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Overcoming Worry and Anxiety

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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.

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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.