The Anxiety Book: Developing Strength in the Face of Fear

The Anxiety Book: Developing Strength in the Face of Fear

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Overview

The Anxiety Book: Developing Strength in the Face of Fear by Jonathan Davidson, Henry Dreher

Do you have unhealthy anxiety? Do you suffer from sleeplessness, irritability, trouble relaxing, difficulty in concentrating, or fear of ambarrassment? From Dr. Jonathan Davidson, director of the Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Program at Duke University Medical Center and one of the most respected experts on anxiety disorders, comes the definitive and solution-filled book about anxiety. The Anxiety Book offers self-assessment tests and serves as a comprehesive treatment guide for one of the most common health concerns in America.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781573223768
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/03/2004
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 776,905
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.83(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jonathan R. Davidson, M.D., is a professor of psychiatry and the director of the Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Program at Duke University Medical Center. He has received awards from the American Psychiatric Association, the American Psychopathological Association, and the American Medical Association for his contributions to psychiatry, as well as a National Institutes of Health grant for a groundbreaking study of herbs.
Henry Dreher is a veteran science writer who has coauthored numerous articles and books.

Table of Contents

1Anxious? You're not Alone1
2The Five Faces of Anxiety: Which One is Mine?22
3Solution 1: Change Your Fearful Beliefs80
4Solution 2: Vaccinate Your Anxious Mind--Exposure Therapy133
5Solution 3: Developing Serenity Skills165
6Solution 4: Medications206
7Solution 5: Diet, Exercise, and Herbs246
8Resilience: Life Beyond Anxiety271
Endnotes284
Resource Guide for Anxiety Disorders295
Index300

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"Easy to read and filled with solutions ranging from spirituality to meditation to a healthy diet. Authors Jonathan R. Davidson, M.D., and Henry Dreher explain the hows and whys of anxiety, how to recognize its components and how to treat it. It's peppered with real-life examples of people you may recognize in yourself and how they dealt with fear and anxiety."—The Dallas Morning News

"A lay reader's guide on treating anxiety...Davidson successfully combines a self-help approach with his clinical experience, shining in his firm belief that within all anxiety sufferers lies the potential to control their disorder and regain an emotionally fulfilling life...a highly relevant choice."—Library Journal

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