Treating Children"s Fears and Phobias
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Treating Children"s Fears and Phobias A Behavioral Approach (Pergamon General Psychology Series) by Richard J. Morris

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Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English


  • Child & developmental psychology,
  • Clinical psychology,
  • Clinical Child Psychology,
  • Behavior Therapy,
  • Fear,
  • Fear in children,
  • In infancy and childhood,
  • Phobias in children

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages596
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9669115M
ISBN 100205144241
ISBN 109780205144242

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Tiger Can’t Sleep is a children’s story book that helps children cope with a fear of the dark. Key points about phobias in children. A phobia is an excessive fear of an object or situation. It lasts for at least 6 months. Common phobias are a fear of animals, insects, blood, heights, or flying. Some things that may put a child at risk for a phobia include shyness, a traumatic event in early childhood, or mental health issues in family.   Phobias – which are strong and irrational fears – can become persistent and debilitating, significantly influencing and interfering with a child's usual daily activities. For instance, a 6-year-old's phobia about dogs might make him so panicky that he refuses to . When fears last beyond the expected age, it might be a sign that someone is overly fearful, worried, or anxious. People whose fears are too intense or last too long might need help and support to overcome them. Phobias. A phobia is an intense fear reaction to a particular thing or a situation.

Start studying 6th Grade Language Arts - Fears and Phobias Reading Comprehension Study Guide. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.   Children can be afraid of the most random things in their childhood. But it is extremely important to distinguish if it is a fear or a phobia that your child has. Read more about fear in kids along with reasons, treatment and preventive measures. Thanks to the work of Martin M. Antony, PhD, and Mark A. Watling, MD, this book can help you overcome your medical phobias, maybe even faster than you ever thought possible. With guidance and techniques based on the most up-to-date psychological research available, Overcoming Medical Phobias will help you explore and gradually confront your s:   If your child was diagnosed with a specific phobia, this is an excellent book by an anxiety expert: Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Practical Strategies to Overcome Fears, Worries, and Phobias.

Easing Fears in School-Aged Children An explosion of knowledge and experience during the school years introduces children to more real-world dangers: fire drills, burglars, storms, and wars Author: Annie Stuart. Drawing on the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), this book sets out a clear, enjoyable, step-by-step approach for addressing the sorts of anxieties, fears and phobias that are so common in children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related challenges. Fear of closet and dark cracks (when door is ajar) Fear of ghosts, poltergeists and evil spirits Fear of bad guys and being hurt or kidnapped Fear of being home alone Fear of 5 nights at Freddy’s Fear of Annabelle, Chucky and other horror movie dolls. Fear of the Bloody Mary folklore – which tends to manifest as a fear of the bathroom.   Fears and Phobias reviews and synthesizes the different viewpoints of learning theory, psychoanalysis, ethology, and clinical psychiatry with regards to fears and phobias. The causes and treatment of phobias are examined, with due regard for relevant biological and psychological issues. Topics covered range from the etiology of fear to clinical syndromes such as agoraphobic syndrome, 5/5(1).