Anxiety for Beginners: A Personal Investigation (Hardback)Eleanor Morgan (author)
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Anxiety for Beginners offers a vivid insight into the often crippling impact of anxiety disorders, a condition that is frequently invisible, shrouded in shame and misunderstood. It serves as a guide for those who live with anxiety disorders and those who live with them by proxy.
Combining her own experiences (rendered in emotive detail) with extensive research with experts (neuroscientists, psychiatrists, psychologists and fellow sufferers - including some familiar faces), Eleanor Morgan explores not just the roots of her own anxiety, but also investigates what might be contributing to so many of us suffering around the world.
Anxiety for Beginners is, at its heart, a book about acceptance, as Morgan discovers the ways in which people can live a life that is not just manageable but enjoyable, learning to accept anxiety as part of who we are rather than spending a life fighting and being ashamed of it.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 632 g
Dimensions: 242 x 161 x 35 mm
This fusion of memoir and scientific investigation is very accessible. . . with a generous dollop of humanity * Irish Times *
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