How to Beat Worry and Generalised Anxiety Disorder One Step at a Time

Author: Paul Farrand
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781472113443
Release Date: 2016-07-07
Genre: Self-Help

How to Beat Worry and Generalised Anxiety Disorder One Step at a Time is specifically addressed to low-intensity patients and follows an evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) approach. This book is the perfect resource for helping you to beat worry or Generalised Anxiety Disorder, either by yourself or in conjunction with the support of an IAPT service. The book is written in a friendly, engaging (and jargon-free!) style and encourages interactive reading through tables, illustrations and worksheets. Real-life case studies illustrate the use of each intervention and demonstrate how you can work through your anxiety. The book teaches you effective CBT techniques for managing your worry more effectively and releasing tension through Progressive Muscle Relaxation.

How to Beat Insomnia and Sleep Problems One Step at a Time

Author: Kirstie Anderson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781472140579
Release Date: 2018-08-02
Genre: Health & Fitness

Accessible and trustworthy support for sufferers of insomnia and other sleep difficulties. Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), initiated in 2008, has made psychological therapy more accessible to those in need. This series of self-help titles is the first to be created specifically for low-intensity IAPT and all titles follow an evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) approach which is the treatment of choice for depression and anxiety disorders. All titles are written by authors with considerable experience in the field of CBT self-help research, training and clinical practice. This book is the perfect resource for helping you beat insomnia and sleep problems, either by yourself or in conjunction with the support of an IAPT service. The book is written in a friendly, engaging (and jargon-free!) style and encourages interactive reading through tables, illustrations and worksheets. Real-life case studies illustrate the use of each intervention and demonstrate how you can work through your sleep problems. This book will help you to understand your sleep cycle, and learn techniques to get back to a better night's sleep.

Low Intensity Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Author: Mark Papworth
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781526452245
Release Date: 2018-10-04
Genre: Psychology

This is the essential book for any health professionals whose role incorporates low intensity CBT. It introduces readers to the principles and skills of cognitive behaviour therapy, and guides them through the entire process of working with adult patients with common mental health problems. Beginning at the initial assessment, it takes students through the implementation of interventions to the management of ending. Detailed case studies illustrate each step of patients' recovery journeys. This new edition: is updated in line with changes in the PWP curriculum and broader IAPT policies includes new chapters on working with older adults and patients with long-term conditions adds new exercises to help readers reflect on their own practice, and builds confidence to help them become outstanding practitioners.

Helping Your Child with Fears and Worries 2nd Edition

Author: Cathy Creswell
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781472138606
Release Date: 2019-04-11
Genre: Self-Help

Does your child suffer from fears and worries that affect their behaviour or keep them awake at night? Fears and worries are very common among children with around 15% thought to suffer from anxiety disorders; the most commonly identified emotional or behavioural problems among children. However, if left unchecked, they can cause more serious problems such as school avoidance, difficulties in making friends and long-term problems with anxiety and depression. Written by two of the UK's foremost experts on childhood anxiety, this extremely useful guide will enable you to understand what is causing your child's worries and to carry out step-by-step practical strategies to help him or her to overcome them, including: · Addressing specific fears and phobias as well as general anxiety and 'worrying' · Using case studies, worksheets and charts Helping Your Child is a series for parents and caregivers to support children through developmental difficulties, both psychological and physical. Each guide uses clinically-proven techniques. Series editors: Professor Peter Cooper and Dr Polly Waite

Anxious 9 to 5

Author: Larina Kase
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781572244641
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

A psychologist specializing in anxiety and stress in the workplace offers this collection of self-help solutions to perfectionism, fear of failure, and procrastination--techniques that can transform on-the-job anxiety into enjoyment and success in the workplace.

The Worry Cure

Author: Robert L. Leahy, Ph.D.
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0307338150
Release Date: 2005-11-01
Genre: Psychology

The comprehensive approach to help you identify, challenge, and overcome all types of worry You wish you didn’t spend as much time worrying as you do, but you just can’t seem to help it. Worrying feels like second nature. It’s what helps you solve your problems and prevents you from making mistakes. It’s what motivates you to be prepared—if you didn’t worry, things might get out of hand. Worry protects you, prepares you, and keeps you safe. Is it working? Or is it making you tense, tired, anxious, uncertain—and more worried? For more than twenty-five years, Dr. Robert L. Leahy has successfully helped thousands of people defeat the worry that is holding them back. This empowering seven-step program, including practical, easy-to-follow advice and techniques, will help you: • Determine your “worry profile” and change your patterns of worry • Identify productive and unproductive worry • Take control of time and eliminate the sense of urgency that keeps you anxious • Focus on new opportunities—not on your fear of failure • Embrace uncertainty instead of searching for perfect solutions • Stop the most common safety behaviors that you think make things better—but actually make things worse Designed to address general worries as well as the unique issues surrounding some of the most common areas of worry—relationships, health, money, work, and the need for approval—The Worry Cure is for everyone, from the chronic worrier to the occasional ruminator. It’s time to stop thinking you’re “just a worrier” who can’t change and start using the groundbreaking methods in The Worry Cure to achieve the healthier, more successful life you deserve.

Managing Anxiety with Mindfulness For Dummies

Author: Joelle Jane Marshall
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118972526
Release Date: 2015-03-23
Genre: Self-Help

Don't panic! Managing Anxiety with Mindfulness For Dummies is a practical guide to overcoming your worries and minimising anxiety using mindfulness techniques. The National Health Service and the National Institute for Care and Excellence recommend mindfulness as a legitimate treatment for anxiety, and its also been proven to alleviate stress, depression, low self-esteem, and insomnia. This book explains the benefits of mindfulness, and how it can help you face your fears and defeat persistent, irrational worries. Learn how to break the anxiety cycle with an optimistic approach, live in the present moment, and manage your thoughts using the fundamental techniques of mindfulness therapy. This friendly guide will accompany you every step of the way as you understand your anxiety, identify solutions to your problem, maintain your gains, and avoid relapse. Over three million people in the UK suffer from Generalised Anxiety Disorder, with millions more experiencing phobias, OCD, and panic disorders. Anxiety is potentially debilitating, but many people are daunted by navigating the health system and thus fail to seek treatment. This book provides a way for you to begin managing your symptoms at home, using simple techniques that can help change the way you think, feel, and act. Understand what anxiety is, and the common causes Employ mindful self-compassion to alleviate symptoms Discover mindful attitudes and practise mindful mediation Transform unhealthy habits into anxiety-busting self-care Mindfulness can help you break free of the downward spiral of negative thought and action, and make positive choices that support your wellbeing. If you're tired of being anxious and long for a brighter outlook, Managing Anxiety with Mindfulness For Dummies provides a wide range of effective techniques to help you enjoy a calmer and happier life.

Comprehensive Stress Management

Author: Jerrold S. Greenberg
ISBN: 0072319704
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Stress (Physiology)

Using an informal, anecdotal style, author Jerrold Greenberg helps you to understand the scientific foundations underlying stress in the Ninth Edition. He discusses the latest research findings on the physical, psychological, sociological, and spiritual aspects of stress, and covers appropriate coping skills to help you manage stress in everyday life. With this edition you can: Use laboratory assessment activities and exercises to relate concepts to your own life and to help identify coping strategies. The text is now perforated for easy removal of the labs, allowing you to easily develop your own stress portfolio. Explore new research findings about managing stress with humor in Chapter 7, spirituality and stress in Chapter 8, and helpful breathing exercises and the value of pets in managing stress in Chapter 12. Learn how to assist in decreasing stress levels in your community through "Getting Along in Your Community" boxes that show how to apply the chapter content to related community projects. Book jacket.

American Medical Association Complete Medical Encyclopedia

Author: Jerrold B. Leikin
Publisher: Random House Reference &
ISBN: UOM:49015002837467
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Health & Fitness

A definitive medical reference from the American Medical Association offers an alphabetical listing of thousands of medical terms, including common ailments, surgical procedures and tests, benefits and side effects of drugs and other therapies, nutrition, medical research and the future of medicine, mental health, and alternative and complementary treatments. 75,000 first printing.

Annual Editions

Author: Karen Menke Paciorek
Publisher: Dushkin Publishing Group
ISBN: 0072861266
Release Date: 2004-05-01
Genre: Education

This twenty-fifth edition of Annual Editions: Early Childhood Education is a collection of public press articles. The articles cover issues such as: the national and international development of early childhood education; child development and families; educational practices; guiding and supporting young children; curricular issues; and reflections on the present and future of early childhood education. This title is supported by our student website, Dushkin Online (

The Anxiety Cure

Author: Robert L. DuPont
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471247014
Release Date: 1998-07-13
Genre: Self-Help

An Eight-Step Program for Overcoming Anxiety Anxiety disorders cause untold suffering, and they affect one in four people. This book offers an eight-step practical program for fast and long-lasting relief of anxiety symptoms. The Anxiety Cure is written by a father and his two daughters, now in clinical practice together, who tell the inspiring story of how they overcame anxiety in their family. The authors share their step-by-step methods for dealing with the six main types of anxiety, including panic disorder, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Grounded in the authors' own treatment of thousands of clinically anxious people, The Anxiety Cure: Tells how to manage anxiety at home and at work Gives action plans for friends, family, and support people Provides easy relaxation techniques Outlines lifesaving strategies for anxious people with alcohol or drug problems Includes dramatic stories, as well as boxes, tools, and forms to chart your personal progress. "The Anxiety Cure is a warm, wise, and thoroughly wonderful book for people with anxiety disorders and for everyone who cares about them." —from the foreword by Jerilyn Ross, MA., L.I.C.S.W., President, Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and author of Triumph Over Fear. "The Anxiety Cure will be a big hit with the public and with anxious people." —Willard Scott. "The Anxiety Cure is sure to enjoy substantial popularity and will be used widely by anxious people, their families, and therapists." —R. Reid Wilson, Ph.D., author of Don't Panic.

Free Yourself from Anxiety

Author: Emma Fletcher
Publisher: How to Books Limited
ISBN: 1845283112
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Reference

Anxiety disorders can rob you of independence, happiness and self-esteem. This book will enable you to free yourself from the crippling effects of anxiety and to go on to a happier and more fulfilled life. The authors describe simple self-help techniques and practical tips derived from years of helping people with anxiety problems. This book enables the reader to: assess what changes you need to make; create a personal recovery programme; set realistic goals and work towards them; change unhelpful ways of thinking; and, take back control of your life. The techniques can be used for all forms of anxiety: phobias (including Agoraphobia and Social Phobia), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Attacks and General Anxiety Disorder. However bad your anxiety, and however long you've had it, you can recover. Using true life examples from anxiety sufferers, this book shows you just how you can do it.

Abnormal psychology

Author: Irwin G. Sarason
ISBN: 013007022X
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Psychology

This classic volume builds on the strengths of existing theoretical systems and clinical methods to provide readers with a comprehensive and up-to-date real-world overview of the field of abnormal psychology. It focuses on maladaptive behavior as a product of the interaction between personal vulnerabilities and resiliencies. Covers all aspects of the elements of maladaptive behavior, classification and assessment, stress, coping, and maladaptive behavior, bodily dysfunction, disorders of bodily preoccupation, anxiety, sexual, personality, psychoses, cognitive impairment and substance-related disorders, developmental disorders and mental retardation, therapeutic enterprise and society's response to maladaptive behavior. For individuals interested in learning about psychological abnormality.