The editors have drawn together some of the worlds leading international experts from diverse disciplines offering a critical focus on knowledge that is research-based, central to the understanding of social anxiety, and of essential interest to a wide range of students, researchers and professionals.
? A state-of-the-art account of knowledge in this field
? Contributions by leading academics, researchers, and clinicians
? Comprehensive coverage of the field representing different theoretical and clinical approaches
? Focused on key research and critical concepts
List of Contributors.
The Social Nature of Social Anxiety (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden)
SECTION ONE: ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT.
Origins and Development
Origins and Development (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden)
Biological and Environmental Contributions to Childhood Shyness: A Diathesis-Stress Model (Louis A. Schmidt et al)
Behavioural Inhibition: Physiological Correlates (Peter J. Marshall and Joan Stevenson-HInde)
Positively Shy! Development Continuities in the Expression of Shyness, Coyness and Embarrassment (Vasudevi Reddy)
Origins of the Self-conscious Child (Michael Lewis)
Children's Conceptions of Shyness (Nicola Yuill and Robin Banerjee)
Behavioral Inhibition, Social Withdrawal, and Parenting (Kim B Burgess et al)
Shyness in the Classroom and Home (Mary Ann Evans)
SECTION TWO: SOCIAL AND PERSONALITY FACTORS.
Social and Personality Factors
Social and Personality Factors (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden)
Shyness and Social Interaction (Monroe A Bruch)
Shyness and the Self: Attentional, Motivational, and Cognitive Self-processes in Social Anxiety and Inhibition (Mark R Leary)
Relational Schemas: The Activation of Interpersonal Knowledge Structures in Social Anxiety (Mark W. Baldwin and Patricia Fergusson)
Evolution and Process in Social Anxiety (Paul Gilbert and Peter Trower)
Shyness and Embarrassment Comapred: Siblings in the Service of Social Evaluation (Rowland S MIller)
Blushing (Robert J Edelmann)
SECTION THREE: CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES AND INTERVENTIONS.
Social Anxiety as a Clinical Condition (W. Ray Crozier and Lynn E. Alden)
Social Anxiety, Social Phobia, and Avoidant Personality (Thomas Widiger)
Social Anxiety and Depression (Rick E Ingram et al)
Interpersonal Perspectives on Social Phobia (Lynn E. Alden)
A Cognitive Perspective on Social Phobia (David M Clark)
Shyness as a Clinical Condition: The Stanford Model (Lynne Henderson and Philip G Zimbardo)
Cognitive-Behavioural Gorup Treatment for Social Phobia (Meredith E Coles et al)
Psychopharmacological Treatments: An Overview (Sean D Hood and David J Nutt)
Social Phobia in Children and Adolescents: Nature and Assessment (Ronald M Rapee and Lynne Sweeney)
Social Phobia in Children and Adolescents: Psychological Treatments (Lynne Sweeney and Ronald M Rapee).