Anxiety is the most common mental disorder in the United States, with an estimated 40 million adult sufferers. The anti-anxiety drug Xanax is the nation s most-prescribed drug. But drugging anxious Americans is not a solution to the problem of anxiety. Taking Control of Anxiety shows that there are many other proven ways to treat anxiety. This is a self-help book in the best sense of the term conversational in tone, supportive, and filled with simple tips and suggestions that can help people reduce their own anxieties.
According to the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), Hypnosis is a state of inner absorption, concentration, and focused attention. While there are many myths surrounding hypnosis, according to the ASCH, there is general agreement among medical professionals that certain effects of hypnosis exist. However, there are also differences of opinion within the research and clinical communities about how hypnosis works. This book aims to sort out the myths from the proven facts. If you are interested in learning more about hypnosis, how it works, and whether it can help you achieve goals or overcome personal or professional problems in your life, this book is an essential guide.