Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents by Tracy L. Morris PhD, John S. March MD MPH

By Tracy L. Morris PhD, John S. March MD MPH

Now in a completely revised and up-to-date moment version, this landmark paintings brings jointly best specialists to comprehensively learn all elements of childhood-onset nervousness problems. the amount provides the most important theoretical views at the moment informing examine and medical perform, stories key matters in review and analysis, and marshals the most recent findings on every one affliction and its therapy. All chapters within the moment variation were greatly rewritten to mirror major advances in thought and study, together with the result of managed therapy stories. vital new chapters were additional on behavioral genetics, mixed cognitive-behavioral remedy and pharmacotherapy, and prevention. also, separate chapters now hide numerous issues that have been formerly addressed in much less intensity: generalized nervousness affliction, particular phobias, separation anxiousness, and panic.

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Although much work remains in terms of understanding how fear conditioning models can be correlated with anxiety disorders, mount- 12 I. FOUNDATIONS ing evidence supports a role for this construct in understanding the pathophysiology of these conditions. INFORMATION-PROCESSING MODELS According to cognitive-behavioral conceptualizations, anxiety disorders originate from distorted beliefs about the dangerousness of certain stimuli or situations (Clark, 1999; Mogg & Bradley, 1998). These beliefs are thought to stem from biases that occur when information is manipulated and modified as it progresses through the cognitive system (Daleiden & Vasey, 1997).

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