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Psychiatry

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  • DMT: The Spirit Molecule

    A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences

    by Rick Strassman and 1 more

    A clinical psychiatrist explores the effects of DMT, one of the most powerful psychedelics known.• A behind-the-scenes look at the cutting edge of psychedelic research.• Provides a unique scientific explanation for the phenomenon of alien abduction experiences.From 1990 to 1995 Dr. Rick Strassman conducted U.S. Government-approved and funded clinical research at the University of New Mexico in ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Cracked

    Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm Than Good

    by James Davies

    Why is psychiatry such big business? Why are so many psychiatric drugs prescribed – 47 million antidepressant prescriptions in the UK alone last year – and why, without solid scientific justification, has the number of mental disorders risen from 106 in 1952 to 374 today? The everyday sufferings and setbacks of life are now ‘medicalised’ into illnesses that require treatment – usually with highly ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Images of the Self: The Sandplay Therapy Process

    by Estelle L. Weinrib and 2 more

    Formerly out of print and unavailable for almost 20 years, this book has remained the foundational text on sandplay psychotherapeutic theory. The theoretical mechanics of how sandplay, an effective nonverbal therapy, works to heal and transform the psyche are articulated and applied to a complete sandplay case. This updated edition includes a clarification of the function of Jung’s personality ... Read more

    $29.14 AUD

  • Clinical Manual of Couples and Family Therapy

    by Gabor I. Keitner and 5 more

    The Clinical Manual of Couples and Family Therapy presents a conceptual framework for engaging families of psychiatric patients. It outlines practical, evidence-based family therapy skills that make it easier for clinicians to effectively integrate families into the treatment process. Moreover, it reestablishes the role of the psychiatrist as the leader of the team of professionals providing ... Read more

    $85.79 AUD

  • Behavioral Neurobiology of Depression and Its Treatment

    by Philip J. Cowen and 2 more

    series Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences #14
    The book highlights important new research using current state-of-the-art approaches by prominent researchers in the field of depression. A broad range of topics is covered, beginning with a description of the phenotypic features of clinical depression, followed by chapters on the cellular and molecular basis, functional neuroimaging correlates and information-processing accounts. Finally, ... Read more

    $242.10 AUD

  • Acquainted with the Night

    A Parent's Quest to Understand Depression and Bipolar Disorder in His Children

    by Paul Raeburn

    In the tradition of Kay Redfield Jamison’s An Unquiet Mind, Acquainted with the Night is a powerful memoir of one man’s struggle to deal with the adolescent depression and bipolar disorder of his son and his daughter.Seven years ago Paul Raeburn’s son, Alex, eleven, was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after leaving his fifth-grade classroom in an inexplicable rage. He was hospitalized three ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • ADHD and the Edison Gene

    A Drug-Free Approach to Managing the Unique Qualities of Your Child

    by Thom Hartmann

    Explores how the ADHD gene is and has been critical to humanity’s development• Shows how artists, inventors, and innovators carry the gene necessary for the future survival of humanity• Explains why children with this gene are so often mislabeled in public schools as having a disorder• Offers concrete strategies for helping children reach their full potentialIn ADHD and the Edison Gene, Thom ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Adult ADHD

    How to Succeed as a Hunter in a Farmer’s World

    by Thom Hartmann

    How to harness your ADHD “hunter” strengths to start your own business and prosper in the workplace• Provides organizational strategies, tips to maintain focus, and tools to set goals, build a business plan, and discover the right project to keep you motivated• Shares ADHD success stories from Fortune 500 CEOs, inventors, small business owners, and the author’s own experience in launching new ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Through the Glass Wall

    A Therapist's Lifelong Journey to Reach the Children of Autism

    by Howard Buten and 1 more

    A remarkable testament of hope and love, these pages recount Howard Buten’s lifelong journey working with autistic children. For three decades his pioneering, often controversial approaches have enabled him to gain access to their strange andsolitary universe—a universe he shares in a book that is unlike any you’ve ever read.From his first unforgettable encounter with a wild, clawing human ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology

    A Contextual Approach

    by Alan Carr

    The third edition of the hugely successful Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology incorporates important advances in the field to provide a reliable and accessible resource for clinical psychologists. Beginning with a set of general conceptual frameworks for practice, the book gives specific guidance on the management of problems commonly encountered in clinical work with children ... Read more

    $116.15 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

  • Working with Children to Heal Interpersonal Trauma

    The Power of Play

    by Eliana Gil and 3 more

    Featuring in-depth case presentations from master clinicians, this volume highlights the remarkable capacity of traumatized children to guide their own healing process. The book describes what posttraumatic play looks like and how it can foster resilience and coping. Demonstrated are applications of play, art, and other expressive therapies with children who have faced such overwhelming ... Read more

    $70.28 AUD

  • Treating Explosive Kids

    The Collaborative Problem-Solving Approach

    by Ross W. Greene and 3 more

    The first comprehensive presentation for clinicians of the groundbreaking approach popularized in Ross Greene's acclaimed parenting guide, The Explosive Child, this book provides a detailed framework for effective, individualized intervention with highly oppositional children and their families. Many vivid examples and Q&A sections show how to identify the specific cognitive factors that ... Read more

    $83.15 AUD

  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Fourth Edition

    A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment

    by Russell A. Barkley and 3 more

    Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. The field's leading authorities address all aspects of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, including psychological therapies and pharmacotherapy. Core components of ADHD are elucidated. The volume explores ... Read more

    $106.91 AUD

  • Am I Weird Or Is This Normal?

    Advice and Info To Get Teens in the Know

    by Laura Potash Fruitman and 3 more

    Am I Weird or Is This Normal? is for every girl who has ever wondered whether all the stuff that's happening to her body, feelings, and relationships is normal -- and who's seeking the 411 that will get her in step with life.Am I Weird or Is This Normal? is like being a part of a private conversation where you get answers and advice about all the stuff that's on your mind.Everyone feels strange, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Contemporary Art Therapy with Adolescents

    by Cathy A Malchiodi and 1 more

    Contemporary Art Therapy with Adolescents offers practical and imaginative solutions to the multifaceted challenges that clinicians face when treating young people. The author fuses the contemporary theories of clinical treatment with the creative processes of art therapy to arrive at a synthesis which yields successful outcomes when working with adolescents. Clinicians of allied disciplines, ... Read more

    $38.38 AUD

  • Teens Who Hurt

    Clinical Interventions to Break the Cycle of Adolescent Violence

    by Kenneth V. Hardy and 3 more

    Offering a fresh perspective on treatment, this book presents an overarching framework and many specific strategies for working with violent youth and their families. The authors shed light on the complex interplay of individual, family, community, and societal forces that lead some adolescents to hurt others or themselves. Effective ways to address each of these factors in clinical and school ... Read more

    $66.32 AUD

  • The Activity Kit for Babies and Toddlers at Risk

    How to Use Everyday Routines to Build Social and Communication Skills

    by Deborah Fein and 8 more

    Suspecting that your baby or toddler may have autism spectrum disorder or another developmental delay can be scary and overwhelming. But there is a lot you can do to help, even while waiting for an evaluation or early intervention. With the right tools, everyday tasks can be terrific opportunities for building critical social and communication skills. Start at the kitchen table, bathtub, or ... Read more

    $31.78 AUD

  • Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children, Second Edition

    Creative Arts and Play Therapy, eds Malchiodi and Crenshaw

    by Cathy A. Malchiodi and 6 more

    series Creative Arts and Play Therapy
    A trusted, bestselling resource, this volume demonstrates a range of creative approaches for facilitating children's emotional reparation and recovery from trauma. Experts in play, art, music, movement, and drama therapy, as well as bibliotherapy, describe step-by-step strategies for working with children, families, and groups. Rich with case material and artwork, the book is both practical and ... Read more

    $89.09 AUD

  • Exposure Therapy with Children and Adolescents

    by Michael A. Southam-Gerow and 1 more

    Exposure therapy is highly effective for treating anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, yet implementation with youth and their parents entails unique challenges. Packed with clinical examples, this concise book provides practical, developmentally savvy guidelines for conducting therapeutic exposure with 5- to 18-year-olds. At each stage of the process, it addresses clinicians' most ... Read more

    $58.40 AUD

  • DSM-5® Pocket Guide for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

    by Robert J. Hilt and 3 more

    Building on the best-selling Pocket Guide to the DSM-5 Diagnostic Exam, The DSM-5® Pocket Guide for Child and Adolescent Mental Health teaches readers how to formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan for this patient population. Because these patients are more likely to initiate mental health treatment in a primary care rather than specialty care setting, the authors pay particular attention to the ... Read more

    $74.68 AUD

  • Did You Hear That?: Help For Children Who Hear Voices

    by Seethalakshmi Subbiah

    Did You Hear That? Help for Children Who Hear Voices is about five very different children who share one thing in common — hearing voices and seeing things that are not there.Susie is a 9-year-old who keeps her challenges with auditory and visual hallucinations a secret until a teacher alerts her parents of her difficulties at school. With compassion, empathy, love and understanding, Susie's ... Read more

    $18.91 AUD

  • Moving Beyond Prozac, DSM, and the New Psychiatry

    The Birth of Postpsychiatry

    by Bradley Lewis

    series Corporealities: Discourses Of Disability
    "Interesting and fresh-represents an important and vigorous challenge to a discipline that at the moment is stuck in its own devices and needs a radical critique to begin to move ahead."--Paul McHugh, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine"Remarkable in its breadth-an interesting and valuable contribution to the burgeoning literature of the philosophy of psychiatry."--Christian Perring, ... Read more

    $39.26 AUD

  • Marital Conflict and Children

    An Emotional Security Perspective

    by E. Mark Cummings and 3 more

    series The Guilford Series on Social and Emotional Development
    From leading researchers, this book presents important advances in understanding how growing up in a discordant family affects child adjustment, the factors that make certain children more vulnerable than others, and what can be done to help. It is a state-of-the-science follow-up to the authors' seminal earlier work, Children and Marital Conflict: The Impact of Family Dispute and Resolution. The ... Read more

    $72.26 AUD