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EP90 Workshop 11 - The Varied Dynamics and Related Treatment Protocols of Social Anxiety, Agoraphobia and Panic - Joseph Wolpe, MD

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Workshops |  Anxiety |  Phobia |  Panic |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990
Joseph Wolpe, M.D.
3 Hours 35 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 13, 1990
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Social anxieties are the most common constituent of neuroses. Their different dynamics in a spectrum of cases will be described, and their role in agoraphobia and panic disorder will be presented. It will be seen how treatments, dictated by dynamics revealed in case analyses, are correspondingly successful.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To show how differences in case dynamics make individual analyses essential
  2. To show how treatments are determined by case dynamics and succeed with correct analyses

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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Joseph Wolpe, MD, was a South African psychiatrist, one of the most influential figures in Behavior Therapy. Wolpe grew up in South Africa, attending Parktown Boys' High School. Joseph received his M.D. in 1948 from the University of Whitatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was Emeritus Professor fo Psychiatry and Former Director of Behavior Therapy Unity at Temple University Medical School. He was Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. One of the leading practitioners of behavior therapy, he has authored three books and co-edited two, and has more than 200 professional publications. He cofounded the Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. He is receipient of the Distinguished Scientific Award for the Applications of Psychology from the American Psychological Association.