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- Wiley 2006; US$ 199.95
Obesity now represents a serious problem in industrialized nations. An increasingly large number of people, especially children, are overweight - leading to subsequent illness and a reduced life expectancy. At long last, with this first evidence-based review of the current intervention strategies for treating and preventing obesity clinicians and... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 85.00
A clear guide to one of today's most popular treatment modalities, this volume explores why the narrative metaphor is important in the therapeutic relationship, and how to incorporate narrative techniques into social work practice. Building on basic insights about how stories shape people's lives, and how destructive stories can be modified,... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 12.95
In this compelling book, we meet a man who can't let anyone get within a certain distance of his nose, two kleptomaniacs from very different walks of life, an Internet addict who chooses virtual life over real life, a professor with a dangerous gambling habit, and others with equally debilitating compulsive conditions. Writing with compassion, humor,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 145.00
Among the most prevalent and personally devastating psychological disorders the development of a cognitive approach to obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) has transformed our understanding and treatment of it. In this highly practical and accessible book, Jonathan Abramowitz presents a model of OCD grounded in the most up-to-date research that incorporates... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 26.99
David Adam is a writer and editor at Nature , the world's leading scientific journal. Before that he was a specialist correspondent for The Guardian for seven years, writing on science, medicine, and the environment. In 2006 his piece on carbon offsets was chosen by the Association of British Science Writers as the year's best newspaper feature... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95
Contemporary psychoanalysis needs less reality and more fantasy; what Michael Vannoy Adams calls the 'fantasy principle'. The Fantasy Principle radically affirms the centrality of imagination. It challenges us to exercise and explore the imagination, shows us how to value vitally important images that emerge from the unconscious, how to evoke such... more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 89.99
Here is the first major work that examines the benefits of applying social understanding to addiction. Traditional approaches have been dominated by what the book labels "particle" perspectives, in which treatment focuses on the person experiencing the addiction. Despite decades of research, particle-based approaches have yielded marginal results... more...
- Karnac Books 1995; US$ 49.95
Understanding the psychodynamics of groups has derived from the two separate strands of theory and practice, resulting in two separate disciplines: group psychotherapy and group dynamics. Present-day group psychotherapy derives mainly from psychoanalytic theory and Bion's early experiences with wartime groups, and has been developed from the work... more...
- Karnac Books 2001; US$ 33.95
This collection of papers, spanning the last 15 years, presents a spirited defence of Freud's clinical method, considering the "crisis of psychoanalysis" in the wider context of a crisis of reflective thought in society as a whole. Expressing the wish to "clarify and polish the glass through which we see the psychoanalytic experience", Jorge Ahumada... more...
- Karnac Books 1998; US$ 33.95
This book sets out to address the complexities of psychoanalytic assessment. Comprises a comprehensive review of relevant literature and contributions from various psychotherapists on the different aspects of the assessment process.Contributors:Helen Alfiille, Judith Barnard, Ruth Berkowitz, Judy Cooper, Arna Davis, Philip Hewitt, Mira Malovic-Yeeles,... more...