This massive guidebook represents the gold standard for scholarly, practical portrayal of workable ways to reduce tension and anxiety. This title was first published in 1980, detailing easy, step-by-step techniques for calming the body and mind. This revised and updated 7th edition offers modern stress reduction techniques and healthy relaxation techniques from a wide array of strategies. Topics include concise, step-by-step instructions for twenty clusters of techniques, ranging from anger management to nutrition. They include recognizing stress triggers and symptoms, creating a personal action plan, coping with fear and panic, numerous methods of relaxation, and on-the-spot self calming techniques.
Author: Martha Davis Ph.D., Matthew McKay, Ph.D. & Elizabeth Eshelman