Managing Anxiety: A Training Manual

Paperback | October 1, 1994

byHelen Kennerley

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This book sets out an alternative psychological approach to anxiety states which has been demonstrated to be as effective as drug therapy, while being no more expensive to use. The approach involves teaching self-help skills to anxious individuals so that they can take control of their ownanxiety symptoms. This practical guide provides clear guidelines for anxiety or stress management for a wide range of disorders. It is appropriate for use by psychologists and non-psychologists, and is suitable for trainees and fully qualified health or occupational professionals alike. The new edition contains more comprehensive client information sheets to promote self-help. Also, the scope of book has been broadened to include new sections on post-traumatic stress disorder and executive stress or burnout for therapist guidance and self-help sections on assertiveness and timemanagement.

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This book sets out an alternative psychological approach to anxiety states which has been demonstrated to be as effective as drug therapy, while being no more expensive to use. The approach involves teaching self-help skills to anxious individuals so that they can take control of their ownanxiety symptoms. This practical guide provid...

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Anxiety states are commonly encountered in general practice. In the past they have often been treated with tranquillizers, but because of the risk of side effects many health case workers would prefer to use an effective non-pharmacological therapy. Managing Anxiety sets out an alternative, psychological approach, one which has been sh...

Helen Kennerley is at The Warneford Hospital, Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:226 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.51 inPublished:October 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192624423

ISBN - 13:9780192624420

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPart I: Background and information1. Anxiety2. Control3. Dealing with avoidance4. Self-management and ending therapy5. Section summaryPart II: Preparatory notes for the therapist6. Anxiety7. Control8. Dealing with avoidance9. Self-management and ending therapy10. Section summaryPart III: Working with your client11. Anxiety12. Control13. Dealing with avoidance14. Self-management and ending therapy15. Section summaryPart IV: Appendices1. Group work2. Medication3. Coping with insomnia4. Instructions for making relaxation tapes6. Book list and useful addressesReferencesIndex