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Springer Series on Child and Family Studies

Anxiety Management in Children with Mental and Physical Health Problems

Authors: Nabors, Laura

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  • Addresses implications of anxiety for children with differing comorbid mental health problems or chronic physical illnesses
  • Examines differences between anxiety and fear in children
  • Presents evidence-based treatments for anxiety in youth, comorbid with such problems as suicidal ideation, chronic illness, ADHD, autism, and substance use
  • Explores common challenges of managing child anxiety in school and community settings
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eBook £59.99
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  • Due: January 11, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35606-4
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Hardcover £74.99
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  • Due: January 12, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35605-7
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About this book

This book examines the implications of anxiety for children who have different types of comorbid mental health problems or chronic physical illnesses. It describes the differences between anxiety and fear in children and addresses how anxiety presents in children. The book presents ideas for treatment of anxiety in children and adolescents using examples and case studies. Chapters review evidence-based practices and explore common challenges in managing anxiety in school and community settings. In addition, chapters offer recommendations for improving social and emotional functioning and reducing anxiety symptoms, along with practical guidelines for working with children in therapy settings.

Topics featured in this book include:

  • The co-occurrence of anxiety and depression in children and adolescents.
  • The appearance of anxiety before or after substance abuse.
  • Typical and atypical presentations of anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorder.
  • Chronic illness and anxiety in young children.
  • Family-oriented cognitive behavior therapy and its use in children with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder.
  • The potential relationship between conduct disorder and oppositional defiant disorder, and anxiety.

Anxiety Management in Children with Mental and Physical Health Problems is a must-have resource for researchers, professors, and graduate students as well as clinicians and other practitioners in clinical child and school psychology, social work, public health, family studies, educational psychology and counseling, health education, and allied disciplines.


About the authors

Laura Nabors, Ph.D., is a professor in the School of Human Services at the University of Cincinnati. She is certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in the area of child and adolescent clinical psychology and is a licensed psychologist practicing with children, adolescents, and their parents. She has more than 20 years of experience in research about children’s mental health practice with and providing mental health services for children and their families. This book provides insightful ideas about treatment of children with comorbid anxiety disorders and is a tool for clinicians in a number of disciplines including psychology, social work, family therapy, and counseling.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook £59.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • Due: January 11, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35606-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover £74.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • Due: January 12, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-35605-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Anxiety Management in Children with Mental and Physical Health Problems
Authors
Series Title
Springer Series on Child and Family Studies
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-35606-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-35606-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-35605-7
Series ISSN
2570-0421
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 141
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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