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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...


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

by Instaread Summaries

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

READY TO GIVE UP THE FIGHT - AND WIN THE WAR?

 

Integrative neurologist Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary discovered a beautiful side effect to the eating and lifestyle tools she gave her brain patients--spontaneously shedding...


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...


The Unconscious Action of the Brain

by William B. Carpenter

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...


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...


Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We "Catch" Mental Illness

by Harriet A. Washington

"Fascinating...A superb book."--Robert Sapolsky, Stanford professor of neuroscience and neurosurgery and author of Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers

What causes mental illness? We've long blamed stress, trauma, and...


A Common Struggle: A Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction

by Patrick J. Kennedy & Stephen Fried

**A New York Times Bestseller**

Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental...


The Sydney Handbook of Anxiety Disorders: A Guide to the Symptoms, Causes and Treatments of Anxiety Disorders

by Philip Boyce, Anthony Harris & Juliette Drobny

Anxiety disorders are common psychiatric conditions with a devastating effect on quality of life that is often underestimated. Unfortunately, anxiety is as misunderstood among patients and health practitioners...


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Overcoming Self-harm and Suicidal Thinking

by Liz Quish

Crisis Counsellor Liz Quish presents this practical guide for parents and others caring for young people who engage in self-harming and suicidal thinking based on her many years of working with vulnerable teenagers....


Psychological groupwork with acute psychiatric inpatients

by Jonathan Radcliffe, Katja Hajek & Jerome Carson

This book is the first to focus exclusively on inpatient therapeutic groupwork in acute psychiatry, from a multi-disciplinary perspective. All authors are active groupwork practitioners, who provide vivid case...


Trauma and Recovery on War's Border: A Guide for Global Health Workers

by MD Kathleen Allden, LCSW Nancy Murakami & Cynthia Maung

A guide for mental health workers in regions traumatized by war, human rights violations, and poverty across the globe


The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

by David J. Morris

In the tradition of Andrew Solomon and Kay Redfield Jamison, an examination of the impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on American life, by an ex-Marine and war correspondent who suffers from the condition....


Rainforest Asylum: The Enduring Legacy of Colonial Psychiatric Care in Malaysia

by Sara Ashencaen Crabtree

The author argues that psychiatric services in Malaysia retain many of the premises of colonial psychiatry, while little influenced by more recent concepts such as service-user empowerment. Also present in Malaysian...


Resilience: Two Sisters and a Story of Mental Illness

by Jessie Close & Pete Earley

At a young age, Jessie Close struggled with symptoms that would transform into severe bipolar disorder in her early twenties, but she was not properly diagnosed until the age of fifty. Jessie and her three siblings,...


How Memory Works--and How to Make It Work for You: G1196

by Robert Madigan

Do you wish you could recall the names of people you just met? What if birthdays, important errands, and online passwords rarely slipped your mind? Psychologist Robert Madigan is an expert in the "memory arts"--practical,...


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

by Catherine Mackereth, Jean Brown & Alyson Learmonth

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...