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Lunatics, Imbeciles and Idiots: A History of Insanity in Nineteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

by Kathryn Burtinshaw & John R F Burt

In the first half of the nineteenth century, treatment of the mentally ill in Britain and Ireland underwent radical change. No longer manacled, chained and treated like wild animals, patient care was defined...


Understanding OCD

by Eric A. Storch, Adam B. Lewin, Michael Sulkowski & Marni Jacob et al.

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...


Depression in Medical Illness

by Arthur J. Barsky & David A. Silbersweig

An authoritative guide to understanding and treating depression in the medically ill

Depression in Medical Illness is based on the fact that depression and medical illness are inextricably bound together and...


Anti-discriminatory Practice in Mental Health Care for Older People

by Pauline Lane, Rachel Tribe, Maria Castro Romero & Siobhan Spencer et al.

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...


The Carlat Guide to Addiction Treatment: Ridiculously Practical Clinical Advice

by Michael Weaver

Substance use is very common among psychiatric patients. Depending on your practice, up to 50% of your patients suffer from an addiction that may be aggravating their primary symptoms. It is impractical to refer...


Grief Diaries: Through the Eyes of DID

by Lynda Cheldelin Fell, Denise Purcell & Amelia Joubert

Grief Diaries: Through the Eyes of DID is a groundbreaking book that takes readers inside the lives of 17 people who live with dissociative identity disorder. Faced with deep stigma and controversy, each writer...


Healing Military Wounds: A Veterans Self-Help Guide to Overcoming Past Trauma

by LCSW, Lucille Roane

Those who have served their country in the US military know all too well that some of the greatest battles to be fought occur in a familiar place: back home, during the transition from soldier to civilian. In ...


Hi, Anxiety

by Kat Kinsman

Joining the ranks of such acclaimed accounts as Manic, Brain on Fire, and Monkey Mind, a deeply personal, funny, and sometimes painful look at anxiety and its impact from writer and commentator Kat Kinsman.

Feeling...


The Primary Care Toolkit for Anxiety and Related Disorders

by Bianca Lauria-Horner

Primary care physicians know from experience how many patients come to them needing help with anxiety and related disorders: these disorders have a lifetime prevalence rate of 30%, but they often seem to be...


History of Dundee Royal Lunatic Asylum

by James Rorie

Dundee Asylum has been in place for nearly 200 years and this fascinating account of its history and patients is a well researched description of asylum life over they years. Many of the earliest books, particularly...


Saving Melissa: The 7Cs to Cure the Mental Health System

by Michael Mackniak

In this much anticipated book, Attorney Michael Mackniak, co –creator of the Guardian Model for the effective treatment of persons with mental illnesses, describes his parallel struggles with Melissa through...


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

by The Editors of Time

"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...


Summary of Brain Rules: by Dr. John Medina | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Brain Rules: by Dr. John Medina | Includes Analysis

 

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John Medina is a developmental molecular biologist with a special interest in how

the brain works. In Brain Rules, he groups his findings...


Mental Health Social Work in Context

by Nick Gould

This new edition of Mental Health Social Work in Context continues to be an authoritative, evidence based introduction to an area of specialism chosen by many social work students.

Grounded in the social models...


Trapped

by Latasha Schaller

Charlie Hill has a promising job, a wonderful best friend, a perfect husband, and an anxiety disorder that she is desperately trying to hide from the rest of the world. But the harsh reality of her mental illness...


The Prime: Prepare and Repair Your Body for Spontaneous Weight Loss

by Kulreet Chaudhary

 Integrative neurologist Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary discovered a beautiful side effect to the eating and lifestyle tools she gave her brain patients--spontaneously shedding excess pounds. In this, her first book,...


Women, Disability and Mental Distress

by Julia L.T. Smith

Over recent decades an increasing amount of attention has been paid to identifying and meeting the individual support needs of mental health service users and people with physical impairments in the UK. Evidence...


Coping with a Mental Health Crisis

by Catherine Lucas

For anyone in turmoil, this book explores approaches based on transpersonal psychology which explore the deeper healing needs of psyche and soul. Gives meaning to people's experience beyond the clinical Dynamic...


20 Quick Strategies to Help Patients and Clients Manage Stress

by Charlene Richard

Fast, effective strategies--each teachable in 10 minutes or less! Includes printable patient handouts and audio downloads for guided relaxation practices. Empower your patients quickly with tools that range...


Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind

by George Makari

A brilliant and comprehensive history of the creation of the modern Western mind.

Soul Machine takes us back to the origins of modernity, a time when a crisis in religious authority and the scientific revolution...