The topic of panic has been dominated by biological studies in many areas of anxiety research. This collection of papers, resulting from the National Institute of Mental Health Conferences, presents the viewpoints of clinical researchers assessing the state of the anxiety field. Contributors to this volume argue that biological data can be encompassed in psychological theory.
"This book is an interesting compilation of theories……It is an excellent collection of varying views……It's credible, [and] presents some fascinating ideas."
—The National Panic/Anxiety Disorder Newsletter
Contents: S. Rachman, J.D. Maser, Panic: Psychological Contributions. D.H. Barlow, M.G. Craske, The Phenomenology of Panic. S.M. Turner, D.C. Beidel, R.C. Jacob, Assessment of Panic. M.K. Shear, Cognitive and Biological Models of Panic: Toward an Integration. D.M. Clark, A Cognitive Model of Panic Attacks. A.T. Beck, Cognitive Approaches to Panic Disorder Theory and Therapy. P.M. Salkovskis, Phenomenology, Assessment, and the Cognitive Model of Panic. L. Michelson, Cognitive, Behavioral, and Psychological treatments and Correlates of Panic. M.J. Telch, Combined Pharmacological and Psychological Treatments for Panic Sufferers. J. Teasdale, Cognitive Models and Treatments for Panic: A Critical Evaluation. D.L. Chambless, Cognitive Mechanisms in Panic Disorder. P.J. Lang, Fear, Anxiety and Panic: Context, Cognition, and Visceral Arousal. M.A. van den Hout, The Explanation of Experimental Panic. S. Rachman, Panics and Their Consequences: A Review and Prospects. W.L. Marshall, An Appraisal of Expectancies, Safety Signals and the Treatment of Panic Disorder Patients. M.E.P. Seligman, Competing Theories of Panic.