Overview

With the right psychological techniques, you can discover the root cause of your anxiety, change your thought processes, and take control of your fears. This friendly, expert guide talks you through those techniques, and gives proven, practical advice on relaxation, nutrition, exercise, and medication, so you have full support in freeing yourself from anxiety and enjoying a more peaceful life.
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Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies

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Overview

With the right psychological techniques, you can discover the root cause of your anxiety, change your thought processes, and take control of your fears. This friendly, expert guide talks you through those techniques, and gives proven, practical advice on relaxation, nutrition, exercise, and medication, so you have full support in freeing yourself from anxiety and enjoying a more peaceful life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781119998273
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/16/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 298,525
  • Product dimensions: 7.31 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.93 (d)
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Elaine Iljon Foreman is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society who has researched and treated anxiety and phobias for over 25 years. Charles H Elliott,PhD, and Laura L Smith,PhD, are clinical psychologists.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Detecting and Exposing Anxiety.

Chapter 1: Analysing and Attacking Anxiety.

Chapter 2: Examining Anxiety: What’s Normal, What’s Not.

Chapter 3: Overcoming Obstacles to Change.

Chapter 4: Watching Worries Ebb and Flow.

Part II: Understanding Thought Remedies.

Chapter 5: Becoming a Thought Detective.

Chapter 6: Changing Your Anxiety – Provoking Assumptions.

Chapter 7: Watching Out for Worry Words.

Part III: Acting Against Anxiety.

Chapter 8: Facing Fear One Step at a Time.

Chapter 9: Simply Simplifying Your Life.

Chapter 10: Getting 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: Practising Mindful Acceptance.

Part V: Helping Others with Anxiety.

Chapter 17: Helping Your Children Fight Anxiety.

Chapter 18: Coping with Your Partner’s 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 Help – and Where to Get It.

Appendix: Resources for You.

Index.

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