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My Anxious Mind : A Teen's Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic (Paperback) (Michael A. Tompkins)
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Written for teens who are experiencing anxiety and panic attacks, this guide provides simple strategies and tools that can reduce these feelings and behaviors in roughly 30 minutes. Tompkins and Martinez are both licensed psychologists and practitioners at a San Francisco center for cognitive therapy, and they provide concise and effective tips that include breathing and relaxation exercises, nutrition, sleep, exercise and facing fears "one step at a time." Additional chapters deal with knowing when to ask for help, and when medication may be a viable option for dealing with these stressful situations. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Discusses common anxieties and outlines several tools and techniques for dealing with phobias, anxieties, and panic attacks.