FEAR ITSELF --- THE ORIGIN AND NATURE OF THE POWERFUL EMOTION
THAT SHAPES OUR LIVES AND OUR WORLD by Rush W. Dozier, Jr. St. Martin's Press, 1998



ACKNOWLEDGMENTS (pxi-xii)

PART 1 --- The origin of fear (p1-110)

    1) What is fear? (p3-25)

    2) The science of fear (p27-57)

      Brain Diagrams ---

      [1] Kaleidoscope of emotions --- fear, anger, bitterness and reconciliation (p29)

      [2] Brain parts that process the emotion fear ---
      amygdal, the orbitofrontal cortex and the hippocampus (p 36)

    3) Mind reading (p59-77)

    4) Why are we afraid? (p79-110)

PART 2 --- Manifestations of fear (p111-174)

    5) Children and fear (p113-127)

    6) Fear and the unknown (p129-142)

    7) From anxiety to terror (p143-158)

    8) The pleasure of fear (p159-173)

PART 3 --- Transcending fear (p175-242)

    9) Diseases of fear (p177-194)

    10) The paradise of suicide (p195-206)

    11) Fusing mind and body (p207-219)

    12) Conscious mastery (p221-242)

NOTES (p243-253)

BIBLIOGRAPHY (p255-258)

INDEX (p259-273)


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