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Users and abusers of psychiatry

Paperback, 19/06/2000, £22.95
This new edition is completely revised and updated it uses the authors real-life examples to argue that the traditional way of treating mental illness can often exacerbate people's problems.

Social nature of mental illness

Paperback, 27/01/2000, £22.99
Len Bowers offers an objective and philosophical critique of the theories of mental illness as a social construct. He examines the rationality of these theories, what they might mean, and in which cases they are to be accepted or rejected.

Personality disorders

Paperback, 14/06/2007, £19.99
Provides coverage of personality disorders across various patient groups and treatment settings. This book aims to bring together research examining psychological and biological variables that play a role in the development of personality disorders. It explores descriptions of personality disorders; diagnosis and assessment; and epidemiology.

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

De-medicalizing Misery II: Society, Politics and the Mental Health Industry

Paperback, 12/09/2014, £19.99
This book extends the critical scope of the previous volume, De-Medicalizing Misery, into a wider social and political context, developing the critique of the psychiatrization of Western society. It explores the contemporary mental health landscape and poses possible alternative solutions to the continuing issues of emotional distress.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

7, 01/10/2007, £30.00
Suitable for undergraduate nursing programs that teach a shortened or integrated psychiatric-mental health core course, this book presents nursing theory, therapeutic modalities, and clinical applications for the major DSM-IV-TR disorders across the treatment continuum, from hospital to home setting.

Addicted & mentally ill

7, 24/11/2004, £11.95
A nonclinical text, this title offers vignettes about people with mental illness and addiction whose situations are representative of what goes on in a dual-diagnosis in-patient setting. The author addresses misunderstandings and prejudices surrounding dual-diagnosis.

Pathologies of the West: An Anthropology of Mental Illness in Europe and America

Paperback, 29/04/2002, £28.50
Psychiatry conventionally regards spirit possession and dramatic healing rituals in non-European societies as forms of abnormality if not mental illness. Roland Littlewood, a psychiatrist and social anthropologist, argues that it is necessary to take...

Interaction effects in Multiple Regression

Paperback, 10/04/1990, £8.99
Addresses fundamental issues in the analysis of interaction effects in multiple regression. This volume is organized around three questions: Given sample data can we conclude that there is an interaction effect in a population? If so, what is the strength of that effect? And three, what is the nature of that effect?

Depression: Causes and Treatment

Paperback, 14/11/2008, £18.00
The second edition of Depression: Causes and Treatment provides a contemporary review of the diagnosis, causes, and treatments of depression. Both biological and psychological treatment approaches are described.

Invisible Plague: Rise of Mental Illness from 1750 to the Present

Paperback, 15/08/2007, £23.95
The prevalence of insanity, which was once considerably less than one case per 1,000 total population, has risen beyond five cases in 1,000. Why has insanity reached epidemic proportions? What are the causes of severe mental illness? This book examines the records on insanity in England, Ireland, Canada, and United States over a 250-year period.

Manufacture of Madness: Comparative Study of the Inquisition and the Mental Health Movement

Paperback, 31/03/1997, £18.50
Every age, labels others to a particular fate, such as the witch consigned to the fire. The priest has now been replaced by the psychiatrist and this text examines the role of medicine as a more insidious tyrant than religion, as it claims to be beneficial to both the patient and the commonwealth.

Mindfulness and Mental Health : Therapy, Theory and Science

Paperback, 02/08/2007, £20.95
Presents a model of how mindful awareness influences different forms of mental suffering, and shows why mindfulness might be especially suited to the relief of suffering. This book assesses understandings of what mindfulness is, what it leads to, and how and when it can help.

Physical Healthcare and Promotion in Mental Health Nursing

Paperback, 01/03/2015, £22.99
Taking a recovery-approach perspective, this book helps mental health nurses and students understand the importance of physical health care and promotion for people with mental health disorders.

Unquiet Mind

Paperback, 01/01/2015, £9.99
With an introduction by Andrew Solomon.

Revisiting the Use of Self

Paperback, 01/09/2007, £18.99
Offers the reader a historical/developmental overview of the concept of 'use of self' and explores its adequacy for contemporary ethical practice. This book provides the reader with first-person, practitioners' accounts of their own 'use of self' in examples of reflective practice approaches. It broadens the scope of the concept of 'use of self'.

Facilitating Emotional Change

7, 27/01/1997, £19.99
This book should be of value to practitioners and students of psychotherapy from a range of orientations including cognitive, dynamic and experiential, and to students and teachers of psychotherapy.

Mental Health Issues and the University Student

Paperback, 01/04/2014, £22.50
An essential component of the volume is a guide to making emergency assessments, from risk classification and hospitalization to public safety and communication within and outside the campus community.

Sane New World

Paperback, 27/02/2014, £8.99
Comedian, writer and mental health campaigner shows us why and how our minds can send us mad and how we can rewire our thinking, especially through mindfulness, to calm ourselves in a frenetic world.

Introduction To Child And Adolescent Mental Health

Hardback, 22/04/2014, £70.00
Written by a multidisciplinary team of passionate and experienced experts, this is an essential starting point to child and adolescent mental health striking an effective balance between introducing the relevant theory and showing how this can be applied in the real world.

Introduction to Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Paperback, 15/04/2014, £24.99
Written by a multidisciplinary team of passionate and experienced experts, this is an essential starting point to child and adolescent mental health striking an effective balance between introducing the relevant theory and showing how this can be applied in the real world.

Mental Illness in the Workplace: Psychological Disability Management

Hardback, 28/06/2014, £85.00
The extent of mental health concerns in the workforce is becoming increasingly apparent. Stress, depression, anxiety, workplace bullying and other mental health issues are costing businesses billions every year in lost productivity, poor treatments and employee retention.

Bipolar II Disorder Workbook: Managing Recurring Depression, Hypomania, and Anxiety

Hardback, 17/04/2014, £19.99
Suitable for individuals diagnosed with bipolar II disorder, this book helps them manage the recurring depression, hypomania, and anxiety that can arise as a result of their condition. It helps them manage their emotions, track their progress, and ultimately live a happy and productive life.

Journeys with the Black Dog: Inspirational Stories of Bringing Depression to Heel

Paperback, 01/06/2007, £8.99
Autobiographical stories written by sufferers of depression open the lid on this insidious and often silent disease and chart the journey from first onset to successful management. Inspiring and insightful reading from people who know exactly what it means to bring the black dog to heel.

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.

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.

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

Matter of Security, A

Paperback, 10/09/2003, £19.95
It explores the psychodynamic theory of attachment and how it can be used to offer new ways of thinking when working with mental disorders in offenders. Discusses the development of personality in terms of interpersonal functioning and relationships with others, which is essential to understand both interpersonal violence and abnormal development.

Overcoming Traumatic Stress: A Self-help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

Paperback, 27/05/1999, £10.99
Find effective ways of coping with and overcoming traumatic stress.

Nutrition and Mental Health: a Handbook

Hardback, 31/07/2008, £19.95
The role of nutrition is fundamental to human health and well-being. It is, however, often overlooked when treating people with mental health problems. This handbook explains the science behind nutrition and its effects on mental health.


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

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.

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

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

Social Perspectives in Mental Health

Paperback, 01/02/2005, £22.99
The book offers new practice frameworks that help to make sense of people's mental distress and recovery in relation to their social experience. It explores the impact of social factors, such as power, abuse, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation, on the causes and experiences of mental health problems.



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