Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness 2nd Edition

Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness  2nd Edition
Author: Gillian Butler
Publsiher: Robinson
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2016-10-06
ISBN: 9781472120434
Category: Anxiety
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Everyone feels foolish, embarrassed, judged or criticised at times, but this becomes a problem when it undermines your confidence and prevents you from doing what you want to do. Extreme social anxiety and shyness can be crippling but they are readily treated using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). In this fully revised and updated edition, Dr Gillian Butler provides a practical, easy-to-use self-help course which will be invaluable for those suffering from all degrees of social anxiety. Overcoming self-help guides use effective therapeutic techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.

Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness 2nd Edition

Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness  2nd Edition
Author: Gillian Butler
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2016-10-06
ISBN: 1472120442
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Everyone feels foolish, embarrassed, judged or criticised at times, but this becomes a problem when it undermines your confidence and prevents you from doing what you want to do. Extreme social anxiety and shyness can be crippling but they are readily treated using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). In this fully revised and updated edition, Dr Gillian Butler provides a practical, easy-to-use self-help course which will be invaluable for those suffering from all degrees of social anxiety. Overcoming self-help guides use effective therapeutic techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.

The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook

The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook
Author: Martin M. Antony,Richard Swinson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2017-12-01
ISBN: 9781626253407
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook Book Excerpt:

The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook, Third Edition offers a comprehensive program to help shy or socially anxious readers confront their fears and become actively involved in their social world. This fully revised and updated third edition incorporates breakthrough research and techniques for overcoming social phobia, including a new chapter on mindfulness-based treatments, updated information on medications, and an overview of treatment-enhancing technological advances.

Overcoming Mood Swings 2nd Edition

Overcoming Mood Swings 2nd Edition
Author: Jan Scott
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2022-02-03
ISBN: 1472146751
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Mood Swings 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Most of us know about extreme highs or lows. For some people, however, emotional extremes can seriously disrupt our lives, either because they happen too frequently or because the mood swings are intense and accompanied by other symptoms of depression or mania, such as changes in energy and activity levels. This valuable self-help guide teaches tried-and-tested strategies that will help anyone troubled by mood swings to effectively identify and manage their moods, and achieve a more stable and comfortable emotional balance. It includes: - Information on depression and mania - A step-by-step, structured self-help programme and monitoring sheets Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. READING WELL This book is recommended by the national Reading Well scheme for England and Wales, delivered by the Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome. www.reading-well.org.uk Series Editor: Emeritus professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa 2nd Edition

Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa 2nd Edition
Author: Patricia Graham,Christopher Freeman
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2019-03-07
ISBN: 147214130X
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Break free from the vicious cycle of anorexia nervosa Anorexia nervosa affects both men and women, of all age groups and social classes, internationally. For both the sufferer and the friends and family who care for them, the impact of the illness can be devastating. However, it can be treated effectively using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). This self-help book provides support to battle this notorious and widespread eating disorder and has been used effectively with many patients in clinical settings. Using CBT techniques, you will learn to: Understand the many forms and causes of anorexia nervosa Challenge negative thinking and behaviour Improve your body image Develop coping strategies for the future These clinically proven tools form a complete recovery programme, with practical exercises and worksheets. Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well scheme. Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Chronic Pain 2nd Edition

Overcoming Chronic Pain 2nd Edition
Author: Frances Cole,Helen Macdonald,Catherine Carus
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2020-02-06
ISBN: 1472142624
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Chronic Pain 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Take control of your life, take control of your pain Chronic pain can be extremely debilitating; however, it does not need to dominate your life. This self-help book is based on highly effective self-help methods developed by specialists and used in community and hospital pain management programmes. Your experience of pain can be greatly reduced by pacing daily activities, reducing stress, learning relaxation techniques and effective ways to cope with depression, anxiety, worry, anger and frustration. This easy-to-follow book sets out: - Why pain can persist when there's no injury or disease present - How to become fitter and pace your activities - Practical ways to improve sleep and relaxation - Tips for returning to work, study and gaining a life you value Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. This book is recommended by the national Reading Well scheme for England delivered by The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome.

Overcoming Chronic Fatigue 2nd Edition

Overcoming Chronic Fatigue 2nd Edition
Author: Mary Burgess
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2019-04-11
ISBN: 1472138848
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Chronic Fatigue 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

'Cognitive behaviour therapy appears to be an effective and acceptable treatment for adult out-patients with CFS. Its sufferers deserve . . . to be more aware of the potential of this therapy to bring lasting functional benefit.' Cochrane Review This valuable self-help guide offers ways of improving long-lasting fatigue associated with a range of long-term conditions including chronic fatigue syndrome. Using recognised techniques, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) helps to change coping strategies. The approach described helps people break the vicious circle of fatigue and for many results in a reduction in symptoms and disability. This fully updated new edition provides: Guidance on how to improve sleep Practical strategies for balancing activity and rest Tips on setting and working towards targets that would improve your life Step-by-step advice on dealing with blocks to recovery Tools for coping with worry and stress Ways to challenge unhelpful thoughts Suggestions for how partners, relatives and friends can help Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. READING WELL This book is recommended by the National Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme for England delivered by The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome. www.reading-well.org.uk Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Relationship Problems 2nd Edition

Overcoming Relationship Problems 2nd Edition
Author: Michael Crowe,Kevan Wylie
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2017-11-30
ISBN: 1472138759
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Relationship Problems 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Everyday problems such as financial pressures, sexual and emotional problems, fidelity issues or the complications of second marriages can cause unbearable pressure on relationships and family life. In this highly effective self-help guide, internationally-respected couples therapist, Dr Michael Crowe, and Professor of Sexual Medicine, Kevan Wylie, use proven cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) methods along with systemic approaches derived from family therapy to help you to overcome your relationship problems. Specifically, you will learn about: Sustaining a long-term relationship Improving communication with your partner and family Dealing with sexual problems Developing negotiating skills Coping with jealousy and other negative emotions Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. READING WELL This book is recommended by the national Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme for England delivered by The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome. Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Distressing Voices 2nd Edition

Overcoming Distressing Voices  2nd Edition
Author: Mark Hayward,David Kingdon,Clara Strauss
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2018-03-08
ISBN: 147214032X
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Distressing Voices 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Practical help for managing distressing voice hearing experiences Have you ever heard someone talking to you, but when you turned around no one was there? Voice hearing is more common than might be expected. Many of those who experience this phenomenon won't find it distressing, while some may find it extremely upsetting and even debilitating. Although the causes of voice hearing are many and varied, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has been found to be a highly effective treatment for distressing voices. CBT can provide a powerful and positive way of coping with distressing voices, helping people to live well, even though the voice hearing may continue. Written by experts, this accessible self-help manual takes those affected by distressing voices on a journey of recovery and healing, based on the latest psychological research. This fully revised and updated edition includes: · Clear explanations of what distressing voices are and what causes them · Techniques to explore and re-evaluate the links between self-esteem, beliefs about voices and feelings · Practical steps to reduce the distress that hearing voices causes · Consideration of the impact on friends and family, and advice for how they can help Overcoming self-help guides use clinically-proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme. Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Depersonalisation and Feelings of Unreality 2nd Edition

Overcoming Depersonalisation and Feelings of Unreality  2nd Edition
Author: Anthony David,Emma Lawrence,Dawn Baker,Elaine Hunter
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2018-12-27
ISBN: 1472140621
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Depersonalisation and Feelings of Unreality 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

'The first of its kind, this self-help book will offer guidance, help and solace to the many sufferers of depersonalization disorder.' Daphne Simeon, Depersonalisation and Dissociation Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York Depersonalization disorder can make you feel detached from life and many people describe feeling 'emotionally numb', unreal or even as if their body doesn't belong to them. It can be a symptom of another problem such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and, particularly, of panic disorder, or of an illness like epilepsy or migraine. It can also occur in its own right and/or as a side effect of certain drugs. This self-help book, written by leading experts, will help you to understand what causes depersonalization disorder and what can keep it going, and will introduce you to effective strategies to overcome it: Based on clinically proven cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques Clear and accessible step-by-step exercises and tools, including diary-keeping and problem-solving Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme. Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 2nd Edition

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder  2nd Edition
Author: David Veale,Rob Willson
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2021-08-26
ISBN: 1472136020
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Break free from unhelpful rituals and take control of your life 'Clear, practical, focused and useful... extremely helpful both for those who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder and those who care for them' Paul Salkovkis, University of Bath Are you plagued by a recurring thought or idea that just won't go away, or feel the need to wash your hands repeatedly, to hoard things, or to repeatedly check all appliances in the house have been turned off before you leave? These are common symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a condition that causes distress to hundreds of thousands of people. Using methods based on real clinical practice and proven cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques, this revised and updated edition teaches you: · How to face fears and avoided situations · How to control disturbing thoughts, images and urges · Strategies to break free from the destructive cycle of obsessive behaviour Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. READING WELL This book is recommended by the national Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme for England delivered by The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome. www.reading-well.org.uk Series editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Grief 2nd Edition

Overcoming Grief 2nd Edition
Author: Sue Morris
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2018-07-05
ISBN: 1472140427
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Grief 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Reassuring and helpful strategies to guide you through your grief Grief is a natural reaction to loss, but in some cases it can be devastating, causing a loss of direction which can impact our relationships and work. This practical guide will help you to regain a sense of control and offers tried and tested strategies for adjusting to life without your spouse, friend or family member. Relentless grief can cause a host of physical problems, including difficulties eating, disrupted sleep and becoming over-reliant on alcohol. It can also lead to serious emotional and psychological problems such as depression, anxiety, panic attacks and complicated grief. But techniques from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can help. This self-help book covers: · Coping with the unexpected or long-anticipated death of a loved one · Establishing a routine and tackling avoidance of difficult issues · Practical concerns such as making decisions and dealing with birthdays and anniversaries · Returning to work and planning a new future OVERCOMING self-help guides use clinically-proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme. Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Panic 2nd Edition

Overcoming Panic  2nd Edition
Author: Vijaya Manicavasagar,Derrick Silove
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2017-10-05
ISBN: 1472135830
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Panic 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Overcome the crippling effects of panic attacks and agoraphobia Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by feelings of panic that seem to come from nowhere and yet feel terrifyingly real? Do you avoid certain situations because you think you'll experience a panic attack? If so, this step-by-step self-help course can give you the necessary skills to overcome and prevent such attacks and the associated agoraphobia. Based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques and the authors' many years of experience and expertise in treating this disabling condition, it offers an indispensable guide for anyone affected, including sufferers, their friends and families, psychologists and those working in the medical profession. Explains the many forms and causes of panic Contains a complete self-help program and monitoring sheets Based on clinically proven techniques of cognitive therapy

Overcoming Traumatic Stress 2nd Edition

Overcoming Traumatic Stress  2nd Edition
Author: Claudia Herbert
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2017-09-14
ISBN: 1472136144
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Traumatic Stress 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

HIGHLY COMMENDED for the British Medical Awards book prize for Popular Medicine Practical help for managing the after-effects of trauma Traumatic life experiences can lead to persistent change. Those affected may become numb and shut off from those around them and grief, guilt or shame may constantly weigh them down. Memories of horrifying scenes may intrude unexpectedly during waking hours. Sleep may be disturbed by vivid, unpleasant dreams. Sudden mood swings, emotional overwhelm, impaired concentration, dissociation or feelings of constant alert make living difficult. Traumatic stress responses, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD), are caused by our mind and body's attempts to cope with experiences of extreme danger. They can affect and overwhelm anyone and are not a sign of personal weakness. Written by an expert trauma therapist, this accessible self-help manual takes those affected by specific traumatic events on a journey of recovery and healing, based on the latest psychological research and advances in trauma therapy. This fully revised and updated edition includes: Clear explanations of the symptoms of trauma and how to recognize them Guidance on seeking specialist psychological help A step-by-step recovery programme, based on a positive growth approach Practical advice, tested exercises and useful summary check points Effective, integrative trauma healing techniques for body, mind and soul Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme. Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Weight Problems 2nd Edition

Overcoming Weight Problems 2nd Edition
Author: Clare Grace,Vicky Lawson,Jeremy Gauntlett-Gilbert
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2019-12-12
ISBN: 147214287X
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Weight Problems 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

This clinically tested, comprehensive course based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques can provide a longer-term solution to your weight problems. You'll come to understand your own psychological blocks to managing weight and discover how to sustain a healthy lifestyle. Learn how you can: - Develop the motivation to change your eating and activity - Respond to emotional eating in a helpful way - Work with the thoughts and emotions getting in the way of change - Work out a simple, healthy and sustainable eating plan that fits with your daily routine - Find easy ways to add more physical activity into your everyday life Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well scheme. Series editor: Emeritus Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Sexual Problems 2nd Edition

Overcoming Sexual Problems 2nd Edition
Author: Vicki Ford
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2017-12-14
ISBN: 147213866X
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Sexual Problems 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

'A positive step-by-step guide to... help readers resolve their sexual difficulties. It empowers couples to set goals to meet their needs.' Nursing Standard Are you worried about impotence or loss of sexual desire, premature ejaculation or lack of orgasm? Experienced psychosexual therapist and couples counsellor Vicki Ford provides an invaluable guide to understanding the sexual problems that many people face from time to time. Her simple and effective self-help techniques, based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), include practical exercise programs to help develop responsiveness and an understanding of your body. Suitable for both singles and couples, this expert guide will enable you to overcome negative thinking and restore your confidence and your sex life. Specifically, you will learn about: The importance of relaxation and stress reduction techniques The impact of ageing, disability, religion, infidelity, abuse, infertility, childbirth, bereavement and medication on sexual performance Techniques for particular problems Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme. Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Alcohol Misuse 2nd Edition

Overcoming Alcohol Misuse  2nd Edition
Author: Marcantonio Spada
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-03-02
ISBN: 1472138597
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Alcohol Misuse 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

How to regain control when alcohol is taking over your life Statistics show that misuse of alcohol is a very common problem. Using alcohol unwisely can have long-term effects on your health, career and family life. This self-help book helps you take a healthier approach to drinking. Using methods based on real clinical practice and proven cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques, this revised and updated edition shows you how to regain control of your alcohol consumption.

Overcoming Insomnia 2nd Edition

Overcoming Insomnia 2nd Edition
Author: Colin Espie
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2021-09-23
ISBN: 1472141407
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Insomnia 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

'A practical description of the leading treatment for insomnia and the causes of insomnia' Allison G. Harvey, PhD, University of California, Berkeley, USA Poor sleep is one of the most common health problems and can leave you feeling exhausted, stressed and run down. While prescribed medications and over-the-counter remedies rarely offer lasting benefits, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can help. This essential self-help book is written by one of the world's leading insomnia experts and uses CBT strategies to help you to overcome sleep problems - including persistent insomnia - and to enjoy your life once again. It includes advice on: - Developing good pre-bedtime regimes - The most effective relaxation techniques - Establishing a new sleeping and waking pattern - Dealing with a racing mind - Using sleeping pills more effectively - Handling jet lag and sleepwalking Overcoming self-help guides use clinically-proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Series Editor: Emeritus Professor Peter Cooper

Overcoming Low Self Esteem 2nd Edition

Overcoming Low Self Esteem  2nd Edition
Author: Melanie Fennell
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2016-10-06
ISBN: 1472119304
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Low Self Esteem 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Overcoming app now available via iTunes and the Google Play Store. 'A thoroughly enjoyable read, and [I] would recommend trainee therapists read it also, as it will increase your understanding of the treatment of low self-esteem.' BABCP Magazine Low self-esteem can make life difficult in all sorts of ways. It can make you anxious and unhappy, tormented by doubts and self-critical thoughts. It can get in the way of feeling at ease with other people and stop you from leading the life you want to lead. It makes it hard to value and appreciate yourself in the same way you would another person you care about. Melanie Fennell's acclaimed and bestselling self-help guide will help you to understand your low self-esteem and break out of the vicious circle of distress, unhelpful behaviour and self-destructive thinking. Using practical techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), this book will help you learn the art of self-acceptance and so transform your sense of yourself for the better. Specifically, you will learn: How low self-esteem develops and what keeps it going How to question your negative thoughts and the attitudes that underlie them How to identify your strengths and good qualities for a more balanced, kindly view of yourself Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.

Overcoming Paranoid and Suspicious Thoughts 2nd Edition

Overcoming Paranoid and Suspicious Thoughts  2nd Edition
Author: Daniel Freeman,Jason Freeman,Philippa Garety
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2016-10-06
ISBN: 1472135954
Category: Self-Help
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Paranoid and Suspicious Thoughts 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

'This is the definitive practical guide from the leaders in the field on a hugely important topic. Written in an engaging, easy-to-understand style, the book tells how new research on paranoia is revealing how best to overcome it. The first edition helped many thousands of sufferers and the second edition promises even more.' Mark Williams, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Oxford, co-author of Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World 'The authors of this excellent and timely book have played a major role in developing our understanding of how suspicious thoughts arise and, crucially, how we can learn to cope with them.' Nicholas Tarier, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Manchester University Learn how to overcome your feelings of paranoia Do you feel as if others are out to get you? Research shows that 20-30 percent of people in the UK frequently have paranoid or suspicious thoughts about other people. These feelings can make life a misery. In this fully revised and expanded new edition, the authors explain how cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques can be used to treat this disorder by changing unhelpful patterns of behaviour and thought. Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven CBT techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.