Change your Brain, Change your Life

Change your Brain, Change your Life

The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness

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You're not stuck with the brain you're born with. Dr. Daniel Amen will show you scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work. The book offers surprising and effective "brain prescriptions" that can help heal your brain and change your life.
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, [2000].
ISBN: 9780307453334
0307453332
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
Contents: For those who have eyes, let them see : images into the mind
Carving knives and tooth fairies : a prelude to the brain and behavior
Looking into love and depression : the deep limbic system
Enhancing positive thought patterns and strengthening connections : deep limbic system prescriptions
Looking into anxiety and fear : the basal ganglia
Mastering fear : basal ganglia prescriptions
Looking into inattention and impulsivity : the prefrontal cortex
Becoming focused : prefrontal cortex prescriptions
Looking into worry and obsessiveness : the cingulate system
Getting unstuck : cingulate system prescriptions
Looking into memory and temper : the temporal lobes
Enhancing experience : temporal lobe prescriptions
The dark side : violence : a combination of problems
Brain pollution : the impact of drugs and alcohol on the brain
The missing links : drugs, violence, and the brain
I love you and I hate you, touch me, no don't, whatever : brain patterns that interfere with intimacy
Help! : when and how to seek professional care
Who is Andrew really? : questions about the essence of our humanity
Brains dos and brain don'ts : a summary of ways to optimize brain function and break bad brain habits
Appendix. Medication notes.
Summary: You're not stuck with the brain you're born with. Dr. Daniel Amen will show you scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work. The book offers surprising and effective "brain prescriptions" that can help heal your brain and change your life.

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