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Surviving Schizophrenia, 6th Edition

by E. Fuller Torrey Harper Paperbacks (May 27, 2014)

Updated throughout and filled with all the latest research, the bestselling Surviving Schizophrenia is back, now in its sixth edition.

Since its first publication in 1983, Surviving Schizophrenia has become the...


The Dark Side of Innocence

by Terri Cheney Atria Books (March 01, 2011)

“Killing yourself at any age is a seriously tricky business. But when I was seven, the odds felt insurmountable.”

As a young girl, Terri Cheney’s life looked perfect. Her family lived in a lovely house...


Henry's Demons

by Patrick Cockburn & Henry Cockburn Scribner (February 01, 2011)

On a cold February day two months after his twentieth birthday, Henry Cockburn waded into the Newhaven estuary outside Brighton, England, and nearly drowned. Voices, he said, had urged him to do it. Nearly halfway...


Crazy Like Us

by Ethan Watters Free Press (January 12, 2010)

It is well known that American culture is a dominant force at home and abroad; our exportation of everything from movies to junk food is a well-documented phenomenon. But is it possible America's most troubling...


Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness: A Guide for Hospital Diversion

by Justin M Simpson & Glendon L Moriarty Columbia University Press (December 03, 2013)

The multimodal treatment of acute psychiatric illness is an integrated, systematic set of interventions stabilizing individuals with severe mental illness and helping them avoid the trauma of unnecessary psychiatric...


Mental Disability, Violence, and Future Dangerousness: Myths Behind the Presumption of Guilt

by John Weston Parry Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 26, 2013)

Using a multi-disciplinary approach, this book documents and explains how, when and why adults and children with mental disabilities—including those with sexual disorders— who are perceived to be a future...


Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

by Deborah Serani Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 05, 2013)

Depression and Your Child provides a uniquely textured understanding of pediatric depression and its treatments. Readers will find a wealth of specific tips, recommendations, and case examples sure to make parenting...


Hello to All That

by John Falk Henry Holt and Co. (September 17, 2013)

An off-the-wall, heartbreaking, and often hilarious memoir of a correspondent reporting from the front lines while also battling his lifelong nemesis-chronic depression

His own chemistry was his worst enemy,...


People Like Ourselves: Portrayals of Mental Illness in the Movies

by Jacqueline Noll Zimmerman Scarecrow Press (September 29, 2003)

Little has been written, however, about the ability of movies to portray mental illness sympathetically and accurately. Zimmerman fills that void with a close look at mental illness in more than seventy American...


Depression as a Psychoanalytic Problem

by Paolo Azzone UPA (December 07, 2012)

Over the past few decades, psychoanalysis and dynamic psychiatry have been steadily stepping back from a key role in the understanding and treatment of depressive disorders. This book investigates the historical...


Conversations with Anorexics: Compassionate and Hopeful Journey through the Therapeutic Process

by Hilde Bruch, Danita Czyzewski & Melanie A. Suhr Jason Aronson, Inc. (June 01, 1994)

From Publisher's Weekly: This posthumous collection of case material illustrates the treatment modality successfully employed by psychiatrist Bruch with patients suffering from the eating disorder of anorexia....


Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia: The Treatment of Choice

by Bertram P. Karon & Gary R. VandenBos Jason Aronson, Inc. (July 07, 1977)

An important new book which is a stunning attempt by two knowledgeable, persevering psychotherapists to present their understanding and sound therapeutic approach to dealing with the difficulties and challenges...


Psychotherapy of Preoedipal Conditions: Schizophrenia and Severe Character Disorders

by Hyman Spotnitz Jason Aronson, Inc. (August 01, 1995)

In Psychotherapy of Preoedipal Conditions, Hyman Spotnitz and his contributors demonstrate how to develop and use emotional interchange that fosters a climate of increasing emotional complexity and facilitates...


Understanding the Borderline Mother: Helping Her Children Transcend the Intense, Unpredictable, and Volatile Relationship

by Christine Ann Lawson Jason Aronson, Inc. (September 01, 2000)

Some readers may recognize their mothers as well as themselves in this book. They will also find specific suggestions for creating healthier relationships. Addressing the adult children of borderlines and the...


Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get on with Life

by Margalis Fjelstad Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 04, 2013)

People with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorders are master manipulators; Caretakers fall for them every time. This book helps Caretakers break the cycle and puts them on a new path of personal freedom,...


Walking Behind Schizophrenic Eyes

by Perry Ritthaler eBookIt.com (January 05, 2013)

Thank you for taking your valuable time to read this presentation on the many faces of schizophrenia.

This e-book "Walking Behind Schizophrenic Eyes" is a true story full of reflective thoughts accompanied by...


Special Needs Families in the Military: A Resource Guide

by Janelle B. Moore & Don Philpott Government Institutes (January 16, 2011)

The saying 'it takes a village to raise a child' is especially true for families with special needs children. It takes an 'army' of therapists, doctors, nurses, counselors, and educators. Special needs families...


Straight Talk about Criminals: Understanding and Treating Antisocial Individuals

by Stanton E. Samenow Jason Aronson, Inc. (October 01, 2002)

Is there a genetic predisposition to crime? Should mental illness be taken into account? Do family and social environments have a role? Do people become abusers because they have been abused? How can people...


Management of Countertransference with Borderline Patients

by Glen O. Gabbard & Sallye M. Wilkinson Jason Aronson, Inc. (October 01, 2000)

This book provides a systematic approach to managing countertransference when treating borderline patients. Using detailed accounts of clinical experiences, the authors demonstrate how their own thoughts, feelings,...


The Physical Basis of Mental Illness

by Ronald Chase Transaction Publishers (December 31, 2011)

This accessible volume sets an ambitious goal: to help people better understand the nature of mental illness. Chase presents a concise outline of the science of mental illness, with a focus on schizophrenia,...


Understanding Psychosis: Issues, Treatments, and Challenges for Sufferers and Their Families

by Donald Capps Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2010)

Severe mental illness afflicts many men and women throughout their lives, often without warning, and almost always with devastating results. This book takes a look at psychosis, and contends that although the...


Surviving Schizophrenia, 7th Edition

by E. Fuller Torrey Harper Perennial (March 26, 2019)

Updated throughout and filled with all the latest research, treatment plans, commonly asked questions and more, the bestselling resource on schizophrenia is back—now in its seventh edition.

“E. Fuller Torrey...


The Wandering Mind: Understanding Dissociation from Daydreams to Disorders

by Maryann Karinch, M. A. D. Biever & Mark Whitacre Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 09, 2012)

The Wandering Mind introduces readers to dissociative states and helps them understand the nature of serious dissociative disorders, such as those involving multiple personalities. The authors pinpoint the differences...


Swing Low: A Life

by Miriam Toews Harper Perennial (September 06, 2011)

“Audacious,original and profoundly moving . . . . Healing is a likely outcome of a bookimbued with the righteous anger, compassion and humanity of Swing Low.”—Globe and Mail (Canada)

Reverberatingwith emotional...


Infants of Parents with Mental Illness

by Vicki Cowling & Anne Sved Williams Australian Academic Press (December 31, 2008)

During the last 100 years infant mortality rates have improved dramatically, yet even in a developed country such as Australia the physical health of infants varies greatly, despite advances in science and technology....


Crazy Enough

by Storm Large Free Press (December 19, 2011)

Yes, Storm Large is her real name, though she’s been called many things. As a performer, the majority of descriptions have led with “Amazon,” “powerhouse,” “a six-foot Vargas pinup come to life.”...


Borderline Personality Disorder: A Case Study of the Movie FATAL ATTRACTION, Second Edition

by Francine R Goldberg Beneficial Film Guides (February 21, 2013)

This guide is designed to be used as a companion to the Paramount Pictures movie, Fatal Attraction. It presents a unique and entertaining learning opportunity for both mental health professionals and those who...


Undoing Depression: What Therapy Doesn't Teach You and Medication Can't Give You

by Richard O'Connor Little, Brown and Company (January 07, 2010)

Like heart disease, says psychotherapist Richard O'Connor, depression is fueled by complex and interrelated factors: genetic, biochemical, environmental. In this refreshingly sensible book, O'Connor focuses...


Evening's Empire: The Story of My Father's Murder

by Zachary Lazar Little, Brown and Company (November 08, 2009)

When he was just six years old, Zachary Lazar's father, Edward, was shot dead by hit men in a Phoenix, Arizona parking garage. The year was 1975, a time when, according to the Arizona Republic, "land-fraud artists...


The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness

by Lori Schiller Grand Central Publishing (November 16, 2008)

Moving, harrowing, and ultimately uplifting, Lori Schiller's memoir is a classic testimony to the ravages of mental illness and the power of perseverance and courage.

At seventeen Lori Schiller was the perfect...


Schizophrenia: A Case Study of the Movie A BEAUTIFUL MIND - Second Edition

by Francine R Goldberg PhD Beneficial Film Guides (February 21, 2013)

This e-book is designed to be used as a companion to the Universal Studios film, A BEAUTIFUL MIND. It presents a unique and entertaining learning opportunity for both mental health professionals and those who...


Breaking Free

by Herschel Walker & Jerry Mungadze Touchstone (April 14, 2008)

The NFL legend and Heisman Trophy winner shares the inspiring story of his life and diagnosis with dissociative identity disorder.

Herschel Walker is widely regarded as one of football's greatest running...