Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder: Evidence-Based and Disorder-Specific Treatment Techniques (Practical Clinical Guidebooks)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder: Evidence-Based and Disorder-Specific Treatment Techniques (Practical Clinical Guidebooks)

Michael W. Otto


Social phobia, or social anxiousness affliction, is without doubt one of the most typical (and debilitating) of the nervousness problems, and at any given time it results someplace among three and five% of the USA inhabitants, with comparable facts present in nations worldwide. Cognitive-Behavioral remedy (CBT) has been tested to be the best type of therapy for social phobia, yet examine has proven that traditional CBT ideas and basic interventions fall in need of the mark. With this in brain, Hofmann and Otto have composed an geared up therapy technique that incorporates in particular designed interventions to reinforce the appropriate CBT options. This quantity builds upon empirical learn to handle the psychopathology and heterogeneity of social phobia, making a sequence of particular interventions with a variety of case examples.

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