Feelings of anxiety and depression confront us all from time to time, and can vary in their severity. Recognising the symptoms, understanding their causes and effects, and knowing what help is available can be very reassuring and help overcome the condition. Professor Robert Priest has written this book especially to provide help for those feeling anxious and depressed. In particular he covers the practical self-help methods to reduce stress and offers an explanation of the causes and effects of anxiety and depression. The book provides up to date information on the professional help available and details the action and side-effects of medications.
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A comprehensive and reassuring guide to self-help mehtods and techniques available to reduce stress and depressive states.From the Back Cover:
'Am I going mad?'
'I just can't cope.'
'What's the matter with me?'
Few people have not felt anxious or depressed at some time in their lives. Occasional worry, fears and feelings of nervousness are an inevitable part of living in the modern world - but what are 'normal' levels of concern? What can you do when being told to 'snap out of it' just makes matters worse?
Professor Robert Priest recognises how difficult it can be to get constructive help for emotional illness. Identifying the symptoms, understanding the causes and effects, and knowing what help there is available can provide reassurance and be the first step towards self-help and recovery. In this completely revised edition aimed at sufferers and carers, he covers:
- practical self-help methods to reduce stress
- an explanation of the causes and effects of anxiety and depression
- information on the professional help available
- details of the action and side-effects of medication
Optimistic, caring and realistic this is a constructive book that will help you to regain control and put life back in perspective.
Robert Priest is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of London and Honorary Consultant at St Mary's Hospital in London.
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Book Description Ebury Press, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 2nd revised ed edition. 144 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0091812666
Book Description VERMILION, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 91812666