Anxiety and Its Disorders, Second Edition

The Nature and Treatment of Anxiety and Panic

By David H. Barlow
(The Guilford Press, Hardcover, 9781572304307, 704pp.)

Publication Date: November 2001

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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This landmark work is indispensable for anyone studying anxiety or seeking to deliver effective psychological and pharmacological treatments. David H. Barlow comprehensively examines the phenomena of anxiety and panic, their origins, and the roles that each plays in normal and pathological functioning. Chapters coauthored by Barlow with other leading experts then outline what is known about the classification, presentation, etiology, assessment, and treatment of each of the DSM-IV anxiety disorders. A definitive resource for researchers and clinicians, this is also an ideal text for graduate-level courses.

About the Author

David H. Barlow, PhD, is Professor of Psychology, Research Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Clinical Training Programs, and Director of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. He has published over 400 articles and chapters and over 20 books, mostly in the areas of anxiety disorders, sexual problems, and clinical research methodology, and has received numerous awards for his contributions to research and practice. Most recently, he was the 2000 recipient of the American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Award for the Applications of Psychology and the APA Division 12 (Clinical Psychology) Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, as well as the first annual Science Dissemination Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology. Extensively involved with numerous professional organizations and journals, Dr. Barlow is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology and maintains a private clinical psychology practice.

Praise For Anxiety and Its Disorders, Second Edition

"Like its predecessor, this book is truly an impressive accomplishment. Barlow, a world expert in the etiology and treatment of anxiety disorders, has integrated cutting-edge theory and research into a single presentation that is both wide in scope and precise in focus. While penetrating in its analysis, the book is also highly readable. Researchers, clinical practitioners, and students of all levels will find it an invaluable resource for understanding both the nature of anxiety as a human experience, and the way it manifests itself in specific disorders. Certain to become a classic." --Michael E. Addis, PhD, Department of Psychology, Clark University

"Barlow has once again produced a masterpiece. This volume combines comprehensive reviews of theory and research with innovative, clinically meaningful, empirically based models of each anxiety disorder. Like its predecessor, it will serve as the preeminent guide for research and treatment development for years to come. This book should be required reading for clinicians and clinical scientists working with anxiety disorders. Its clearly presented, readable content also makes it a highly appropriate text for advanced undergraduate and graduate-level psychopathology courses." --T. D. Borkovec, PhD, Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University

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