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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

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...


Drugging Kids: Psychiatry's Wholesale Drugging of Schoolchildren for ADHD

by C. L. Garrison

There is a lot of crucial information that parents and the general public do not know about the diagnosis of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and the unwanted effects of the drugs used to "treat"...


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

by Speedy Publishing

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

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 Mood Repair Toolkit: Proven Strategies to Prevent the Blues from Turning into Depression

by David A. Clark

If you have trouble bouncing back from low moods or just feel stuck in the doldrums much of the time, renowned cognitive behavior therapist David A. Clark has a clear message: there are simple yet powerful...


The Essential Anatomy of Melancholy

by Robert Burton

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,...


Reconcilable Differences, Second Edition: Rebuild Your Relationship by Rediscovering the Partner You Love--without Losing Yourself

by Andrew Christensen, Brian D. Doss & Neil S. Jacobson

Every couple has disagreements, but what happens when recurring conflicts start to pull your relationship apart? Do you lie awake hoping that your spouse will eventually see things your way, or rehashing the...


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

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

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


Overcoming Binge Eating, Second Edition: The Proven Program to Learn Why You Binge and How You Can Stop

by Christopher G. Fairburn

This trusted bestseller provides all the information needed to understand binge eating and bring it under control, whether you are working with a therapist or on your own. Clear, step-by-step guidelines show...


Controlling Your Drinking, Second Edition: Tools to Make Moderation Work for You

by William R. Miller & Ricardo F. Munoz

Interested in cutting down on your drinking without giving it up altogether? This encouraging, science-based book can help make that goal a reality. Distinguished clinician-researchers William R. Miller and...


ADHD Does not Exist

by Richard Saul

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

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.

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

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"...


Mind - Body - God Connection

by Darlene Hall

Is there a connection between what we think and how we feel? Does the mind talk to the body and the body to the mind? What about negative childhood experiences? Can early life experiences impact the state of...


Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential

by Richard Guare, Peg Dawson & Colin Guare

"I told you, I'll do it later."

"I forgot to turn in the stupid application."

"Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again."

"I can't walk the dog--I have too much homework!"

If you're the parent of...


Special Needs Families in the Military: A Resource Guide

by Janelle B. Moore & Don Philpott

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

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


Opportunity House: Ethnographic Stories of Mental Retardation

by Michael V. Angrosino

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...