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Unwinding anxiety : new science shows how to break the cycles of worry and fear to heal your mind / Judson Brewer, MD, PhD.

Brewer, Judson, (author.).


"New science shows how to break the cycles of worry and fear to heal your mind."-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593330449
  • ISBN: 0593330447
  • ISBN: 9780593421406
  • Physical Description: xv, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-275) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Understanding your mind. Anxiety goes viral -- The birth of anxiety -- Habits and everyday addictions -- Anxiety as a habit loop -- Mapping your mind: first gear. How to map your mind -- Why your previous anti-anxiety (and anti-habit) strategies failed -- Dave's story, part 1 -- A brief word on mindfulness -- What is your mindfulness personality type? -- Updating your brain's reward value: second gear. How your brain makes decisions (why we prefer cake to broccoli) -- Stop thinking: Dave's story, part 2 -- Learning (and growing) from the past -- Fixing the fix: Dana Small's chocolate experiment -- How long does it take to change a habit? -- Finding that bigger, better offer for your brain; third gear -- The bigger, better offer -- The science of curiosity -- Dave's story, part 3 -- What's good about rainy days? -- All you need is love -- The why habit loop -- Even doctors get panic attacks -- Evidence based faith -- Anxiety sobriety -- Six years and five minutes.
Subject: Anxiety.
Habit breaking.
Change (Psychology)
Mindfulness (Psychology)
Genre: Self-help publications.

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