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Author Craske, Michelle G., 1959-

Title Origins of phobias and anxiety disorders : why more women than men? / Michelle G. Craske
Edition 1st ed
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2003


Description 1 online resource (304 pages) : illustrations
Series BRAT series on clinical psychology
BRAT series on clinical psychology
Contents Features of fear and anxiety -- Functions of fear versus anxiety -- Disposition to fear and anxiety : negative affectivity -- Threat-based style of reacting to negative affect : influences upon emotion regulation -- Anxious processes -- Specificity in Salience and threat value -- Anxiety disorders -- Why more women than men?
Summary The first title to be published in the BRAT Series in Clinical Psychology, this new book will present a critical analysis of the theories and empirical evidence to date regarding the origins of phobias and anxiety disorders, and the reasons why more women than men suffer from them. The book moves from a discussion of non-specific temperament to specific risk factors for each anxiety disorder, assuming a hierarchical etiological model throughout. At each level of analysis, the issue of gender differences is addressed. For example, broad temperamental factors such as traits of negative affectivi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-273) and index
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Subject Neuroses -- Sex differences
Gender identity.
Anxiety Disorders -- etiology
Gender Identity
sex role.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Neuropsychology.
Gender identity
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781435604261