Idiot's Guides: Overcoming Anxiety, 2nd Edition

  • Joni E. Johnston Psy DO
  • Joseph Bienvenu MD PhD
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  • ISBN-10: 1615646353
  • ISBN-13: 9781615646357
  • DDC: 616.8522
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Millions of people suffer from various types of anxiety-related disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, social phobias, panic disorder, agoraphobia, OCD, PTSD, and others. Idiot's Guides: Overcoming Anxiety, Second Edition helps readers pinpoint which type of panic disorder is affecting them and how to alleviate the symptoms and get to the cause of it.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Exploring Anxiety.
2: Just the Jitters?.
3: The Anxiety Disorders.
4: Why Me?.
5: What to Expect on the Path to Recovery.
6: Fighting Your Way Through the Fright.
7: Getting in Tune with Your Emotions.
8: Understanding and Managing Anger.
9: Assertiveness.
10: Taming Those Alarming Ideas.
11: Taming Your Thoughts.
12: Understanding Core Beliefs and Their Impact.
13: Personality Traits and Anxiety.
14: Boosting the Mind-Body Connection.
15: Getting Help from Exercise and Breathing.
16: Eating and Sleeping.
17: Reducing Stress.
18: Survive-and-Thrive Strategies for Diagnosed Distress.
19: Self-Help for Panic Disorder.
20: Self-Help for Phobias.
21: Self-Help for Social Anxiety.
22: Getting Professional Help.
23: Keeping Anxiety from the Next Generation.
24: Anxiety During and After Pregnancy.
25: Raising Resilient Children.
26: Helping Anxious Children Recover.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Resources.
About the Authors.