Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 26, 2010 - Self-Help - 360 pages
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Practical, proven ways to get fear, worry, and panic under control

Think you worry too much? You're not alone?over 40 million Americans suffer from some form of anxiety. Help is here in this friendly guide, which offers sound advice on identifying anxiety triggers through taking self-tests, improving your eating habits, relaxing, and finding support for you and your loved ones.

Now with 25% new and revised content, Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies, 2nd Edition explores all of the most common triggers for anxiety, recent developments in medications, newly emerging biologically oriented approaches for treating anxiety, and the most up-to-date advancements in psychotherapies.

  • Understand why you?re anxious and pinpoint your triggers
  • Get trusted advice on whether you can overcome anxiety on your own or seek professional help
  • Covers anxiety in teens, young adults, and veterans

The practical information in Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your first step toward getting your life back and winning the war against your worries!

  

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Review: Overcoming Anxiety for Dummies

User Review  - Kihiroshi Hsieh - Goodreads

The book provides a good overview on the anxiety problems and symptoms, as a beginner's guide, it's pretty decent, but as a self-help book, it's not particularly helpful, still, it's not a terrible book. Read full review

Review: Overcoming Anxiety for Dummies

User Review  - Elena - Goodreads

I got to buy it because I tend to be a little anxious at times... Work-related stress, I suppose. This is a very useful and interesting self-help book, which covers common problems like General ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Detecting and Exposing Anxiety
7
Examining Anxiety Whats Normal Whats Not
21
Sorting Through the Brain and Biology
37
Clearing the Roadblocks to Change
47
Becoming a Thought Detective
65
Watching Out for Worry Words
89
Busting Up Your Agitating Assumptions
101
Zeroing in on Specific Worries
219
Keeping Steady When the World Is Shaking
231
Staying Healthy
243
Keeping Out of Danger
253
Helping Others with Anxiety
263
Recognizing Anxiety in Kids
279
Helping Kids Conquer Anxiety
287
Ten Ways to Stop Anxiety Quickly
305

Facing Fear One Step at a Time
123
Considering Medications and Other Physical Treatment Options
145
Letting Go of the Battle
165
Relaxation The FiveMinute Solution
181
Creating Calm in Your Imagination
193
Mindful Acceptance
203
Ten Ways to Deal with Relapse
309
Ten Signs That You Need Professional Help
313
Resources for You
319
Index
323
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About the author (2010)

Charles H. Elliott, PhD, and Laura L. Smith, PhD, are clinical psychol-ogists who specialize in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders. They are the authors of several For Dummies books, including Borderline Personality Disorder For Dummies and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder For Dummies.

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