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Worry and its Psychological Disorders

Theory, Assessment and Treatment

Wiley, J,
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Anxiety-based disorders are among the most common mental healthproblems experienced in the population today. Worry is a prominentfeature of most anxiety-based disorders including generalizedanxiety disorder, specific phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder,panic disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Written by international experts, Worry and its PsychologicalDisorders offers an up-to-date and complete overview of worryin a single volume. Divided into four sections, the book exploresthe nature of worry, the assessment of worry, contemporary theoriesof chronic and pathological worry, and the most recently developedtreatment methods. It includes in-depth reviews of new assessmentinstruments and covers treatment methods such as CognitiveBehavioural Therapy and Metacognitive Therapy. Useful case studiesare also included.
This important volume provides an invaluable resource forclinical practitioners and researchers. It will also be ofrelevance to those studying clinical or abnormal psychology atadvanced level.


Titel: Worry and its Psychological Disorders
Autoren/Herausgeber: Graham C. Davey, Adrian Wells (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology

ISBN/EAN: 9780470032589

Seitenzahl: 428
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Graham Davey is Professor of Psychology at the University ofSussex in Brighton, UK. He has been an active researcher in areasassociated with anxiety and its disorders, especially pathologicalworrying, phobias, and perseverative psychopathologies generally.He has published his research in many high-impact internationaljournals including Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Behavioral& Brain Sciences, Journal of Experimental Psychology, andBehaviour Research & Therapy. He has authored or editeda total of 11 books, including Davey, G.C.L. (1997) (Ed)Phobias: A handbook of theory, research and treatment,Chichester:Wiley,andDavey, G.C.L.&Tallis, F. (1994) (Eds)Worrying: Perspectives on theory, assessment and treatment,Chichester: Wiley. He was elected President of the BritishPsychological Society from 2002-2003.
Adrian Wells is Professor of Clinical & ExperimentalPsychopathology at the University of Manchester, and Professor IIin Clinical Psychology at the Norwegian University of Science andTechnology, Trondheim. He is Honorary Consultant ClinicalPsychologist in Manchester Mental Health Trust. He has publishedover 100 scientific papers and book chapters in the area ofcognitive theory and therapy of emotional disorders. His booksinclude Wells, A. (1997) Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders:A Practice Manual and Conceptual Guide, Chichester, UK: Wiley,and Wells, A. (2000) Emotional Disorders and Metacognition:Innovative Cognitive Therapy, Chichester, UK: Wiley. He is theoriginator of metacognitive therapy and has also contributed to thedevelopment of cognitive therapy for anxiety disorders. He is afounding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, USA. - Newsletter
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