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Book
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Edition:
First edition.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Description:
viii, 400 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
The author recounts his lifelong battle with anxiety, showing the many manifestations of the disorder as well as the countless treatments that have been developed to counteract it, and provides a history of the efforts to understand this common form of mental illness.
Subjects:
Contents:
The riddle of anxiety -- The nature of anxiety -- What do we talk about when we talk about anxiety? -- A history of my nervous stomach -- A rumbling in the belly -- Performance anxiety -- Drugs -- "A sack of enzymes" -- A brief history of panic; or, how drugs created a new disorder -- Medication and the meaning of anxiety -- Nurture versus nature -- Separation anxiety -- Worriers and warriors, the genetics of anxiety -- Ages of anxiety -- Redemption and resilience -- Redemption -- Resilience.
LCCN:
2013006336
ISBN:
9780307269874 (hardcover)
0307269876 (hardcover)
9780307390608 (pbk.)
0307390608 (pbk.)
System Availability:
8
Current Holds:
0
Control Number:
1037341
Other Number:
830992512
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