Anxiety Disorders and Phobias : A Cognitive Perspective
At the forefront of the cognitive revolution, renowned psychiatrist Aaron T. Beck turned to information processing in order to understand the sources, consequences, and cures of anxiety disorders and phobias. In the first half of this classic text, Beck elabourates on the clinical picture of anxiety disorders and phobias and presents an explanatory model to account for the rich complexity of these phenomena. Cognitive psychologist Gary Emery then details the therapeutic principles, strategies, and tactics developed on the basis of the cognitive model of anxiety disorders and phobias.This fifteenth anniversary edition of the foundational work on cognitive therapy features a new introduction by Beck, in which he offers an up-to-date appraisal of the current state of cognitive therapy and its application to the treatment of phobias and anxiety.
- Paperback | 384 pages
- 149.9 x 228.6 x 22.9mm | 521.64g
- 01 Jul 2005
- INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
- BASIC BOOKS
- New York, United States
- 15th ed.
About Aaron T. Beck
Aaron T. Beck is university professor of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Director of the centre for Cognitive Therapy in Philadelphia.Gary Emery is director of the Los Angeles centre for Cognitive Therapy and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA.Ruth L. Greenberg is a psychologist in private practice, and trains psychotherapists at the centre for Cognitive Therapy.