Worry

GUESTS: EDWARD HALLOWELL *Child and Adult Psychiatrist *Founder, The Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health, Concord, MA *Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School *Author of many books, most recently Connect (Pantheon, 1999) and Worry: Controlling It and Using It Wisely (Ballentine, 1998) ROBERT DUPONT *Psychiatrist *Former President, Anxiety Disorder Association of America *Author, The Anxiety Cure: An Eight-Step Program for Getting Well (Wiley & Sons, 1998) Worrying can be a healthy thing— it can make you act with forethought, or keep you on your toes in a dangerous situation. But for some people, worrying becomes downright toxic— to the point that it disrupts work, pleasure, and physical health. I'm Join Michael Krasny and guests for a look at what makes us worry, and the best strategies for coping.

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