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The hidden face of shyness : understanding & overcoming social anxiety

Author: Franklin R Schneier; Lawrence A Welkowitz
Publisher: New York : Avon Books, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using dozens of cases like these, Drs. Schneier and Welkowitz illustrate the many puzzling forms of social anxiety and the experiences that trigger it. In addition they offer several simple "self-tests" to help you measure your own level of social anxiety -- and provide an easy-to-follow self-help program that will enable you to overcome it at a speed and in a manner comfortable for you. The book also includes  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin R Schneier; Lawrence A Welkowitz
ISBN: 0380783991 9780380783991
OCLC Number: 34282111
Description: xii, 271 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: [pt]. 1. Introduction --
1. What is social phobia? --
2. The most human fear --
[pt. 2]. The faces of social anxiety --
3. Fear of public speaking --
4. People anxious with people --
5. Fear of eating and drinking in public --
6. Fears of blushing and sweating --
7. Dating anxiety --
[pt]. 3. Social anxiety's causes : body, mind, and society --
8. What good is social anxiety? --
9. Biological underpinnings --
10. Psychology of the shy --
11. The cultural connection --
[pt. 4]. Some other faces of fear --
12. Stage fright, stars, and real people --
13. Sexual anxiety and shyness --
[pt. 5]. An owner's manual for social anxiety --
14. Taking measure of social anxiety --
15. Becoming your own therapist --
16. Self-help vignettes --
17. Parenting the shy child --
[pt]. 6. Treatment for social phobia --
18. Psychological therapies --
19. Medication treatments --
20. The future --
Appendix : Where to find help --
Bibliography --
Index --
About the authors.
Responsibility: Franklin Schneier and Lawrence Welkowitz.
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Using dozens of cases like these, Drs. Schneier and Welkowitz illustrate the many puzzling forms of social anxiety and the experiences that trigger it. In addition they offer several simple "self-tests" to help you measure your own level of social anxiety -- and provide an easy-to-follow self-help program that will enable you to overcome it at a speed and in a manner comfortable for you. The book also includes information on state-of-the-art psychotherapy and medical treatments and where to find them, as well as guidance for parents of shy children. Whether you live in terror of embarrassment or are just occasionally shy The Hidden Face of Shyness can help you face people with confidence. -- Back cover.

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