Read the following article from the South University Online Library and the Internet:
- Mineka, S., & Zinbarg, R. (2006). A contemporary learning theory perspective on the etiology of anxiety disorders: It’s not what you thought it was. American Psychologist, 6(1), 1026. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.61.1.10
The article describes how contemporary learning theory and research provide the basis for perspectives on the etiology and maintenance of anxiety disorders that capture the complexity associated with individual differences in the development and course of these disorders.
Review the article and create a 2–3 page report on the perspective of learning theory on anxiety disorders in a Microsoft Word document, addressing the following:
- How does learning theory affect your understanding of the development and maintenance of anxiety disorders?
- How does contemporary learning theory differ from earlier learning theory?
- Name the anxiety disorders for which contemporary learning theory best apply