The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook / Edition 4

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook / Edition 4

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by Edmund J. Bourne
     
 

    Practical, step-by-step directions for the mastery of:
  • Visualization
  • Self-Esteem
  • Nutrition
  • Medication
  • Meditation techniques
  • Anxiety-triggering health conditions

Over 600,000 Copies Sold

Since its first edition in 1990, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has sold more than 600,000 copies. Its engaging exercises and worksheets

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Overview

    Practical, step-by-step directions for the mastery of:
  • Visualization
  • Self-Esteem
  • Nutrition
  • Medication
  • Meditation techniques
  • Anxiety-triggering health conditions

Over 600,000 Copies Sold

Since its first edition in 1990, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has sold more than 600,000 copies. Its engaging exercises and worksheets have helped millions of readers make real progress in overcoming problems with anxiety and phobic disorders. The Authoritative Guide to Self-Help Resources in Mental Health (Norcross, et al., 2003) gave the book its highest rating and praised it as 'a highly regarded and widely known resource.' Thousands of mental health and medical professionals recommend this book to their clients and patients every year. Simply put, it is the single finest source of self-help information on its topic available anywhere.

The text of this edition has been fully revised and expanded and includes two new chapters: a discussion of physical conditions that can aggravate anxiety and an overview of the use of mindfulness practice in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder and some forms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. As in previous editions, the book offers the most up-to-date information on medications, natural supplements, and complementary strategies that can alleviate anxiety symptoms. The sections on relaxation, nutrition, and exercise have all been updated and broadened.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572244139
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Series:
Workbook Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
Introduction
1What Are the Anxiety Disorders?1
2The Causes of Anxiety Disorders27
3Recovery: A Comprehensive Approach51
4Relaxation73
5Physical Exercise97
6Coping with Panic Attacks109
7Help for Phobias: Imagery Desensitization143
8Help for Phobias: Real-Life Desensitization155
9Self-Talk181
10Mistaken Beliefs215
11Four Traits That Perpetuate Anxiety233
12Visualization247
13Identifying and Expressing Your Feelings259
14Asserting Yourself277
15Self-Esteem299
16Nutrition333
17Medications365
18Fears from the Past383
19Meaning, Purpose, and Spirituality391
Appendices
1Resources409
2Additional Hierarchies413
3Audiotapes for Relaxation431
4How to Stop Obsessive Worry433
5Guidelines for a Good Night's Sleep435

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