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Author Spielberger, Charles Donald, 1927-2013.

Title Anxiety and Behavior
Published Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (431 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Anxiety and Behavior; Copyright Page; List of Contributors; Preface; Table of Contents; Part I: INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1. Theory and Research on Anxiety; Current Trends in Anxiety Research; Objective Anxiety (Fear) and Neurotic Anxiety; State Anxiety and Trait Anxiety; A Trait-State Conception of Anxiety; References; Part II: THE NATURE AND MEASUREMENT OF ANXIETY; Chapter 2. Anxiety and Motivation : Theory and Crucial Experiments; The Definition of Anxiety; Laws of Anxiety Change in Pathological and Other Fields; Anxiety and Personality Dynamics; Summary; References
Chapter 3. The Measurement of Anxiety in Children: Some Questions and ProblemsReservations About Anxiety Scales; The Concept of Defense; Some Suggestions Concerning the Interpretation of Anxiety Scales; References; Chapter 4. Affect and Behavior: Anxiety as a Negative Affect; Affect and Personality; The Affect System as the Primary Motivational System; Fear-Terror: Anxiety as an Affect; Summary; References; Part III: ANXIETY AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGY; Chapter 5. The Psychosomatic Aspects of Anxiety; Observations of Anxiety in Men under Stress; Early Investigations of Anxiety; Anxiety and Stress
Experimental NeurosesHuman Neuroses as Learned Behavior; The Deconditioning of Neurotic Anxiety; Controlling Factors in the Conditioning and Deconditioning of Neurotic Anxiety Reactions; Results of Therapy of Neurosis on a Conditioning Theory; References; Part IV: THE DETERMINANTS OF ANXIETY; Chapter 9. The Interaction of Cognitive and Physiological Determinants of Emotional State; Introduction; Cognitive, Social and Physiological Determinants; Physiological Arousal and Emotionality; Sympathetic Activity and Emotionality in Rats; Discussion and Implications
Some Effects of Cognitive Factors on the Appraisal of Bodily StatesReferences; Chapter 10. The Study of Psychological Stress: A Summary of Theoretical Formulations and Experimental Findings; The Theory of Psychological Stress; Methodological Advances; Psychodynamics of Stress; Concluding Statement; References; Chapter 11. Anxiety and the Interruption of Behavior; Interruption Theory; Previous Studies on the Effects of Interruption; An Experiment on Substitute Behavior during Extinction; An Experiment on Choice and Anxiety; The Two Determinants of Anxiety; References
The Nature of AnxietyProducing and Measuring Anxiety; Anxiety and Defense; The Etiology of Psychosomatic Disorders; References; Chapter 6. The Basis of Psychopathology: Malconditioning or Misbehavior?; A New Conception of Emotional Disturbance; Choice, Responsibility, and Identity Crisis; Psychological Science, Ancient Wisdom-and Folly; References; Chapter 7. Studies of Anxiety: Some Clinical Origins of the Activation Concept; Activation; Experiments with Psychiatric Patients Showing High Anxiety; Summary; References; Chapter 8. The Conditioning and Deconditioning of Neurotic Anxiety
Summary Anxiety and Behavior focuses on the analysis of factors and conditions that contribute to anxiety, including stress, emotional disturbance, and psychosomatic disorders. The selection first offers information on theories and research on anxiety and the nature and measurement of anxiety. Topics include objective anxiety (fear) and neurotic anxiety, trends in anxiety research, anxiety and personality dynamics, and laws of anxiety change in pathological and other fields. The text then elaborates on questions and problems on the measurement of anxiety in children, including reservations about anxie
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Subject Anxiety.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 148325836X (electronic bk.)
9781483258362 (electronic bk.)