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The Practical Handbook of Hearing Voices: Therapeutic and creative approaches

Paperback, 16/09/2021, £28.99
£26.09
This book is based on insights, understandings and knowledge derived from the first-hand experience of voice hearers, and from mental health practice and research. It describes a myriad of therapeutic and creative approaches and strategies that people find helpful in relating to voices.

Straight Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Drugs: The truth about how they work and how to come off them

Paperback, 24/09/2020, £14.99
£13.49
In an era when more people are taking psychiatric drugs than ever before, this book challenges the claims for their mythical powers. Its clear, concise explanations will enable people to make a fully informed decision about the benefits and harms of these drugs and whether and how to come off them if they choose.

The Nurse's Guide to Mental Health Medicines

Paperback, 09/04/2022, £24.99
£22.49
This book is an easy-to-read guide to the most common medications for mental health issues. It provides facts on all of the main mental health drugs while also explaining the pharmacology and care considerations.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Paperback, 23/07/2014, £15.99
£14.39
Obsessive compulsive disorder is a disabling and distressing mental health problem. This accessible introduction examines OCD's causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and is richly illustrated with case studies, making it engaging reading for anyone wishing to understand this complex mental health problem.

Depression

Paperback, 01/09/2014, £15.99
£14.39
It has been estimated that depression may affect 12-18% of people at some point during their lifetime. This accessible introduction covers the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of clinical depression, and is engaging reading for anyone wishing to understand this complex mental health problem.

On Agoraphobia

Hardback, 28/04/2022, £12.99
£11.69
Part memoir, part cultural history: a brilliant, funny, moving, and insightful book about agoraphobia, its history, its appearances in literature, and a reckoning of a life lived under its rule.

Being Twice Exceptional

Paperback, 21/02/2022, £16.99
£15.29

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.

Pocketbook Guide to Mental Health Act Assessments

Paperback, 01/10/2012, £22.99
£20.69
Suitable for new and experienced social workers, junior doctors and those considering training as an AMHP, this title provides key advice for busy practitioners on day-to-day aspects of using and applying the Mental Health Act. It includes practical advice on how to set up an assessment, and how to make and implement informed decisions quickly.

An Unquiet Mind

Paperback, 09/05/1997, £7.99
£7.19
This work is a personal testimony from Kay Redfield Jamison: the revelation of her struggle with manic depression since adolescence, and how it has shaped her life. The book follows her through college, a love affair, her battle with the illness, bouts of madness, violence and attempted suicide.

Your guide to Schizophrenia

Paperback, 29/09/2006, £9.99
£8.99
Provides those who suffer from schizophrenia and schizophrenic disorders, and their friends/family with vital facts, advice and support to empower them to make informed choices, to understand the illness and to regain control of their life

Research & development in mental health

7, 05/05/2005, £33.99
£30.59
Addresses the area of the role of research in the modernisation of mental health services. This book explores theoretical, methodological and practical issues relating to developing evidence to underpin the evolving modernisation agenda. It covers critical reviews of models of practice and their relationships to research.

Implementing Mental Health Promotion

Paperback, 24/11/2006, £32.99
£23.09
A practical guide to implementing mental health promotion programmes with different population groups across a range of settings. It shows how information from research can be used to inform programme development and best practice. It provides examples of successful international programmes illustrating the process of implementation.

Mental Health: From Policy to Practice

Paperback, 18/09/2008, £34.99
£31.49
Presents a critique of the achievements of the National Service Framework for Mental Health in England and Wales. This book analyses the effectiveness of developments in services and practice.

Essential Mental Health Nursing Skills

Paperback, 14/05/2007, £23.09
£20.78
Draws on the policy and theory underpinning mental health nursing but focusses on the practical aspects, providing an easily understandable guide to what to do and how to do it. This title also provides a practical framework that can be applied in any setting.

Understanding Mental Health Practice

Paperback, 18/12/2017, £21.99
£19.79
This books is packed full of `need-to-know' information that will help students understand what is meant by mental health and wellbeing, and become aware of the common mental health problems as well as the typical interventions and treatment options available.

Understanding Mental Health Care

Paperback, 01/05/2018, £26.99
£24.29
"Roberts addresses the subjects that are troubling professionals across the globe, providing a sound theoretical base on which a professional viewpoint can be formed. Complex concepts are presented in a simple way, enabling readers at all stages to grasp difficult and often radical ideas quickly and easily." - Tony Barlow, Birmingham City University

That Was When People Started to Worry: Windows into Unwell Minds

Hardback, 03/05/2018, £14.99
£13.49
From the author of acclaimed The Time In Between - what mental illness is really like, and how we can all better understand the mentally unwell.

Inflamed Mind: A radical new approach to depression

Hardback, 26/04/2018, £14.99
£13.49
In this game-changing book, University of Cambridge Professor Edward Bullmore reveals the breakthrough new science on the link between depression and inflammation of the body and brain.

Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia

Hardback, 04/04/2019, £14.99
£13.49
In The Heartland, Nathan Filer, a former mental health nurse, invites us to spend time in the company of some extraordinary people whose lives have been affected by this most strange of human conditions, and to discover their complex, surprising, painful, funny and ultimately relatable stories.

How to Be Human: The Manual

Paperback, 27/12/2018, £9.99
£8.99

Inflamed Mind: A radical new approach to depression

Paperback, 03/01/2019, £9.99
£8.99
*The Sunday Times Bestseller* Worldwide, depression will be the single biggest cause of disability in the next 20 years. But treatment for it has not changed much in the last three decades. In the world of psychiatry, time has apparently stood still... until now.

Recovering: Intoxication and its Aftermath

Paperback, 03/01/2019, £10.99
£9.89
A magisterial account of addiction, recovery and creative lives.

Our Psychiatric Future

Paperback, 05/10/2018, £17.99
£16.19

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

Stand Tall Little Girl: Facing Up To Anorexia: 2017

Paperback, 06/03/2017, £11.99
£10.79
'Whilst your anorexia seems like your best friend, she knows everything about you and is always there, she is also your worst enemy and not someone you want to know.' - Hope Virgo. We follow Hope's devastating struggle with anorexia. For four years, she managed to keep it hidden, keeping dark secrets from friends and family.

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.
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