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Title: The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, 4rd edition
Author: Edmund J. Bourne
Publisher: Oakland, CA: New Harbinger
Publication Date: 2005

"The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook is a practical and comprehensive guide offering help to anyone struggling with panic attacks, agoraphobia, social fears, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, and other anxiety disorders. Step-by-step guidelines, questionnaires, and exercises will help you learn skills and make lifestyle changes necessary to achieve a full and lasting recovery. The workbook can be used to develop your own self-help program or as an adjunct to therapy. Definitive in scope, this workbook covers a broad range of topics and treatment approaches, including some not found in other books on anxiety disorders." --publisher

Title: The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook: Proven Techniques for Overcoming Your Fears
Author: Martin M. Antony and Richard P. Swinson
Publisher: Oakland, CA: New Harbinger
Publication Date: 2000
ISBN: 1572242167

This workbook offers clear strategies designed to help overcome shyness and social anxiety. Part I of the book offers an opportunity to explore the specifics of anxiety and helps to create a context for understanding fears. Part II offers suggestions on how to overcome social anxiety, moving step-by-step through making a plan for change and then addressing specific strategies to reduce the level of social anxiety, including medication options, changing anxious thought patterns, and confronting fears through exposure.

Title: Calming Your Anxious Mind: How Mindfulness & Compassion Can Free You from Anxiety, Fear, & Panic, 2nd. Ed.
Author: Jeffrey Brantley
Publisher: Oakland, CA: New Harbinger
Publication Date: 2007

"Drawing on techniques and perspectives from two seemingly different traditions, this second edition of a self-help classic offers you a powerful and profound approach to overcoming anxiety, fear, and panic. From the evidence-based tradition of Western medicine, learn the role your thoughts and emotions play in anxiety. And, from the tradition of meditation and the inquiry into meaning and purpose, discover your won potential for presence and stillness, kindness and compassion—and the tremendous power these states give you to heal and transform your life." --publisher

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