On edge : a journey through anxiety / Andrea Petersen
- Petersen, Andrea
- New York : Crown, 
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 305 pages ; 25 cm
- The anticipation of pain: Defining anxiety -- Scary clowns and the end of days: Anxiety in childhood -- My grandmother's madness: The genetics of anxiety -- From CBT to karaoke: Nondrug therapies for anxiety -- May cause dizziness: Medications for anxiety -- Cold calls, airplanes, and indecision: Anxiety at work and on the road -- The isolation chamber: Anxiety in love and friendship -- Worries about my daughter: The education of an anxious parent -- Staying grounded: Learning to live with anxiety.
- A wry, sympathetic, bracingly honest account of living with anxiety, coupled with deep reportage on the science of anxiety disorders. --
- 9780553418576 (hardcover), 0553418572 (hardcover), 9780553418590 (pbk.), and 0553418599 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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