Communication Apprehension: Origins and Management
Simply the most far-reaching volume on the social phobia known as stage fright, or performance jitters, Communication Apprehension literally opens new doors for clinicians and patients, alike. This work is unique in providing accessible details on the psychology, physiology, neurology, differential diagnosis and treatment of the extraordinarily common, yet neglected, affliction of performance anxiety. Designed for a broad range of communications professionals and knowledgeable lay persons, the book is solutions - based. Written in an engaging style, Communication Apprehension bolsters its message through information on the physiology and psychology of communication apprehension.
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