People in this era of rapid technological change are under all sorts of pressure to work harder, pursue careers, raise families and sustain personal relationships. They are bombarded with information via the internet, mobile phones, voice mail, TV, newspapers and constant global coverage of news that leads to sensory overload and high levels of stress for many of us. Dr Kidman s book raises current world issues that impact on our emotional health such as population growth, energy, food and water supplies, global warming and conflict resolution. As humans we are vulnerable to emotional disturbance and Dr Kidman has chapters on the following topics: Emotional Health in the 21st Century Mental Health Current Status Anxiety Depression Anger Psychosis Mental health disorders are seemingly more prevalent in this increasingly stressful environment. In concise, non-technical language he describes various evidence-based strategies for people to gain control of their emotions and behaviours based on his more than 30 years of clinical experience and research. The book provides a useful and comprehensive guide to emotional health maintenance.