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Promoting Public Mental Health and Well-being: Principles into Practice

by Alyson M. Learmonth, Catherine J. Mackereth, Jean S. Brown & John R. Ashton Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 21, 2014)

What factors affect mental health and well-being on a societal and individual level, and how can mental health be enhanced through effective prevention and intervention? This book sets out key strategies, and...


Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders: Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (September 23, 2014)

The diagnostic and statistical manual is the official measure by which mental health professionals diagnose disorders, and it also details changes in how diagnoses are done. This means that students will have...


Bright Kids Who Can't Keep Up: Help Your Child Overcome Slow Processing Speed and Succeed in a Fast-Paced World

by Ellen Braaten & Brian Willoughby The Guilford Press (July 14, 2014)

Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to "pick up the pace"? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done--whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or getting dressed...


The Essential Anatomy of Melancholy

by Robert Burton Dover Publications (November 05, 2012)

One of the richest books in the English language, this systematized medical treatise on morbid mental states also features a compendium of memorable utterances on the human condition, compiled from classical,...


A Primer on Mental Disorders: A Guide for Educators, Families, and Students

by Thomas E. Allen, Mayer C. Liebman, Lee Crandall Park & William C. Wimmer Scarecrow Press (June 06, 2001)

From four practicing physicians comes this down-to-earth, easy to understand introduction to mental disorders_essentially a 'what is it' book to help identify disorders, understand the ramifications, and assist...


Mommy I'm Still In Here: One Family's Journey with Biopolar Disorder

by Kate McLaughlin Behler Publications (March 15, 2008)

Vivid account of a family living with serious mental illness and the personal and spiritual growth spawned by those events.


ADHD Does not Exist

by Richard Saul Harper Wave (February 18, 2014)

In this groundbreaking and controversial book, behavioral neurologist Dr. Richard Saul draws on five decades of experience treating thousands of patients labeled with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder—one...


Take Back Your Marriage, Second Edition: Sticking Together in a World That Pulls Us Apart

by William J. Doherty The Guilford Press (May 22, 2013)

All couples walk to the altar dreaming of happily-ever-after, but many forces in our society work against healthy lifelong commitment. Renowned family therapist William J. Doherty reveals how cracks can develop...


Mental Health, Service User Involvement and Recovery

by Jenny Weinstein, Liz Green, Tony Leiba & Humphrey Greaves et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2009)

As the momentum for personalisation and recovery approaches grows, service users are increasingly participating as partners in all aspects of health and social care delivery, policy-making and professional training....


Friedman's Fables (with Booklet)

by Edwin H. Friedman The Guilford Press (February 19, 2013)

Edwin H. Friedman has woven 24 illustrative tales that offer fresh perspectives on familiar human foibles and reflect the author's humor, pathos, and understanding. Friedman takes on resistance and other "demons"...


Special Needs Families in the Military: A Resource Guide

by Janelle B. Moore & Don Philpott Government Institutes (January 16, 2011)

The saying 'it takes a village to raise a child' is especially true for families with special needs children. It takes an 'army' of therapists, doctors, nurses, counselors, and educators. Special needs families...


The Adolescent Journey

by Marsha Levy-Warren Jason Aronson, Inc. (April 01, 2000)

This is a comprehensive statement about adolescent development, identity formation, and treatment.


Opportunity House: Ethnographic Stories of Mental Retardation

by Michael V. Angrosino AltaMira Press (December 02, 1997)

Calling on a decade of participant observation at a residence for mentally retarded adults, anthropologist Michael V. Angrosino's riveting and de-mystifying account offers an insider's picture of the lives of...


Winter Blues, Fourth Edition: Everything You Need to Know to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder

by Norman E. Rosenthal The Guilford Press (September 17, 2012)

"A 'landmark book.'"--The New York Times

*When the dark days of winter approach, do you feel sluggish and slow? Is it a struggle to get out of bed each morning?

*Do you have difficulty focusing at work or in relationships,...


Understanding Alzheimer's: An Introduction for Patients and Caregivers

by Naheed Ali Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 03, 2012)

Understanding Alzheimer’s offers patients and caregivers the kind of cutting-edge information that will allow them to combat this debilitating disease on a number of fronts. The book presents the findings...


The Organized Child: An Effective Program to Maximize Your Kid's Potential--in School and in Life

by Richard Gallagher, Elana G. Spira & Jennifer L. Rosenblatt The Guilford Press (January 18, 2018)

Are you sick of nagging your child to write down homework assignments? Is his or her backpack a black hole that eats up papers, books, and gym clothes? Organizational skills problems aren't just frustrating--they...


Maea te Toi Ora: Maori Health Transformations

by Te Kani Kingi Huia Publishers (January 20, 2018)

In Maea te Toi Ora: M?ori Health Transformations M?ori clinicians and researchers explore the relationship between M?ori culture and M?ori mental health. The six contributing authors in the collection are Simon...


TAOISM FOR THE MAINSTREAM

by Barefoot Doctor Wayward Publications Ltd (November 15, 2017)

Are you afraid of flying? Do you suffer from shyness? Do you sometimes feel sad in the summer? Do you wish you could think more positively?

In this collection of his well-loved newspaper columns, Barefoot Doctor...


Getting Up

by Maxine Bigby Cunningham Purposely Created Publishing Group (October 10, 2017)

Getting Up is a collection of poetry and prose in which the author shares her trials and triumphs while living a full and vibrant life, despite her diagnosis of a mood disorder: depression. Through streams...


Behind Many Doors

by Phil Carradice & Briony Goffin Accent Press (January 27, 2015)

Behind Many Doors is a vivid and revealing portrait of an Edwardian psychiatric hospital in Cardiff, created by those who know it most intimately. Whitchurch Hospital, formerly Cardiff Asylum, will cease to...


Walking One Another Home

by Rita Bresnahan Liguori

In this book, the author traces the spiritual and emotional meaning that emerged in the lives of both herself and her mother during their visits together in a Midwest nursing home. She came to see that both...


Going Mad? Understanding Mental Illness

by Michael Corry & Aine Tubridy Gill Books (November 02, 2001)

Dr Michael Corry died in 2010. He qualified in medicine from UCD in 1973 before training as a psychiatrist and a constructivist psychotherapist. A frequent and often controversial commentator on issues of mental...


In my Right Mind

by Tony Weekes Filament Publishing (September 13, 2017)

Hi, I’m Tony Weekes. I grew up in East London, the son of a consultant surgeon and a nurse. I have witnessed at first-hand the mental suffering of close family members. In trying to ease their suffering, I...


A Past Life: As told by Brave Hawk

by DonD Sylvain TOPLINK PUBLISHING, LLC (July 21, 2017)

The day that a medium told Don the story of his past life as a boy named Brave Hawk, he thought the whole thing was nonsense. She explained that a Native American Chief by the name of White Cloud had come through...


Real Life Diaries

by Lynda Cheldelin Fell, Sunshine Purcell & Amelia Joubert AlyBlue Media (June 20, 2017)

Fear. Secrecy. Pain. These are just a few of the emotions affecting those who live with dissociative identity disorder. What is it like to live with dissociated parts of oneself? Who controls the chaos? What...


Fields of Combat

by Erin P. Finley ILR Press (April 07, 2011)

For many of the 1.6 million U.S. service members who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001, the trip home is only the beginning of a longer journey. Many undergo an awkward period of readjustment to...


The Tao of Positive Noise: How to use the fabled Taoist healing sounds for full health and magnificence

by Barefoot Doctor Wayward Publications Ltd (May 11, 2017)

The Taoist healing sounds are famous for their efficaciousness. They work similarly to the healing effect for cats of purring. With practice you learn to direct the sounds to the various vital organs and so...


DSM-5 Review of DSM-4 Changes Part II (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (April 29, 2015)

More of the changes you should need to take notice as DSM shifted from 4 to 5 are outlined in this quick study guide. This guide brings straightforward information, with the understanding of your probably hectic...


DSM-5 Review of DSM-4 Changes Part I (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (April 29, 2015)

Have you noticed the changes between DSM-4 and DMS-5? If not, this is the guide you need to read. Here, some of the major revisions from the two versions are briefly but sufficiently explained. Use this guide...


DSM-5 Principles (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (April 28, 2015)

Psychology, as a profession, is guided by several principles. Most of these principles are forgotten in the course of every work but they serve as the foundation for changes in criteria, as well as in adding...


DSM-5 Pocket Guide (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (April 28, 2015)

Different disorders warrant varying levels of attention and intervention. Diagnosis is, therefore, important to correct any problem as early as possible and avoid complications later on. This pocket guide holds...


DSM-5 Overview (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (April 28, 2015)

Use this guide to distinguish the difference between seemingly similar disorders. All of the disorders mentioned in this guide have been migrated from the previous DMS-IV-TR into the DSM-5. You will find this...


The Lives They Left Behind

by Peter Stastny, Darby Penney, Robert Whitaker & Lisa Rinzler Bellevue Literary Press (January 01, 2009)

“The Lives They Left Behind is a deeply moving testament to the human side of mental illness, and of the narrow margin which so often separates the sane from the mad. It is a remarkable portrait, too, of the...


Independent Mental Health Advocacy - The Right to Be Heard: Context, Values and Good Practice

by Konstantina Poursanidou, Laura Able, Julie Ridley & Karen Newbigging et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (July 21, 2015)

This research-based book tells you everything you need to know about independent mental health advocacy (IMHA), including the role that IMHAs play within mental health services, their relationship with service...


Understanding OCD

by Eric A. Storch, Adam B. Lewin, Michael Sulkowski & Marni Jacob et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (April 21, 2017)

Giving a full overview of childhood obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and discussing all major treatment options, including cognitive behavioural therapy and medication, this guide provides the essential information...


Anti-discriminatory Practice in Mental Health Care for Older People

by Pauline Lane, Rachel Tribe, Maria Castro Romero & Siobhan Spencer et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (February 21, 2017)

Exploring the key issues around anti-discriminatory practice for professionals working with older people in mental health services, this book explores ways to improve the health and social care of older people...


Train Your Brain: Mental Toughness Training For Winning In Life Now!: Improving Cognitive Skills without Overworking the Brain

by Jason Scotts One True Faith (September 06, 2013)

Let's face it, especially these days, there's a lot going on and things are constantly coming at us to the point where overload sets in and mentally our brain is just not handling it. If that describes you,...


Exercises for the Brain and Memory : 70 Neurobic Exercises & FUN Puzzles to Increase Mental Fitness & Boost Your Brain Juice Today (With Crossword Puzzles)

by Jason Scotts Overcoming (April 01, 2014)

Learn the best ways to improve mental health by grabbing a copy of this book. A lot of people today seek ways to retain and improve their memory and there is no better way to improve aside from these exercises....


Memory Improvement: Techniques, Tricks & Exercises How To Train and Develop Your Brain In 30 Days

by Jason Scotts Overcoming (August 27, 2013)

How to Improve Your Memory & Increase Your Brain Power in 30 Days" is a text that is focused on methods that can help individuals to improve their memory in a relatively short period of time. The author starts...


Now What?

by William Cope Moyers Hazelden Publishing (October 09, 2012)

Addiction and recovery insider and expert William Cope Moyers answers the question "Now What?" for addicts and their loved ones, every step of their journey from contemplation through intervention, treatment,...


Almost Addicted

by J. Wesley Boyd & Eric Metcalf Hazelden Publishing (October 09, 2012)

Almost Addicted will help you assess your or your loved one's drug use and evaluate its impact on relationships, work, and personal well-being.

Do you think your pot smoking is hindering your relationships? Does...


What Made Maddy Run

by Kate Fagan Little, Brown and Company (August 01, 2017)

An account of mental illness among college athletes in the Internet age, told through the tragic life of former U Penn runner Madison Holleran

If you scrolled through 19-year-old Madison Holleran's Instagram,...


TIME The Science of Happiness: New Discoveries for a More Joyful Life

by The Editors of Time Time (June 24, 2016)

"Don't worry, be happy." Sounds simple enough, yet many encounter setbacks in their pursuit of happiness. What if we could definitively say: "If you do this, you will achieve a happier and healthier life?" What...


The Omega-3 Connection

by Andrew L. Stoll, M.D. Free Press (August 09, 2001)

For years scientists have searched for a "magic bullet" to relieve the pain of depression and other mood disorders -- safe enough for nursing mothers, children with ADHD, and the elderly, without the side effects...


The Unconscious Action of the Brain

by William B. Carpenter Editions Le Mono (May 05, 2016)

What goes on in the depths of our own Minds?

I think I shall be able to show you that some practical results of great value in our own mental culture, as training and as discipline, may be deduced from this...


Sex Matters for Women, Second Edition: A Complete Guide to Taking Care of Your Sexual Self

by Sallie Foley, Sally A. Kope & Dennis P. Sugrue The Guilford Press (December 12, 2011)

Sex is talked about more openly today than ever before, but if you still struggle with sexual myths, self-doubt, and "embarrassing" questions, you're in good company. Now in a fully updated second edition,...


Mozart and the Whale

by Jerry Newport, Mary Newport & Johnny Dodd Touchstone (January 09, 2007)

A riveting and inspiring memoir about a couple who fell in love, fell apart, and finally overcame the pressures of fame, family, and Asperger's syndrome to build a life together.

When Jerry and Mary Newport...


The Lost Art of Listening, Second Edition: How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships

by Michael P. Nichols The Guilford Press (February 16, 2009)

One person talks; the other listens. It's so basic that we take it for granted. Unfortunately, most of us think of ourselves as better listeners than we actually are. Why do we so often fail to connect when...


The Psychology of Religion, Fourth Edition: An Empirical Approach

by Ralph W. Hood, Jr., Peter C. Hill & Bernard Spilka The Guilford Press (July 15, 2009)

Scholarly and comprehensive yet accessible, this state-of-the-science work is widely regarded as the definitive graduate-level psychology of religion text. The authors synthesize classic and contemporary empirical...


Mommies, Daddies, Donors, Surrogates: Answering Tough Questions and Building Strong Families

by Diane Ehrensaft The Guilford Press (June 28, 2011)

If you need help having a baby, reproductive technology can supply the answer. But it also raises a host of questions that won’t arise until after the child is born: What will you say to “Where did I come...