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  • Psychology: An Introduction for Health Professionals

    Psychology: An Introduction for Health Professionals will appeal to the undergraduate nursing and health science student seeking to understand patient responses and behaviours to various diagnoses, interventions and health outcomes.Written by Patricia Barkway and Deb O'Kane, the text is divided into two sections. The first introduces essential concepts and theories of psychology in the context of ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD

  • Mental Health A Pocket Guide

    This highly valued quick reference guide returns in its fourth edition to provide practical and helpful strategies for responding effectively to those in crisis.Mental Health: A pocket guide delivers a comprehensive overview of the relevant concepts vital to contemporary mental health care. With a clear focus on the consumer, it covers the issues faced by people living with mental illness, as well ... Read more

    $52.99 AUD

  • Wasted

    A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

    Why would a talented young woman enter into a torrid affair with hunger, drugs, sex, and death? Through five lengthy hospital stays, endless therapy, and the loss of family, friends, jobs, and all sense of what it means to be "normal," Marya Hornbacher lovingly embraced her anorexia and bulimia -- until a particularly horrifying bout with the disease in college put the romance of wasting away to ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Compassionate Mind

    'Wise and perceptive. [It] teaches self-compassion and the consolations of kindness. I recommend it.'SALLY BRAMPTON, author of Shoot the Damn DogDEVELOP YOUR FEELINGS OF COMPASSION AND INCREASE YOUR SENSE OF WELL-BEINGIn societies that encourage us to compete with each other, compassion is often seen as a weakness. Striving to get ahead, self-criticism, fear, and hostility towards others seem to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Saving Normal

    An Insider's Revolt against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life

    by Allen Frances ...
    International Bestseller • "An extraordinarily important book." —Marcia Angell, Harvard Medical SchoolA deeply fascinating and urgently important critique of the widespread medicalization of normality, by "one of the world's most prominent psychiatrists" (The Atlantic)Anyone living a full, rich life experiences ups and downs, stresses, disappointments, sorrows, and setbacks. Today, however, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Locked Ward

    Memoirs of a Psychiatric Orderly

    Dennis O'Donnell started work as an orderly in the Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit of a large hospital in Scotland in 2000. In his daily life he encountered fear, violence and despair but also a considerable amount of care and compassion. Recounting the stories of the patients he worked with, and those of his colleagues on the ward, he examines:�the different major mental disorders - their ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing - E-Book

    The new edition of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing focuses on practice in mental health and psychiatric care integrating theory and the realities of practice. Mental wellness is featured as a concept, and the consideration of a range of psychosocial factors helps students contextualise mental illness and psychiatric disorders. The holistic approach helps the student and the beginning ... Read more

    $121.99 AUD

  • NURSING: The Ultimate Study Guide

    The Ultimate Study Guide

    "Not your typical study guide, this single resource contains all of the core information an undergraduate nursing student needs to know from the first day of nursing school through the NCLEX-RN. Written in a succinct, well-organized, easy-to-read format, the guide closely follows the standard nursing curriculum and is designed as a reference for every core nursing course. To maximize successful ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

  • The Compassionate Mind Workbook

    A step-by-step guide to developing your compassionate self

    There is good and increasing evidence that cultivating compassion for one's self and others can have a profound impact on our physiological, psychological and social processes. In contrast, concerns with inferiority, shame and self-criticism can have very negative impacts on these processes and are associated with poorer physical and mental health.The Compassionate Mind Workbook is for anyone who ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Hillcrest-Oakden

    The Diary of a Psychiatric Nurse

    Christine Hillingdon was a Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse for twenty-seven years, employed under the South Australian Mental Health system. During that time, she kept diaries which reveal all aspects of working in that position, such as her period of training and dealing with people who suffered various degrees of mental illness, ranging from frightening to downright bizarre and hilarious … and then ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Compassionate Mind Approach to Recovering from Trauma

    Using Compassion Focused Therapy

    series Compassion Focused Therapy
    Terrible events are very hard to deal with and those who go through a trauma often feel permanently changed by it. Grief, numbness, anger, anxiety and shame are all very common emotional reactions to traumatic incidents such as an accident or death of a loved one, and ongoing traumatic events such as domestic abuse.How we deal with the aftermath of trauma and our own emotional response can ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • ACTivate Your Life

    Using acceptance and mindfulness to build a life that is rich, fulfilling and fun

    ACTivate Your Life focuses on helping people to be more open, connected and engaged with their lives, demonstrating how Acceptance Commitment Therapy can be used to tackle a range of problems such as low self-esteem, anxiety, anger and depression, as well as providing skills for life enhancement and self-development.Readers are encouraged to consider what matters to them and will learn techniques ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The New Laws of Psychology

    Why Nature and Nurture Alone Can't Explain Human Behaviour

    This controversial new book describes how human behaviour - thoughts, emotions, actions and mental health - can be largely explained if we understand how people make sense of their world and how that framework of understanding has been learned. In this ground-breaking book, Peter Kinderman, presents a simple, but radical new model of mental well-being.Published following the publication of the new ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Mealtimes and Milestones

    A teenager's diary of moving on from anorexia

    An astonishingly moving and mature account of a young woman's struggle with anorexia nervosa, a serious mental illness affecting 1.1 million people in the UK. At fourteen years of age, Constance Barter was admitted as an in-patient to a specialist eating disorders unit where she remained for seven months. During that time, she kept a diary which sheds light on what it means to have anorexia, how ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Shadow of a Doubt

    The twisty psychological thriller inspired by a real life story that will keep you reading long into the night

    ***'Pure suspense, where past and present collide with chilling results' Erin Kelly'A hugely entertaining, fast-paced thriller' Caz Frear'It's a pitch-perfect blend of ghostly terror and pacey thriller' Catherine Ryan Howard'Dark, spooky and brilliantly plotted, the perfect read for dark winter nights' Harriet Tyce***Twenty-six years ago my brother was murdered in my family home.I was sent to a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Compassionate Mind Approach to Overcoming Anxiety

    Using Compassion-focused Therapy

    by Dennis Tirch ...
    series Compassion Focused Therapy
    We know what it's like to worry from time to time, but for some of us, our worrying can take over and have a serious impact on our lives. When our anxiety gets out of hand and starts to dominate our lives, affecting how we function and our general sense of wellbeing, it's time to do something about it.This accessible self-help guide provides the reader with a clear understanding of how problem ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, Second Edition

    Tens of thousands of parents have turned to this compassionate guide for support and practical advice grounded in cutting-edge scientific knowledge. Top experts James Lock and Daniel Le Grange explain what you need to know about eating disorders, which treatments work, and why it is absolutely essential to play an active role in your teen's recovery--even though parents have often been told to ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

  • Mosby's Pocketbook of Mental Health

    Mosby’s Pocketbook of Mental Health is a convenient, user-friendly resource for all health professionals. The potency of this text is in its easily accessible format which offers clear, concise guidance to students on clinical placements and practitioners.In sum a ‘one stop shop’ for essential knowledge and skills backed up by the latest scientific evidence. The text is consumer centred and ... Read more

    $65.99 AUD

  • Heavy Light

    A Journey Through Madness, Mania and Healing

    by Horatio Clare ...
    'Deeply moving, darkly funny and hugely powerful' Robert Macfarlane'A brave, lit-up account of going mad and getting better' Jeanette WintersonAfter a lifetime of ups and downs, Horatio Clare was committed to hospital under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act. From hypomania in the Alps, to a complete breakdown and a locked ward in Wakefield, this is a gripping account of how the mind loses touch ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Breakdown: a personal crisis and a medical dilemma

    This acclaimed account by Stuart Sutherland, the best-selling author of Irrationality, of his own manic depression remains unique in its honesty and perception. As an eminent psychologist who suffered a severe mental breakdown, Sutherland provides us with an original and insightful description of his illness, its often bizarre consequences, and an analysis of the origins of mental illness. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Compassionate Mind Approach to Building Self-Confidence

    Series editor, Paul Gilbert

    series Compassion Focused Therapy
    Many of us have a tendency to measure our self-worth by comparing ourselves to others. But when we fail to reach our own, families, communities or societies 'ideals' this often results in feelings of inadequacy, anxiety and low mood. We may become self-critical, experience shame and a sense of being different from others.Although an improvement in 'self-esteem' is what we may feel we want this is ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Psychiatric Drugs Explained

    by David Healy ...
    This version is now out of print. An edition with e-book is available under ISBN 97880702041365. Psychiatric Drugs Explained contains a clear and comprehensive guide to the uses, benefits and impact of psychotropic drugs. It explains how people taking the drugs experience their side effects compared to the benefits they may bring. The fifth edition has been fully revised and updated to include the ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • ADHD Treatments for Children

    Understanding and Managining ADHD, #1

    by Jennifer Mind ...
    Book 1 - Understanding and Managining ADHD
    If your child has recently been diagnosed with ADHD, or you have read other books on the subject without finding practical solutions, then read on."Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder" is one of the most discussed and misinterpreted topics in child development, both in education and parenting.Compared to the past, in recent years, great strides have been made in pediatric and psychiatric ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing

    Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing has established itself as Australia and New Zealand's foremost mental health nursing text and is an essential resource for all undergraduate nursing students.This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect current research and changing attitudes about mental health, mental health services and mental health nursing in Australia and New ... Read more

    $121.99 AUD