5. Becoming a Thought Detective

  1. Charles H. Elliott PhD and
  2. Laura L. Smith PhD

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269220.ch5

Overcoming Anxiety for Dummies®, 2nd Edition

Overcoming Anxiety for Dummies®, 2nd Edition

How to Cite

Elliott, C. H. and Smith, L. L. (2010) Becoming a Thought Detective, in Overcoming Anxiety for Dummies®, 2nd Edition, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269220.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470574416

Online ISBN: 9781118269220

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Keywords:

  • worst-case scenarios;
  • worrisome scenarios;
  • anxious thoughts;
  • pleasant thoughts;
  • powerfully influence emotions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Distinguishing Thoughts from Feelings

  • Tracking Your Thoughts, Triggers, and Feelings

  • Tackling Your Thoughts: Thought Therapy

  • Cultivating Calm Thinking