THE STRESS RESPONSE

How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Free You from Needless Anxiety, Worry, Anger, and Other Symptoms of Stress

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Pub Date 01 Apr 2012 | Archive Date 06 Mar 2013

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Stress affects everyone in different ways. While it can actually help some people become more productive and innovative, extreme stress more often has a paralyzing effect, and can lead to negative coping behaviors like anger, emotional overreactions, anxiety, and alcohol, drug, or food abuse. The Stress Response is the first to offer a dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) program for coping with extreme stress in healthier ways. The four DBT skills can help those prone to overreactions and other negative responses to stress to embrace imperfections, expand their options, and soothe themselves in stressful situations.

The Stress Response invites readers to explore their personal stress reactions and practice these new methods of solving the everyday problems that trigger stress. Readers also learn to accept their most stressed-out emotions and thoughts without judging them, and gradually decrease their vulnerability to stress.

Stress affects everyone in different ways. While it can actually help some people become more productive and innovative, extreme stress more often has a paralyzing effect, and can lead to negative...


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