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Managing Anxiety and Stress through Psycho-Imagery and Behavior Therapy Techniques

  • Norma Lee K. Mittenthal

Abstract

Anxiety is a pervasive problem in our society today as a “crippling device” in blocking creative growth among children as well as adults. The author has studied and employed eclectic behavioral approaches in the reduction of test anxiety, public speaking, social anxieties, sexual anxieties, addictive habits, phobic fears, and obsessive-compulsive traits.

Keywords

Corn Beach Peri Ditioned Rosen 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norma Lee K. Mittenthal
    • 1
  1. 1.Hillsborough Community CollegeTampaUSA

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