Chapter 20. Specific Phobias

  1. Chris Freeman2 and
  2. Mick Power3
  1. Stan Lindsay

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713242.ch20

Handbook of Evidence-based Psychotherapies: A Guide for Research and Practice

Handbook of Evidence-based Psychotherapies: A Guide for Research and Practice

How to Cite

Lindsay, S. (2007) Specific Phobias, in Handbook of Evidence-based Psychotherapies: A Guide for Research and Practice (eds C. Freeman and M. Power), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713242.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Cullen Centre, Royal Edinburgh Hospital

  2. 3

    Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Edinburgh

Author Information

  1. Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471498209

Online ISBN: 9780470713242

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Keywords:

  • agoraphobia;
  • dental treatment;
  • dizziness;
  • anxiety;
  • claustrophobia

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Relationships Among Specific Fears and Other Problems

  • The Clinical Significance of Treatment Outcome

  • Criteria for Evaluating The Outcome Of Treatment

  • The Outcome of Psychological Treatment for Specific Phobias

  • Dental Phobia

  • Blood-Injury and Injection Phobia

  • Claustrophobia

  • Flying Phobia

  • Spider Phobia

  • Conclusions

  • References