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Many people request good books and resources on the topic of  managing anxiety.  It is impossible to have read or reviewed them all. 
Listed below are good books and other resources which have I have used and do recommend. 

Scroll down this list to find recommended resources on managing anxiety, such as :

  • books
  • organizations and web sites



Barlow & Craske. Mastering Your Anxiety and Panic.  (2000)   This is a good workbook which can be ordered in Canada from the Order Department of Harcourt Brace and Co. 1-800-387-7278 (cost is approx. $62 Canadian plus tax and shipping; order book number 158132327).

Midwest Center for Stress and Anxiety. Attacking Anxiety and Depression Program. This is a workbook, cassette/CD, and video program by Lucinda Bassett, ordered directly from the Midwest Center for Stress and Anxiety, 200 - 106 North Church Street, P.O. Box 205, Oak Harbour, Ohio 43449-9902, telephone 1-800-611-0857 or visit    (cost is approx. $419 US, with a 30 day free trial).

Peurifoy, R. (1995). Anxiety, Phobias, and Panic : A Step by Step Program for Regaining Control of Your Life. New York: Warner Books.

Ross, J. (1994). Triumph Over Fear. 

Swede, S. & Jaffe, S. (1987). The Panic Attack Recovery Book. 



The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (A.D.A.A.) provides educational materials, workbooks, newsletters and conferences. Membership is approx. $25 U.S. Contact A.D.A.A. at Department B, Box 96505, Washington D.C. 20077-7140 or telephone (301) 231-9350  or visit

The U.S. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has a web site to provide current information regarding anxiety disorders.   Visit and click on the quick link to anxiety disorders.