitz

25 Dual Diagnosis Cases: Treating Comorbid Social Anxiety Disorder and Substance Abuse or Dependence 547
Julia D. Buckner

26 Internet-Delivered Treatments for Social Anxiety Disorder 569
Gerhard Andersson, Per Carlbring, and Tomas Furmark

27 Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Therapies for Social Anxiety Disorder: Current Findings and Future Directions 588
James D. Herbert, Marina Gershkovich, and Evan M. Forman

Index 609