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Nowhere Near Normal

by Traci Foust

In the bestselling tradition of Augusten Burroughs, a compassionate, witty, and completely candid memoir that chronicles growing up with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

When all the neighborhood kids were playing...


Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

by Lata K. McGinn & William C. Sanderson

Treatment for patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has dramatically improved with the innovative use of cognitive-behavioral therapies. Drs. McGinn and Sanderson have developed a comprehensive method...


When the Body Is the Target: Self-Harm, Pain, and Traumatic Attachments

by Sharon Klayman Farber

In this comprehensive and insightful work, Dr. Sharon K. Farber provides an invaluable resource for the mental health professional who is struggling to understand self-harm and its origins. Using attachment...


Behavioral Addiction: Screening, Assessment, and Treatment

by An-Pyng Sun, Larry Ashley & Lesley Dickson

A reference manual that examines, defines, and presents behavioral addiction in a compelling discussion to practitioners, students, and general public.


Removing the Mask of Kindness: Diagnosis and Treatment of the Caretaker Personality Disorder

by Les Barbanell

This book examines the transformation of selflessness into the Caretaker Personality Disorder, and how it is not always better to give than receive, that being good can go bad, and that the 'disease to please'...


Can I tell you about OCD?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Amita Jassi, Sarah Hull & Isobel Heyman

Katie invites readers to learn about OCD from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is and how her obsessions and compulsions affect her daily life. This is an ideal, illustrated introduction to...


Tics and Tourette Syndrome: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals

by Uttom Chowdhury

This book explains the clinical signs and symptoms of Tourette and related conditions, and their possible causes. Presenting strategies for dealing with associated difficulties, including low self-esteem, anger-management...


Psychotherapy for Neuropsychological Challenges

by A. S. Aniskiewicz

Amidst increasing awareness among clinicians of the impact that psychological factors and treatment of those factors have upon the progress of neurological disease, Psychotherapy for Neuropsychological Challenges...


Triggered

by Fletcher Wortmann

***AS FEATURED ON NPR'S TALK OF THE NATION***

Imagine the worst thing in the world. Picture it. Construct it, carefully and deliberately in your mind. Be careful not to omit anything. Imagine it happening to...


Object Relations Psychotherapy: An Individualized and Interactive Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

by Cheryl Glickauf-Hughes & Marolyn Wells

"Glickauf-Hughes and Wells present a clear and well-organized review of personality development according to object relations theorists. They offer an explanation and critique of each major theorist, note issues...


Repetition, the Compulsion to Repeat, and the Death Drive

by M. Andrew Holowchak & Michael Lavin

Repetition, the Compulsion to Repeat, and the Death Drive—a critical examination of Freud’s uses of repetition as they lead to the compulsion to repeat and his infamous death drive—is in effect the first...


Stop Masturbating and Start Living

by Joseph Fan

How to finally stop masturbating (and overcome any vice or addiction) and harness the power to reclaim your life.

I have been a chronic masturbator for most of my life. As I did the math on how much time I've...


Treating Self-Injury, Second Edition: A Practical Guide

by Barent W. Walsh

This trusted practitioner resource is acclaimed for its clear, compassionate, and hopeful approach to working with clients who self-injure. Barent Walsh provides current, evidence-based knowledge about the variety...


Adderall Blues

by Brian J. Robinson

Adderall Blues is a catalyst for change in the educational system. This first person account of ADHD is among the only books to offer a non-clinical perspective of ADHD where we can all understand on a deeper...


The Crowd

by Gustave Le Bon

The Crowd, Study of the Popular Mind, Gustave Le Bon.

Gustave Le Bon (1841–1931) was a French social psychologist, sociologist, anthropologist, inventor, and amateur physicist. He is best known for his 1895...


Understanding Hoarding

by Jo Cooke

Hoarding can make life a misery for individuals and their families, affecting health and lifestyle, and posing a significant risk of fire and other dangers. Research suggests that 25% of accidental domestic...


Blowing Smoke: Rethinking the War on Drugs without Prohibition and Rehab

by Michael J. Reznicek

Blowing Smoke argues that we are losing the drug war because of our devotion to the disease model of substance abuse. That model has become the driving force for our two main strategies in the war: prohibition...


Understanding and Working with People with Learning Disabilities who Self-injure

by Andrew Lovell, Pauline Heslop, Valerie Sinason & Rebecca Fish et al.

This book looks at ways of improving care provision for people with learning disabilities who self-injure. The first part of the book sets out the theories behind psychological approaches to understanding self-injury,...


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...


Stolen Child

by Laurie Gough

A year in the desperate life of a boy transformed by OCD from a bright ten-year-old into a stranger in his own skin.

Although Laurie Gough was an intrepid traveller who had explored wild, far-off reaches of the...