Anxiety: The Zip Book is designed to appeal to those readers seeking trustworthy, instant advice for healing their anxiety or helping to ease the anxiety of a loved one. In about one hour, readers learn the essentials about anxiety: what causes and contributes to anxiety symptoms, how to stop them using skills from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness, and how to keep them from coming back.
* Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the U.S.
* Online communication has shortened readers' attention spans, worsening anxiety and fear
Matthew McKay, Ph.D., is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Self-Esteem, Thoughts and Feelings, When Anger Hurts, and ACT on Life Not on Anger. His books combined have sold more than two million copies. McKay received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. In private practice, he specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety, anger, and depression.
Troy DuFrene is a writer who lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area.