Overcoming Worry and Anxiety

$ 18.99

Worry is always with us, but, the lived experience of anxiety is often complex, embarrassing and hard to explain. Using clear, down-to-earth language, Overcoming Worry and Anxiety explores its characteristics, available treatments and effective self-help techniques. Based on questions to the author via patient interviews and blogs, this book directly addresses the concerns of those with worry and anxiety.

Description

Overcoming Worry and Anxiety
Self-help strategies that work

Dr Jerry Kennard

Worry is always with us, but, the lived experience of anxiety is often complex, embarrassing and hard to explain. Using clear, down-to-earth language, Overcoming Worry and Anxiety explores its characteristics, available treatments and effective self-help techniques. Based on questions to the author via patient interviews and blogs, this book directly addresses the concerns of those with worry and anxiety.

Topics include:

• How the brain and its chemicals work

• How anxiety may interact with other states such as stress, fear, panic, and illness

• Symptoms and conditions

• Work and lifestyle

• Practical measures to combat worry

• Thinking about treatment

• Guided and supportive therapies

• The value of assertiveness

Specifications: 216 x 138 mm | Paperback | 144 pages

Author:

Dr Jerry Kennard is a chartered psychologist and associate fellow of the British Psychological Society. Former Head of Psychology at York St. John University, he is author of several self-help books. He lives near the City of York.