1st Edition

Shyness Development, Consolidation and Change

Edited By W. Ray Crozier Copyright 2000
    256 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Written by some of the leading international authorities in the field, this volume provides an overview of significant contemporary psychological research into shyness. It brings together perspectives from developmental psychology, social psychology and clinical psychology.

    Foreword Philip G. Zimbardo and Lynne Henderson 1. Shyness and social relationships: continuity and change in shyness W. Ray Crozier 2. Inhibited and uninhibited temperaments: recent developments Jerome Kagan 3. Childhood shyness: determinants, development, and 'depathology' Louis Schmidt and Susan L. Tasker 4. Precursors of inhibition and shyness in the first year of life Axel Schölmerich, Anders G. Broberg and Michael E. Lamb 5. Childhood shyness in long-term perspective: does it matter? Margaret Kerr 6. Shyness in the context of close relationships Joan Stevenson-Hinde 7. Shyness and adaptation to the social world of university Jens B. Asendorpf 8. 'u r a lot bolder on the net': shyness and internet use Lynne Roberts, Leigh Smith and Clare Pollock 9. Shyness and the pursuit of social acceptance Mark R. Leary and Katherine E. Buckley 10. Blushing, social anxiety and exposure W. Ray Crozier 11. What shy individuals do to cope with their shyness: a content analysis Bernardo J. Carducci 12. Modifying social anxiety: a cognitive approach Adrian Wells 13. Challenges in the treatment of generalized social phobia: why our treatments work, and why they don't work better Jonathan M. Oakman, Peter Farvolden, Michael Van Ameringen and Catherine Mancini


    W. Ray Crozier