Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents (Cambridge Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2nd Revised edition)

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents (Cambridge Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2nd Revised edition)

By: Wendy K. Silverman (editor), Andy P. Field (editor)Paperback

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Anxiety disorders are among the most prevalent mental health problems in childhood and adolescence. This fully revised new edition is an authoritative guide to the understanding and assessment of anxiety disorders in the young. The first section covers historical and conceptual issues, including cognitive and developmental processes, clinical and theoretical models, phenomenology and classification, and evidence-based assessment. Subsequent sections cover the biology of child and adolescent anxiety, and environmental influences including traumatic events, parenting and the impact of the peer group. The final section addresses prevention and treatment of anxiety. All chapters incorporate new advances in the field, explicitly differentiate between children and adolescents, and incorporate a developmental perspective. Written and edited by an international team of leading experts in the field, this is a key text for researchers, practitioners, students and clinical trainees with interests in child and adolescent anxiety.

About Author

Wendy K. Silverman is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Child Anxiety and Phobia Program, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA. Andy Field is Reader in Experimental Psychopathology at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.


Preface; Part I. Historical and Conceptual Issues: 1. Anxiety and its disorders in children and adolescents in historical perspective Philip D. A. Treffers and Wendy K. Silverman; 2. The clinical phenomenology and classification of child and adolescent anxiety Antonio Castro Fonseca and Sean Perrin; 3. The developmental epidemiology of anxiety disorders: phenomenology, prevalence, and comorbidity E. Jane Costello, Helen L. Egger, William Copeland, Alaattin Erkanli and Adrian Angold; 4. The 'normal' development of fear Peter Muris and Andy Field; 5. Social anxiety disorder: a normal fear gone awry? Caroline L. Bokhorst and P. Michiel Westenberg; 6. Information processing biases in child and adolescent anxiety: a developmental perspective Andy Field, Julie A. Hadwin and Kathryn J. Lester; 7. Adult models of anxiety and their application to children and adolescents Sam Cartwright-Hatton, Shirley Reynolds and Charlotte Wilson; Part II. The Biology of Child and Adolescent Anxiety: 8. The genetic basis of child and adolescent anxiety Alice M. Gregory and Thalia C. Eley; 9. The brain and behavior in childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders Daniel S. Pine; 10. Temperament and anxiety in children and adolescents Christopher J. Lonigan, Beth M. Phillips, Shauna B. Wilson and Nicholas P. Allan; Part III. Environmental Influences on Child and Adolescent Anxiety: 11. The role of learning in the aetiology of child and adolescent fear and anxiety Andy Field and Helena M. Purkis; 12. Traumatic events Patrick Smith, Sean Perrin and William Yule; 13. Child-parent relations: attachment and anxiety disorders Katharina Manassis; 14. Parenting and child anxiety Cathy Creswell, Lynne Murray, James Stacey and Peter Cooper; 15. Peer influences Annette M. La Greca and Ryan R. Landoll; Part IV. Prevention and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Anxiety: 16. Prevention of child and adolescent anxiety disorders Heidi J. Lyneham and Ron M. Rapee; 17. Pharmacological management of childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders Laurel Pelligrino, Courtney Pierce and John T. Walkup; 18. Treatment: an update and recommendations for research and practice Wendy K. Silverman and Luci Motoca; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780521721486
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 436
  • ID: 9780521721486
  • weight: 860
  • ISBN10: 0521721482
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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