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A Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours

by Peter D. Hill & Jonathan O. H. Williams

<p>Handbook for the Assessment of Children’s Behaviours<br /> with Wiley Desktop Edition</p> <p> </p> <p>This ground-breaking book takes a new approach to the assessment of behaviour in children and adolescents. Written by an expert author ...

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A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health

Social Contexts, Theories, and Systems

by Teresa L. Scheid & Eric R. Wright

<p>With chapters written by leading scholars and researchers, the third edition of A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health provides an updated, comprehensive review of the sociology of mental health. The volume presents an overview of the ...

ISBN: 9781108183697

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A Historical Dictionary of Psychiatry

by Edward Shorter

<p>This is the first historical dictionary of psychiatry. It covers the subject from autism to Vienna, and includes the key concepts, individuals, places, and institutions that have shaped the evolution of psychiatry and the neurosciences. An ...

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A History of the Mind and Mental Health in Classical Greek Medical Thought

by Chiara Thumiger

<p>The Hippocratic texts and other contemporary medical sources have often been overlooked in discussions of ancient psychology. They have been considered to be more mechanical and less detailed than poetic and philosophical representations, as ...

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A Lexicon of Lunacy

Metaphoric Malady, Moral Responsibility and Psychiatry

by Thomas Szasz

<p>Thomas Szasz is renowned for his critical exploration of the literal language of psychiatry and his rejection of officially sanctioned definitions of mental illness. His work has initiated a continuing debate in the psychiatric community ...

ISBN: 9781351535021

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A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

by Karestan C. Koenen, Sasha Rudenstine, Ezra Susser & others

<p>A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders examines the interplay of social and biological factors in the production of a wide range of mental disorders throughout life, from the peri-natal period through to old age. The aging into adulthood ...

ISBN: 9780191631160

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A Lonely Desert Island

by Carole Petcher and Raymond Petignat

Against ignorance: the suppressed reality of mental illness and the consequences for those affected and their families by Carole Petcher & Raymond Petignat The widely held ignorance in the field of mental illnesses provided the major impulse ...

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A Longitudinal Study of Dyslexia

Bergen’s Multivariate Study of Children’s Learning Disabilities

by Hans-Jörgen Gjessing & Bjorn Karlsen

<p>Psychological and educational researchers in the Scandinavian countries have cooperated in a research effort relating to children's learning disabilities for more than a decade. Support has come from the federal governments and other funding ...

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A Mental Healthcare Model for Mass Trauma Survivors

Control-Focused Behavioral Treatment of Earthquake, War and Torture Trauma

by Metin Basoglu & Ebru Salcioglu

<p>Mass trauma events, such as natural disasters, war and torture, affect millions of people every year. Currently, there is no mental health care model with the potential to address the psychological needs of survivors in a cost-effective way. ...

ISBN: 9781139036337

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A Metaphysics of Psychopathology

by Peter Zachar

<p><strong>An exploration of what it means to think about psychiatric disorders as “real,” “true,” and “objective” and the implications for classification and diagnosis.</strong></p> <p>In psychiatry, few question the legitimacy of asking ...

ISBN: 9780262322287

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A Mind Apart

Poems of Melancholy, Madness, and Addiction

by Mark S Bauer

<p>&quot;Much madness is divinest sense,&quot; wrote Emily Dickinson, &quot;And much sense the starkest madness.&quot; The idea that poetry and madness are deeply intertwined, and that madness sometimes leads to the most divine poetry, has been ...

ISBN: 9780190450632

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A Model for Intelligence

by H.J. Eysenck

<p>with contributions by numerous experts</p> ...

ISBN: 9783642686641

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A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-line Professionals, Third Edition

by Nisha Dogra, Andrew Parkin, Clay Frake & others

<p>This handbook provides a succinct introduction to child mental health, covering the nature, prevalence, treatment and management of mental health problems in children and young people.</p> <p>The authors explore a range of issues surrounding

ISBN: 9781784503093

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A New Understanding of Mental Disorders

Computational Models for Dimensional Psychiatry

by Andreas Heinz

<p><strong>A new computational and dimensional approach to understanding and classifying mental disorders: modeling key learning and decision-making mechanisms across different mental disorders.</strong></p> <p>Even as researchers look for ...

ISBN: 9780262342858

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A Practical Guide to Medicine and the Law

by J.P. Jackson

<p>Legal action involving doctors, either as defendants or expert witnesses, has greatly increased over the past decade and few can now remain aloof from this aspect of their profession. Written by doctors (including five Council Members of the ...

ISBN: 9781447118633

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A Short Guide to Brain Imaging

The Neuroscience of Human Cognition

by Richard E. Passingham & James B. Rowe

<p>Brain imaging has revolutionised the field of Psychology - once more concerned with IQ tests, reaction times and questionnaires. Most Psychology departments now have access to an MRI scanner - some have even renamed themselves as departments ...

ISBN: 9780191019302

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A Solution to the Riddle Dyslexia

by H.N. Levinson

<p>Dyslexia was first described by two English physicians, Kerr and Morgan, in 1896. Interestingly, the structural cortical hypothesis initially proposed by Morgan is still held in wide esteem, albeit in slightly modified forms. Despite 80 years

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A Street Survival Guide for Public Safety Officers: The Cop Doc's Strategies for Surviving Trauma, Loss, and Terrorism

by Rudofossi, Daniel

An expansion of Dr. Rudofossi's theory of <EM>Police and Public Safety Complex Trauma</EM>, this text integrates other models of trauma and loss into a one-of-a-kind intervention model. It offers insider perspectives from police psychologists, ...

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A Theory of the Basal Ganglia and Their Disorders

by Miller, Robert

The Basal ganglia, to adopt a phrase of Churchill's, are "a riddle wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma." And although there is a wealth of information available on them, this research field remains controversial due in part to the diverse ...

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A Therapist’s Manual for Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Groups

by L.I. Sank & C.S. Shaffer

<p>One of the great advantages of rational-emotive therapy (RET) and cog­ nitive behavior therapy (CBT) is that they frequently employ psycho­ educational methods-including bibliotherapy, workshops, lectures, courses, recordings, and films. I ...

ISBN: 9781461583301

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