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  • The Compassionate Mind

    by Prof Paul Gilbert

    '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

  • Nutrient Power

    Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain

    by William J. Walsh

    Illuminates new scientific developments that can aid those with schizophrenia, anxiety, and moreA must-read for families, individuals, and medical practitioners interested in psychiatric healthcareUpdated with the most recent data to push beyond psychiatric medicine to a more efficient treatment systemOver the past 50 years, psychiatry has made some significantly large strides, but it needs a new ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Locked Ward

    Memoirs of a Psychiatric Orderly

    by Dennis O'Donnell

    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

    by Ruth Elder and 17 more

    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

    $127.15 AUD

  • The Compassionate Mind Workbook

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

    by Chris Irons and 1 more

    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

  • The Compassionate Mind Approach to Recovering from Trauma

    Using Compassion Focused Therapy

    by Sophie James and 1 more

    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

  • Breakdown: a personal crisis and a medical dilemma

    by Stuart Sutherland

    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

    $9.34 AUD

  • Mosby's Pocketbook of Mental Health

    by Eimear Muir-Cochrane and 20 more

    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

    $69.07 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

  • ACTivate Your Life

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

    by Joe Oliver and 2 more

    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

  • Mealtimes and Milestones

    A teenager's diary of moving on from anorexia

    by Constance Barter

    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

  • The New Laws of Psychology

    Why Nature and Nurture Alone Can’t Explain Human Behaviour

    by Peter Kinderman

    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

  • Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, Second Edition

    by James Lock and 5 more

    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

    $34.20 AUD

  • Textbook of Mental Health Nursing, Vol- I

    by Dorothy Deena Theodore

    Textbook of Mental Health Nursing, Vol- I ... Read more

    $8.19 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

    $41.46 AUD

  • Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing

    by Katie Evans and 19 more

    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

    $127.15 AUD

  • Patient and Person

    Interpersonal Skills in Nursing

    by Jane Stein-Parbury and 5 more

    A revised, updated edition of the bestselling nursing text promoting constructive interpersonal relationships.The latest edition of the ever-popular Patient and Person remains an authoritative guide to the practice and theory of developing interpersonal skills in nursing.This well known Elsevier nursing text has been fully revised and updated with new content and the latest research evidence, ... Read more

    $121.65 AUD

  • Textbook of Mental Health Nursing, Vol - II

    by Dorothy Deena Theodore

    Textbook of Mental Health Nursing, Vol - II ... Read more

    $9.08 AUD

  • The Compassionate Mind Approach to Building Self-Confidence

    Series editor, Paul Gilbert

    by Dr Mary Welford

    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

  • Hillcrest-Oakden

    The Diary of a Psychiatric Nurse

    by Christine Hillingdon

    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

    $4.39 AUD

  • Heavy Light

    A Journey Through Madness, Mania and Healing

    by Horatio Clare

    A 'Book to look out for in 2021' in the ObserverHeavy Light is the story of a breakdown: a journey through mania, psychosis and treatment in a psychiatric hospital, and onwards to release, recovery and healing.After 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 ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Development of the Person

    The Minnesota Study of Risk and Adaptation from Birth to Adulthood

    by L. Alan Sroufe and 7 more

    The definitive work on a groundbreaking study, this essential volume provides a coherent picture of the complexity of development from birth to adulthood. Explicated are both the methodology of the Minnesota study and its far-reaching contributions to understanding how we become who we are. The book marshals a vast body of data on the ways in which individuals' strengths and vulnerabilities are ... Read more

    $95.03 AUD

  • The Comfort Garden: Tales from the Trauma Unit

    by Laurie Barkin

    The Comfort Garden: Tales from the Trauma Unit Fresh Pond Press True and Fast-Paced Stories of Life on the Surgical-Trauma Unit at a City Hospital "It's not the Ritz but this is the best place in the city for treating trauma. The nurses and doctors here are trauma experts. This is where I would want my relatives to be," Laurie Barkin tells upset visitors at San Francisco General Hospital who ... Read more

    $9.61 AUD

  • It's Not All in Your Head

    How Worrying about Your Health Could Be Making You Sick--and What You Can Do about It

    by Gordon J. G. Asmundson and 3 more

    Where do you go for help when no one believes you're really sick? The doctors can’t explain your symptoms, but you know there’s something wrong because you can sense it in your body. Living with the specter of an unresolved health issue isn't just painful, it's isolating. The preoccupation and stress it causes can disrupt your career or interfere with personal relationships. If you continually ... Read more

    $31.34 AUD