Normal and Abnormal Fear and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

Hardcover | June 29, 2007

byPeter MurisEditorS. J. Rachman

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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. This book also gives an update of the current scientific status on the psychological and pharmacological treatment and assessment of anxiety disorders in youths. *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

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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 ...

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Anxiety disorders are among the most prevalent psychological problems in children and adolescents. This book summarizes research on the etiology, assessment, and treatment of these disorders. Coverage includes risk and vulnerability factors that may make some children more prone to the development of anxiety disorders, protective facto...

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 conduc...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.45 × 6.5 × 0.98 inPublished:June 29, 2007Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080450733

ISBN - 13:9780080450735

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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