Mastering Phobias: Cases, Causes and Cures

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Phobias ruin lives. But although many people are crippled by intense irrational terrors - whether focused on sex, spiders, social situations or just going out of the front door - reliable new treatments and self-help methods now promise relief for almost everyone. In this lifeline for long-standing sufferers, researcher and consultant psychiatrist Dr Richard Stern offers understanding, reassurance and straightforward practical advice. Considering in turn the commonest phobias and the more unusual variants (fears ...
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Overview

Phobias ruin lives. But although many people are crippled by intense irrational terrors - whether focused on sex, spiders, social situations or just going out of the front door - reliable new treatments and self-help methods now promise relief for almost everyone. In this lifeline for long-standing sufferers, researcher and consultant psychiatrist Dr Richard Stern offers understanding, reassurance and straightforward practical advice. Considering in turn the commonest phobias and the more unusual variants (fears of flying, farting, dogs and diseases), he provides readers with self-assessment questionnaires and shows them how to break through the constraints of agoraphobia; build up assertiveness and social skills (but control anger); develop freedom from sexual worries and inhibitions; draw up action and thought plans; consider the (useful but limited) option of medication; and find further information and help. Phobias cause immense damage, but no one has to put up with them. This invaluable book will allow sufferers to tackle and beat them.

Describes how to breakthrough constraints of agoraphobia/ build assertiveness, social skills/draw up action plans, etc

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  • ISBN-13: 9780140242683
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1 Phobia: The Irrational Fear 1
2 Agoraphobia 15
3 Social Phobias 31
4 Animal Phobias 41
5 Various Phobias 55
6 Sexual Phobias 83
7 Misconceptions 98
8 The Role of Medication 108
9 Self-Help 116
Reading List 142
Advice Sources 143
Notes 144
Index 154
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