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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 health... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 79.00
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$ 140.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.99
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 2007; US$ 89.99
This book is a first major attempt to examine what might be involved in consistently applying social understandings to addictions. Traditional approaches are dominated by what the book refers to as ???particle??? perspectives in which the focus narrows down to the person experiencing the addiction. Despite decades of research and development, particle-derived... more...
- Karnac Books 1995; US$ 49.95
This book synthesizes psychoanalytic and group dynamic approaches to group life and offers practical guidelines to the group psychotherapist. The authors advocate the simultaneous use of two perspectives: the psychoanalytic perspective for observing the "visible" group of people and their interactions, and a General Systems "Field Theory" perspective... 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...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2010; US$ 34.99
Amidst increasing awareness among clinicians of the impact that psychological factors and treatment of those factors have upon the progress of neurological disease, Psychotherapy for Neuropsychological Challenges offers clinicians mindfulness-based acceptance and intervention approaches to helping patients deal with the cognitive and emotional consequences... more...