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  • Beyond the Disease Model of Mental Disordersby Donald Kiesler

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 84.00

    Kiesler's Beyond the Disease Model of Mental Disorder goes beyond recent volumes which argue that psychotropic medications are being overused and abused in contemporary mental health settings. Elliott Valenstein, for example, an emeritus professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Michigan, recently argues that people should be... more...

  • Mad Among Usby Gerald N. Grob

    Free Press 1994; US$ 24.99

    In the first comprehensive one-volume history of the treatment of the mentally ill, the foremost historian in the field compellingly recounts our various attempts to solve this ever-present dilemma from colonial times to the present. Gerald Grob charts the growth of mental hospitals in response to the escalating numbers of the severely and persistently... more...

  • The Faces of Intellectual Disabilityby Licia Carlson

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20

    In a challenge to current thinking about cognitive impairment, this book explores what it means to treat people with intellectual disabilities in an ethical manner. Reassessing philosophical views of intellectual disability, Licia Carlson shows how we can affirm the dignity and worth of intellectually... more...

  • The Psychosis-Risk Syndromeby Thomas MD McGlashan; Barbara PhD Walsh; Scott MD Woods

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    Using the authors' over thirteen years of experience at the psychosis-risk clinic at Yale University School of Medicine, The Psychosis-Risk Syndrome presents a concise handbook that details the diagnostic tools and building blocks that comprise the Structural Interview for Psychosis-Risk Syndromes, or SIPS. Clear and to the point, this volume provides... more...

  • Evidence-based Interventions in Social Workby John S. Wodarski; Marvin D. Feit

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 47.95

    Evidence-based Interventions in Social Work: A Practitioner’s Manual centers on the factorial complexity of planning interventions with major client groups. Monumental economic and political forces are reshaping the way medical, mental health, and social services are delivered in the United States. By focusing on the role of the social worker... more...

  • Mental Health Systems Comparedby Paul Olson

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 69.95

    The primary objective of this book is to provide comprehensive descriptions and make comparative evaluations of each of the mental health systems of four Western, industrialized countries. The countries selected illustrate a continuum from a highly centralized and publicly financed, national health service in Great Britain to a predominantly decentralized... more...

  • Deja Review Behavioral Science, Second Editionby Gene Quinn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 25.00 US$ 23.44

    Sales Handle This high-yield, rapid-fire Q&A book is written by students for students to help first and second year medical students review behavioral science for their course exams as well as prepare for the USMLE Step 1. About the Book The Deja Review series helps you "Remember what you already know"; the flashcard format helps medical students... more...

  • Biological Psychiatryby Michael R. Trimble; Mark George

    Wiley 2010; US$ 124.95 US$ 108.29

    Biological psychiatry has dominated psychiatric thinking for the past 40 years, but the knowledge base of the discipline has increased substantially more recently, particularly with advances in genetics and neuroimaging. The third edition of Biological Psychiatry has been thoroughly updated taking into account these developments. As in the earlier... more...

  • The Young Mindby Mike Shooter; Sue Bailey

    Transworld 2010; US$ 22.55

    Sadly, millions of children today are affected by mental health problems, almost a doubling of the number of sufferers in just one generation. Now, in this timely new book, mental health experts provide invaluable information and guidance for concerned parents, teachers and young adults. With chapters covering subjects such as child and adolescent... more...

  • Rationality and the Pursuit of Happinessby Michael E. Bernard

    Wiley 2010; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49

    This book reveals how the principles of rational living identified by Albert Ellis, one of the world’s most influential and popular psychologists, can be used by anyone to achieve lifelong happiness. Reveals the 11 principles of rational living that when put into practice can consistently increase levels of personal happiness Includes selected... more...