Social anxiety treatment studies

The following open access articles cover evaluations of cognitive therapy for social anxiety disorder and descriptions of some of the specialised procedures involved in the treatment.

2020

The effects of modifying mental imagery in adolescent social anxiety

Treating social anxiety disorder remotely with cognitive therapy

2019

Internet-based Cognitive Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder in Hong Kong: Therapist Training and Dissemination Case Series (Description of the therapist training programme and preliminary evaluation of our internet version of cognitive therapy for SAD in Hong Kong)

2017

Seeing is believing- Using video feedback in cognitive therapy for social anxiety disorder (a guide to using video feedback. Includes a link to a demonstration of the technique)

2016

Cognitive therapy for social anxiety disorder in adolescents: A developmental case series

Social phobia: The role of in-situation safety behaviours in maintaining anxiety and negative beliefs

Within-person process-outcome relationships in residential cognitive and interpersonal psychotherapy for social anxiety disorder: A reanalysis using disaggregated data

2015

The cost effectiveness of psychological and pharmacological interventions for social anxiety disorder- a model based economic analysis (NICE’s cost effectiveness analysis of treatments for SAD)

2014

Psychological and pharmacological interventions for social anxiety disorder in adults- a systematic review and network meta-analysis (NICE’s network meta-analysis of treatments for SAD)

2013

Internet delivered cognitive therapy for social anxiety disorder- A development pilot series(Description of the development and preliminary evaluation of our internet version of cognitive therapy for SAD)

2012

Treatment specific competence predicts outcome in cognitive therapy for social anxiety disorder(Description of the competency rating scale for CT-SAD and a demonstration that it predicts patient outcome)

2011

Imagery rescripting of early traumatic memories in social phobia (A guide to the use of imagery rescripting within cognitive therapy for social anxiety disorder)

2010

An interpretative phenomenological perspective on cognitive therapy for social phobia (A qualitative analysis of patient’s experience with CT-SAD)

2008

Rescripting early memories linked to negative images in social phobia(Research paper on imagery rescripting within cognitive therapy for SAD)

2007

When the present visits the past: Updating traumatic memories in social phobia(Research paper on imagery rescripting within cognitive therapy for SAD)

Social anxiety basic research

2020

Disrupted joint action accounts for reduced likability of socially anxious individuals

Interpretation bias in online and offline social environments and associations with social anxiety, peer victimisation, and avoidance behaviour

2019

Accessing social media: Help or hindrance for people with social anxiety?

Sub-types of safety behaviours and their effects on social anxiety disorder

2018

Understanding social anxiety disorder in adolescents and improving treatment outcomes: applying the cognitive model of Clark and Wells (1995)

2016

Focusing attention on oneself increases the perception of being observed by others

2014

Faces in a crowd- high socially anxious individuals estimate that more people are looking at them than low socially anxious individuals(Experimental study of the origins of socially anxious individuals’ feeling that other people are staring at them)

2012

Socially anxious and confident men interact with a forward virtual woman- An experimental study(Exploration of virtual reality as an experimental paradigm for social anxiety disorders)

2008

Perception of arousal in social anxiety(Experimental study of the perception of arousal in social anxiety)