Bathrooms Make Me Nervous: A Guidebook for Women with Urination Anxiety (Shy Bladder) is unique because, on one hand, it is the first book to explore the condition of paruresis from a woman's point of view.
Yet, on the other hand, its contents have universal appeal - because both females and males exhibit many of the same characteristics when it comes to paruresis.
Bathrooms offers strategies for coping as well as detailed
exposure-based protocols for full recovery. Anyone can benefit from reading the
book: sufferers, clinicians, and support people.
If you’re new
to this subject, find out if you meet the criteria for having this condition.
already familiar with paruresis, you will find various methods that others (the author included) have employed in order to cope.
Discover why paruretic sufferers feel so alone with their condition and how they can best disclose it to others.
Learn how to
challenge and change your thinking patterns about bathrooms and the people
you may encounter in them.
updated treatment methods, including breath holding, that will allow you to survive and overcome the condition.
Use medical information from the book to educate others.
Learn about the effects of bathroom design on a paruretic's life.
Read real life
stories and anecdotes from others who have managed and recovered from
Follow practical suggestions and extensive illustrations that help apply the information and techniques, including tips for traveling.
Continue to educate yourself about parureis by following links to valuable resources.
Please review the Table of Contents on the following page.