Rewire Your Anxious Brain: How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic, and Worry

Rewire Your Anxious Brain: How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic, and Worry Author Catherine M Pittman PhD
ISBN-10 1626251134
ISBN-13 9781626251137
Year 2015-01-02
Pages 232
Language English
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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Do you ever wonder what is happening inside your brain when you feel anxious panicked and worried In Rewire Your Anxious Brain psychologist Catherine Pittman and author Elizabeth Karle offer a unique evidence based solution to overcoming anxiety based in cutting edge neuroscience and research In the book you will learn how the amygdala and cortex both important parts of the brain are essential players in the neuropsychology of anxiety The amygdala acts as a primal response and oftentimes when this part of the brain processes fear you may not even understand why you are afraid By comparison the cortex is the center of worry That is obsessing ruminating and dwelling on things that may or may not happen In the book Pittman and Karle make it simple by offering specific examples of how to manage fear by tapping into both of these pathways in the brain As you read youll gain a greater understanding how anxiety is created in the brain and as a result you will feel empowered and motivated to overcome it The brain is a powerful tool and the more you work to change the way you respond to fear the more resilient you will become Using the practical self assessments and proven effective techniques in this book you will learn to literally rewire the brain processes that lie at the root of your fears

Other Version:

The Upward Spiral

The Upward Spiral Author Alex Korb
ISBN-10 9781626251229
Release 2015-03-01
Pages 232