Triumph Over Fear: A Book of Help and Hope for People with Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Phobias
|Rating||:||4.89 (774 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||320 Pages|
A former sufferer of panic attacks and agoraphobia, the author compassionately tells the stories of patients who are inflicted by the five primary types of anxiety disorders--panic disorder, phobias (including agoraphobia and social phobia), obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress syndrome, generalized anxiety--and how they triumphed over their crippling fears and went on to lead normal lives. Final chapters offer advice on handling family, friends and associates affected by the anxiety sufferer's behavior and on overcoming setbacks. Especially moving is the story of Grace, who didn't leave her house for 30 years but is now involved in many social activities. A valuable guide for patients and professionals. Ross presents goal setting, daily task sheets, the "six-point" system, breathing control, and relaxation and exercise to manage panic and phobias. Also discussed are anxiety disorders in children, research on the latest therap
The National Institute of Mental Health calls anxiety disorders the most common mental health problem in America. Yet tens of millions of people struggle with hidden fears and restricted lives because they have not received proper diagnosis and treatment. Triumph Over Fear combines Jerilyn Ross's firsthand account of overcoming her own disabling phobia with inspiring case histories of recovery from other forms of anxiety, including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder; an post-traumatic stress disorder. They are also among the most treatable. State-of-the-art information is combined with powerful self-help techniques, together with clear indications of when to seek additional professional help and/or medication. Also included is the latest resea
From a woman who's been there. Adam Khan I've read a lot of books on anxiety, and this is the best. Ross once suffered from an anxiety disorder herself and tried to find treatment, only to be told it was in her head. A lot has been learned about anxiety disorders even in the last ten years, and Ross knows all about it. She not only tells you about the treatment available through therapists (with contact information and resources . Five Stars Lynn Frankowski Very helpful reading!!!. A Customer said Well written and informative. This is a good book. It was referred to me by my psychiatrist for OCD. Although it did not address my issues and help me much with my needs, it did make me realize that my problems compare little to some of the issues and difficulties other people have! I liked the book very much and found it very encouraging and informative.