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Triumph Over Fear: A Book of Help and Hope for People with Anxiety, Panic Attacks, and Phobias

3.37 of 5 stars 3.37  ·  rating details  ·  19 ratings  ·  4 reviews
The National Institute of MentalHealth calls anxiety disorders the most common mentalhealth problem in America. They are also among themost treatable. Yet tens of millions of peoplestruggle with hidden fears and restricted livesbecause they have not received proper diagnosis andtreatment. Triumph Over Fearcombines Jerilyn Ross's firsthand account ofovercoming her own disab ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by Bantam (first published May 1st 1994)
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Helynne
I first became interested in this book when I read Donny Osmond's 1999 autobiography Life is Just What You Make It: My Life So Far. Donny was candid enough to share his experience with panic attacks that popped up inexplicably during his long run of playing the lead in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He explained how reading Triumph Over Fear as well as one-on-one therapy sessions with author Dr. Jerilyn Ross helped him overcome his problem and go on performing. This book is really ...more
Kitty
This book wasn't quite what I expected, but still pretty interesting. For the subject, it was surprisingly "readable" - not as dry as I might have expected. What this book didn't do was help much with what I would call "everyday fears". If you have a phobia about spiders, for example, then it probably won't be all that much help. The information seemed to be rather specific - I would have trouble adapting it to situations not discussed in the book. However, what this book did do was teach me qui ...more
Kirrilee
Nov 02, 2007 Kirrilee rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anxiety/Phobia Help
Knowledge is key and this provides a lot of information and practical exercises.
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