Hope And Help For Your Nerves

Hope And Help For Your Nerves

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The bestselling step-by-step guide that will show you how to break the cycle of fear and cure your feelings of panic and anxiety. My heart beats too fast. My hands tremble and sweat. My stomach churns. I have terrible headaches. I can't sleep. Sometimes I can't even leave my house... These common symptoms of nervous illness are "minor" only to the people who don't suffer from them. But to the thousands of people they affect, these problems make the difference between a happy, healthy life and one of crippling frustration and anxiety. In Hope and Help for Your Nerves, Dr. Claire Weekes offers the results of years of experience treating real patients--including some who thought they'd never recover. With her simple, step-by-step guidance, you will learn how to understand and analyze your own symptoms and find the power to conquer your fears for good.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 104.14 x 172.72 x 17.78mm | 113.4g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Dutton / Signet
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0451167228
  • 9780451167224
  • 43,380

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-A revolutionary new method for overcoming fear and tension...I recommend it with my whole heart.---Ann Landersshow more

About Dr Claire Weekes

Dr. Claire Weekes was the author of the bestselling self-help books Hope and Help for Your Nerves and Peace from Nervous Suffering. Best known for her pioneering work in the study of nervous illness and anxiety, Dr. Weekes lectured at psychiatric hospitals in Britain and spoke often on radio and television both in Britain and in the United States. She passed away in 1990.show more

Table of contents

Hope and Help for Your Nerves1. The Power Within You 2. How Our Nervous System Works 3. What Is Nervous Breakdown? 4. The Commonest, Simplest Form of Nervous Illness 5. Cure of the Commonest Kind of Nervous Illness 6. Cure of the More Constant Symptoms 7. Cure of Recurring Nervous Attacks 8. Fear of Leaving the Safety of Home (Agoraphobia) 9. Being Yourself Again 10. Nervous Illness Complicated by Problems, Sorrow, Guilt, or Disgrace 11. How to Cure Nervous Illness Complicated by Problems, Sorrow, Guilt, or Disgrace 12. Problems 13. Sorrow 14. Guilt and Disgrace 15. Simple Explanation of Strange Experiences in Nervous Illness 16. A Feeling of Unreality 17. Obsession 18. Depression 19. That Dreaded Morning Feeling 20. Sleeplessness 21. Difficulty in Returning Home 22. Apprehension 23. Three Good Friends: Occupation, Courage, Religion 24. Dos and Dont's 25. Taking the First Steps 26. Advice to the Family 27. A Husband's Attitude to His Wife's Nervous Illness 28. Fear of Recurring Nervous Illness 29. What Kind of Person Suffers from Nervous Illness? Indexshow more

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