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Does anxiety in social situations make you nervous or uncomfortable?
Does it interfere with things you want to do?
Does it keep you from having fun?
If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you may be one of millions who suffer from shyness and social anxiety. Fortunately, help is available, with Triumph Over Shyness. Written by experts and endorsed by the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, its case histories, techniques, and exercises help you manage anxiety and improve relationships. You'll also find the latest information on medications and treatments, and a variety of resources to help you live your life to the fullest.
"A roadmap to the diagnosis and treatment of social anxiety disorder ... an owner's guide to the skillful management of social anxiety."--John S. March, MD, MPH, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke Child and Family Study Center
Murray B Stein, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), and Director of the Anxiety & Traumatic Stress Program at UCSD. Dr. Stein has published over 150 articles on these topics in The Lancet, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and other journals. Dr. Stein lives in San Diego.
John R. Walker, Ph.D., is a registered clinical psychologist and Director of the Anxiety Disorders Program at St. Boniface General Hospital in Winnipeg, Canada. He is also Professor of Clinical Health Psychology at the University of Manitoba and is an editor of Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia: A Comprehensive Guide for the Practitioner He lives in Winnipeg.
About the Author
Murray B. Stein, M.D., F.R.C.P.C. is a professor of psychiatry at the University of California San Diego and the director of its Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Program.
John R. Walker, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and coordinator of the Anxiety Disorders Program at St. Boniface General Hospital in Winnipeg.