Life Isn't Just a Panic: Stories of Hope by Recovering Agorahobics
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This anthology of more than 25 stories offers words of encouragement and hope to the millions that suffer from panic disorder and/or agoraphobia. It educates families and friends, mental health professionals, clergy, and educators so they may be more supportive and knowledgeable of those with these disorders. The stories come from both women and men, from urban and rural areas, and from varying social, cultural and economic backgrounds.
-- Michelle M. of Psychology, The American UniversityI was very impressed how Anita incorporated scientific information from the well-respected National Institute of Mental Health. A genuine treasure. Anita describes the symptoms of panic disorder with and without agoraphobia and includes effective treatment approaches. -- Stanley Gurman, MD . Carter, Ph.D. Highly recommended. Kernodle, MD, Tucker Psychiatric Clinic, Inc. -- William D. author, Panic Disorder, The Medical Point of View Skillful, gut-level and inspirational writing elevates this book beyond the academic, boring polemic we are so used to. Dept
Agoraphobic to some degree for a few years, Anita began writing. . At the age of 26 she became disabled as the result of a snowballing of anxiety that began when she was only 13 years old and that left her unable to leave her apartment. Now living in Oregon, she is still figuring out what to be when she grows up, but for the time being is being what she can when she is able. Social Welfare at CA State University Northridge. She lives with fiv
Ricardo V. Reyes said For those who do not understand the disease of Panic Disorder. I wrote a part of this wonderful book and because these stories are from the hearts of both victims and family and loved ones, they make this book unique.If you have a loved one who is suffering from panic disorder, here is a book that provides you with an opportunity to understand and be more of more support.Many of us who suffer from this condition not only have to suffer the illness's devastating effects, but also the stigma of the condition.. D. R. Schryer said Magnesium helped me; please read my story below. I am very familiar with the pain of anxiety, panic attacks, and agoraphobia for I suffered from these maladies for several decades. During those years of suffering I believed that my problems were purely mental and underwent treatment by psychiatrists, psychologists, and hypnotherapists. I took various prescribed medications and read many books such as this, but experienced little relief. And then something wonderful happened: I began taking a daily sup. A courageous book A Customer I am very impressed with the editor of this book, Anita L. Pace. I think she is quite courageous--- much more than maybe she knows. Courageous in part for putting together this book. I think it is wonderful that there are first person accounts of living with Agoraphobia in this book.