- Paperback: 384 pages
- Publisher: Warner Books; Warner Bks Ed, 1st Warner Bks Print, Sep edition (September 1, 1995)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0446670537
- ISBN-13: 978-0446670531
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #674,917 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Anxiety, Phobias, & Panic: A Step-by-Step Program for Regaining Control of Your Life Paperback – September 1, 1995
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Top Customer Reviews
It's a solid, step-by-step program of cognitive techniques which, when practiced and mastered SLOWLY over time, can change your life.
I know from personal experience. After three years of therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder, I decided I was getting worse, not better. I had the good fortune
to find this book at the library, and was excited to see that it took the responsibility for "changing me" out of the hands of a therapist and put the responsibility
squarely where it belonged: on me.
Starting in 1992 I spent over a year mastering the skills, and still use the book once a month for reference and a bit of a "refresher course."
What can I say? My symptoms have vanished! No more undiagnosable stomache and joint aches, no more pills, no more panic attacks. Even my ALLERGIES have disappeared!
It's amazing how much of our poor health is stress-related, and even more amazing how a book like this can help one to unlearn a lifetime of
bad thought habits (like perfectionism.)
If you're motivated to change your life, the program works. That's the best review I can give it!
For a while I couldn't figure out what was happening to me. After finally figuring out that I was having panic attacks I bought this book. Following the chapters in the book, it took about four weeks to have complete control over my anxiety. The methods for eliminating the episodes were fantastic and have really saved me in many areas of my life.
I would highly recommend this book. It addresses anxiety as well as OCD and various phobias. It's been several years since I got this book and went through it and I have not had a single panic attack since. While I still do experience everyday stress, and sometimes a lot of it - this book has made me better at recognizing and handling very stressful situations far better than I ever could prior to reading it. I wish I had read this book prior to ever having the panic attacks. It will help you change your perspective and turn stressful events into exciting and enjoyable ones.
I can't say enough good about this book - If you have panic attacks or experience anxiety or even just want to improve your ability to handle pressure, you should _definitely_ buy and read this book!!!
I especially recommend the breathing and relaxation exercises for quick anxiety first aid.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
So far the book is good. It has a lot of useful steps on how to deal with your Anxiety issues and it had some steps on anger and frustration too. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Psubuyer
I thought this book was boring. Content wasn't bad, but lost my attention pretty quickly. I still look at it from time to time if I'm feeling stressed or want to help someone else... Read morePublished on November 18, 2013 by R. M. Witt
this book is a little older but man, so helpful, i have ready many books on the topic and this is one of the more helpful ones.Published on October 3, 2013 by K. Sanchez
This book will really make alot of sense if you are struggling with panic attacks. I would definitely reccomend this program!!Published on June 30, 2013 by bsm21301
This book deals with anxiety in detail and in depth. The author is an expert in the field and spends time not only explaining the different types of anxiety problems that develop... Read morePublished on January 21, 2013 by Kindle Customer
very helpful book with detailed explanation on why and how some are more prone to develop anxiety related problems than others. Read morePublished on August 4, 2011 by C
I came across this book just a few weeks ago after experiencing a terrifying panic attack while driving. Read morePublished on April 27, 2011 by JES