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A Life on Hold

Living with Schizophrenia

by Josie Méndez-Negrete

<p>For more than twenty years Josie Méndez-Negrete has endured the emotional journey of watching her son Tito struggle with schizophrenia. Her powerful account is the first memoir by a Mexican American author to share the devastation and hope a ...

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Agnes's Jacket

A Psychologist's Search for the Meanings of Madness.Revised and Updated with a New Epilogue by the Author

by Gail A. Hornstein

<p>In a Victorian-era German asylum, seamstress Agnes Richter painstakingly stitched a mysterious autobiographical text into every inch of the jacket she created from her institutional uniform. Despite every attempt to silence them, hundreds of ...

ISBN: 9781351535953

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Antipsychotics: History, Science, and Issues

by Jeffrey Kerner & Bridget McCoy M.D.

<p>The problem of serious mental illness is a widely discussed topic in the media and popular culture. This text provides a comprehensive analysis of antipsychotic medications, covering historical, social, and scientific viewpoints on this ...

ISBN: 9781440839894

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Beyond Schizophrenia

Living and Working with a Serious Mental Illness

by Marjorie L. Baldwin

<p>The experience of living and working with schizophrenia is often fraught with challenges and setbacks. This book is a comprehensive attempt to explain why, in spite of near-miraculous advances in medication and treatment, persons with mental ...

ISBN: 9781442248342

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Breaking through Schizophrenia

Lacan and Hegel for Talk Therapy

by Wilfried Ver Eecke

<p><em>Breaking through Schizophrenia</em> builds on the ideas of Jacques Lacan who argued that schizophrenia is a deficient relationship to language, in particular the difficulty to master the metaphoric dimension of language, which children ...

ISBN: 9781538118023

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Broken Brain, Fortified Faith

Lessons of Hope through a Child's Mental Illness

by Virginia Pillars

<p>The terms &quot;mental illness” and “mental health” are often used casually, but many don’t believe mental illness is relevant to their lives. However, studies show that more people live with mental illness than heart disease, lung disease, ...

ISBN: 9781944822170

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CBT for Psychosis

Process-orientated Therapies and the Third Wave

by Caroline Cupitt

<p>Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for psychosis is constantly changing and evolving. Recently, in what is sometimes called the ‘third wave’, therapy has become more concerned with the individual’s relationship to their experience, rather than

ISBN: 9781315294834

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Cognitive-Behavioral Social Skills Training for Schizophrenia: A Practical Treatment Guide

by Granholm, Eric L.

<div>This unique manual presents cognitive-behavioral social skills training (CBSST), a step-by-step, empirically supported intervention that helps clients with schizophrenia achieve recovery goals related to living, learning, working, and ...

ISBN: 9781462524723

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Everything I Love Restored: and Other Poems

by Matthew Freeman

<p>Matthew Freeman&apos;s newest poetry collection presents a romantic vision wherein the environment can range from ecstatic to sinister. Steeped in urban shamanism, the poems reflect a desperate search for the American Sublime, the author’s ...

ISBN: 9781603813747

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Group Therapy for Psychoses

by Ivan Urlic & Manuel Gonzalez De Chavez

<p>Group therapy for patients with psychotic experiences is one of the least known of the group therapies; it is also one of the most diverse. This collection presents a range of methods, models and settings for group therapy for psychoses, as ...

ISBN: 9781315522593

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Hallucination-focused Integrative Therapy

A Specific Treatment that Hits Auditory Verbal Hallucinations

by Jack A. Jenner

<p>Hallucination-focused Integrative Treatment (HIT) is a specific treatment for auditory verbal hallucinations which integrates techniques from CBT, systems therapy, psychoeducation, coping training, rehabilitation and medication. It emphasises

ISBN: 9781317393924

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Loss of Self in Psychosis

Psychological Theory and Practice

by Simon Jakes

<p>In <em>Loss of Self in Psychosis: Psychological Theory and Practice</em> Simon Jakes takes a critical look at contemorary approaches to the psychology of psychosis. In doing so, he explores how these vastly different approaches, as well as ...

ISBN: 9781315523996

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Maybes & Nevers

On our journey through mental illness

by Dolores Deckert O'Connell

You can’t fix it – You can’t change it. But, you can love them through it. I came to believe that’s the answer. I’ve learned over time that’s all I could do. My son came apart at eighteen. The years ahead were torturous for all of us. Everyone ...

ISBN: 9781460259399

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Personal Experiences of Psychological Therapy for Psychosis and Related Experiences

by Peter Taylor, Olympia Gianfrancesco & Naomi Fisher

<p>For those struggling with experiences of psychosis, therapy can be beneficial and even life changing. However, there is no single type of therapy, and a great range and diversity of therapeutic approaches have been developed to help different

ISBN: 9781351610544

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Positive Psychotherapy for Psychosis

A Clinician's Guide and Manual

by Mike Slade, Tamsin Brownell, Tayyab Rashid & others

<p><em>Positive Psychotherapy for Psychosis</em> describes a new psychological intervention, which for the first time applies emerging research from the field of positive psychology specifically to psychosis. The book contains guidance on ...

ISBN: 9781134798728

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Prevention in Mental Health Care

Time for a new approach

by Dorien Nieman

<p><em>Prevention in Mental Health Care: Time for a new approach</em> focuses on the limitations in current psychiatric practice and research. Many professionals working in mental health care, as well as patients with psychiatric symptoms, are ...

ISBN: 9781317407263

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Puppet Play Therapy

A Practical Guidebook

by Athena A. Drewes & Charles E. Schaefer

<p><em>Puppet Play Therapy</em> is a comprehensive guidebook that describes the basic skills, techniques, and applications for selecting and working with puppets in specific types of settings and populations. Written by preeminent voices in the ...

ISBN: 9781351722049

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Recovering from Psychosis

Empirical Evidence and Lived Experience

by Stephen Williams

<p>The use of first-hand service user accounts of mental illness is still limited in the professional literature available. This is, however, beginning to change, with a new ‘recovery’ focus in mental health services meaning that the voices of ...

ISBN: 9781135045746

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Recovery, Meaning-Making, and Severe Mental Illness

A Comprehensive Guide to Metacognitive Reflection and Insight Therapy

by Reid E. Klion & Paul H. Lysaker

<p><em>Recovery, Meaning-Making, and Severe Mental Illness</em> offers practitioners an integrative treatment model that will stimulate and harness their creativity, allowing for the formation of new ideas about wellness in the face of profound ...

ISBN: 9781315446981

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Sam's Journal

by Jeffrey Cheng

<p>A beneficial book for mental health professionals, social workers, nurses, teachers or parents and caregivers who may be working with high risk youths with mental health disorders or substance abuse disorders. Sam's Journal gives a glimpse ...

ISBN: 9780993828904

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