A summary of CBT protocols in a single edited volume, CBT for Anxiety Disorders provides a comprehensive resource for professionals, researchers, and graduate students in the field. A one-stop tool for those working with patients exhibiting anxiety disorders, the text includes disorder-specific CBT techniques as well as information on treatment complications, comorbid disorders, and managing pharmacotherapy. It also includes useful materials such as handouts and diagrams. Featuring contributions from leading CBT authors and a team of eminently qualified editors, CBT for Anxiety Disorders is will be of interest to all who seek to help patients with anxiety disorders.
Gregoris Simos is Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at the University of Macedonia, Greece. Dr. Simos is the editor of CBT: A Guide for the Practicing Clinician, Volumes I (2002) and Volume II (2009), and a co-founder and President of the Greek Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies (GACBP).
Stefan G. Hofmann is Professor of Psychology at Boston University and the Director of the Psychotherapy and Emotion Research Laboratory. He is a former editor of Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, incoming editor of Cognitive Therapy and Research, associate editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and author of more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and 9 books, including An Introduction to Modern CBT (2011, Wiley-Blackwell). He is also the 2011 President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
List of Contributors vii
List of Figures, Tables, and Boxes ix
Gregoris Simos and Stefan G. Hofmann
1 Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia 3
Michelle G. Craske and Gregoris Simos
2 Obsessive–Compulsive Spectrum Disorders: Diagnosis, Theory, and Treatment 25
David A. Clark and Gregoris Simos
3 Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Targeting Intolerance of Uncertainty 57
4 Social Anxiety Disorder: Treatment Targets and Strategies 87
Stefan G. Hofmann, Jacqueline Bullis, and Cassidy Gutner
5 Specific Phobias 107
Lars-Goran Ost and Lena Reuterskiold
6 Health Anxiety 135
Michel A. Thibodeau, Gordon J.G. Asmundson, and Steven Taylor
7 Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder 161
8 Culturally Appropriate CBT for the Anxiety Disorders 191
Devon E. Hinton and Martin La Roche
9 Newer Generations of CBT for Anxiety Disorders 225
Michael P. Twohig, Michelle R. Woidneck, and Jesse M. Crosby