Chapter 30. Anxiety Disorders: Social and Specific Phobias

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch30

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Anxiety Disorders: Social and Specific Phobias, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch30

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527

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Keywords:

  • anxiety disorders – social and specific phobias;
  • behavioral testing for phobic disorder;
  • comprehensive assessment and treatment approach;
  • taijin kyôfu – “obsession of shame”;
  • specific phobias and social phobia;
  • social anxiety and DSM-IVTR disorders;
  • psychosocial treatments;
  • treatment nonresponse;
  • poor motivation and poor compliance with treatment