Written by an experienced practitioner, this introductory booklet explains what panic attacks are and how they make you feel. It will help the reader to understand their symptoms and is ideal as an immediate coping strategy and as a preliminary to fuller therapy. It talks about how panic attacks develop and what keeps them going; the link between your thoughts and your panic attacks; case studies; and, breathing techniques.
"'This booklet will prove an invaluable first step to overcoming panic.' Professor Peter Cooper, Professor of Psychology, University of Reading"
Dr Young is the author of An Introduction to Coping with Health Anxiety, along with Brenda Hogan, and An Introduction to Coping with Panic. He is a chartered counselling psychologist who works at the Primary Care Psychological Treatment Service in Cambridge. Much of his work involves the provision of brief psychological approaches to alleviate anxiety and depression. He helped to develop a pioneering service in primary care based on self-help approaches to help alleviate a range of common psychological problems. Top of page