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  • The Complete Short Stories and Sketches of Stephen Craneby Stephen Crane

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 9.99

    For the first time all 112 of Stephen Crane?s short stories and sketches?including several that have not been included in any previous collection and two that are now in print for the first time?have been brought together in one volume. Critics call Stephen Crane, who is best known for his Civil War novel, The Red Badge of Courage, the first ?modern?... more...

  • A Mindful Approach to Psychotherapy with At-Risk Adolescentsby Sam Himelstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    A Mindfulness-Based Approach to Working With High-Risk Adolescents is an accessible introduction to a new model of therapy that combines the Buddhist concept of mindfulness with modern trends in psychotherapy. Drawing on years of experience working with at-risk adolescents, the chapters explore ways to develop authentic connections with patients:... more...

  • Understanding the Mind of Your Bipolar Childby Gregory T. Lombardo

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    Help and hope for parents of children who suffer from this prevalent and puzzling disorder Bipolar disorder has an impact not only on children?s mood and behavior but on the way they experience the world, and consequently on the way they think. The intensity with which a bipolar child perceives things can be the source of creativity and talent,... more...

  • The Bitterest Pillsby Joanna Moncrieff

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 29.00

    A challenging reappraisal of the history of antipsychotics, revealing how they were transformed from neurological poisons into magical cures, their benefits exaggerated and their toxic effects minimized or ignored. more...

  • The Last Asylumby Barbara Taylor

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    The Last Asylum is Barbara Taylor's journey through mental illness and the psychiatric health care system. The Last Asylum begins with Barbara Taylor's visit to the innocuously named Princess Park Manor in Friern Barnet, North London -- a picture of luxury and repose. But this is the former site of one of England's most infamous lunatic... more...

  • Mad Among Usby Gerald N. Grob

    Free Press 1994; Not Available

    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...

  • Managing Madness (Psychology Revivals)by Joan Busfield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Psychiatry regularly comes under attack as a way of caring for and controlling the mentally ill. Originally published in 1986, this title explores the history and theory of psychiatry to illuminate current practice at the time, and shows why mental health services had developed in particular ways. The book was invaluable for all those who needed to... more...

  • Narratives of Art Practice and Mental Wellbeingby Olivia Sagan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Narratives of Art Practice and Mental Wellbeing draws on extensive research carried out with mental health service users who are also practicing artists. Using narrative data gained through hours of reflective conversation, it explores not whether art can contribute to positive wellbeing and improved mental health - as this is now established... more...

  • Perversionby Robert J. Md Stoller

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 19.00

    This new study, part of Professor Robert Stoller?s well-known, continuing work on sex and gender identity, is especially concerned with the psychological forces that contribute to sexual excitement in men and women. The author looks at sexual aberrations in order to learn what they can tell us about the dynamics of ?normal? sexual development. He shows... more...

  • Am I Depressed And What Can I Do About It?by Shirley Reynolds; Monika Parkinson

    Little, Brown Book Group 2015; Not Available

    Depression is one of the most common mental health problems and is estimated to affect around 15% of people at some point during their life. For many people depression is a life-long disorder which starts during the teenage years -around 10% of teenagers are estimated to have an episode of depression and many more experience persistent low mood.... more...