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  • Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
  • Year Published: 2013
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: viii, 400 p. ; 25 cm
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780307269874

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My age of anxiety : fear, hope, dread, and the search for peace of mind

by Stossel, Scott.

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Call number: 616.852 St

Westgate call number: Adult Book / Nonfiction / Biography / General / Stossel, Scott

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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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