Poe's Heart and the Mountain Climber

Poe's Heart and the Mountain Climber

Exploring the Effect of Anxiety on Our Brains and Our Culture

eBook - 2004
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In Poe's Heart and the Mountain Climber , neuropsychiatrist and bestselling author Richard Restak takes an in-depth look at the science of anxiety, offering a fresh perspective and a straightforward approach to exploring and understanding our anxiety before it paralyzes us. In clear, accessible language, Restak addresses such pivotal questions as:

• How does anxiety differ from fear and stress?

• Which areas of the brain are associated with anxiety?

• Do we actually need a certain level of anxiety in order to be creative and live life to the fullest?

With the help of this fascinating and practical book, we can learn how to control daily anxieties that plague our lives and discover new ways to harness the positive effects of this often misunderstood condition.

From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c2004
Edition: 1st pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780307542526
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (170 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: OverDrive Inc


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