Anxiety and Its Treatment Author:John H. Greist, M.D., James W. Jefferson, M. D., Isaac M. Marks NOW YOU CAN UNDERSTAND YOUR FEARS AND GET THE HELP YOU NEED — Have you ever panicked? Are you overly nervous in social situations? Feel apprehensive most of the time for no specific reason? In the comprehensive, medically up-to-the-minute book, especially written for the layperson, three leading psychiatrists give insightful dis... more »cussions of panic attacks, social fears, generalized anxiety, phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, and other anxiety disorders . . . and offers specific steps you can take to alleviate these common and disturbing problems.
*Questions and answers on hyperventilation, fainting spells, 'normal' anxiety, and more
*Drug tables and important information on anti-anxiety medications including precautions, dosages, and side effects
*Questionnaires and checklists to help you decide if you need treatment
*Thorough discussions of behavior therapy, psychotherapy, and experimental treatments
*A proven self-help program - step-by-step strategies, coping tactics, and self-evaluation tests to help you combat phobias and compulsive rituals
*Useful listings of self-help clubs, newsletters, organizations, and more« less