Chapter 5. Families of People with a Severe Anxiety Disorder

  1. Norman Sartorius2,
  2. Julian Leff3,
  3. Juan José López-Ibor4,
  4. Mario Maj5 and
  5. Ahmed Okasha6
  1. Gail Steketee and
  2. Jason Fogler

Published Online: 31 OCT 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470024712.ch5

Families and Mental Disorders: From Burden to Empowerment

Families and Mental Disorders: From Burden to Empowerment

How to Cite

Steketee, G. and Fogler, J. (2004) Families of People with a Severe Anxiety Disorder, in Families and Mental Disorders: From Burden to Empowerment (eds N. Sartorius, J. Leff, J. J. López-Ibor, M. Maj and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470024712.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Geneva, Switzerland

  2. 3

    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London and TAPS Research Unit, 69 Fleet Street, London NW3 2QU, UK

  3. 4

    Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

  4. 5

    University of Naples, Italy

  5. 6

    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. Boston University School of Social Work, 264 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2005
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470023822

Online ISBN: 9780470024713

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Keywords:

  • anxiety disorders;
  • panic disorder with agoraphobia (PDA);
  • obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD);
  • “fear of fear”;
  • panic disorder with agoraphobia;
  • Parental Bonding Instrument (PBI);
  • behavioural therapy (BT);
  • cognitive and behavioural treatments (CBT);
  • expressed emotion (EE);
  • communication training

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia

  • Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder

  • Family Constellation and Family Problems

  • Family Effects on the Development of Anxiety Disorders

  • Effects of Families' Interaction on Treatment Outcome

  • Family-Focused Treatment Interventions

  • Conclusions

  • References