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Psychological treatment of social phobia

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Social phobia is described and defined. The stages of cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT) for social phobia are outlined. These include drawing out an idiosyncratic model of the patient's social anxiety, reducing the use of safety behaviours and self-focused attention, correcting patients' overly negative self-impressions, testing out social fears and planning for the future. Techniques that are particularly useful in CBT for social phobia (video feedback, behavioural experiments, surveys) are ...

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10.1016/j.mppsy.2007.02.008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Psychiatry
Volume:
6
Issue:
5
Pages:
211-216
Publication date:
2007-05-05
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ISSN:
1476-1793
URN:
uuid:58caf6b3-6c7c-4bfd-af02-46218b8f3dec
Source identifiers:
139922
Local pid:
pubs:139922

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