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Coping with Anxiety in an Age of Terrorism

Raymond Flannery

Terrorism. It is a tragically informing reality of our times. As poet W. H. Auden characterized a different era “The Age of Anxiety,” so ours is “The Age of Terrorism.” Urban-transit systems post signs “If you see something, say something.” The warning appears in several languages. Yet, paradoxically, there is still no known profile of a terrorist.

This reassuring book is directed at two audiences: the hypervigilant public that ever anticipates the next random terrorist incident and professionals, toward whom the public turns for support following such events. The message, from an expert on life-stress and violence, is sobering: Once the immediate danger has passed, it is necessary to make our understandable anxiety more tolerable so that we are not overcome by our fears of such terrorist events. This book shows how.

“An impressive array of sociological studies and crime statistics to support the contention that violence has become a major public-health problem ‘of epidemic proportion.’” —Publishers Weekly

112 pp.  
6" x 9"

American Mental Health Foundation


Published:  February 2017


Raymond B. Flannery Jr., Ph.D., FAPM, is the author of six other books including Preventing Youth Violence: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors; Violence in America: Coping with Drugs, Distressed Families, Inadequate Schooling, and Acts of Hate; and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: The Victim's Guide to Healing and Recovery. Dr. Flannery is a licensed clinical psychologist, associate clinical professor of psychology, department of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. See all books by Raymond Flannery

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  • Violence : Why People Do Bad Things, with Strategies to Reduce that Risk

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    AMHF: Psychology ; AMHF: Violence & PTSD ; Psychology: Crime & Violence and Social Thought: Law/Crime/Violence
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