WOMEN WHO THINK TOO MUCH --- HOW TO BREAK FREE OF OVER-THINKING AND RECLAIM YOUR LIFE by Nolen-Hoeksema, Susan. Henry Holt and Company, 2003



PART 1 --- AN EPIDEMIC OF "OVERTHINKING" (p1-56)

    1. What's wrong with "overthinking?" (p3-31)

    2. If it hurts so much, why do we do it? (p32-47)

    3. Women's unique vulnerabilities (p48-56)

      This chapter has given you lots of reasons for "overthinking!"

      The remainder of the book gives you concrete strategies for overcoming overthinking and leading a more productive and happy life!

PART 2 --- STRATEGIES FOR OVERCOMING "OVERTHINKING" (p57-129)

    [4] Breaking free (p59-79)

    [5] Moving to higher ground (80-104)

    [6] Avoiding future traps (p105-129)

PART 3 --- TRIGGERS FOR OVERTHINKING (p131-253)

    [7] Married to my worries --- overthinking intimate relationships (p133-151)

    [8] Family matters --- overthinking our parents and siblings (p152-164)

    [9] The parent trap --- overthinking and our children (p165-183)

    [10] Always on the job --- overthinking work and careers (p184-204)

    11) Toxic thoughts --- overthinking health problems (p205-220)

    12) Can't get over it --- overthinking loss and trauma (p221-242)

    13) Moving our society to higher ground (p243-253)

NOTES (p255-260)

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS (p263)

INDEX (p265-273)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR (p275)

    Susan is a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan, whose award winning research has been funded by major grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Science Foundation, as well as several private foundations. (p275)


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