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Title My age of anxiety : fear, hope, dread, and the search for peace of mind / Scott Stossel.
Author Stossel, Scott.
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.
BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-383) and index.
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.


Location Call # Status
 Castlewood Non-Fiction  616.8522 STOSSEL  DUE 05-05-18
 Mobile Library Non-Fiction  616.8522 STOSSEL  ON HOLDSHELF
 Southglenn Non-Fiction  616.8522 STOSSEL  DUE 12-30-17 BILLED
Publisher New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 400 pages ; 25 cm.
DESCRIPT text rdacontent.
unmediated rdamedia.
volume rdacarrier.
Subject Stossel, Scott -- Mental health.
Anxiety -- Chemotherapy.
Anxiety disorders -- Epidemiology.
Tranquilizing drugs -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9780307269874