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Anxiety Disorders and Phobias: A Cognitive Perspective

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At the forefront of the cognitive revolution, renowned psychiatrist Aaron T. Beck turned to information processing in order to understand the sources, consequences, and cures of anxiety disorders and phobias. In the first half of this classic text, Beck elaborates on the clinical picture of anxiety disorders and phobias and presents an explanatory model to account for the ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published June 29th 2005 by Basic Books (first published 1985)
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Kevin
Feb 11, 2012 rated it liked it
A fair treatment of the cognitive side of anxiety disorders, but as is par for the course, pays little attention to the biological and genetic side of anxiety.
Annie Coppock
Oct 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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The first chapter of this book put my anxiety disorder in a completely different framework for me and basically cured me.
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Jan 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Muazzam anksiyete hakkında kuramsal bakış açısı ve uygulamalar açısından çok yeterli bir kaynak.
Anthony
Jun 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
Would highly recommend to anyone looking to learn more about CBT. I only withhold a star because it's dated at this point.
Beth
Jan 04, 2009 added it
Beck is my hero in more ways than one. Easily accessible book.
Andd Becker
Jan 25, 2014 rated it liked it
Especially illuminating are the chapters explaining the agoraphobic syndrome, acrophobia, and panic disorder.
Margarita
Mar 28, 2008 rated it really liked it
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Anxiety disorder recognition and steps toward healing. Very interesting! Very step by step instructions.
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