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Author Stossel, Scott.
Title My age of anxiety : fear, hope, dread, and the search for peace of mind / Scott Stossel.
Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Edition First edition.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RC531 .S758 2013    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RC531 .S758 2013    AVAILABLE  
Subject Stossel, Scott -- Mental health.
Anxiety.
Anxiety -- Chemotherapy.
Anxiety disorders -- Epidemiology.
Tranquilizing drugs -- Social aspects.
Description viii, 400 pages ; 25 cm
Edition First edition.
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.
Bibliography Note 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.
ISBN 9780307269874 (hardcover) : $27.95
0307269876
OCLC # 830992512