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Dying of embarrassment : help for social anxiety & phobia / Barbara G. Markway ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Markway, Barbara G [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, 1992Description: vi, 199 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1879237237; 1879237245.Subject(s): Self-help techniques | Social phobia -- Patients -- RehabilitationDDC classification: 616.85/22
Contents:
Understanding social phobia : the fear of disapproval -- nature of social phobia -- causes of social phobia -- Preparing for recovery -- Setting your goals and objectives -- Assessing your fears and developing your recovery plan -- Learning skills to handle the fear of disapproval -- Handling your body's reaction to fear -- Handling your mind's reaction to fear -- Facing your fear of disapproval -- Exposure : a method for facing your fears -- Ranking your fears : creating an exposure hierarchy -- Carrying out your exposures -- Principles of successful exposure -- Other things to consider -- What if I need other skills? -- What if stress interferes with my progress? -- What if I have other problems? -- What if I need greater incentive? -- How do I maintain my progress? -- What if I need medication? -- How do I find professional help? -- Some final comments : future directions.
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Help for social anxiety & social phobia. Clear, supportive instructions for assessing your fears, improving or developing new social skills, and changing self-defeating thinking patterns.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-199).

section 1. Understanding social phobia : the fear of disapproval -- 1. The nature of social phobia -- 2. The causes of social phobia -- section 2. Preparing for recovery -- 3. Setting your goals and objectives -- 4. Assessing your fears and developing your recovery plan -- section 3. Learning skills to handle the fear of disapproval -- 5. Handling your body's reaction to fear -- 6. Handling your mind's reaction to fear -- section 4. Facing your fear of disapproval -- 7. Exposure : a method for facing your fears -- 8. Ranking your fears : creating an exposure hierarchy -- 9. Carrying out your exposures -- 10. Principles of successful exposure -- section 5. Other things to consider -- 11. What if I need other skills? -- 12. What if stress interferes with my progress? -- 13. What if I have other problems? -- 14. What if I need greater incentive? -- 15. How do I maintain my progress? -- 16. What if I need medication? -- 17. How do I find professional help? -- 18. Some final comments : future directions.

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