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Fear itself : the origin and nature of the powerful emotion that shapes our lives and our world

Author: Rush W Dozier
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a close-up look at fear and its impact on human life, the author explains how fear shapes our daily lives, discusses the positive effects of fear, and answers questions about its neurological origins.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rush W Dozier
ISBN: 0312194129 9780312194123
OCLC Number: 38993021
Notes: "Thomas Dunne Books."
Description: xii, 273 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. I. The Origin of Fear. 1. What Is Fear? 2. The Science of Fear. 3. Mind Reading. 4. Why Are We Afraid? --
pt. II. Manifestations of Fear. 5. Children and Fear. 6. Fear of the Unknown. 7. From Anxiety to Terror. 8. The Pleasure of Fear --
pt. III. Transcending Fear. 9. Diseases of Fear. 10. The Paradox of Suicide. 11. Fusing Mind and Body. 12. Conscious Mastery.
Responsibility: Rush W. Dozier, Jr.
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In a close-up look at fear and its impact on human life, the author explains how fear shapes our daily lives, discusses the positive effects of fear, and answers questions about its neurological origins.

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