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Solution- focused therapy;theory research & practice

Paperback, 12/08/2011, £21.99
This is the only comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the history, theory, research and practice of solution-focused therapy (SFT) within mental health care and beyond. This new edition draws on contemporary research, recent developments in SFT training and the integration of SFT with other approaches.

Introduction To Transactional Analysis

Paperback, 12/05/2011, £20.99
This accessible introduction fills a gap for a textbook that can be used across all applications of Transactional Analysis - from counselling & psychotherapy to coaching. The expert authors make difficult TA concepts understandable for undergraduates and postgraduates alike.

Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in our Times

Hardback, 06/02/2014, £18.99
Begins with Barbara Taylor's visit to the innocuously named Princess Park Manor in Friern Barnet, North London - a picture of luxury and repose. But this is the former site of one of England's most infamous lunatic asylums, the Middlesex County Pauper Lunatic Aslyum at Colney Hatch.

Tristimania: A Diary of Manic Depression

Hardback, 26/05/2016, £16.99
In 2013, while completing work on her last book, Kith, Jay Griffiths suffered a devastating year-long episode of hypomania. This is a poetic account of a mind lost in madness - and how the author found her way back from the wilderness. It is the lyrical and painfully honest account of that year.

Last Asylum: A Memoir of Madness in Our Times

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £9.99
Presents a memoir of a young historian, who was admitted in England's largest psychiatric institution, Colney Hatch Lunatic Asylum, later known as Friern Hospital. This memoir tells the story of author's madness years, set inside the wider story of the death of the asylum system in the twentieth century.

Mental health handbook 3ED

Paperback, 15/10/2009, £49.99
Includes handouts on a range of mental health issues, grouped under the headings of: Managing Anxiety, Assertiveness Training, Managing Depression, Managing Stress, Changing Habits & Behaviour, Coping with Psychosis, Bipolar Disorder and Dementia. This title contains sections on Obsessional Compulsive Disorder and Managing Psychosis.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5ed

Paperback, 22/05/2013, £97.00
This new edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5(R)), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is an authoritative volume that improves diagnoses, treatment, and research.

Difficult Patient

Paperback, 01/12/1996, £9.95

Wellness Recovery Action Plan

Paperback, 01/01/2010, £12.99

Medicines Management In Mental Health

Paperback, 18/08/2011, £22.99
This book helps mental health nursing students to understand and apply the principles of medicines management to provide safe care to their patients.

Mental Health Still Matters

Paperback, 28/05/2009, £25.99
This Reader presents a fresh look at mental health, following on from the hugely popular Mental Health Matters. It provides new and exciting user perspectives across the full range of mental health issues. This is a rich and diverse resource for all students and practitioners of mental health.

Psychosis: Stories Of Recovery And

Paperback, 28/02/2011, £19.99
Captures a range of individual stories about patients living with psychosis. This book provides an overview of psychosis and schizophrenia and demonstrates the range of experiences and recovery approaches.


Paperback, 16/01/2003, £8.99
*Generation X poster girl for depression (Prozac Nation) and celebrator of 'difficult women' (Bitch), Elizabeth Wurtzel is back with the searingly honest tale of her descent into Ritalin addiction and her eventual recovery

Paradoxical Undressing

Paperback, 01/12/2011, £11.99
A powerfully original memoir of pregnancy and mental illness by the legendary founder of the seminal rock band Throwing Muses, 'a magnificently charged union of Sylvia Plath and Patti Smith' Guardian

Overcoming Panic and Agoraphobia

Paperback, 28/05/2009, £10.99
A brand new cover for this bestselling book.

Overcoming Depression: A Guide to Recovery with a Complete Self-help Programme

Paperback, 24/09/2009, £12.99
New revised edition of the bestselling CBT self-help guide.

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Paperback, 21/04/2009, £10.99
The bestselling self-help treatment manual based on proven cognitive behavioural therapy techniques

Overcoming Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating

Paperback, 29/10/2009, £10.99
Step-by-step - the proven path to recovery from bulimia nervosa and binge-eating

Overcoming Mood Swings

Paperback, 25/03/2010, £10.99
A complete self-help programme for preventing excessive highs and lows

Introduction to Coping with Stress

Paperback, 29/07/2010, £2.99
A new title from 'Introduction to Coping with' series

Cracked: Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm than Good

Paperback, 09/05/2013, £10.99
Controversial and powerful - a shocking indictment of the pseudo-science at the heart of modern psychiatry

Cracked: Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm Than Good

Paperback, 06/03/2014, £8.99
Controversial and powerful - a shocking indictment of the pseudo-science at the heart of modern psychiatry

Sage Handbook of Mental Health and Illness

Hardback, 10/12/2010, £110.00
This handbook addresses a wide range of contentious issues in mental health and mental disorder.

Cognitive behavioural therapy in mental health care

Paperback, 17/02/2010, £22.99
This highly popular book presents cognitive behaviour therapy in a fresh, accessible way for mental health practitioners and trainees

How to Stop Worrying

Paperback, 01/04/2009, £8.99
A guide to making worry work for you, helping you to avoid stress and anxiety. The author sets out to teach how to understand fear and face the possibilities of life calmly.

Asylum to Action

7, 22/02/2006, £25.00
Asylum to Action offers an alternative history of a libertarian therapeutic community at Paddington Day Hospital in West London in the 1970s. Helen Spandler recaptures the radical aspirations, as well as the conflicts, of the early therapeutic community movement, radical psychiatry and the patients' movement.

Mental Health, Service User Involvement and Recovery

Paperback, 15/11/2009, £19.99
As the momentum for personalisation and recovery approaches grows, service users are increasingly participating as partners in all aspects of health and social care delivery, policy-making and professional training. This book provides an overview of service user involvement in mental health, its origins and current practice and policy.

Handbook of Forensic Mental Health

Paperback, 01/03/2008, £43.99
A comprehensive reference book on the subject of forensic mental health, looking at what forensic mental health is and its assessment, management and treatment. It focuses on key topics and the issues underpinning them in contemporary society.

Forensic Mental Health

Paperback, 01/11/2008, £28.99
Offers an introduction to the field of forensic mental health. This book aims to set out both the key concepts in forensic mental health as well as the way the discipline operates in the broader context of criminal justice and mental health care systems. It is suitable for mental health practitioners.

Angel at My Table

Paperback, 04/03/2010, £9.99
The autobiography of one of New Zealand's best-loved writers with an introduction by Jane Campion

Approved Mental Health Professional's Guide to Psychiatry and Medication

Paperback, 07/08/2009, £18.00
A fully-updated guide to psychiatric practice and psychiatric medication

Values & ethics in mental health practice

Paperback, 20/09/2010, £22.99
A guide to values and ethics for mental health students

Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems

Paperback, 26/01/2006, £10.99
The proven CBT path to a good night's sleep

CBT for Personality Disorders

Paperback, 09/02/2011, £20.99
This uniquely practical introductory guide shows trainees how to use cognitive behavioural therapy to treat the full range of personality disorders, in a range of multi-disciplinary settings.

Bipolar Disorder

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

Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005: Putting the Principles of the Act into Practice

Paperback, 21/05/2015, £19.99
A practical guide for health and social care professionals on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, enabling more informed and effective practice.

Supporting College and University Students with Invisible Disabilities: A Guide for Faculty and Staff Working with Students with Autism, AD/HD, Language Processing Disorders, Anxiety, and Mental Illness

Paperback, 15/11/2013, £18.99
This useful handbook provides university faculty and staff with an overview of invisible disabilities, such as autism, AD/HD, dyslexia, OCD and affective disorders, and facilitates an understanding of the unique needs of these students. Practical chapters provide ideas for adapting teaching methods and offering accommodations.

Crazy Like Us:The globalization of the western mind

Paperback, 24/03/2011, £9.99
A seering critique of how the US is exporting its mental illnesses.

Theories of Attachment

Paperback, 15/02/2009, £20.50
Learn what prominent theorists say about bonding, attachment, separation and stranger anxiety, and the best practices for infant care. This introductory guide makes it easy to learn about John Bowlby, Mary Ainsworth, Magda Gerber, John Kennell, Marshall Klaus, and T. Berry Brazelton.

Handbook of the Sociology of Mental Health 2ed

Paperback, 07/08/2013, £67.99
Handbook of the Sociology of Mental Health

Behind the Shock Machine: The Untold Story of the Notorious Milgram Psychology Experiments

Paperback, 29/08/2013, £14.99
In the thirty years he spent with Irene, Alex demonstrated an incredible ability to communicate and understand complex ideas. Yet this is much more than the story of a scientific breakthrough. Alex and Irene were emotionally connected: he missed her when she was away; he was jealous when she paid attention to others.

Mental Health Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!

Paperback, 01/08/2009, £24.50
Covers seventy specific disorders and includes an overview of mental health nursing. This book includes numerous icons that provide tips on patient care, research, cultural considerations, and the news in psychopharmacology. It provides descriptions of the mental health nurse's scope of practice, areas of concern, and the nursing process.

Cruel Mother:Family ghost laid to rest

Hardback, 01/07/2004, £9.99
In 1919 Sian Busby's great-grandmother drowned her twins and was sentenced to an indefinite term of imprisonment at Broadmoor. After the birth of her second son, Busby decided to investigate the story once and for all and lay to rest the ghosts which have haunted the family for 80 years.

Primary Care Mental Health

Hardback, 01/10/2009, £35.00
Primary care is the first port of call for people with mental health problems and it plays an increasingly important role in the provision of care - for both common and very severe problems. This textbook of mental health and the primary care setting provides practical advice for the clinician - especially useful for GPs.

Social Work and Mental Health : The Value of Everything

Paperback, 30/04/2010, £19.95
Focuses on the values that social work espouses as a profession, and its value in mental health services. This title includes chapters on social inclusion; personalisation; research; spirituality; the role of the social worker following new mental health legislation in 2005 and 2007; and an overview of policy over the years.

Straight Talking Introduction To Ps

Paperback, 08/06/2009, £8.99
Suitable for students of mental health disciplines, psychiatric service users, and carers, this book offers information that you need to make informed choices about psychiatric drugs. It presents practical advice on the right questions to ask if you are prescribed medication for mental health problems and what happens on withdrawal of medication.

Straight Talking Introduction to Being a User of Psychiatric

Paperback, 30/11/2009, £8.99
Takes a closer look at the realities for people and how to deal with them. This title shows what may begin as a painful and unwanted experience can pave the way for new understandings and life chances and how psychiatric service users are coming together to bring about changes benefiting us all.

Qualitative Research in Arts and Mental Health: Context, Meanings and Evidence

Paperback, 01/02/2012, £22.00
This is the first published book in the UK that brings together a range of key qualitative research studies supporting the assertion that involvement in participatory arts can be specifically beneficial to people with a variety of mental health difficulties.

First Steps in Counselling

Paperback, 22/06/2011, £19.99
With over 100,000 copies sold, 'First Steps in Counselling' sets the standard for approachable, entry-level texts, mapping out the ground for those with little or no prior experience. The fourth edition brings this best-selling text up-to-date for today's introductory students.

Queering Health: Critical Challenges to Normative Health and Healthcare

Paperback, 09/04/2014, £22.00
Queering Health will explore queer theory in the context of health and contemporary healthcare. From its original location as critique in the politics of sexuality, queer theory principles can usefully be extrapolated to inform contestations of other forms of normative and oppressive identity practices and the dynamics of exclusion.



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