When Panic Attacks: (The Book)
The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life
”When Panic Attacks” is undoubtedly one of the most successful book about panic attacks. Medication use reduces anxciety but the problem isn’t permanently . As the problem of anxiety is not completely eliminated, the side effects are also very high. It’s too far away from eliminating the problem completely.
However, CBT proves its effect on the anxiety problem.
It is so effective that you are able to get rid of your own anxiety problem with this book.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is not only used in depression but also extreme anxiety disorders. CBT also works in panic attacks.
When Panic Attacks book; it offers different approaches to techniques, exercises, different types of anxiety. What are negative thoughts? How do you recognize them?
How can you avoid these negative thoughts? In this book everything is clear and fluent. It’s written by David Burns who is also the author of Feeling Good
If you are having an anxiety problem this book is just for you.
The description of the book and the back cover is listed below.
The truth is that you can defeat your fears. With more than forty simple, effective techniques, you’ll learn how to overcome every conceivable kind of anxiety without medication.
Are you plagued by fears, phobias, or panic attacks? Do you worry about your job, your family, work, your health, or relationships? Do you suffer from crippling shyness, obsessive doubts, or feelings of insecurity? You may not realize but these fears are almost never based on reality. When you’re anxious, you’re actually fooling yourself, telling yourself things that simply aren’t true. See if you can recognize yourself in any of these distortions:
All-or-Nothing Thinking: “My mind will go blank when I give my presentation at work, and everyone will think I’m an idiot.”
Fortune Telling: “I just know I’ll freeze up and blow it when I take my test.”
Mind Reading: “Everyone at this party can see how nervous I am.”
Magnification: “Flying is so dangerous. I think this plane is going to crash!”
Should Statements: “I shouldn’t be so anxious and insecure. Other people don’t feel this way.”
Emotional Reasoning: “I feel like I’m on the verge of cracking up!”
Self-Blame: “What’s wrong with me? I’m such a loser!”
Mental Filter: “Why can’t I get anything done? My life seems like one long procrastination.”
Now imagine what it would feel like to live a life that’s free of worries and self-doubt; going to sleep at night feeling peaceful and relaxed; to overcome your shyness and have fun with other people; giving dynamic presentations without worrying yourself sick ahead of time; to enjoy greater creativity, productivity and self-confidence. With these forty techniques, you’ll be able to put the lie to the distorted thoughts that plague you and your fears will immediately disappear. Dr. Burns also shares the latest research on the drugs commonly prescribed for anxiety and depression and explains why they may sometimes do more harm than good.