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Outreach in Community Mental Health Care: A Manual for Practitioners

Paperback, 15/06/2017, £43.99
Outreach in Community Mental Health Care: A Manual for Practitioners offers readers a comprehensive and practical guide to treating patients in the community setting.

Key Concepts in Mental Health 4ed

Paperback, 21/03/2017, £25.99
This bestselling text provides a complete and concise overview of mental health and all the issues that surround it from a theoretical and practical perspective.

Psychosocial Assessment in Mental Health

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £26.99
A step-by-step guide on how to undertake each stage of the psychosocial assessment process in practice.

Understanding Mental Health Care

Paperback, 01/05/2018, £25.99
"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
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
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
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

Our Psychiatric Future

Paperback, 05/10/2018, £17.99

Mescaline: A Global History of the First Psychedelic

Hardback, 14/05/2019, £18.99
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

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

Paperback, 05/11/2018, £11.99
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

Models of Mental Health

Paperback, 01/12/2015, £29.99
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.

Peer Support in Mental Health

Paperback, 20/02/2019, £25.99
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.

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

Paperback, 04/04/2019, £9.99
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.

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

Paperback, 06/01/2017, £29.99
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

Approved Mental Health Practice: Essential Themes for Students and Practitioners

Paperback, 31/03/2014, £32.99
Drawing on a wealth of experience from both current and past practitioners in mental health, this book is a handbook for Approved Mental Health Practitioners at a time of uncertainty and change. The book considers the themes and issues relating to the role, the present day challenges and future directions for the profession.

Approved Mental Health Professional's Guide to Mental Health Law 5ed

Paperback, 09/11/2019, £27.99
The fifth edition of Robert Brown's introduction to mental health law for health and social care professionals training to be Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMPHs).

Let Me Not Be Mad: A Story of Unravelling Minds

Paperback, 13/02/2020, £9.99
But with each encounter, it becomes increasingly and disturbingly apparent that what we are reading is not really about the patients at all: it is about the author's own fevered descent into mental illness and mania as he confronts his traumatic past.

This Book Will Change Your Mind About Mental Health: A journey into the heartland of psychiatry

Paperback, 26/12/2019, £9.99
'I cannot recommend it highly enough.' Caitlin Moran 'Brims with compassion and wit.' Cathy Rentzenbrink 'Absolutely blew me away.' Jo Brand 'Brilliant .

Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Nursing

Paperback, 18/11/2014, £20.99
This introduction to the main psychosocial interventions in mental health shows nurses what they are, why they are important and how they fit in to their practice.

Shock of the Fall

Paperback, 07/01/2014, £8.99
WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR 2013 WINNER OF THE SPECSAVERS POPULAR FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2014 WINNER OF THE BETTY TRASK PRIZE 2014

Speaking our minds : An anthology

Paperback, 20/11/1996, £32.99
A collection of writings by people who have experienced mental distress. The work includes: accounts of psychiatric treatment, psychotherapy and other treatments; stories of life in mental institutions and moves into the community; self-help methods; and work to improve mental health services.

Search for the Real Self

7, 01/03/1990, £10.99
After describing how the healthy real self develops and functions, the author explains what can go wrong. Drawing on case histories, he shows how the false self behaves in relationships and on the job, and then delineates appropriate treatments, offering real hope for cure.

Darkness Visible

Paperback, 05/04/2001, £8.99
With profound insight and remarkable candor, the author tracks the progress of his madness, from the smothering misery and exhaustion, to the agony of composing his own suicide note and his eventual, hard-won recovery.

Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates

Paperback, 29/08/1991, £12.99
Presents an analysis of life in 'total institutions' - closed worlds like prisons, army camps, boarding schools, nursing homes and mental hospitals. This book focuses on the relationship between the inmate and the institution, how the setting affects the person and how the person can deal with life on the inside.

Touched with Fire

Paperback, 02/12/1996, £11.99
Kay Jamison draws on her work as a psychiatrist and researcher in mood disorders to explore connections between manic-depressive illness and artistic activity. She applies what is known about the illness to the lives and works of artists including Byron, Van Gogh, Schumann and Woolf.

Good to Talk?

7, 27/03/2000, £25.99
The benefits of talk to individuals, families and organizations are proclaimed by pop psychologists, television talk show hosts, and management gurus. In this study Deborah Cameron looks at what lies behind the current upsurge of concern about talk in our workplaces, classrooms and private lives.

Mental Health, Race and Culture 3ed

Paperback, 29/01/2010, £34.99
This is the third, significantly expanded and revised, edition of this seminal text. Incorporating additional contemporary topics, including mental health of refugees, trauma and psychosocial approaches, this text offers an illuminating account of mental health and mental disorder seen cross-culturally and internationally.

Engagement and Therapeutic Communication In Mental Health Nursing

Paperback, 20/05/2014, £22.99
A book on communication skills for mental health nurses with a focus on promoting recovery

Back from the Brink:True Stories and Practical Help for Overcoming Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Paperback, 20/03/2014, £14.99
If you have severe depression or bipolar disorder, you may find it difficult to take that first step toward recovery. Centered on interviews with several people from of all walks of life, this book offers people with depression and bipolar disorder, tools for putting what they've learned into practice in recovering from their symptoms.

Noonday Demon: An Anatomy of Depression

Paperback, 07/01/2016, £14.99
A title, in which, the author narrates his own agonising experience of depression. It also portrays the pain of others, in different cultures and societies whose lives have been shattered by depression and uncovers the historical, social, biological, chemical and medical implications of this crippling disease.

I Had a Black Dog

Paperback, 24/05/2007, £7.99
There are many different breeds of Black Dog affecting millions of people from all walks of life. The Black Dog is an equal opportunity mongrel.

Living with a Black Dog

Paperback, 29/01/2009, £8.99
From the author of the bestselling I Had a Black Dog, a touching and beautifully illustrated book, written for those who care for those suffering from depression.

End of Memory: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer's

Hardback, 05/05/2016, £13.99
For centuries, those afflicted by Alzheimer's disease have been robbed of their memories and ability to think clearly. This book charts the history of the disease, explaining the science behind it, recounting the efforts to understand and combat it, and introduces us to the researchers who are working to find a cure.

Narcomania: How Britain Got Hooked on Drugs

Paperback, 03/10/2013, £9.99
An investigation of illegal drugs in the UK. Filled with case studies gathered over twenty years of investigative reporting, it explodes the myths and misconceptions about drug use, and makes a compelling case for a way forward.

Locked Ward: Memoirs of a Psychiatric orderly

Paperback, 03/01/2013, £10.99
Recounting the stories of the patients he worked with, and those of his colleagues on the ward, the author examines: the different major mental disorders - their symptoms and manifestations; the various methods of treatment - medication, therapy and conversation; and how religion, sex, wealth, health and drugs can bear influence on mental health.

Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

Paperback, 02/09/2011, £9.99
The bestselling author of Awakenings and Musicophilia

Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

Paperback, 11/05/2017, £10.99
This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as, What is the purpose of the brain? What is an emotion? What is a memory? How does food affect how you feel? Dr. Wenk has skillfully blended the highest scholarly standards with illuminating insights, gentle humor, and welcome simplicity.

Physical Care of People with Mental Health Problems

Paperback, 15/01/2013, £29.99
This accessible, practical text provides mental health practitioners with the core knowledge and skills they need to be able to care effectively for the physical health of those who have been diagnosed with mental illness.

Alphabet Of The Human Heart: The A to Zen of Life

Paperback, 06/01/2011, £12.99
An inspiring and life-affirming gift book for people of all ages, from the author of I Had a Black Dog.

Mental Health Nursing

Paperback, 31/03/2011, £32.99
This book introduces students to the core skills and essential knowledge needed to deliver high-quality mental health care.

Bipolar Disorder

Paperback, 01/07/2008, £12.99
Updated edition of one of the most respected introductions to Bipolar Disorder
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