Specific phobias are some of the most prevalent of anxiety disorders. Mastery of Your Specific Phobia helps clients become active participants as they explore the nature of specific phobias including definitions, prevalence, and causes of phobias, and learn proven strategies for overcoming phobias, including exposure-based and cognitive techniques for reducing fear.
An empirically-supported, cognitive-behavioral treatment program designed for patients diagnosed with a specific phobia, according to DSM-IV criteria. The program describes treatment strategies for a variety of specific phobias including: animal phobias, natural environment phobias, situational phobias, blood, injection, or injury phobias and other phobias.
The Client Workbook is intended to assist the client with the treatment program. It educates clients as to the nature of specific phobias and includes definitions, prevalence data, and causes. The Client Workbook also provides effective phobia-specific strategies for overcoming phobias, including exposure-based and cognitive techniques for reducing fear. The client monitoring forms support specific tasks assigned in the course of the program.
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Michelle G. Craske, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California-Los Angeles and director of the Anxiety Disorders Behavioral Program within the UCLA Psychology Clinic. She received her Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia.
Martin M. Antony, Ph.D., is a psychologist in the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry and is on faculty at the University of Toronto. Dr. Antony has published a variety of articles and chapters in the area of anxiety disorders.
David H. Barlow, Ph.D., is professor of psychology and psychiatry, director of the clinical training program and director of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University.
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Book Description Academic Press, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110127850341