Treatment: Specific Phobia

DSM IV Diagnostic


Specfic Phobia - DSM IV Made Easy
Specific Phobia - Internet Mental Health
Specific Phobia - Mental Health Net
Related Links
Acute Stress Disorder
Anxiety Disorder due to a General Medical Condition
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Panic Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Social Phobia
Substance Induced Anxiety Disorder
Websites - Specific Phobias
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Anxiety-Panic Resource Center
Anxiety Panic Internet Resource- Specific Phobias
National Panic/Anxiety Disorders Page
NIMH - Anxiety Disorders Education Program

Helpful Links

DSM IV Made Easy Website - provides diagnostic information on most DSM IV categories
Dr. Bob's Website - DSM IV Codes - provides codes for each DSM IV category
Psychiatric Meds Info- links to the site


Journal of Anxiety Disorders- an interdisciplinary journal that publishes research papers dealing with all aspects of anxiety disorders for all age groups (child, adolescent, adult and geriatric). Areas of focus include: traditional, behavioral, cognitive and biological assessment; diagnosis and classification; psychosocial and psychopharmacological treatment; genetics; epidemiology; and prevention.
Selected Readings
Mastery of Your Specific Phobia, Therapist Guide by Michelle G. Craske, Martin M. Antony (Introduction), David H. Barlow
Overcoming Specific Phobia - Therapist Protocol: A Hierarchy and Exposure-Based Protocol for the Treatment of All Specific Phobias by Edmund J. Bourne
Phobic Disorders and Panic in Adults : A Guide to Assessment and Treatment by Martin M. Antony, Richard P. Swinson
Readings for Clients
Anxiety and Panic Attacks : Their Cause and Cure :The Five-Point Life-Plus Program for Conquering Fear by Robert Handly, Pauline Neff
Anxiety & Phobia Workbook by Bourne, Edmund J. Bourne
Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Agoraphobia: Information for Support People, Family and Friends by Kenneth V. Strong
Journey from Anxiety to Freedom : Moving Beyond Panic and Phobias and Learning to Trust Yourself by Mani Feniger
Mastery of Your Specific Phobia Client Workbook by Martin M. Antony, Michelle G. Craske, David H. Barlow