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- Wiley 2009; US$ 128.00 US$ 110.93
Winner of Medical Journalists’ Association Specialist Readership Award 2010 Recovery is widely endorsed as a guiding principle of mental health policy. Recovery brings new rules for services, e.g. user involvement and person-centred care, as well as new tools for clinical collaborations, e.g. shared decision making and psychiatric advance... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 127.95 US$ 110.89
Case formulation is a key skill for mental health practitioners, and this book provides examples of ten case formulations representing the most common mental health problems in a variety of populations and contexts, offering commentary on contrasting formulations of the same case. Provides an overview of the general features of case formulation... more...
- The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2009; US$ 63.00
A comprehensive textbook of mental health and the primary care setting. A multidisciplinary team of chapter authors give a wide range of clinical and research perspectives. Includes sections on issues in the UK, Ireland and the USA. Intended for GPs and all medical practitioners in primary care who need a one-stop reference text on mental health. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
More than thirty years after the publication of his acclaimed memoir The Eden Express, Mark Vonnegut continues his story in this searingly funny, iconoclastic account of coping with mental illness, finding his calling, and learning that willpower isn?t nearly enough. Here is Mark?s life childhood as the son of a struggling writer, as well as the... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.99
The Mental Capacity Act (2005) governs decision-making processes on behalf of adults who are unable to give informed consent, whether they lose mental capacity at some point in their lives due to illness or injury or where the incapacitating condition has been present since birth. Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity will assist practitioners in understanding... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2009; US$ 41.99
Breaking the Addiction to Please discusses the causes of the addiction to please, including childhood trauma, that are concealed by the Mask of Kindness. Insights, exercises, medication, and other interventions are presented to replace the 'Mask,' beginning with a Rebuilding phase and ending with Recovery and Relapse Prevention. more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 15.00
In mainstream society depression and mental illness are still somewhat taboo subjects; in the black community they are topics that are almost completely shrouded in secrecy. As a result, millions of black men are suffering in silence or getting treatment only in extreme circumstances?in emergency rooms, homeless shelters, and prisons. The neglect of... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...