The Anxiety Book - Elisa Black


"Just stop worrying", Adelaide journalist Elisa Black has been told this her whole life.

Elisa is one of the ten percent of Australians who live with an anxiety disorder. Weaving science with memoir, in The Anxiety Book she explains why "just stop worrying" doesn't work and explores the various treatments that do, as well as including the latest in research and science about anxiety and its causes.

With breathtaking honesty, Elisa uses the stages of her own life to explore the different types of anxiety that many of us face.Elisa's story will inspire the millions of Australians who live with anxiety to believe that it is possible not only to manage their condition but to live meaningfully. Her story offers hope that anxiety does not have to control you - it can be conquered.