9781626252158 (paperback) 1626252157 (paperback) 9781626252165 (pdf e-book) 9781626252172 (epub)
New Harbinger self-help workbook.
"Now in its sixth edition and recommended by therapists worldwide, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has been the unparalleled, essential resource for people struggling with anxiety and phobias for almost thirty years. Living with anxiety, panic disorders, or phobias can make you feel like you aren't in control of your life. If you're ready to tackle the fears that hold you back, this book is your go-to guide. Packed with the most effective skills for assessing and treating anxiety, this evidence-based workbook contains the latest clinical research. You'll develop a full arsenal of skills for quieting fears and taking charge of your anxious thoughts, including: relaxation and breathing techniques, ending negative self-talk and mistaken beliefs, imagery and real-life desensitization, lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise changes. Written by a leading expert in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and a classic in its field, this fully revised edition offers powerful, step-by-step treatment strategies for panic disorders, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), worry, and fear. You will also find updated information compatible with the DSM-V, as well as current information on medications and treatment, nutrition, mindfulness training, exposure therapy, and the latest research in neurobiology. Whether you suffer from anxiety and phobias yourself, or are a professional working with this population, this book will provide the latest treatment solutions for overcoming the fears that stand in the way of living a full, happy life. This workbook can be used on its own or as a supplement to therapy."--Publisher information.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note
Anxiety disorders Major causes of anxiety disorders Recovery: a comprehensive approach Relaxation Physical exercise Coping with panic attacks Help for phobias: exposure Self-talk Mistaken beliefs Personality styles that perpetuate anxiety Ten common specific phobias Dealing with feelings Being assertive Self-esteem Nutrition Health conditions that may contribute to anxiety Medication for anxiety Meditation Personal meaning Appendix 1: Helpful organizations Appendix 2: Resources for relaxation Appendix 3: How to stop obsessive worry Appendix 4: Affirmations for overcoming anxiety.
KF298 .B67 2015
Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc.,