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Working Therapeutically with Women in Secure Mental Health Settings

Paperback, 02/03/2004, £29.99
£26.99
This publication is aimed at practitioners who work with women in secure settings. There is relatively little material available which integrates practice, research and service development issues in this challenging area, and this publication fills an important gap.

Emperor's new drugs

Paperback, 03/09/2009, £11.99
£10.79
Documents how the data were suppressed by the drug companies and how government regulatory agencies collaborated in withholding them from public view. This book shows that the chemical imbalance theory is simply wrong and that it has been disproven by scientific evidence.

I Had a Black Dog

Paperback, 24/05/2007, £7.99
£7.19
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, £7.99
£7.19
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.

Thrive: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies

Hardback, 03/07/2014, £20.00
£18.00
Shows that mental ill-health causes more of the suffering in our society than physical illness, poverty or unemployment. This book explores the new effective solutions to the misery and injustice caused by mental illness. It describes how successful psychological treatments have been developed and explains what works best for whom.

Drugs 2.0: The Web Revolution That's Changing How the World Gets High

Paperback, 05/06/2014, £9.99
£8.99
An eye-opening investigation of the new and constantly-mutating global drug culture that is driven by social networking and rogue chemistry, and enabled by antiquated laws

CBT for Older People

Paperback, 15/12/2014, £24.99
£22.49
Provides effective and practical strategies from gerontology to augment CBT techniques.

Therapeutic Community Approach to Care in the Community

Paperback, 01/04/2000, £25.00
£22.50
This book focuses on the practical implications and use of dialogue, language and education in community care. A stimulating contribution to the debate on the future of community care, this book advocates the active engagement of clients in their own lives and promotes the development of a shared sense of responsibility between client and carer.

Confidentiality and Mental Health

Paperback, 07/11/2000, £16.95
£15.26
People experiencing mental health problems may need to be able to present and explore deeply disturbing thoughts and actions in a safe environment. This book will enable professionals to meet both the needs of clients and the demands of society through a responsible and thoughtful understanding of the significance of confidentiality and disclosure.

Survival strategies for parenting children

Paperback, 24/07/2000, £13.95
£12.56
Lynn offers clear, practical advice on recognizing the symptoms, understanding medication and accessing the necessary support at school as well as the managing the day-to-day challenges of parenting a child with Bipolar Disorder. His book will provide guidance and support for parents and carers as well as being a useful resource for professionals.

Students' Mental Health Needs

Paperback, 15/01/2002, £16.95
£15.26
Student life is a time of change and adjustment, and their families as well as staff need resources to help them provide support for students experiencing mental health difficulties. This book explores how the needs of students can best be met by student and community mental health services.

Fundamental Aspects Of Mental Healt

Paperback, 12/12/2006, £19.99
£17.99
Helps develops the reader's understanding of a range of evidence-based therapeutic techniques used in mental health nursing in order to enhance the reader's ability to translate theory into his or her practice. This title also discusses the issues surrounding mental health nursing, including multidisciplinary group working and quality control.

Why Didn't Anyone tell me That? Beyond the Psychiatric Textbook: What

Paperback, 30/10/2004, £20.00
£18.00
A Handbook For All Psychiatric Trainees Which Highlights All Those Issues Which Arise While Training This Book Offers A Series Of Guiding Comments For Doctors Who Are Thinking Of, Or Who Have Embarked On, A Training In Psychiatry In The UK.

Violence and Mental Disorder

Paperback, 23/07/2001, £19.95
£17.96
Violence and Mental Disorder takes the debate about violence into new territory by increasing our understanding of the wide range of factors associated with the commission of violence. This comprehensive and critical review of the literature is intended for a broad audience, including clinicians, researchers and policy makers working in this area.

Goodbye Mr. Wonderful

7, 20/07/2004, £17.99
£16.19
Goodbye, Mr. Wonderful gives a detailed account of the early stages of recovery from alcoholism. From his admittance into hospital to his life as a writer in the Netherlands, McCully offers a detailed and often analytical reflection on what it feels like to be a recovering alcoholic.

Noonday Demon: An Anatomy of Depression

Paperback, 07/01/2016, £12.99
£11.69
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.

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

Paperback, 20/03/2014, £14.99
£13.49
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.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Mental Health Workers

7, 01/04/2008, £19.99
£17.99
Can cognitive behavioural therapy revolutionise your practice? Cognitive behavioural therapy is an effective and frequently used psychological treatment. This book offers the reader an overview of CBT, allowing them to develop an understanding of the patient's problems, utilise the approach effectively, and prepare for supervision.

Treating Bipolar Disorder

Paperback, 24/04/2007, £16.50
£14.85
This manual presents a powerful approach for helping people manage bipolar illness and protect against the recurrence of manic or depressive episodes. Each phase of the treatment is vividly detailed.

Therapist's Guide to Psychopharmacology

Paperback, 19/02/2010, £16.95
£15.26
Offers therapists and counselors with crucial knowledge about psychotropic medications: when and how to make medication referrals, how to answer patients' questions and help them handle problems that arise, and how to combine medication and psychotherapy effectively.

Clinical Management in Mental Health Services

Paperback, 07/11/2008, £29.99
£26.99
Clinical Management in Mental Health Services is a practical guide to the day to day operational management of mental health teams. It explores both the theoretical aspects of management plus strategies for dealing with the wide range of management issues faced by managers working in mental health.

Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs

Paperback, 28/01/2016, £9.99
£8.99
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Drugs are not what we think they are. Addiction is not what we think it is. And the war on drugs is not what we see on our TV screens. In Chasing the Scream, Johann Hari shares his discoveries through the riveting true stories he uncovered on a 30,000-mile journey - from the founder of the war on drugs who stalked and killed Billie Holiday, to a transgender crack dealer in Brooklyn, to the only country that has ever decriminalised all drugs, with remarkable results. You will never look at addiction - or our society - in the same way again.

Emotional Well-Being and Mental Health: A Guide for Counsellors & Psychotherapists

Paperback, 25/09/2014, £23.99
£21.59
In this unique text, Digby Tantam brings together the many different professional and theoretical perspectives of well-being, unpacking the complexities of each to help students understand what well-being means in their chosen field.

Glacial Times

7, 31/03/2005, £18.99
£17.09
Drawing on a range of psychoanalytic, philosophical and literary sources, and vignettes from the author's clinical experience, this book brings the subject of psychosis to life and demonstrates how the study of psychoanalysis and psychosis forces us to confront fundamental ontological questions.

Good to Talk?

7, 27/03/2000, £19.99
£17.99
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.

Explorations in Cognitive Neuropsychology

Paperback, 08/02/1999, £34.99
£31.49
First major text on this topic since late 1980s. Begins with an overview of the subject, following with chapters on blindsight, agnosia, facial processing impairments, and the rapidly growing area of neglect.

Attention, Perception and Memory

Paperback, 10/02/2005, £14.95
£13.46
Argues that for a complete understanding of attention, perception and memory, it is necessary to appreciate the way they interact and depend on one another. This book explains the evolution and meaning of key terminology and assumptions and puts the different approaches to this field in context.

Psychological Basis of Psychiatry

Paperback, 11/12/2004, £35.99
£32.39
A textbook of psychology for trainee psychiatrists preparing for examinations.

Neuropsychology for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

Paperback, 06/09/2006, £27.99
£25.19
Offers an introduction to neuropsychology, functional neuroanatomy, neuropathology, clinical assessment, and the behavioural sequelae associated with neurological disturbance. This work provides understanding of the common neurological disorders. It is intended for health professionals.

Challenging ideas in psychiatric nursing

Paperback, 09/09/1999, £17.99
£16.19
Chapters examine holism, Rogerian and other counselling theories, forensic psychiatry and rational and emotive therapy.

Community Mental Health Care: A Practical Guide to Outdoor Psychiatry

Paperback, 28/12/2007, £39.99
£35.99
Provides a comprehensive outline of the essentials of work in community mental health care. This title summarises the history of community care; its why, when, what and who; the skills required to work with psychiatric patients; the practical 'rules of the game' in terms of the care programme approach, and, the mental health act and treatments.

All in my Head: An Epic Quest to Cure an Unrelenting, Totally Unreasonable, and Only Slightly Enlightening Headache

Paperback, 22/04/2006, £8.99
£8.09
All in My Head is the remarkable story of patience, acceptance, and perseverance in the face of terrifying pain due to a never-ending headache.

Pathology & Pharmacology of mental illness

Paperback, 20/01/2003, £34.99
£31.49
This ground-breaking textbook takes a new approach to the pathology and pharmacology associated with the major mental disorders.

Assessment in Psychiatric aqnd Mental Health nursing

Paperback, 21/07/2004, £45.99
£41.39
The assessment of mental health problems is vital to the successful planning and treatment for people suffering from them. This unique book provides a step-by-step giude to conducting this assessment, giving student nurses a humanistic perspective on the subject. This best-seller, written by one of the most experienced authors in this field has been updated to reflect new concepts and ideas.

Stars, Cars and Crystal Meth: The Adventures of a Personal Assistant Who Could Really Have Used One Himself

Hardback, 17/03/2016, £12.99
£11.69
On the shores of death's coastline, a nine stone skeleton in a frame that once boasted the shape and tone of a body-builder, Jack is saved. By his father, one of the literary world's most esteemed personalities: John Sutherland. This is a son's memoir that is told through the prism and prose of a father.

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

Paperback, 19/08/2008, £9.99
£8.99
Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) encourages the client to focus on their emotional problems in order to understand, challenge and change the irrational beliefs that underpin these problems. This guide introduces readers to REBT and indicates how it is different from other approaches within the broad cognitive behavioural therapy spectrum.

Touched with Fire

Paperback, 02/12/1996, £9.99
£8.99
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.

Social Inclusion and Recovery

Paperback, 21/02/2003, £29.99
£26.99
Focuses on ways in which direct care staff can assist people with mental health problems, reflecting the accounts of the nature and type of assistance which have been valuable, and the ways in which such help can best be offered. This title addresses two key components of recovery access and inclusion to life opportunities and acceptance.

Working with Serious Mental Illness: Manual for Clinical Practice

7, 21/11/2005, £24.99
£22.49
In mental health services, there is a pressing need for practitioners to place greater emphasis on working with users of services and to use skills that have a sound theoretical basis. This book focuses on evidence-based practice but reflects that, in mental health, the best evidence is the personal experience of the user.

Mental Health and Policy and Practice 2ed

Paperback, 29/04/2010, £23.99
£21.59
The revised edition of Mental Health Policy and Practice remains a comprehensive text containing an overview of recent UK mental health policy. It includesideas from a wide spectrum of mental health services, examples of successful evidence-based practice and analyzes theimpact of the 'modernization agenda'.

Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans 5ed

Paperback, 19/06/2006, £37.99
£34.19
Drawing from the classification of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR)" and the list of NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses, this text covers a range of disorders, their psychopathology, and appropriate nursing interventions with rationales. It includes many therapeutic and nontherapeutic dialogue examples.

Patient Participation in Health Care Consultations

Paperback, 01/04/2007, £19.99
£17.99
This comprehensive new book provides answers to these questions by exploring interconnections between theory, research and practice. It draws on different disciplinary perspectives in the health and social sciences and invites comparisons between different health care settings.

Law, Values and Practice in Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook

Paperback, 01/04/2013, £25.99
£23.39
Mental health nurses need to work within the law to ensure good, legal care for their patients, while at the same time being guided by appropriate values. This practical handbook for mental health nurses covers the different stages of mental healthcare delivery in a range of healthcare settings.

Mental Health, Race and Culture 3ed

Paperback, 29/01/2010, £25.99
£23.39
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.

Shared Care in Mental Health

Paperback, 12/12/2002, £25.99
£23.39
Easy-to-read and user friendly, this book is problem orientated and offers sensible, pragmatic and practical advice to GPs and the primary care team as a whole for the management of mental health problems. It is designed to be 'dipped into' when faced with problems on a daily basis.

Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive Deficits £49.95

Paperback, 29/09/2005, £32.99
£29.69
Discusses the effectiveness of rehabilitation methods used to treat patients with cognitive impairments following acquired brain damage. This book provides a critique and consensus about what should constitute best practice. It is for all those who deals with the neuropsychological and neurological effects of brain damage.

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

Paperback, 29/08/1991, £12.99
£11.69
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.

Search for the Real Self

7, 01/03/1990, £9.99
£8.99
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.

Falling & Laughing

Paperback, 04/03/2010, £8.99
£8.09
An intimate account of what you do to survive when your husband is all but taken away without warning by a stroke.

Darkness Visible

Paperback, 05/04/2001, £8.99
£8.09
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.

Sober Stick Figure

Paperback, 02/06/2016, £9.99
£8.99

 

 

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