Understanding Shyness: Psychological Perspectives

Hardcover | April 7, 2001

byRay W. Crozier

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Understanding Shyness presents an accessible overview of our current understanding of social shyness. It draws upon theories and evidence from a range of psychological perspectives, including child development, personality theories, social psychology, and clinical psychology. Crozier examines the nature of shyness and its implications for everyday social encounters and relationships, and traces its origins and development in infancy and childhood. He also discusses approaches to modifying shyness and the treatment of more severe forms of social anxiety are also discussed.

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Understanding Shyness presents an accessible overview of our current understanding of social shyness. It draws upon theories and evidence from a range of psychological perspectives, including child development, personality theories, social psychology, and clinical psychology. Crozier examines the nature of shyness and its implications ...

Ray W. Crozier is Reader in Psychology in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:270 pages, 8.82 × 5.56 × 1 inPublished:April 7, 2001Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333773705

ISBN - 13:9780333773703

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables * Acknowledgements * Introduction * The Nature of Shyness * Analysing Shyness * Shyness and Temperament * Genetic and Environmental Factors in the Development of Shyness * Shyness and Embarrassment * Overcoming Social Anxiety * Epilogue * References * Index