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My age of anxiety

Scott Stossel

My age of anxiety

fear, hope, dread, and the search for peace of mind

by Scott Stossel

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epidemiology,
  • Mental health,
  • Anxiety,
  • Social aspects,
  • Chemotherapy,
  • Anxiety disorders,
  • Tranquilizing drugs

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-383) and index.

    StatementScott Stossel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC531 .S758 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 400 pages
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27152936M
    ISBN 100307269876
    ISBN 109780307269874
    LC Control Number2013006336
    OCLC/WorldCa830992512


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