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A simple, revolutionary guide to overcoming panic disorders without the need for therapy, from the author of the international bestseller Feeling Good

I just know this plane is going to run into turbulence and crash!'
'My mind will go blank when I give my presentation at work and everyone will think I'm an idiot.'
'Why am I so shy and insecure? I'm such a loser!'

We all know what it's like to feel anxious, worried or panicky. If any of these thoughts sound familiar, you can change the way you feel. When Panic Attacks will give you the ammunition to quickly defeat any kind of anxiety, including chronic worrying, shyness, public speaking anxiety, test anxiety and phobias without lengthy therapy or prescription drugs.

Bestselling author and behavioural psychiatrist Dr David Burns will teach you 40 powerful new anti-anxiety techniques and show you how to select methods that will work for you. The goal is not just feeling a bit better, but complete recovery. All you need is a little courage and the techniques in this book.


Another masterpiece from the author who helped millions help themselves

Henny Westra, PhD, associate professor and director of the York University Anxiety Research Clinic

...lays out exactly what readers need to do to feel better

Jacqueline B Persons, PhD, director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

Few truly great books on psychotherapy have been published, and this is one of them

Albert Ellis, PhD, bestselling author of A Guide to Rational Living

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Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback


    March 15, 2010


    464 pages

    RRP $39.99

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  • EBook


    February 1, 2011

    Ebury Digital

    464 pages

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