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.
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.