Description - Social Phobia by Murray B. Stein
Social Phobia: Clinical and Research Perspectives is devoted to social phobia, a disorder finally receiving due attention. Each chapter author is an authority in the field and provides up-to-date reviews of his or her particular topic, illustrated by specific, detailed case examples. Diagnostic and measurement instruments important for research and clinical practice are also examined. The book is devoted to etiology and treatment, including reviews of competing psychodynamic, behavioral, and neurological theories. Students and teachers will benefit from the incisive, concise critiques of treatment. Clinicians will find the state-of-the-art reviews of treatments invaluable. A how-to chapter on cognitive-behavioral group therapy is a unique element of the book.
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(229mm x 152mm x 37mm)
American Psychiatric Press Inc.
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Author Biography - Murray B. Stein
Murray B. Stein, M.D., is currently Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders Research Program, University of California -- San Diego, La Jolla, California. He has published more than 75 scientific articles or book chapters in the field of anxiety disorders.