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My age of anxiety : fear, hope, dread, and the search for peace of mind / Scott Stossel.

Authors: Stossel, Scott.
Call number: 616.8522 STO
Publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Publication date: 2013.
Subject: Anxiety.
Anxiety -- Chemotherapy.
Anxiety -- Epidemiology.
Tranquilizing drugs -- Social aspects.
Stossel, Scott -- Mental health.
Title: My age of anxiety : fear, hope, dread, and the search for peace of mind / Scott Stossel.
Edition: First edition.
Physical description: viii, 400 pages ; 25 cm
Contents note: The riddle of anxiety -- The nature of anxiety -- What do we talk about when we talk about anxiety? -- A history of my nervous stomach -- A rumbling in the belly -- Performance anxiety -- Drugs -- "A sack of enzymes" -- A brief history of panic; or, how drugs created a new disorder -- Medication and the meaning of anxiety -- Nurture versus nature -- Separation anxiety -- Worriers and warriors, the genetics of anxiety -- Ages of anxiety -- Redemption and resilience -- Redemption -- Resilience.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-383) and index.
ISBN: 9780307269874 (hardcover) :
0307269876
LCCN: 2013006336
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1483575
Bib No.: 1483575

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