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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07
The book is a guide to the principles of electronics, electrophysiology and regional neuroanatomy that allows the rational use of Deep Brain Stimulation. Practical issues are addressed and algorithms and tools are provided. Also, how DBS is leading to new and revolutionary theories of brain function and dysfunction are described. more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 8.99
THE GIFT OF THERAPY is the culmination of master psychiatrist Dr Irvin Yalom's thirty-five years' work as a therapist, illustrating through real case studies how patients and therapists alike can get the most out of therapy. Presented as eighty-five 'tips' for 'beginner therapists', Yalom shares his own fresh approach and the insights he has gained... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 15.50
Towards the end of the twentieth century, the solution to mental illness seemed to be found. It lay in biological solutions, focusing on mental illness as a problem of the brain, to be managed or improved through drugs. We entered the 'Prozac Age' and believed we had moved on definitively from the time of frontal lobotomies to an age of good and successful... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 55.95 US$ 48.49
Aimed at recently qualified psychiatrists or those looking to qualify soon, How to Succeed in Psychiatry is not a source of clinical information but a survival guide to help you through the first years practising psychiatry. This book covers the topics you won?t find in standard textbooks. It deals with daily problems and practical solutions for... more...
Drugging Our Children: How Profiteers Are Pushing Antipsychotics on Our Youngest, and What We Can Do to Stop ItABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00
Since 2001, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of antipsychotics to treat children for an ever-expanding list of symptoms. The prescription rate for toddlers, preschoolers, and middle-class children has doubled, while the prescribing rate for low-income children covered by Medicaid has quadrupled. In a majority of cases, these drugs are... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2012; US$ 1.81
Gordon Parker AO, one of Australia's foremost clinical psychiatrists, is known for having strong and provocative views. He's been described as 'charming, witty and erudite', sometimes 'intimidating and intolerant', and 'variously regarded with fear, loathing, admiration and respect'. In this autobiography, the founder of the Black Dog Institute... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 4.99
Die erste Hilfe vor dem "Hammerexamen". Nur keine Panik! Zur effizienten Vorbereitung auf das 2. Staatsexamen gibt es jetzt die neue Prüfungsrepetitorienreihe aus dem Hause Springer. Von Studenten für Studenten: knapp, einprägsam studenten- und prüfungsgerecht? more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
Schizophrenia occurs in around 1 in every 100 people, affecting both men and women equally and with a typical onset of between 15 and 35 years of age. It is characterised by impairments in reality, most commonly hallucinations and delusions. As it is a highly complex condition it is often confused with other mental disorders such as bipolar disorder.... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99
From "the most powerful psychiatrist in America" ( New York Times ) and "the man who wrote the book on mental illness" ( Wired ), a deeply fascinating and urgently important critique of the widespread medicalization of normality Anyone living a full, rich life experiences ups and downs, stresses, disappointments, sorrows, and setbacks. These challenges... more...