Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety: A Guide to Successful Stress Management [NOOK Book]

Overview

Many people suffer from feelings of stress and anxiety in their everyday lives. For people with Asperger Syndrome (AS), this stress can be particularly difficult to manage. On a daily basis people with AS must fit into a world that seems totally foreign to them and this can increase feelings of alienation and anxiety, making life's challenges especially hard to cope with.

The first book on anxiety written specifically for adults with Asperger ...
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Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety: A Guide to Successful Stress Management

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Overview

Many people suffer from feelings of stress and anxiety in their everyday lives. For people with Asperger Syndrome (AS), this stress can be particularly difficult to manage. On a daily basis people with AS must fit into a world that seems totally foreign to them and this can increase feelings of alienation and anxiety, making life's challenges especially hard to cope with.

The first book on anxiety written specifically for adults with Asperger Syndrome, this book offers practical advice on how individuals with AS can manage their anxiety more effectively. As a person with AS who has struggled with feelings of anxiety and learnt how to overcome them, Nick Dubin shares his own tried and tested solutions along with up-to-date research on stress management for individuals with AS, including a chapter on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Dubin explores the key problem areas that can lead to anxiety for people with AS such as lack of social skills, difficulties establishing romantic relationships and uncertainty about employment.

Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety provides real solutions to a common problem and is essential reading for anyone with AS who has trouble managing stress. The book will also be of interest to family members, teachers and other professionals working with individuals with AS.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781846429224
  • Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/12/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 256,811
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Foreword by Valerie Gaus. Introduction. 1. How Anxiety Works and Ways to Control It. 2. Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety. 3. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 4. Mindfulness. 5. Anxiety amd Relationships. 6. Anxiety and Employment. 7. Selecting a Psychotherapist. 8. Meltdowns. 9. Anxiety and Shame.10 Anxiety and Health. 11. Anxiety and Spirituality. Epilogue. Appendix I: An Interview with My Parents. Appendix II: Recommended Books. Appendix III: Aspie Self Checklist. References. Index.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2011

    must read

    since i suffer from both aspergers syndrome and anxiety disorder i found this a must read. it helped me understand a lot of what was going on inside my head.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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