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Anxious : the modern mind in the age of anxiety / Joseph LeDoux.

  • LeDoux, Joseph E.
  • Books

About this work


London : Oneworld Publications, 2015.

Physical description

xiv, 466 pages : black and white illustrations ; 23 cm


Published also as Anxious : using the brain to understand and treat fear and anxiety. New York : Viking, 2015.


The tangled web of anxiety and fear -- Rethinking the emotional brain -- Life is dangerous -- The defensive brain -- Have we inherited emotional states of mind from our animal ancestors? -- Let's get physical : the consciousness problem -- It's personal : how memory affects consciousness -- Feeling it : emotional consciousness -- Forty million anxious brains -- Changing the anxious brain -- Therapy : lessons from the laboratory.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-452) and index.


  • English

Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    Medical Collection
    WM172 2015L47a
    Open shelves

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  • 9781780747675
  • 1780747675