7. Busting Up Your Agitating Assumptions

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

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269220.ch7

Overcoming Anxiety for Dummies®, 2nd Edition

Overcoming Anxiety for Dummies®, 2nd Edition

How to Cite

Elliott, C. H. and Smith, L. L. (2010) Busting Up Your Agitating Assumptions, in Overcoming Anxiety for Dummies®, 2nd Edition, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269220.ch7

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:

  • agitating assumptions;
  • worry convictions;
  • anxious schemas;
  • cost/benefit analysis;
  • tabulating approval

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Understanding Agitating Assumptions

  • Sizing Up Anxious Schemas

  • Coming Down with a Case of Anxious Schemas

  • Challenging Those Nasty Assumptions: Running a Cost/Benefi Analysis

  • Designing Calm, Balanced Assumptions

  • Above All: Be Kind to Yourself!