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I would suggest that your wife undergo a thorough evaluation by a cognitive behaviorial therapist. . In CBT, one is taught new ways of thinking and behaving and as a result, one's mood improves. anxiety decrease. In addition CBT is evidenced based as the most effective form of treating anxiety. See:
It can prove effective even without medication.
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In the past when I have suggested therapy, she will not make an appointment. Short of kidnapping her what is a good way to suggest therapy?
I would suggest that you frame it as your problem and that you see a family therapist. This may make it it easier for her to accept it without feeling threatened, etc. You can find a good family therapist at www.aamft.org .
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