Overcoming Panic, 2nd Edition
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Overcoming Panic, 2nd Edition : A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

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Overcome the crippling effects of panic attacks and agoraphobia

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by feelings of panic that seem to come from nowhere and yet feel terrifyingly real? Do you avoid certain situations because you think you'll experience a panic attack? If so, this step-by-step self-help course can give you the necessary skills to overcome and prevent such attacks and the associated agoraphobia.

Based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques and the authors' many years of experience and expertise in treating this disabling condition, it offers an indispensable guide for anyone affected, including sufferers, their friends and families, psychologists and those working in the medical profession.

Explains the many forms and causes of panic

Contains a complete self-help program and monitoring sheets

Based on clinically proven techniques of cognitive therapy
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 128 x 197 x 18mm | 195g
  • Robinson
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2 Rev ed
  • 20 b/w integrated illustrations
  • 1472135822
  • 9781472135827
  • 178,353

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Overcome the crippling effects of panic attacks

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by feelings of panic that seem to come from nowhere and yet feel terrifyingly real? Do you avoid certain situations because you think you'll experience a panic attack? If so, this step by step self-help course can give you the necessary skills to overcome and prevent panic attacks, panic disorder and agoraphobia.

Based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques and the authors' many years of experience and expertise in treating this disabling condition, it offers an indispensable guide for anyone affected, including sufferers and their friends and families. The fully revised 2nd edition:
· Explains the many forms and causes of panic
· Contains a complete self-help program and monitoring sheets

VIJAYA MANICAVASAGAR is a senior clinical psychologist, associate professor and the director of psychological services at the Black Dog Institute in Sydney, Australia.

DERRICK SILOVE is a practising clinical psychiatrist, professor and director of the psychiatry research and teaching unit, school of psychiatry, University of New South Wales and the academic mental health unit, South Western Sydney Local Health District, at Liverpool Hospital, Sydney.

Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical.

READING WELL
This book is recommended by the national Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme for England delivered by The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome.
www.reading-well.org.uk

Series editor: Professor Peter Cooper
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About Vijaya Manicavasagar

Vijaya Manicavasagar (Author)
Vijaya is the author of Overcoming Panic and the Overcoming Panic and Agoraphobia Self-help Course, along with Derrick Silove. She is Senior Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor at the Black Dog Institute, School of Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales in Australia. As the Director of Psychological Services at the Black Dog Institute, she's responsible for developing and implementing a range of education programs for training mental health professionals in the diagnosis and the use of CBT for anxiety and depressive disorders. She has specialized in the development of cognitive behaviour therapy programmes and co-authored several treatment manuals.

Derrick Silove (Author)
Professor Silove is the author of Overcoming Panic and the Overcoming Panic and Agoraphobia Self-help Course, along with Vijaya Manicavasagar. He is a clinical psychiatrist and Director of the Centre for Population Mental Health Research and the Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit at the School of Psychiatry, the University of New South Wales. He has worked for many years in the area of anxiety and traumatic stress, his main area of clinical work, research, service development and teaching.
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