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    S.J. Rachman(Author) Padmal de Silva(Author)

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This text deals with a relatively common psychological problem - panic disorder. A panic disorder is a sudden episode of intense fear, often bordering on terror. Repeated attacks of panic are termed "panic disorder". Roughly 15 people per 1000 develop a panic disorder at some time in their life. It is a distressing condition, and if it persists, has an adverse effect on most aspects of the person's life. In this book, the authors give a lucid and detailed account of the disorder. This book is mainly intended for the sufferes of panic disorder, and their families and friends. It will also be of interest to the general reader, and to health care workers who have to deal with this problem. Up-to-date information on the nature, symptoms, causes, theories and treatment of panic disorder is provided, all in non-technical language. The chapters on treatment give an account of psychological therapy, and also discuss drug treatment. There is also a chapter giving practical self-help advice. A final chapter answers some commonly asked questions. Personal accounts are given throughout the book, highlighting various aspects of panic disorder and its treatment.

Review from previous edition"Clinical Psychologists Professor Stanley Rachman and Dr. Padmal de Silva have written Panic Disorder: The Facts giving up-to-date information and numerous personal accounts Daily Mail""The information is matter-of-fact and easy to grasp; reading the book may require some interest but no high level of education and certainly no psychological or medical knowledge."--Behaviour Research --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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  • By Tomlam on 11 October 2014

    okay, but nothing didn't already know.


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