Now in a revised and expanded sixth edition, this is the leading text on evidence-based treatments for frequently encountered mental health problems. David H. Barlow has assembled preeminent experts to present their respective approaches in step-by-step detail, including extended case examples. Each chapter provides state-of-the-art information on the disorder at hand, explains the conceptual and empirical bases of intervention, and addresses the most pressing question asked by students and practitioners--"How do I do it?" Concise chapter introductions from Barlow highlight the unique features of each treatment and enhance the book's utility for teaching and training. New to This Edition *Existing chapters thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest empirical findings and clinical practices. *Chapter on "process-based therapy," a new third-wave approach for social anxiety. *Chapter on transdiagnostic treatment of self-injurious thoughts and behaviors. *Chapter on chronic pain.
David H. Barlow, PhD, ABPP, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry and Founder and Director Emeritus of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. Dr. Barlow has published over 600 articles and chapters and over 80 books and clinical manuals, primarily on the nature and treatment of emotional disorders and clinical research methodology. His books and manuals have been translated into more than 20 languages. Dr. Barlow's numerous awards and citations include psychology's three highest honors: the Distinguished Scientific Award for the Applications of Psychology from the American Psychological Association, the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science, and the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Practice of Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation.