xx, 232 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-223) and index.
Introduction: what you can do about your anxious brain -- How your brain makes you anxious -- Managing your brain with medication -- Technique #1: change your intake -- Technique #2: breathe -- Technique #3: practice mindfulness with shifting awareness -- Technique #4: relax -- Technique #5: stop catastrophizing -- Technique #6: stop anxious thoughts -- Technique #7: contain your worry -- Technique #8: talk yourself into changing behavior -- Technique #9: control TMA (too much activity) -- Technique #10: implement a plan and practice.
A stress-management handbook profiles three main types of anxiety disorders while counseling patients for whom medication is not a best choice, in a resource that explains the science behind anxiety and shares practical strategies for overcoming stress-related difficulties.
Fox Valley Technical College
Ten best-ever anxiety management techniques