Why We Worry and How to Deal With It


Guests:

Dr. Edward Hallowell
*Child and Adult Psychiatrist (specializes in anxiety)
*Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
*Director, The Hallowell Center, Sudbury, Mass.
*Author, Worry: Hope and Help for a Common Condition (Ballantine, 2002)

Jackson Lears
*Professor of History, Rutgers University
*Author, Fables of Abundance: Cultural History of Advertising in America (Basic Books, 1995)
*Author of the forthcoming book Something for Nothing: Luck in America (Viking Penguin, 2003)

John Ficcara *Co-editor, Mad Magazine

Global warming, aging parents, the possibility of nuclear attack, terrorists, being too fat, or being too thin. Are you overwhelmed by worry? Do you worry more now than you used to? Join Neal Conan for this hour's Talk of the Nation, for a look at why we worry and how to deal with it.

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