The Anxious Thoughts Workbook: Skills to Overcome the Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts that Drive Anxiety, Obsessions and Depression; New Harbinger Publications, release date, March, 2018
Unwanted negative intrusive thoughts play an important role in the persistence and severity of anxiety and depression. They often take the form of obsessive thinking, worry, rumination or pathological guilt. This self-help book targets negative intrusive thoughts, introducing therapeutic strategies based on new findings on the nature of mental control. Chapters focus on how to identify problematic intrusive thoughts, correct fauly appraisals of intrusion significance, refrain from ineffective mental control strategies, adopt more effective mental self-control, and boost the effects of positive mental intrusions.