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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 32.95
Based on extensive research, this practical book gives you the tools needed to use Social Narratives, a simple intervention for helping children with autism spectrum disorder develop social behaviour. Packed with sample stories, and with step-by-step guidelines for writing, this book will show you how to implement the approach to maximise success. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89
The concept of sex addiction took hold in the 1980s as a product of cultural anxiety. Yet, despite being essentially mythical, sex addiction has to be taken seriously as a phenomenon. Its success as a purported malady lay with its medicalization, both as a self-help movement in terms of self-diagnosis, and as a rapidly growing industry of therapists... more...
- NYU Press 2005; US$ 26.00
Autism has been defined by experts as a developmental disorder affecting social and communication skills as well as verbal and nonverbal communication. It is said to occur in as many as 2 to 6 in 1,000 individuals. This book challenges the prevailing, tragic narrative of impairment that so often characterizes discussions about autism. Autism and... more...
- Giramondo Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Small Acts of Disappearance is a collection of ten essays that describes the authors affliction with an eating disorder which begins in high school, and escalates into life-threatening anorexia over the next ten years. Fiona Wright is a highly regarded poet and critic, and her account of her illness is informed by a keen sense of its contradictions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 130.00
The Handbook of Clinical Sexuality for Mental Health Professionals was designed by psychiatric educators to enable all mental health professionals to more skillfully and competently treat the common sexual concerns of those who seek their help. Eminent distinguished clinicians impart clear and practical guidance about assessing and treating high... more...
- Haworth Press 2001; US$ 59.95
Using the clinical model of the whiplash syndrome, this groundbreaking book describes the alterations in brain chemistry and function induced in individuals by what is known as traumatic stress or traumatizationexperiencing a life-threatening event while in a state of helplessness. The Body Bears the Burden: Trauma, Dissociation, and Disease... more...
- IOS Press 2006; US$ 168.00
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common and disabling condition that often goes undiagnosed for years, and even when the diagnosis is made, treatment is frequently ineffective, especially for combat veterans. Cognitive behavioural therapy with imaginal exposure is considered first-line treatment, but many cannot or will not engage in imaginal... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00
The older adult population is booming in the United State and across the globe. With this boom comes an increase in the number of older adults who experience psychological disorders. Current estimates suggest that about 20% of older persons are diagnosable with a mental disorder: Personality disorders are among the most poorly understood, challenging,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
An international collection of papers on the topic. The editors and authors explain the need for more research on the topic. An interesting and useful addition to a special issue is the Epilogue which both comments on the special issue itself and clearly explains the research implications and future directions. more...