4. Exposure Therapy: Promoting Emotional Processing of Pathological Anxiety

  1. William O'Donohue and
  2. Jane E. Fisher
  1. Alyson K. Zalta and
  2. Edna B. Foa

Published Online: 5 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118470886.ch4

Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Core Principles for Practice

Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Core Principles for Practice

How to Cite

Zalta, A. K. and Foa, E. B. (2012) Exposure Therapy: Promoting Emotional Processing of Pathological Anxiety, in Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Core Principles for Practice (eds W. O'Donohue and J. E. Fisher), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. doi: 10.1002/9781118470886.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470560495

Online ISBN: 9781118470886

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Keywords:

  • exposure;
  • anxiety;
  • evidence based treatment;
  • obsessive compulsive disorder;
  • panic disorder

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Exposure Therapy: Is it a Treatment Principle or a Treatment Procedure?

  • The Basic Research Foundations of Exposure

  • A Brief History of Exposure in CBT

  • Empirical Evidence for Exposure Therapy

  • Relationship to other Principles: Its Use in Elements of More Complex Protocols

  • Research Issues and Unresolved Issues regarding Exposure