Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies

Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies

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This book provides proven strategies to fight fear, frenzy, and anxiety. Reports estimate that an astonishing 25 million Americans suffer from significant anxiety at any given time. "Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies" shows readers practical methods for reducing the level of anxiety in their lives and achieving a less stressful existence. Two clinical psychologists, who specialize in treating anxiety, panic attacks, and other emotional disorders, provide comprehensive information on prescription medications, including their effectiveness and side effects, as well as common herbs and supplements. With step-by-step guidelines to proven therapeutic exercises and sound advice on nutrition, relaxation, and support, "Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies" helps readers make solid progress toward reducing their symptoms and improving their lives.show more

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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 186 x 232 x 22mm | 539.77g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764554476
  • 9780764554476
  • 1,257,376

Table of contents

Introduction.Part I: Detecting and Exposing Anxiety.Chapter 1: Analyzing and Attacking Anxiety.Chapter 2: Examining Anxiety: What's Normal, What's Not.Chapter 3: Clearing the Roadblocks to Change.Chapter 4: Watching Worries Come and Go.Part II: The Thought Remedies.Chapter 5: Becoming a Thought Detective.Chapter 6: Busting Up Your Agitating Assumptions.Chapter 7: Watching Out for Worry Words.Part III: Anti-Anxiety Actions.Chapter 8: Facing Fear One Step at a Time.Chapter 9: Simply Simplifying Your Life.Chapter 10: Let's Get Physical.Chapter 11: Sleep, Sweet Sleep.Part IV: Focusing on Feeling.Chapter 12: Relaxation: The Five-Minute Solution.Chapter 13: Creating Calm in Your Imagination.Chapter 14: Relieving Anxiety with Herbs and Dietary Supplements.Chapter 15: Prescribing Peacefulness.Chapter 16: Mindful Acceptance.Part V: Helping Others with Anxiety.Chapter 17: Helping Your Kids Fight Anxiety.Chapter 18: When Someone You Love Suffers from Anxiety.Part VI: The Part of Tens.Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Stop Anxiety Quickly.Chapter 20: Ten Anxiety Busters That Just Don't Work.Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Deal with Relapse.Chapter 22: Ten Signs That You Need Professional Help.Appendix: Resources for You.Index.show more

About Charles H. Elliott

Charles H. Elliott, PhD, and Laura L. Smith, PhD, are both clinical psychologists specializing in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders.show more

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