Anxiety

  1. Jonathan Williams and
  2. Peter Hill

Published Online: 20 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch18

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

How to Cite

Williams, J. and Hill, P. (2012) Anxiety, in Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119975892

Online ISBN: 9781119977452

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Keywords:

  • anxiety;
  • anxiety, concerns about impending dangers;
  • fear, a response to present danger;
  • anxiety, crucial for safety;
  • panics, episodic paroxysmal anxiety;
  • behavior, defence mechanism;
  • “immature” defence mechanisms;
  • defence mechanisms, habitual;
  • fears (specific), unpleasant arousal in danger

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Causelist 98: ANXIETY (General)

  • Causes of anxiety

  • Effects of anxiety

  • Nomenclature for common patterns in anxiety

  • Social anxiety and its subcategories

  • Causelist 99: Panics

  • Special Topic 15: Is the behaviour a defence mechanism?

  • Causelist 100: Fears (Specific)