Books on PTSD and Stress Disorders
MUST HAVES for people with PTSD and stress disorders
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk M.D
Extreme Fear: The Science of Your Mind in Danger
Author Jeff Wise was the guest on the HealthyPlace Radow show to discuss the science of fear and how the simple model of "fight or flight" is now being replaced with a more scientific understanding.
The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, 4th Edition
The Stress Response: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Free You from Needless Anxiety, Worry, Anger, and Other Symptoms of Stress
Reader Comment: "This book is very helpful in teaching how to relax and boost happiness. It is well laid out, making it easy to follow the necessary exercises and techniques. It teaches mood control; and the breathing exercises are particularly effective for reducing stress levels."
The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook: Proven, Step-by-Step Techniques for Overcoming Your Fear By: Martin M. Antony, Richard P. Swinson
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Description: This new edition of The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook offers a comprehensive program to help shy people confront their fears and become actively involved in the social world.
Beyond Shyness: How to Conquer Social Anxieties
Reader Comment: "I have kept my shyness hidden for many years, partially because I was embarrassed and partially because I couldn't acknowledge it to myself. The author helped me to acknowledge that a problem exists and then through further reading I was able to learn various methods to help conquer it."
Last Updated: 28 March 2016
Reviewed by Harry Croft, MD