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My anxiety handbook : getting back on track / Sue Knowles, Bridie Gallagher, and Phoebe McEwen ; illustrated by Emmeline Pidgen.

By: Knowles, Sue.
Contributor(s): Gallagher, Birdie | McEwen, Phoebe | Pidgen, Emmeline [illustrator.].
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018Copyright date: 2018Description: 190 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785924408.Subject(s): ANXIETY | ADOLESCENCE | BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT | SELF HELP SKILLS
Contents:
Anxiety: the basics -- Understanding where my anxiety comes from -- Tackling anxiety head on: avoiding avoidance -- Tackling anxious thoughts -- Tackling worries -- Being mindful -- Soothing your threat system -- Getting a good night's sleep -- School, college, and exam stress -- Transitions -- Getting extra help -- Personal experiences of anxiety -- Getting back on track: my anxiety survival plan -- Useful information.
Summary: "Helping young people with anxiety learn to recognize and manage their symptoms, this anxiety survival guide teaches 12 to 18 year olds how they can overcome their biggest worries. Showing that anxiety is a normal human emotion that many people face, this book helps young people understand the ins and outs of their own anxiety and helps them to challenge the difficult patterns they may get into. Co-written with a college student who has experienced anxiety herself, it is a relatable and straightforward guide. As well as providing tried-and-tested advice and exercises that are proven to reduce feelings of anxiety, it includes recovery stories from young people who have managed their symptoms successfully." -- Amazon.com
List(s) this item appears in: Managing anxiety in children and teens. Oct 2018 CM | Anxiety in adults. Dec 2018
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Anxiety: the basics -- Understanding where my anxiety comes from -- Tackling anxiety head on: avoiding avoidance -- Tackling anxious thoughts -- Tackling worries -- Being mindful -- Soothing your threat system -- Getting a good night's sleep -- School, college, and exam stress -- Transitions -- Getting extra help -- Personal experiences of anxiety -- Getting back on track: my anxiety survival plan -- Useful information.

"Helping young people with anxiety learn to recognize and manage their symptoms, this anxiety survival guide teaches 12 to 18 year olds how they can overcome their biggest worries. Showing that anxiety is a normal human emotion that many people face, this book helps young people understand the ins and outs of their own anxiety and helps them to challenge the difficult patterns they may get into. Co-written with a college student who has experienced anxiety herself, it is a relatable and straightforward guide. As well as providing tried-and-tested advice and exercises that are proven to reduce feelings of anxiety, it includes recovery stories from young people who have managed their symptoms successfully." -- Amazon.com

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