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Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies - Australia / NZ, Australian and New Zealand Edition

ISBN: 978-0-7303-0876-8
Paperback
384 pages
February 2015
US $26.99 Add to Cart

Introduction 1

Part I: Understanding Anxiety 5

Chapter 1: Showing How Anxiety Affects Our Lives 7

Chapter 2: Examining Anxiety: What’s Normal, What’s Not 19

Chapter 3: Sorting Through the Brain and Biology 37

Chapter 4: Clearing the Roadblocks to Change 49

Part II: A Working Model for Your Anxiety 69

Chapter 5: Becoming a Thought Detective 71

Chapter 6: Watching Out for Worry Words 95

Chapter 7: Challenging Your Agitating Assumptions 107

Chapter 8: Facing Fear One Step at a Time 129

Chapter 9: Considering Medications and Other Physical Treatment Options 153

Part III: Seeing Anxiety as a Part of Life 173

Chapter 10: Looking at Lifestyle 175

Chapter 11: Relaxation: The Five-Minute Solution 189

Chapter 12: Calming the Mind 203

Chapter 13: Mindful Acceptance 213

Part IV: Zeroing In on Specific Worries 231

Chapter 14: Facing a Career Crisis and Financial Woes 233

Chapter 15: Keeping Steady When the World Is Shaking 245

Chapter 16: Staying Healthy 259

Chapter 17: Knowing Your ‘High Risk’ Situations 271

Part V: Helping Others with Anxiety 283

Chapter 18: When a Family Member or Friend Suffers from Anxiety 285

Chapter 19: Recognising Anxiety in Children 301

Chapter 20: Helping Anxious Children and Adolescents 311

Part VI: The Part of Tens 333

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Stop Anxiety Quickly 335

Chapter 22: Ten (Or So) Signs That You Need Professional Help 341

Appendix: Resources for You 347

Index 353

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