In managing anxiety, like any other emotional disturbance, there are a lot of approaches. Many therapists provide some form of behavior modifications like behavior rehearsal, modeling, thought-stopping, and relaxation training.
These approaches may be helpful, but an apparent deficiency with behavior modification is that mental state and perception that cause the anxiety may not compromise the basic focus or consideration of the treatment.
The treatment should be cognition and not behavioral. Behavioral approach is usually concomitant and secondary.
Some approaches of managing anxiety have been already given in our second article but further suggestions and elaboration are now offered in this article. As already contended, anxiety is dependent on the mental state of a person. Therefore, managing anxiety should start withContinue reading