Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health: Anxiety Disorders

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Pub. Date: 2007-04-01
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Summary

The new quick reference for understanding anxiety disorders The Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health: Anxiety Disorders uses clear, highly accessible language to comprehensively guide the reader through the most frequently diagnosed mental health problem-anxiety-and its related issues. This concise, informative reference provides a complete history of the field, conceptualization, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, cutting-edge research, and other critical information. Like all the books in the Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health Series, Anxiety Disorders features a compact, easy-to-use format that includes: Vignettes and case illustrations A practical approach that emphasizes real-life treatment over theory Resources for specific readers such as clinicians, students, and patients After discussing the conceptualization and assessment of anxiety disorders, Anxiety Disorders covers treatment with sections on client psychoeducation, cognitive tools, in vivo and imaginal exposure, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques, and termination and relapse prevention. Additional issues covered include other treatment approaches; working with children and adolescents; working in group, family, and couples therapy settings; supervision; and concerns and challenges for the clinician. Useful to practitioners as an on-the-shelf resource and to students as a complete overview, the Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health: Anxiety Disorders provides a complete and quick reference for the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders.

Author Biography

Larina Kase, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Plymouth Meeting Pennsylvania Deborah Roth Ledley, PhD, is Associate Director of the Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University in Philadelphia

Table of Contents

Series Preface
Acknowledgments
Conceptualization and Assessment
Overview of the Anxiety Disorders
CBT for the Anxiety Disorders: Description and Research Findings
Assessment of the Anxiety Disorders
Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning
Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
Client Psychoeducation
Cognitive Tools
In Vivo Exposure
Imaginal Exposure
Other CBT Techniques
Termination and Relapse Prevention
Additional Issues and Treatment Considerations
Additional Treatment Approaches
Treating Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders
Consultation and Collaboration with Multidisciplinary Professionals
Group, Family, and Couples Therapy
Supervision
Clinician's Top 10 Concerns and Challenges with Treating Anxiety
Appendix
Resources for Anxiety Treatment for Clinicians and Self-Help for Patients
Index
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