Fearing Others: The Nature and Treatment of Social Phobia By Ariel Stravynski
Publisher's Comments: Fearing Others employs critical discussions and examination of evidence to clarify social phobia. It debunks views of social phobia as a disease caused by a deficient inner mechanism, and considers social phobia as a purposeful interpersonal pattern of overprotection from social threats.
Modular Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Anxiety Disorders By Bruce F. Chorpita
Chorpita presents a systematic approach for treating childhood anxiety using proven exposure-based techniques. Developed in a real-world, highly diverse community mental health setting, modular CBT can be continually adjusted to target motivational problems, disruptive behavior, family issues, and other frequently encountered clinical roadblocks.
The Anxious Brain: The Neurobiological Basis of Anxiety Disorders and How to Effectively Treat Them By Margaret Wehrenberg
Wehrenberg describes how anxiety is generated in the brain, how anxiety can become panic or unbounded worry, and how the brain re-establishes a healthy neurochemical balance. Rich in neurophysiologic diagrams and practical exercises, this book shows patients how to "take control of their brains" to alleviate various anxiety disorders.