Poe's Heart and the Mountain Climber
- Exploring the Effect of Anxiety on Our Brains & Culture
- Narrated by: Scott Brick
- Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 11-17-04
- Language: English
- Publisher: Books on Tape
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Poe's Heart and the Mountain Climber tackles this disorder head-on, with a fresh perspective and a straightforward approach to understanding our anxiety before it paralyzes us. The message is vital and empowering: anxiety is not a mental illness that must require medication, but often a normal, biological response to stress.
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By Gabriela on 01-05-06
Well written, easy to listen to.
I think that this is a really well written book on anxiety, if you can get over all the 9/11 references in the first few chapters. The fourth chapter and on is really good, it is not too simplified, this author actually thinks that listeners have brain cells. He describes the brain areas responsible for anxiety and associated disorders and how the wiring of these areas may result in abnormal function under some circumstances, yet be advantageous in others. The one lost star is for the overwhelming "how to deal with 9/11" introduction, which would likely be lost on most Canadians.
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