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Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Worrying

A Comprehensive Handbook for Clinicians and Researchers

Gerlach, Alexander / Gloster, Andrew (Herausgeber)


1. Auflage Oktober 2020
408 Seiten, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-18986-2
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A comprehensive and authoritative guide to anxiety disorder and worry

Generalized Anxiety Disorder offers a comprehensive review of the most current research and therapeutic modalities related to generalized anxiety disorder and worry (GAD). With contributions from an international panel of experts, the Handbook links the basic science of anxiety and worry to the effective treatments that can be applied to help those who suffer from these conditions.

Reflecting the most recent research and developments on the topic, the Handbook contains information on cross-cultural issues, transdiagnostic questions, as well as material on learning theory, biological theory, psychotherapy, and psychopharmacology. The contributors offer an in-depth examination of a range of topics such as rumination and obsessions and contains several novel approaches to treating the disorder. This comprehensive resource:
* Contains the most current information available on the topic
* Explores the consequences of worrying and other mental disorders such as illness anxiety and sleep disorders
* Includes contributions from an international panel of experts
* Offers insight into the future of treatment outcomes and translational research

Written for practitioners, researchers, and trainees of clinical psychology and psychiatry, Generalized Anxiety Disorder addresses the assessment and empirically supported treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.

List of Contributors ix

1 Worry, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), and their Importance 1
Alexander L. Gerlach and Andrew T. Gloster

2 Assessing Worry: An Overview 9
Marcia T. B. Rinner and Andrew T. Gloster

3 Perceptions of Threat 25
Keith Bredemeier and Howard Berenbaum

4 Transdiagnostic View on Worrying and Other Negative Mental Content 43
Thomas Ehring and Evelyn Behar

5 Worry and Other Mental Health Problems 69
Markus Jansson-Fröjmark, Elena Bilevicius, Renée El-Gabalawy, and Gordon J. G. Asmundson

6 Learning Science and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) 99
Ian Stewart, Stephan Stevens, Bryan Roche, and Simon Dymond

7 Cognitive-Behavioral Models of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD): Toward a Synthesis 117
Naomi Koerner, Peter McEvoy, and Kathleen Tallon

8 Structural and Functional Neuroanatomy of Generalized Anxiety Disorder 151
Anne Schienle and Albert Wabnegger

9 Cultural Perspectives in Understanding, Treating, and Studying: Worry and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) 173
Dong Xie

10 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) 203
Michelle G. Newman, Nur Hani Zainal, and Juergen Hoyer

11 Interpersonal and Emotion-Focused Therapy (I/EP) for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) 231
Michelle G. Newman and Nur Hani Zainal

12 Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapies for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) 245
Lizabeth Roemer and Susan M. Orsillo

13 Short-Term Psychodynamic Therapy of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) 273
Falk Leichsenring, Christiane Steinert, and Simone Salzer

14 Pharmacological Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) 297
David S. Baldwin

15 Internet- and Computer-Based Treatments of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) 319
Eni Becker and Gerhard Andersson

16 Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in Children and Adolescents 335
Tina In-Albon, Tove Wahlund, and Sean Perrin

17 The Road Ahead: What Research Paths Should Be Taken in Order to Improve Future Treatments? 369
Andrew T. Gloster and Alexander L. Gerlach

Index 381
ALEXANDER L. GERLACH is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the University of Cologne, where he is Director of the outpatient cognitive behavioral psychotherapy treatment center.

ANDREW T. GLOSTER is Professor of Psychology at the University of Basel, where he heads the Division of Clinical Psychology and Intervention Science.

A. Gloster, Technische Universitat Dresden