Psychology of Fear: New Developments


Marta N. Purcella (Editor)

Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY000000

In this book, the authors discuss new developments in the study of the psychology of fear. Topics include clinical-analogue studies investigating the renewal of fear; psychophysiological reactions and brain activity in phobic subjects; an experimental study investigating right-wing authoritarianism and the reduction of fear; and the extinction of fear-motivated responses used in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and other fear-motivated learnings. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Renewal of Fear: Clinical-Analogue Findings
(Siavash Bandarian-Balooch, David L. Neumann, Mark J. Boschen, School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, Australia, and others)

Psychophysiological Reactions and Brain Activity in Phobic Subjects: The Case of Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia
(Juan P. Sánchez-Navarro, José M. Martínez-Selva, School of Psychology, University of Murcia, Spain, and others)

Investigating the Potential Sources of Fear of Negative Evaluation among Eleven Algerian University EFL Learners: A Qualitative Analysis
(Nadia Idri, Department of English, LAILEMM Lab, University Abderrahmane Mira, Béjaia, Algeria)

Does Right-Wing Authoritarianism Reduce Fear? An Experimental Study
(Silvia Russo, Michele Roccato, Department of Psychology, University of Torino, Torino, Italy)

Modulation of the Extinction of Fear Learning
(Jociane de C. Myskiw, Cristiane R. G. Furini, Ivan Izquierdo, National Institute of Translational Neuroscience, and Memory Center, Brain Institute, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil)


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