Synopses & Reviews
Practical, step-by-step directions for the mastery of:
- Meditation techniques
- Anxiety-triggering health conditions
Over 600,000 Copies Sold
Since its first edition in 1990, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has sold more than 600,000 copies. Its engaging exercises and worksheets have helped millions of readers make real progress in overcoming problems with anxiety and phobic disorders. The Authoritative Guide to Self-Help Resources in Mental Health (Norcross, et al., 2003) gave the book its highest rating and praised it as 'a highly regarded and widely known resource.' Thousands of mental health and medical professionals recommend this book to their clients and patients every year. Simply put, it is the single finest source of self-help information on its topic available anywhere.
The text of this edition has been fully revised and expanded and includes two new chapters: a discussion of physical conditions that can aggravate anxiety and an overview of the use of mindfulness practice in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder and some forms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. As in previous editions, the book offers the most up-to-date information on medications, natural supplements, and complementary strategies that can alleviate anxiety symptoms. The sections on relaxation, nutrition, and exercise have all been updated and broadened.
Fully revised and expanded, this fourth edition includes two new chapters on the physical conditions that can aggravate anxiety and the use of mindfulness practice in the treatment of some anxiety disorders.
A revision of the classic best-seller, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook Fourth Edition provides step-by-step help for anxiety and offers the latest treatment strategies for the major anxiety disorders, i.e., panic disorder, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder, and OCD, with revisions that include updated information on medications, mindfulness training, and health-related conditions that aggravate anxiety.
About the Author
Edmund J. Bourne, PhD, has specialized in the treatment of anxiety, phobias, and other stress-related disorders for over two decades. His self-help books have helped over a million people and have been translated into numerous languages. He currently resides in California and southern Florida. Phone counseling for problems with panic attacks, phobias, and other anxiety difficulties is available with Dr. Bourne. For information, please call 1-808-334-1847. For resources in your local area, please see Appendix 1. Further information about Dr. Bournes work may be found at Helpforanxiety.com.
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