Understand, manage and overcome anxiety and panic attacks with this practical guide
A practical guide to understanding, managing and overcoming anxiety and panic attacks by bestselling author and GP Harry Barry.
Do you or does someone you love suffer from general anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks, a phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder? Or are you a health-care worker treating people with these disorders? Then this book is for you.
Dr Harry Barry combines a deep knowledge of the inner workings of the mind and brain with a wealth of experience treating patients as a GP to offer a way out of the fear, worry and shame of anxiety. In this wise, supportive book, Dr Barry explains clearly and simply what it is about our minds and brains that generates the symptoms of anxiety. Through a series of case studies based on his real-life experiences treating patients, he explains and demonstrates how to use lifestyle changes, mindfulness, exercise and CBT techniques to cope with these symptoms and ultimately feel better.
Previously published as Flagging Anxiety: How to Reshape Your Anxious Mind and Brain, this edition has been fully revised and updated.
His book holds the key to easing the mental torture
of those who have endured a lifelong struggle with the symptoms of acute
and chronic anxiety. A unique book by a unique doctor.
— Dr Muiris Houston, Irish Times
I think that everyone
can get something from this book - those affected by anxiety, but also mental-
health professionals and scientists working in the area.
— Professor Catherine Harmer, cognitive neuroscience, Oxford University
Flagging Anxiety & Panic is not a book for your doctor's shelf - it is a book
for YOU. If you've ever experienced anxiety, stress or panic attacks - all of
which are on the increase in our more stressful lives - then please, read this
book . . .
— Cathy Kelly, Author and UNICEF Ambassador