This collection of David H. Barlow‘s key papers are a testimony to the collaborative research that he engendered and directed with associates who now stand with him at the forefront of experimental psychopathology research and in the treatment of anxiety and related disorders. His research on the nature of anxiety and mood disorders resulted in new conceptualizations of etiology and classification. This research led new treatments for anxiety and related emotional disorders, most notably a new transdiagnostic psychological approach that has been positively evaluated and widely accepted. Clinical psychology will benefit from this collection of papers with connecting commentary.
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I: Methodology 1. Introduction 2.Behavior therapy: The next decade 3. Why can't we be more idiographic in our
research? II: Treatment of Anxiety and Related Disorders 4.Social reinforcement in the modification of agoraphobia 5. Behavioral approaches to anxiety disorders: A report on the NIMH-SUNY, Albany, research conference 6. Behavioral conception and treatment of panic. 7.The process of fear and anxiety reduction: Affective therapy. 8. A comparison of alprazolam and behavior therapy in treatment of panic disorder. 9.The development of an anxiety research clinic. 10. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, imipramine, or their combination for panic disorder: A randomized controlled trial. 11.Toward a unified treatment for emotional disorders III: Nature, Diagnosis and Etiology of Anxiety and Related Disorders 12. The phenomenon of panic 13. Causes of sexual dysfunction: The role of anxiety and cognitive interference