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.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
chapter 3|17 pages
Childhood shyness: determinants, development and ‘depathology’
LOUIS A. SCHMIDT AND SUSAN L. TASKER
chapter 5|24 pages
Childhood and adolescent shyness in long-term perspective: does it matter?
chapter 8|18 pages
‘u r a lot bolder on the net’: shyness and Internet use
LYNNE D. ROBERTS, LEIGH M. SMITH AND CLARE M. POLLOCK
chapter 11|15 pages
What shy individuals do to cope with their shyness: a content analysis
BERNARDO J. CARDUCCI
chapter 13|20 pages
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