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Mental Health

  • How to Rethink Mental Illnessby Bernard Guerin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 51.95

    The world of mental illness is typically framed around symptoms and cures, where every client is given a label. In this challenging new book, Professor Bernard Guerin provides a fresh alternative to considering these issues, based in interdisciplinary social sciences and discourse analysis rather than medical studies or cognitive metaphors. A timely... more...

  • The Positive Power of Sadness: How Good Grief Prevents and Cures Anxiety, Depression, and Angerby Ron Johnson; Deb Brock

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 37.00

    Sadness is generally characterized as a negative emotion, yet experiencing sadness plays a positive and key role in achieving and maintaining mental health and in avoiding anxiety, depression, and anger. Indeed, sadness can be understood as a normal and necessary feeling that always occurs when one loses something that is loved. The Positive Power... more...

  • A Japanese Jungian Perspective on Mental Health and Cultureby Iwao Akita

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    A Japanese Jungian Perspective on Mental Health and Culture: Wandering Madness explores differences between Western and Japanese models of mental health. It argues that while the advent of modern mental health has brought about seminal changes in our understanding of and relationship to those who face its challenges, the cure also seems to be something... more...

  • Finding Hope in the Age of Anxietyby Claire Hayes

    Gill Books 2017; US$ 7.99

    Taking a self-compassionate approach, Dr Claire Hayes presents anxiety as a normal part of every stage of life, from childhood through to adolescence and adulthood. Using the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dr Hayes helps us to recognise, understand and take control of the unhelpful thoughts, beliefs and actions that cause anxiety. ... more...

  • Freedom of Information in a Post 9-11 Worldby Charles H Sides

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    "Freedom of Information in a Post 9-11 World" is, to date, the first international scholarly examination of the impact of the terrorist attack on the United States in terms of how it may alter academic and corporate research, as well as the sharing of information generated by that research, by international colleagues in technological fields. The collection... more...

  • Communicative Practices in Workplaces and the Professionsby Mark Zachry; Charlotte Thralls

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Bringing together prominent scholars from a variety of disciplines, "Communicative Practices in Workplaces and the Professions: Cultural Perspectives on the Regulation of Discourse and Organizations" offers readers an engaging set of essays on the complicated relationship between discourse and the many institutions within which people act. Each author... more...

  • Teaching Intercultural Rhetoric and Technical Communicationby Barry Thatcher; Kirk St. Amant; Charles H Sides

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 170.00

    In today's integrated global economy, technical communicators often collaborate in international production teams, work with experts in overseas subject matter, or coordinate documentation for the international release of products. Working effectively in such situations requires technical communicators to acquire a specialized knowledge of culture... more...

  • Cross-cultural Communicationby Thomas L Warren

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    "Cross-Cultural Communication" is a collection of essays that examines how practitioners can improve the acceptance of their documentation when communicating to cultures other than their own. The essays begin by examining the cross-cultural issues relating to quality in documentation. From there, the essays look at examples of common documents, analysing... more...

  • Death Education in the Writing Classroomby Jeffrey Berman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 80.00

    Death is often encountered in English courses?Hamlet?s death, celebrity death, death from the terrorist attacks on 9/11?but students rarely have the opportunity to write about their own experiences with death. In Death Education in the Writing Classroom, Jeffrey Berman shows how college students can write safely about dying, death, and bereavement.... more...

  • Guidebook on Helping Persons with Mental Retardation Mournby Jeffrey Kauffman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    The book contributes to an awareness of the significance of loss in the life experience of persons with mental retardation. Experiencing loss may be a very powerful vulnerability in their mental or psychological life, and dealing with this loss is a basic element in psychological health. There has been an enormous hole in the death and dying literature... more...