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Abbott, M.J. & Rapee, R. M. (2004). Post-event rumination and negative self-appraisal in social phobia before and after treatment. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 113(1), 136-144. DOI: 10.1037/0021-843X.113.1.136 Click to view article


Gaston, J., Abbott, M., Rapee, R., & Neary, S. (2006). Do empirically supported treatments generalize to private practice? A benchmark study of a cognitive-behavioural group treatment programme for social phobia. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 45, 33-48. doi:10.1348/014466505X35146 Click to view article


Hahlweg, K., Fiegenbaum, W., Frank, M., Schroeder, B., & von Witzleben, I. (2001). Short- and long-term effectiveness of an empirically supported treatment for agoraphobia. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 69(3), 375-382. doi: 10.1037//0022-006X.69.3.375 Click to view article


Hertel, P., Brozovich, F., Joormann, J., & Gotlib, I. (2008). Biases in interpretation and memory in generalized social phobia. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117 (2), 278-288. doi: 10.1037/0021-843X.117.2.278 Click to view article


Hoffmann, S. G., Schulz, S. M., Meuret, A. E., Moscovitch, D. A. & Suvak, M. (2006). Sudden gains during therapy of social phobia. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(4), 687-697. doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.74.4.687 Click to view article


King, N.J., Heyne, D. & Ollendick, T.H. (2006). Cognitive-behavioral treatments for anxiety and phobic disorders in children and adolescents: A review. Behavioral Disorders, 30(3), 241-257. Click to view article  


Mendez, F., Santacruz, I. & Sanchez-Meca, J. (2006). Play therapy applied by parents for children with darkness phobia: A comparison of two programmes. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 28(1), 19-34. doi:10.1300/J019v28n01_02 Click to view article


Olivares-Olivares, P., Rosa-Alcor, A. & Olivares-Rodriguez, A. (2008). Does individual attention improve the effect of group treatment of adolescents with social phobia? International Journal of Clinical Health & Psychology, 8(2), 465-481. Click to view article


Riva, G. (2003).Virtual environments in clinical psychology. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 40(1/2), 68-76. doi:10.1037/0033-3204.40.1/2.68 Click to view article


Robillard, G., Bouchard, S., Fournier, T. & Renaud, P. (2003). Anxiety and presence during VR immersion: A comparative study of the reactions of phobic and non-phobic participants in therapeutic virtual environments derived from computer games. CyperPsychology & Behavior, 6(5), 467-475. Click to view article

Rowa, K. and Antony, M. (2005). Psychological treatment for social phobia. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 50(6), 308-316. Click to view article 


Silverman, W.K., Pina, A.A. & Viswesvaran, C. (2008). Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for phobic and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology,  37(1), 105-130. doi: 10.1080/15374410701817907 Click to view article

Titov, N., Gibson, M., Andrews, G. & McEvoy, P. (2009). Internet treatment for social phobia reduces comorbidity. Australial & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 43(8), 754-759. doi:10.1080/000486709030001992  Click to view article