Exam Stress?: No Worries!
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|Format: ||Paperback, 284 pages|
|Published In: ||Australia, 01 January 2010|
Nearly everyone experiences some level of anxiety, but what people don't know is how easy it can be to conquer. Exam Stress? No Worries! will teach you how to deal with study-related and other pressures and features band-aid hints for an immediate fix, as well as sound strategies for long-term solutions. Included in this book are: exercises to help you discover the cause of your anxiety and techniques to overcome it; special chapters for mature-age, off-campus, international and migrant students, as well as students combining study and work.
Table of Contents
About the author. Acknowledgements. Preface: is this book for you? Part I: why do some people get anxious and not others? 1 Why exams can make students anxious. 2 Why students have different responses to exams. Part II: why do I get anxious about exams? 3 Discovering the causes of your exam anxiety. Part III: how do I get rid of my exam anxiety? 4 How to change your internal bodily experiences. 5 How to change your behaviour. 6 How to change your beliefs and feelings. 7 How to change your memories and fantasies. Part IV: how do I cope with the two big Ps? 8 Coping with perfectionism. 9 Stop procrastinating! Part V: but I don?t feel like a ?typical? student! 10 Special hints for students mixing work or other commitments and study. 11 Special hints for off-campus students. 12 Special hints for mature-age students. 13 Special hints for international students. 14 Special hints for students who have migrated to Australia or who come from migrant families. Part VI: my exams have arrived! 15 Final advice. Further reading. Index.
About the Author
Su Dorland is a psychologist and counsellor specialising in helping students with exam anxiety. Throughout her studies she has been a mature-age, off-campus and part-time student, and has discovered how to conquer her own anxieties.
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