Dealing with Highly Anxious People: Smart Tactics to Cope with These People in Your Life, 1st Edition

  • Nina W. Brown
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  • ISBN-10: 1440867666
  • ISBN-13: 9781440867668
  • DDC: 158.2
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Normal anxiety is a coping mechanism and can be helpful at times, but when it becomes excessive it is troubling to the person who experiences it and to those who interact with them on a regular basis. This book explains that the anxiety at issue here is not pathological but nevertheless can be dysfunctional to that person and others. A professor and eminent scholar, the author focuses on explaining effective approaches we can take when interacting with these worriers, complainers, micromanagers, and naggers. She also helps readers to understand how their own personalities can contribute to the reactions of a highly anxious person, how readers can build their psychological boundaries to keep themselves from being pulled into the anxious state, and how they can model more effective ways to behave and relate. For readers who have an anxious person in their lives. Students and scholars in psychology, counseling, and social work will also find this text valuable as a training resource.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Your Anxiety Is Driving Me Crazy!.
2: Why and How You Are Affected by Their Anxiety.
3: Immediate Coping Strategies.
4: Advanced Preparation: Let Others Have Their Feelings.
5: Increase Your Effectiveness: Become More Helpful.
6: Their Anxiety: Some Causes.
7: Anxious and Self-Absorbed.
8: The Worrier and the Complainer.
9: The Micromanager and the Nagger.
10: Reducing Your Stress and Anxiety.
Appendix: Tips and Hints: Mood Boosters, Effective Communications, Stress Reduction, and Creavitity1.
About the Author.