Über den Autor
Dean McKay, Ph.D., ABPP, is Professor, Department of Psychology, Fordham University. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Behaviour Research and Therapy, Behavior Modification, and Journal of Anxiety Disorders and is Associate Editor of Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy (term beginning 2008). He has published more than 130 journal articles and book chapters and has more than 150 conference presentations. Dr. McKay has been a member of the Obsessive Compulsive Cognitions Working Group since 1995. He is Board Certified in Behavioral and Clinical Psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), is a Fellow of the American Board of Behavioral Psychology and the Academy of Clinical Psychology, as well as a Clinical Fellow of the Behavior Research and Therapy Society. He is also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 5 (Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics), 12 (Clinical), 29 (Psychotherapy), and 42 (Community of Psychologists in Independent Practice) and the American Psychological Society. Dr. McKay has edited or co-edited eight books dealing with treatment of complex cases in children and adults, obsessive-compulsive disorder, disgust in psychopathology, and research methodology. His research has focused primarily on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Body Dysmorphic Disorder, and Hypochondriasis and their link to OCD as well as the role of disgust in psychopathology. His research has also focused on mechanisms of information processing bias for anxiety states. Dr. McKay is also director and founder of Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Research, a private treatment and research center in Westchester County, New York.
Eric A. Storch, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Guild Endowed Chair in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, University of South Florida. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Child Psychiatry and Human Development, Journal of Child Health Care, Psicologia Conductual, and Journal of Anxiety Disorders. He has published more than 190 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has given more than 150 conference presentations. In addition to his peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Storch has edited or co-edited three books dealing with treatment of complex cases in children, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and childhood anxiety. He has received grant funding for his work in OCD, related disorders (e.g., tics), and anxiety from the National Institutes of Health, CDC, Obsessive Compulsive Foundation, Florida Department of Health, pharmaceutical companies, Tourette Syndrome Association, and National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders (NARSAD). In addition to treatment outcome, Dr. Storch has specific research interests in treatment augmentation and dissemination. He directs the cognitive-behavioral therapy component at the University of South Florida Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Program and is highly regarded for his treatment of pediatric and adult OCD patients.
Dedication.- About the Editors.- List of Contributors.- Section I: Foundations in Child & Adolescent Anxiety.- Classification of Child & Adolescent Anxiety Disorders.- Issues in Differential Diagnosis: Phobias and Phobic Conditions.- Issues in Differential Diagnosis: Considering Generalized Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.- Section II: Diagnostic Components in Child/Adolescent Anxiety Disorders.- Cognitive Behavioral Models of Phobias and Pervasive Anxiety.- Genetics of Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety.- Neuropsychological Considerations in Child and Adolescent Anxiety.- Empirical Approaches to the Study of Latent Structure and Classification of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Psychopathology.- Dimensional Diagnosis of Anxiety in Youth.- Section III: Ancillary Components of Child & Adolescent Anxiety.- Differential Diagnosis and Comorbid ADHD in Childhood Anxiety.- Comorbid and Secondary Depression.- The Role of Disgust in Childhood Anxiety Disorders.- Emotion Regulation in Childhood Anxiety.- Emergent Personality Disorders among Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders.- Temperament and Anxiety Disorders.- Parenting and Child Anxiety Disorders.- Section IV: Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments of Child/Adolescent Anxiety Disorders.- Specific Phobias.- Separation Anxiety Disorder.- Generalized Anxiety Disorder.- Selective Mutism.- Social Anxiety.- Pediatric Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.- Pharmacological Treatment for Phobias and Anxiety Disorders.- Pharmacologic Approaches to Medication-Resistant Anxiety in Children and Adolescents.- Psychopharmacological Treatment of Anxiety in Adolescents with Comorbid Substance Abuse.- Combined Psychological and Pharmacological Treatment of Pediatric Anxiety Disorders.- Section V: Special Populations and Additional Treatment Elements.- Parent Training for Childhood Anxiety.- School-Based Interventions for Anxiety in Youth.- Phobias and Anxiety-Related Problems in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities.- Food Neophobia in Children: Misnomer, Anxious Arousal, or Other Emotional Avoidance?.- Social Disability and Impairment in Childhood Anxiety.- Anxiety Disorders in Children with Chronic Health Problems.- Immune and Endocrine Function in Child and Adolescent Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Provides a comprehensive text with the latest information on treatment, assessment, treatment augmentation, and basic science
Addresses comorbid and complicating factors in treating children and adolescents with anxiety disorders
Discusses cutting-edge controversies in the field of anxiety disorders, such as the placement of OCD in the DSM-V and novel augmentation approaches to behavioral therapy