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Losing Our Minds: What Mental Illness Really Is - and What It Isn't

Hardback, 01/04/2021, £18.99
£17.09
We need to rethink the conversation around mental health. Public awareness of mental illness has been transformed in recent years, but our understanding of what it actually is has yet to catch up.

A Cure for Darkness: The story of depression and how we treat it

Hardback, 13/04/2021, £18.99
£17.09
Reporting on the field of global mental health from its colonial past to the present day, Riley discovers new and exciting therapies, including how a group of grandmothers stands on the frontline of a mental health revolution.

Implementing Mental Health Promotion 2ed

Paperback, 13/11/2020, £89.99
£80.99
* Mental health promotion in the home for children and parents. * Promoting social and emotional learning in schools. * Addressing stress and promoting mentally healthy workplaces. * Mental health promotion within primary health care.

In a different voice : Psychological theory and women's development

Paperback, 01/07/1990, £19.95
£12.99
This edition contains a new preface by the author in which she reflects on the impact and implications of her findings since its publication in 1990.

With Nature in Mind: The Ecotherapy Manual for Mental Health Professionals

Paperback, 21/04/2016, £22.95
£20.66
Connecting with nature is proven to promote healing, growth and good mental health. Ecotherapy harnesses these benefits, and this book explains what it is, why it works, and how to introduce it into clinical practice with an emphasis on mindfulness. Be inspired by 100 nature-based activities and guidelines for facilitating outdoor sessions.

Mental Health Act Manual

Paperback, 31/07/2020, £87.00
£78.30

Sedated: How Modern Capitalism Created our Mental Health Crisis

Hardback, 03/06/2021, £18.99
£17.09
A provocative and shocking look at how western society is misunderstanding and mistreating mental illness.

Outreach in Community Mental Health Care: A Manual for Practitioners

Paperback, 15/06/2017, £46.49
£41.84
Outreach in Community Mental Health Care: A Manual for Practitioners offers readers a comprehensive and practical guide to treating patients in the community setting.

Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness and Family Secrets

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £9.99
£8.99
In the summer of 1953, maverick neurosurgeon William Beecher Scoville performed a operation on a twenty-seven-year-old epileptic patient named Henry Molaison. The operation failed to eliminate Molaison's intractable seizures, but it did have an unintended effect: Henry was left profoundly amnesic, unable to create long term memories.

Soothing the Troubled Mind: Treatment and Prevention of Schizophrenia with Acupuncture and Moxibustion

7, 30/06/2000, £9.99
£6.99
Provides an introduction to schizophrenia and a review of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) treatments being used in treating both schizophrenia and other mental diseases. Rather than focusing on how to carry out acupuncture and TCM, this book examines the best way to apply treatments.

Becoming a Mental Health Nurse

7, 30/08/2001, £12.95
£9.05

Mental Health Policy and Practice 3ed

Paperback, 23/04/2015, £31.99
£28.79
The third edition of Mental Health Policy and Practice remains a clear and comprehensive overview of UK mental health policy. It includes ideas from a wide spectrum of mental health services, examples of successful evidence-based practice and analyses the impact, and likely impact, of the latest shifts in policy and changes to legislation.

Where Memories Go:Why dementia changes everything

Hardback, 30/01/2014, £16.99
£10.19
Scottish broadcaster and author Sally Magnusson cared with her two sisters for their mother Mamie during many years of living with dementia. Sad and funny, wise and honest, this deeply intimate account of insidious losses and unexpected joys is also a call to arms that challenges us all to think differently.

Psychosocial Assessment in Mental Health

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £27.99
£25.19
A step-by-step guide on how to undertake each stage of the psychosocial assessment process in practice.

Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids

7, 16/09/2008, £13.99
£12.59
Details advances in treating specific disorders and offers answers to parents' frequently asked questions. This book covers how medications work; their impact on kids' emotions, personality, school performance, and health; and, the risks and benefits of widely used antidepressants.

Postcards From the Edge

Paperback, 10/11/2011, £8.99
£8.09
The cult-classic novel that made Carrie Fisher a bestselling author before The Princess Diarist - brilliant, bold, hilarious.

Pool activity level (PAL) instrument for occupational profiling

Paperback, 31/10/2007, £25.00
£17.50
This third edition includes valuable new material together with the Instrument itself and the photocopiable activity checklists and plans that help to match users' abilities with activities. The author includes guidance for carrying out these activities with individuals of different ability levels as revealed by the PAL Instrument Checklist.

Head Hunters: The Search for a Science of the Mind

Hardback, 12/06/2014, £25.00
£22.50
How did the human brain evolve? Why did it evolve as it did? What is man's place in evolution? This title traces the intellectual journey of four men who met at Cambridge in the 1890s and whose lives interlinked for the next three decades - William Rivers, Grafton Elliot Smith, Charles Myers and William McDougall.

Relocating Madness

7, 01/01/1995, £17.95
£16.16
The policy of closing mental hospitals and relocating mental patients in the community has generated great controversy. This book reports on the complexities and ironies involved here, directly from the front line. It explores how a group of people with a history of schizophrenic illness feel about themselves and their circumstances.

Living with Bipolar Disorder: Strategies for Balance and Resilience

Paperback, 01/05/2012, £8.99
£8.09
How to get your life back after a bipolar diagnosis

Our Psychiatric Future

Paperback, 05/10/2018, £17.99
£16.19

Mescaline: A Global History of the First Psychedelic

Hardback, 14/05/2019, £18.99
£17.09
A definitive history of mescaline that explores its mind-altering effects across cultures, from ancient America to Western modernity

Man Up Man Down

Paperback, 05/10/2018, £9.99
£8.99
When we're conditioned to tell others we're fine and to man up, how do we cry or show emotion? Man Up Man Down explores what it means to be a man in today's society, and what it takes to be able to deal with a heatbreaking suicide.

Within the White Lines: How the Beautiful Game Saved my Life

Paperback, 05/11/2018, £11.99
£10.79
Ruth Fox's story reflects the harsh reality of what mental illness can do to somebody's seemingly ideal life. An athlete, a high achieving student, a sister, and a friend, Ruth never expected depression to turn her life upside down. In Within the White Lines, she explains how the beautiful game of football helped pull her back from the brink of suicide

Critical Issues in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Paperback, 16/09/2016, £27.99
£25.19
This important new book critically examines a number of aspects of Child and Adolescent Mental Health service provision and practice. It encourages readers to look carefully at some of today's givens and to value intuition and experience, whilst balancing this with our current understanding of the child's mind and its potential disorders.

Content of Psychological Distress: Addressing Complex Personal Experience

Paperback, 08/06/2015, £30.99
£27.89
The Content of Psychological Distress makes the case for focusing psychological attention on the content of people's distressing experience.

Models of Mental Health

Paperback, 01/12/2015, £30.99
£27.89
This key text book presents a critical overview of the main theoretical perspectives relevant to mental health practice and argues that no one theory provides a comprehensive framework for practice.

Handbook of Person-Centred Psychotherapy and Counselling

Paperback, 31/05/2013, £38.99
£35.09
This new edition of a highly successful text offers a wide-ranging, comprehensive introduction to the key concepts of contemporary person-centred therapy, exploring both theoretical development and their application to practice. Written by leading international experts, it is an indispensable resource for those studying and working in the area.

Understanding Trauma and Resilience

Paperback, 18/05/2015, £30.99
£27.89
From psychodynamic to narrative, systemic to feminist, the book takes the reader through a wide range of theories and their application to working with trauma. With a rich analysis of the histories, critiques and practice implications of each approach, it offers an invaluable theoretical grounding in the field for all those working with trauma.

Working with Dual Diagnosis: A Psychosocial Perspective

Paperback, 03/11/2015, £30.99
£27.89
Taking a unique perspective, this book argues for a psychosocial approach to dual diagnosis and draws on this to highlight practice skills with specific groups including individuals, families and communities. The inclusion of case studies, reflection points and reflective exercises throughout help to aid learning and provide practice insight.

From Psychiatric Patient to Citizen Revisited

Paperback, 18/12/2015, £31.99
£28.79
With chapter summaries, further reading and reflective exercises, this book offers support for research and practice, making it an essential and important read for any student or practitioner in the field who advocates equality, and for people with lived experience, families, friends and campaigners.

Values and Ethics in Mental Health: An Exploration for Practice

Paperback, 03/11/2015, £30.99
£27.89
This book equips readers with a sound understanding of the value-base of mental health care and provides them with the skills and knowledge to demystify complex values in decision-making in order to reach outcomes which are focused on the needs of service users. Engaging case examples and exercises link theory and practice throughout.

Challenge of Racism in Therapeutic Practice: Engaging with Oppression in Practice and Supervision

Paperback, 06/05/2016, £33.99
£30.59
Inspired and informed by the author's own research, this uniquely engaging textbook brings the focus to how racism affects the therapeutic relationship, creatively exploring the subject of working with people of African, Caribbean, Asian and Mixed heritage in both therapeutic practice and clinical supervision.

Positive Dynamics: A Systemic Narrative Approach to Facilitating Groups

Paperback, 10/02/2016, £30.99
£27.89
Group work is a common and valuable resource used in many areas: from therapy, education and training, to businesses and commercial organisations. With a focus on the role of group facilitators, she lays out a model of group work based in systemic and narrative techniques generating optimal conditions for groups to achieve success.

Peer Support in Mental Health

Paperback, 20/02/2019, £26.99
£24.29
In recent years, the concepts of peer support, self-help and self-management have moved from the periphery of mental health care toward the centre, and have fast become mainstream approaches to supporting well-being.

Working with Bereavement: A Practical Guide

Paperback, 22/09/2014, £26.99
£24.29
A practical guide for those who work with the bereaved in a variety of settings, from nurses and social workers to volunteers. Covering ethics, cultural issues and support networks, an essential text for those seeking to build understanding and skills in order to offer better support to the dying and the bereaved.

That Was When People Started to Worry: Young women and mental illness

Paperback, 04/04/2019, £9.99
£8.99
From the author of the acclaimed The Time In Between - what mental illness is really like for young women, and how we can all better understand it.

Depression: The Way Out of Your Prison

Paperback, 17/04/2003, £16.99
£15.29
This text gives us a way of understanding our depression which matches our experience and which enables us to take charge of our life and change it. It is for depressed people, their family and friends, and for all professionals and non-professionals who work with depressed people.

Working With Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour

Paperback, 04/03/2015, £27.99
£25.19
An authoritative introduction to identifying and assessing suicidal behaviour, this highly informative text explores both therapeutic interventions and postvention issues. Aimed at front-line workers, it takes a non-medicalised approach and provides the reader with a toolbox of practical skills to support their work in practice.

Revisiting Negative Symptoms: A Guide to Psychosocial Interventions for Mental Health Practitioners

Paperback, 06/01/2017, £30.99
£27.89
This practical guide focuses on the reduced expression and activity often described as constituting negative symptoms of psychosis and schizophrenia. Using engaging activities and case studies to aid learning, it offers alternative explanations for these symptoms and outlines strategies for addressing them in practice

Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry 4ed

Paperback, 07/08/2019, £36.99
£33.29
This Handbook is the comprehensive, indispensible guide to the practice of psychiatry for health professionals of all levels of experience. Fully updated with the latest research and legislature, it provides practical guidance on diagnosis, management, and best practice by subspecialty.
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