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  • Managing Anxiety with Mindfulness For Dummiesby Joelle Jane Marshall

    Wiley 2015; US$ 14.99 US$ 11.99

    Don't panic! Managing Anxiety with Mindfulness For Dummies is a practical guide to overcoming your worries and minimising anxiety using mindfulness techniques. The National Health Service and the National Institute for Care and Excellence recommend mindfulness as a legitimate treatment for anxiety, and its also been proven to alleviate stress,... more...

  • On Hysteriaby Sabine Arnaud

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 44.00

    These days, hysteria is known as a discredited diagnosis that was used to group and pathologize a wide range of conditions and behaviors in women. But for a long time, it was seen as a legitimate category of medical problem?and one that, originally, was applied to men as often as to women. In On Hysteria , Sabine Arnaud traces the creation and rise... more...

  • Institutionalizing the Insane in Nineteenth-Century Englandby Anna Shepherd

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The nineteenth century brought an increased awareness of mental disorder, epitomized in the Asylum Acts of 1808 and 1845. Shepherd looks at two very different institutions to provide a nuanced account of the nineteenth-century mental health system. more...

  • Nervous Disease in Late Eighteenth-Century Britainby Heather R Beatty

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This study, based on extensive use of eighteenth-century newspapers, hospital registers and case notes, examines the experience of suffering from nervous disease ? a supposedly upper-class malady. Beatty concludes that ?nervousness? was a legitimate medical diagnosis with a firm basis in eighteenth-century medical theory. more...

  • Insanity and the Lunatic Asylum in the Nineteenth Centuryby Serena Trowbridge

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The nineteenth-century asylum was the scene of both terrible abuses and significant advancements in treatment and care. The essays in this collection look at the asylum from the perspective of the place itself ? its architecture, funding and purpose ? and at the experience of those who were sent there. more...

  • The Reality of Recovery in Personality Disorderby Heather Castillo

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.96

    Setting out an innovative, person-centred, community-based approach, this book presents new and better ways of supporting people through recovery from personality disorder, one of the most challenging diagnoses in the psychiatric arena. Documented experiences from The Haven Project prove the success of the project's method. more...

  • Nothing about us, without us!by Christine Bryden

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 26.95

    Advocating for dementia for 20 years, Christine Bryden has been instrumental in ensuring that people with dementia are included in discussions about the condition and how to manage and think about it. This collection of her hard-hitting and inspiring insider presentations demands 'nothing about us, without us!' and promotes self-advocacy and self-reflection.Provocative... more...

  • The CBT Art Activity Bookby Jennifer Guest

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    Explore complex emotions and enhance self-awareness with these 100 ready-to-use creative activities. The intricate, attractive designs are illustrated in the popular zentangle style and are suitable for adults and young people, in individual or group work. The worksheets use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and art as therapy to address outcomes... more...

  • Life on the Autism Spectrum - A Guide for Girls and Womenby Karen McKibbin; Tony Attwood

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95

    Why is Autism Spectrum Disorder so misunderstood in girls and women and why do so many go under the radar without the support that they need? This practical guide explains the unique issues that affect females with autism and provides tools and strategies that girls, women and their families can use in day-to-day life.Following the story of Alison,... more...

  • Qigong for Wellbeing in Dementia and Agingby Stephen Rath; LauRha Frankfort; The Natural Healing Research Foundation

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    This book presents easy-to-follow Qigong exercises and key nutritional information that can help older people, who may be frail or have limited mobility, to improve and maintain their health and mobility, and to address symptoms associated with dementia. Accompanying illustrations and online videos will guide you through each exercise. more...