9780814746899

Overcoming Anxiety

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  • ISBN13:

    9780814746899

  • ISBN10:

    0814746896

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1997-06-01
  • Publisher: New York Univ Pr

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Summary

Stress, worry and fear, although a necessary and normal part of every-day life, can have a tremendously detrimental impact on one's physical, professional and emotional health.InOvercoming Anxieties, Dr. Helen Kennerley provides a guidebook to help those plagued by anxiety to address the roots of their fears and to take control of their lives. In this helpful guide, Kennerley offers advice on managing a range of problems including panic attacks, phobias, and executive stress and presents a concrete program for recovery based on her clinically proven cognitive therapy-based methods.Based on a tried and true program that has been used successfully by patients for more than five years,Overcoming Anxietiesis a detailed and easy-to follow guide for those who wish to tackle their difficulties on their own.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii(4)
Introduction xi(4)
Preface xv
PART ONE: Understanding Worry, Fear and Anxiety 1(46)
1 The Stress Response
3(7)
2 When it Becomes a Problem
10(10)
3 Who is at Risk?
20(7)
4 The Forms it Can Take
27(17)
5 Managing Problems
44(3)
PART TWO: Managing Worries, Fears and Anxieties 47(110)
1 What Can I Do?
49(5)
2 Awareness Training and Self-Monitoring
54(11)
3 Managing Bodily Sensations: Controlled Breathing
65(5)
4 Managing Bodily Sensations: Applied Relaxation
70(12)
5 Managing Psychological Symptoms: Distraction
82(8)
6 Managing Psychological Symptoms: Challenging Worrying Thoughts and Images
90(10)
7 Managing Avoidance: Graded Practice
100(12)
8 Managing Avoidance: Problem-Solving
112(9)
9 Being Assertive
121(9)
10 Time Management
130(13)
11 Getting a Better Night's Sleep
143(8)
12 Coping in the Long Term
151(6)
Postscript 157(1)
Scripts for Making Your Own Relaxation Training Tapes 158(8)
An A-Z of Worries, Fears and Anxieties 166(5)
Useful Books and Addresses 171(2)
Index 173(10)
Extra Diary Sheets 183

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