Social anxiety and phobia in adolescents: Development, manifestation and intervention strategies

Klaus Ranta, Annette M. La Greca, Luis Joaquin Garcia-Lopez, Mauri Marttunen

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This volume brings together research into diverse aspects of social anxiety and its clinical form, social phobia, in adolescents. Development of the condition, clinical manifestations and treatment strategies are all addressed, with emphasis on ways in which adolescent development and context are reflected in the manifestation and treatment of symptoms. The book is divided into three parts that review epidemiological, neurobiological and sociopsychological research on vulnerability factors, examine the phenomenology and assessment of social anxiety and phobia in different developmental contexts and discuss evidence-based prevention and treatment options for adolescent social anxiety and phobia. "Social Anxiety and Phobia in Adolescents "will be informative and interesting for all child and adolescent psychiatrists, clinical psychologists and psychotherapists as well as for school psychologists and counsellors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages325
ISBN (Electronic)9783319167039
ISBN (Print)9783319167022
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Psychology(all)


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