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  • Bipolar Disorder

    by Stephen Strakowski

    series Oxford American Psychiatry Library
    Bipolar disorder is one of the most common and disabling conditions affecting humankind. It is a leading cause of disability and mortality worldwide, affecting millions of people. The illness is complex and dynamic, so that many individuals are misdiagnosed for years and clinicians struggle with identifying the most appropriate and successful treatment. Because it is complex and common, people ... Read more

    $60.82 AUD

  • Love's Executioner

    by Irvin D. Yalom

    Love's Executioner offers us the humane and extraordinary insight of renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom into the lives of ten of his patients - and through them into the minds of us allWhy was Saul tormented by three unopened letters from Stockholm? What made Thelma spend her whole life raking over a long-past love affair? How did Carlos's macho fantasies help him deal with terminal cancer?In ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Hidden Valley Road

    by Robert Kolker

    12 children.6 of them diagnosed with schizophrenia.Science's greatest hope in understanding the disease.___________*ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVOURITE BOOKS OF 2020**TIME 100 Must-Read Books Of 2020 Pick**New York Times bestseller**Selected as Oprah's Book Club Pick*'Startl... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Casebook of Neuropsychiatry

    by Trevor A. Hurwitz and 3 more

    Casebook of Neuropsychiatry provides a fascinating tour of the critical subspecialty of neuropsychiatry, which combines neurology and psychiatry to address organic disturbances in the central nervous system that give rise to mental diseases. The book is comprised of 11 chapters, with subjects ranging from apathy to hyperkinetic states, and from depression to psychobehavioral disinhibition. The ... Read more

    $91.29 AUD

  • Understanding Mental Disorders

    Your Guide to DSM-5®

    by American Psychiatric Association

    Understanding Mental Disorders: Your Guide to DSM-5® is a consumer guide for anyone who has been touched by mental illness.Most of us know someone who suffers from a mental illness. This book helps those who may be struggling with mental health problems, as well as those who want to help others achieve mental health and well-being.Based on the latest, fifth edition of the Diagnostic and ... Read more

    $24.52 AUD

  • Changing Minds

    The go-to Guide to Mental Health for Family and Friends

    by Dr Mark Cross and 1 more

    This compassionate and insightful guide will demystify mental health issues and help anyone concerned about themselves or loved ones.Leading psychiatrist Dr Mark Cross, from the acclaimed ABC TV series 'Changing Minds', feels strongly that everyone should have easy access to information they can trust about common mental health problems, whether for themselves or to help family or friends. The ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Mindsight

    change your brain and your life

    by Daniel J. Siegel and 1 more

    The groundbreaking bestseller on how your capacity for insight and empathy allows you to make positive changes in your brain — and in your lifeDaniel J. Siegel, widely recognised as a pioneer in the field of mental health, coined the term ‘mindsight’ to describe the innovative integration of brain science with the practice of psychotherapy. Combining the latest research findings with case studies ... Read more

    $15.39 AUD

  • An Intelligent Life

    by Julian Short

    An Intelligent Life is a practical guide to modern life and relationships. This bestselling title in a revised and updated edition.Dr Julian Short draws upon 30 years’ experience as a psychiatrist to offer hints, tips and guidelines for coping with many of the problems and events that we face every day.In straightforward language Short explores rejection, family, professional and personal ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • 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

  • On Becoming a Person

    by Carl Rogers

    In this book, one of America's most distinguished psychologists describes his experiences in helping people to discover the path to personal growth through an understanding of their own limitations and potential. What is personal growth? Under what conditions is it possible? How can one person help another? What is creativity, and how can it be fostered? These are some of the issues raised, which ... Read more

    $12.99 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

  • 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

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Book of Woe

    the DSM and the unmaking of psychiatry

    by Gary Greenberg

    A riveting exposé of the psychiatric profession’s bible from leading psychotherapist Gary Greenberg, The Book of Woe reveals the deeply flawed process by which mental disorders are invented and uninvented — and how suffering has been turned into a commodity.Since its first edition in 1952, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) has been regarded as the leading authority on ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Between Death and Life – Conversations with a Spirit

    An internationally acclaimed hypnotherapist’s guide to past lives, guardian angels and the death experience

    by Dolores Cannon

    Offering both comfort to the fearful and confirmation to the curious, Between Death and Life – Conversations with a Spirit examines different levels of existence in the spirit realms through hundreds of real people’s past life testimonies as revealed to widely published and internationally acclaimed past-life regressionist and hypnotherapist Dolores Cannon.What happens at the point of death?Where ... Read more

    $8.46 AUD

  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®)

    by American Psychiatric Association

    This new edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order ... Read more

    $176.98 AUD

  • I Am The Night

    an addictive, gripping psychological thriller

    by Ethan Cross

    series The Ackerman Thrillers #1
    The night is dark. My soul is darker.Marcus Williams and Francis Ackerman Jr. are both killers. But while Williams is tortured by the deaths he has caused, Ackerman takes pleasure in his murders.Williams is a former New York City homicide detective.Ackerman is a serial killer.And both men are about to become unwilling pawns in a conspiracy that reaches to the highest levels of US government. They ... Read more

    $2.19 AUD

  • Becoming Myself

    a psychiatrist’s memoir

    by Irvin D. Yalom

    The must-read new memoir from one of psychiatry’s most important figures.Irvin D. Yalom has made a career of investigating the lives of others. In this profound memoir, he turns his writing and his therapeutic eye upon himself. He opens his story with a nightmare: He is twelve, and is riding his bike past the home of an acne-scarred girl. Like every morning, he calls out, hoping to befriend her, ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves

    by Siri Hustvedt

    By the bestselling author of WHAT I LOVED, an intimate and enlightening account of her search for the key to her mysterious nervous disorder, which brilliantly illuminates the connection between mind and body.'Readers of Oliver Sacks will rate this book highly; as with Sacks, scientific knowledge and a powerful capacity for empathy are closely linked . . . It is Hustvedt's gift to write with ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Psychodynamic Psychiatry in Clinical Practice

    by Glen O. Gabbard and 1 more

    It is difficult to improve on a classic, but the fifth edition of Psychodynamic Psychiatry in Clinical Practice does just that, offering the updates readers expect with a deft reorganization that integrates DSM-5® with the author's emphasis on psychodynamic thinking. The individual patient is never sacrificed to the diagnostic category, yet clinicians will find the guidance they need to apply DSM ... Read more

    $160.37 AUD

  • Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

    A Basic Text

    by Glen O. Gabbard and 1 more

    Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: A Basic Text takes a hands-on approach, focusing on the fundamental principles and basic features of the psychodynamic modality for the benefit of training directors and trainees in a variety of mental health fields. This new, meticulously updated edition offers the latest research on the foundations, techniques, and efficacy of psychodynamic psychotherapy, ... Read more

    $85.79 AUD

  • Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5®

    by American Psychiatric Association

    The Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5® is a concise, affordable companion to the ultimate psychiatric reference, DSM-5®. It includes the fully revised diagnostic classification, as well as all of the diagnostic criteria from DSM-5® in an easy-to-use paperback format. This handy reference provides quick access to the information essential to making a diagnosis. Designed to ... Read more

    $81.61 AUD

  • Overcoming Health Anxiety

    A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

    by David Veale and 1 more

    series Overcoming Books
    S****top worrying about your health and enjoy life.Many of us have a tendency to worry unnecessarily about our health. This can be worse in a time of global panic about pandemics. For some, the anxiety becomes chronic, and they may spend many hours checking for symptoms, seeking reassurance from others, surfing the internet for information about different diseases, or repeatedly visiting the ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Mental

    Everything You Never Knew You Needed to Know about Mental Health

    by Dr. Steve Ellen and 1 more

    ‘Mental illness is too often portrayed with a sense of despair, as if it’s a life sentence. Nothing could be further from the truth. Virtually everyone improves with help, and most of the help is relatively easy to access.’How do we define mental illness? What does a diagnosis mean? What should you ask your doctor before you begin treatment? Are there alternatives to medication? What does the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Grief Works

    Stories of Life, Death and Surviving

    by Julia Samuel

    A Sunday Times Top 10 BestsellerDeath affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves.Julia Samuel, a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD