Undoing Perpetual Stress: The Missing Connection Between Depression, Anxiety and 21stCentury Illness [NOOK Book]

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Our brains weren’t built for this.

Twenty-first-century life evolves at a breakneck pace—and with it, stress seems to multiply by the day. We work long, harrowing hours. We fret over our families and finances. Our e-mail beeps and our cell phones ring. But our nervous systems were never meant to handle so many stressors. In this groundbreaking book, psychotherapist Richard O’Connor explains how a wide range of common problems—both emotional ...
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Undoing Perpetual Stress: The Missing Connection Between Depression, Anxiety and 21stCentury Illness

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Overview

Our brains weren’t built for this.

Twenty-first-century life evolves at a breakneck pace—and with it, stress seems to multiply by the day. We work long, harrowing hours. We fret over our families and finances. Our e-mail beeps and our cell phones ring. But our nervous systems were never meant to handle so many stressors. In this groundbreaking book, psychotherapist Richard O’Connor explains how a wide range of common problems—both emotional and physical—are actually side effects of modern life, and how you can undo their damage. Combining expertise with down-to-earth language, Undoing Perpetual Stress explains how you can

recognize the hidden effects of stress on your brain and body



understand your inner sanity in conflict with a crazy world



develop self-control over how you think, act and feel when stressed



regain a sense of meaning and purpose in your life



You already know how to “do” stress. With the help of this book, you can undo it, too.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101099162
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 2/7/2006
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 764,663
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author


A graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Richard O'Connor, Ph.D., received his M.S.W. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, followed by postgraduate work at the Institute for Psychoanalysis and the Family Institute. He is a practicing psychotherapist with offices in Connecticut and New York.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2008

    Absolutely riveting!

    I found this book fascinating because almost every example the author uses rang true for me in my life. My depression has been paralyzing. I barely have the ability to make myself go to work let alone take on a self-help project. However, I am so incredibly inspired by this book that it is the only thing I look forward to every night - reading for a while. A definite must-read for depression and anxiety sufferers. You will be astounded by the connections between the hectic pace of modern life and your illness.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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