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My age of Anxiety : : Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind

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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.
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.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Year Published: 2013
Description: viii, 400 p. ; 25 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780307269874

SUBJECTS
Stossel, Scott -- Mental health.
Anxiety.
Anxiety -- Chemotherapy.
Anxiety disorders -- Epidemiology.
Tranquilizing drugs -- Social aspects.