Triumph Over Fear: A Book of Help and Hope for People with Anxiety, Panic Attacks, and Phobias (Paperback)

A Book of Help and Hope for People with Anxiety, Panic Attacks, and Phobias

By Jerilyn Ross

Bantam, 9780553374445, 320pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1995

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Description

The National Institute of Mental Health calls anxiety disorders the most common mental health problem in America. They are also among the most treatable. 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. 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 research on anxiety disorders in children, plus advice for dealing with family members and employers.


About the Author

Jerilyn Ross, MA, was one of the nation's leading experts on anxiety disorders and the author of One Less Thing to Worry About: Uncommon Wisdom for Coping with Common Anxieties. Ross received the 2004 Patient Advocacy Award from the American Psychiatric Association, the 2001 Anxiety Disorder Initiative Award from the World Council on Anxiety and the World Psychiatric Association, a 2000 Telly Award, and a 1994 Distinguished Humanitarian Award from the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology. She died in 2010.


Praise For Triumph Over Fear: A Book of Help and Hope for People with Anxiety, Panic Attacks, and Phobias

"Filled with hope and wisdom, this unique book combines a compassionate understanding of the inner experience of panic with the latest in modern brain biology."--Robert L. DuPont, M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine

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