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Book Review: Mental Illness Is an Asshole: And Other Observations Book Review: Mental Illness Is an Asshole: And Other Observations“In a world where friends are assholes, parents are assholes, even adorable, little three-year-olds are assholes, there is no reason that psychological disorders get a pass,” writes Gabe Howard. Howard, who hosts The Psych Central Show podcast and writes for Psych Central on the topics of ...

Book Review: Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory Book Review: Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal TheoryClinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory is another work in the Norton series on interpersonal neurobiology. I have come to believe that at least three theories are indispensable in learning and understanding how and why we behave the way we do — attribution theory, attachment theory, ...

Book Review: Dancing on the Tightrope Book Review: Dancing on the TightropeWe all face challenges in life, and more often than not, we feel they are unique to our lives and unlike other peoples’ challenges. However, according to Beth Kurland, PhD, the challenges of being human are more common than we might believe. She writes, “There are ...

Book Review: Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life Book Review: Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life“Everyone is ahead of me; I’m always trying to catch up, but I never do. I’m always the littlest and the last to understand. I picture their brains with long legs racing down the block, but my brain has little-kid legs, too short to keep ...

Book Review: The Worry Workbook for Kids Book Review: The Worry Workbook for KidsIf the goal of child rearing is to help children develop into independent adults, it’s hard to imagine how that is possible if worry prevents them from doing the very activities that will build their confidence. Further, much of life is uncertain, and fear of uncertainty ...

Book Review: Social Courage: Coping & Thriving With the Reality of Social Anxiety Book Review: Social Courage: Coping & Thriving With the Reality of Social Anxiety“Most people who feel trapped by shyness or social anxiety will settle with the status quo and never seek help, be it from a knowledgeable therapist or from finding a scientifically based self-guided program and tackling it on their own,” writes Dr. Eric Goodman. Instead, social ...

Book Review: The Anxiety Management Workbook Book Review: The Anxiety Management WorkbookAlthough it is a normal human emotion and an adaptive response to threatening situations, anxiety can feel overwhelming, often trapping us in a loop of automatic thoughts that lead to physiological responses that convince us something is wrong. The result is a host of behaviors that ...

Book Review: The Anxiety Management Manual Book Review: The Anxiety Management ManualAnxiety can feel paralyzing. It can keep us from doing the things we love. It can keep us from pursuing our goals. It can keep us from enjoying our lives. Yet anxiety need not be a roadblock. “Even if you have a genetic tendency for ...

Book Review: The Worry Trick Book Review: The Worry TrickOkay, so we all worry. Many of us may feel we worry too much while others may feel that excessive worry isn’t a problem. And some in both groups are likely correct. Some people legitimately have a lot to worry about because of, for example, ...

Book Review: Never Get Angry Again Book Review: Never Get Angry AgainWhat if, instead of trying to manage anger, we just never got angry? While the question may seem to contradict human nature and maybe even seem like an unrealistic proposition, what makes the difference, David J. Lieberman says, is perspective. In his new book, Never Get Angry ...

Book Review: The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques Book Review: The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management TechniquesManaging anxiety symptoms with medication can be effective, but is not always a great long-term solution. Anxiety happens for a variety of reasons. It may be experienced when there are too many stressors making someone feel overwhelmed with no change in sight. Or it may ...

Book Review: Anxiety Relief for Kids Book Review: Anxiety Relief for KidsMany parents look for books that offer guidance and understanding about psychological problems their children may be experiencing. Mental health professionals also frequently recommend such books to families receiving counseling and other therapeutic services. Unfortunately, parent-advice books are often poor quality, difficult to understand, and ...

Book Review: How to Be Yourself Book Review: How to Be YourselfAt its worst, social anxiety can make ordering a cup of coffee a daunting task, and can make a party feel like a house of horrors. From what direction will humiliation spring? Is it any wonder people with social anxiety learn to cower at home, ...

Book Review: From Anxiety to Love Book Review: From Anxiety to Love“My anxiety journey was one of the worst, most terrifying experiences of my life. Yet once I allowed it to become my greatest teacher, it also became one of the best,” writes Corinne Zupko. In her new book, From Anxiety to Love: A Radical New Approach ...

Book Review: Out Of The Madhouse Book Review: Out Of The MadhouseMichael Maitland suffered from clinical depression, anxiety, and anorexia so severe that it landed him in the emergency room with a collapsed lung. In his new book, Out Of The Madhouse: An Insider’s Guide To Managing Depression and Anxiety, which he co-wrote with his father, Michael ...

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Grohol, J. (2019). Anxiety Book Reviews. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 20, 2019, from https://psychcentralreviews.com/anxiety-book-reviews/
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