Previous Chapter Chapter 15: Intervention Techniques
Chapter 15: Intervention Techniques
Stan, an appliance salesman, is 36 years old and lives alone. During the past 6 months, he has become increasingly anxious about driving his car from home to work and back. On the freeway, he starts to perspire heavily, gets dizzy, feels his heart beating faster, and sometimes experiences chest pain. Stan worries about having these attacks in public and has started taking longer alternate routes to work to avoid the panic attacks. Last year, he was involved in an automobile accident on the freeway in which he received minor injuries as a passenger, and he thinks this might have caused his current difficulties. At the time, he had a new supervisor and was concerned about losing his job.
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