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Title:
An end to panic : breakthrough techniques for overcoming panic disorder
Author:
Zuercher-White, Elke, 1945-
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
viii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
"References": p. [211]-213.
Language:
English
Contents:
Understanding panic attacks and phobias -- Working through your fear to conquer panic -- Challenging and mastering phobic situations -- Adjuncts to success.
ISBN:
9781572241138
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A full-blown panic attack can be terrifying, whether it lasts only a few minutes or returns in waves over an hour or more. This book presents the latest treatment strategies for panic in a supportive interactive format that lets you work on symptoms one step at a time without the assistance of a therapist. The books starts by detailing the physiology of panic attacks. You'll learn how to experience the physical symptoms of panic, how to overcome the fear associated with them, and how to cope with stress and conflict in your daily life. This current edition reflects updated research and revised client worksheets that Zuercher-White used in her guide for professionals, Treating Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia.

This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit -- an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives.


Author Notes

Elke Zuercher-White, PhD received her degree from the University of Louisville, Kentucky and has been specializing in anxiety disorders for over fifteen years. She is certified in the psychosocial treatment of panic disorder by Psychosocial Therapeutic Systems and in group psychotherapy by the National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists (affiliated with the American Group Psychotherapy Association). She is a pioneer in the use of group therapy to treat panic disorder and hasgiven numerous addresses and training workshops on anxiety disorders throughout North and South America. She has been on the staff of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Group since 1981 and maintains a private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the author ofAn End to Panic and The Agoraphobia Workbook.