eBooks-share Psychology Latest eBooks https://www.books-share.com/rss/psychology Latest Psychology eBooks from Books-share.com en-us admin@ebooks-share.net admin@ebooks-share.net Tue, 17 Sep 2019 04:06:02 GMT Books-share.com https://www.books-share.com/images/logo.png https://www.books-share.com/ 158 57 Understanding Evil: A Psychotherapist’s Guide (by Lionel Corbett) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/understanding-evil-a-psychotherapist-s-guide
Author(s): Lionel Corbett
Categories: Philosophy > Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Psychology > Psychotherapy
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2018-03-01
ISBN-10: 0815392281
ISBN-13: 9780815392286
Language: English
Description: Evil is a ubiquitous, persistent problem that causes enormous human suffering. Although human beings have struggled with evil since the dawn of our species, we seem to be no nearer to ending it. In this book, Lionel Corbett describes the complexity of the problem of evil, as well as many of our current approaches to understanding it, in ways that are helpful to the practicing psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, or Jungian analyst. Psychotherapists often work with people who have been the victim of evil, and, occasionally, the therapist is faced with a perpetrator of evil. To be helpful in these situations, the practitioner must... more...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2019 04:06:02 GMT
Exercising Influence Workbook: A Self-Study Guide (Essential Tools Resource) (by B. Kim Barnes) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/exercising-influence-workbook-a-self-study-guide-essential-tools-resource
Author(s): B. Kim Barnes
Categories: Business & Economics > Leadership, Health & Fitness > General, Psychology > General, Self-Help > Motivational & Inspirational
Publisher: Pfeiffer
Publish date: 2006-11-17
ISBN-10: 0787984655
ISBN-13: 9780787984656
Language: English
Description: Based on Kim Barnes bestselling book Exercising Influence, this Self-Study Guide shows you how to reflect on your “career” as an influencer and provides you with a structure for further growth and the development of your influence skills. Once you complete this guide you will have the basics needed to build relationships that will garner positive results in and outside your sphere of work.Step by step the Guide will help you discover how to:·        Apply the concepts and tools to an upcoming influence opportunity·        Clarify the information by applying each chapter’s ideas to a real situation·        Think through... more...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:12:03 GMT
Synesthesia: Perspectives from Cognitive Neuroscience (by Lynn C. Robertson, Noam Sagiv) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/synesthesia-perspectives-from-cognitive-neuroscience
Author(s): Lynn C. Robertson, Noam Sagiv
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Psychology > Neuropsychology
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 2004-10-14
ISBN-10: 019516623X
ISBN-13: 9780195166231
Language: English
Description: Owing to its bizarre nature and its implications for understanding how brains work, synesthesia has recently received a lot of attention in the popular press and motivated a great deal of research and discussion among scientists. The questions generated by these two communities are intriguing: Does the synesthetic phenomenon require awareness and attention? How does a feature that is not present become bound to one that is? Does synesthesia develop or is it hard wired? Should it change our way of thinking about perceptual experience in general? What is its value in understanding perceptual systems as a whole? This volume brings together a... more...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:46:05 GMT
The 5 Personality Patterns: Your Guide to Understanding Yourself and Others and Developing Emotional Maturity (by Steven Kessler) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-5-personality-patterns-your-guide-to-understanding-yourself-and-others-and-developing-emotional-maturity
Author(s): Steven Kessler
Categories: Family & Relationships > Interpersonal Relations, Body, Mind & Spirit > Spirituality, Psychology > Psychopathology
Publisher: Bodhi Tree Press
Publish date: 2015-08-28
ISBN-10: 0996343903
ISBN-13: 9780996343909
Language: English
Description: Understanding people this way is like having x-ray vision! This bestselling book marks a major advance in the psychology of personality. Suddenly, you can see what's going on inside people: you can see what motivates and matters to them and how to influence and communicate with them successfully. Finally, you have a simple, clear, true-to-life map of personality that gives you the key to understanding people and interacting with them successfully. The 5 Personality Patterns is a book that can change your life. "This is one of the most useful popular psychology books I have ever seen. . . . It should become a... more...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2019 05:42:06 GMT
Freud on Interpretation: The Ancient Magical Egyptian and Jewish Traditions (Path in Psychology) (by Robert W Rieber) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/freud-on-interpretation-the-ancient-magical-egyptian-and-jewish-traditions-path-in-psychology
Author(s): Robert W Rieber
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Psychology > Clinical Psychology, Reference > General, Science > History
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2011-12-01
ISBN-10: 1461406366
ISBN-13: 9781461406365
Language: English
Description: This book presents new insights into Freud’s famous “discovery” of the unconscious and the subsequent development of psychoanalytic theories. The authors explore the original context in which these ideas arose and the central debate about mind as matter or something that transcends matter. In the course of this examination, it is demonstrated that Freud was influenced not only by the 19th century scientific milieu, but also by ancient cultures. While it is known that Freud was an avid collector of ancient artifacts and generally interested in these older cultures, this book systematically investigates their profound effect on his thinking and... more...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2019 00:42:01 GMT
Family Transcultural Consultation: The Borders of Care (Family Issues in the 21st Century) (by Alfredo Ancora) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/family-transcultural-consultation-the-borders-of-care-family-issues-in-the-21st-century
Author(s): Alfredo Ancora
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Psychology > Psychotherapy, Reference > General
Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc
Publish date: 2010-07
ISBN-10: 1616685980
ISBN-13: 9781616685980
Language: English
Description: This book reviews research on the topic of mindsets among families in various cultures, as well as the role of the 'border worker'. Migration processes, family reunifications, mixed couples, pathologies of transition, syndromes caused by uprooting are daily issues in our outpatient clinics, hospitals and services. The psychologist, the psychotherapist, the social worker, and the nurse each takes on a new role of 'border worker', which is specified by pre-defined methodological and professional grids and yet is also shaped by the multiple realities and different levels that it requires to make contact with. There is a need for renewed ways of... more...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2019 23:56:06 GMT
Psychosocial Factors in Arthritis: Perspectives on Adjustment and Management (by Perry M. Nicassio) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/psychosocial-factors-in-arthritis-perspectives-on-adjustment-and-management
Author(s): Perry M. Nicassio
Categories: Medical > Internal Medicine, Medical > Rheumatology, Psychology > Psychotherapy
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2015-11-30
ISBN-10: 3319228579
ISBN-13: 9783319228570
Language: English
Description: This book provides an integrative approach for the management and care of the arthritis patient. Many different psychological, social, and behavioral factors have been shown to affect the quality of life of arthritis patients beyond the effects of the disease and the response to medications and treatments. The book establishes a biopsychosocial framework for understanding the interplay between psychological and physical aspects of rheumatic disease and summarizes the research about the psychosocial aspects that affect patients with arthritis, including stress, social support, doctor-patient communication, and sleep patterns.... more...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2019 11:02:08 GMT
Critical Perspectives in Happiness Research: The Birth of Modern Happiness (by Luka Zevnik) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/critical-perspectives-in-happiness-research-the-birth-of-modern-happiness
Author(s): Luka Zevnik
Categories: Psychology > General, Reference > General, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-04-17
ISBN-10: 3319044028
ISBN-13: 9783319044026
Language: English
Description: This book presents an interdisciplinary exploration of the origins of happiness in the modern Western culture and makes the argument that happiness is not universal but is instead a culturally and historically specific experience, characteristic only to the Western world. It begins with an overview of the main research approaches to happiness and then studies the important but elusive theme in the context of culture and relations of power. The second part of the book analyses the social, religious, ethical and political processes that lead to the emergence of the experience of happiness, including consumer culture in contemporary societies. It... more...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2019 04:36:06 GMT
Best Evidence Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention (by Rachel E Golden, Charles B. Collins, Shayna D Cunningham, Emily N Newman, Josefina J. Card) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/best-evidence-structural-interventions-for-hiv-prevention
Author(s): Rachel E Golden, Charles B. Collins, Shayna D Cunningham, Emily N Newman, Josefina J. Card
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Medical > Reference, Political Science > Government, Political Science > Public Policy, Psychology > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2013-05-25
ISBN-10: 1461470129
ISBN-13: 9781461470120
Language: English
Description: ​​​​ ​ Providing detailed information on structural HIV prevention interventions, this book is intended for health care practitioners and researchers to plan, implement, and evaluate such interventions in their own communities. As defined by the CDC, structural interventions focus on the physical, social, cultural, political, economic, legal, and/or policy aspects of the environment. Designed to reach a large number of individuals, structural interventions usually occur across entire communities, cities, or countries. As a result, the resources required to initiate structural interventions can far exceed those... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 17:12:08 GMT
Autism and the Brain: Neurophenomenological Interpretation (by Tatyana B Glezerman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/autism-and-the-brain-neurophenomenological-interpretation
Author(s): Tatyana B Glezerman
Categories: Education > Educational Psychology, Medical > Neuroscience, Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > Clinical Psychology, Psychology > Developmental
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2012-08-26
ISBN-10: 1461441110
ISBN-13: 9781461441113
Language: English
Description: For years, the typical presentation of autism—the developmental delays, the social and linguistic deficits—has been well known. Despite great variation among children with this condition, certain symptoms are considered hallmarks of the disorder. Less understood is why these symptoms come together to construct autism. And as autism rates continue to rise, this information is ever more vital to accurate diagnosis and treatment. Autism and the Brain offers answers by showing a new neuropsychology of the autistic spectrum, reviewing general brain organization, and relating specific regions and structures to specific... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:56:16 GMT
The Neuroscience of Hallucinations (by Renaud Jardri, Arnaud Cachia, Pierre Thomas, Delphine Pins) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-neuroscience-of-hallucinations
Author(s): Renaud Jardri, Arnaud Cachia, Pierre Thomas, Delphine Pins
Categories: Medical > Neurology, Medical > Neuroscience, Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Psychology > Neuropsychology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2012-09-26
ISBN-10: 146144120X
ISBN-13: 9781461441205
Language: English
Description: Hallucinatory phenomena have held the fascination of science since the dawn of medicine, and the popular imagination from the beginning of recorded history. Their study has become a critical aspect of our knowledge of the brain, making significant strides in recent years with advances in neuroimaging, and has established common ground among what normally are regarded as disparate fields. The Neuroscience of Hallucinations synthesizes the most up-to-date findings on these intriguing auditory, visual, olfactory, gustatory, and somatosensory experiences, from their molecular origins to their cognitive expression. In recognition of the wide audience... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:06:02 GMT
Vaccinophobia and Vaccine Controversies of the 21st Century (by Archana Chatterjee) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/vaccinophobia-and-vaccine-controversies-of-the-21st-century
Author(s): Archana Chatterjee
Categories: Medical > Immunology, Medical > Nursing, Medical > Reference, Psychology > Developmental, Psychology > Psychotherapy
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2013-07-04
ISBN-10: 146147437X
ISBN-13: 9781461474371
Language: English
Description: Vaccinophobia and Vaccine Controversies of the 21st Century Archana Chatterjee, editor  Once hailed as a medical miracle, vaccination has come under attack from multiple fronts, including occasionally from within medicine. And while the rates of adverse reactions remain low, suggestions that vaccines can cause serious illness (and even death) are inspiring parents to refuse routine immunizations for their children--ironically, exposing them and others to potentially serious illness.  Vaccinophobia and Vaccine Controversies of the 21st Century explains clearly how this state of affairs came into being, why it... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 15:02:05 GMT
Community-Based Participatory Research for Improved Mental Healthcare: A Manual for Clinicians and Researchers (by Laura Roberts) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/community-based-participatory-research-for-improved-mental-healthcare-a-manual-for-clinicians-and-researchers
Author(s): Laura Roberts
Categories: Medical > Family & General Practice, Medical > Psychiatry, Medical > Public Health, Psychology > Clinical Psychology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2012-11-27
ISBN-10: 1461455162
ISBN-13: 9781461455165
Language: English
Description: Respect for persons, beneficence, and justice are the principles that collectively form the ethical basis of human research . These three principles find expression in Community-Based Participatory Research for Improved Mental Healthcare, or CBPR – a systematic approach for engaging specially-defined groups of people in a process of inquiry and social change. In the Community-Based Participatory Research, a panel of renowned authors provide a step-by-step approach for conducting CBPR, providing all the conceptual and methodological guidelines needed to implement this important and extremely fruitful research approach. As... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:32:08 GMT
Enhancing Early Child Development: A Handbook for Clinicians (by Durriyah Sinno, Lama Charafeddine, Mohamad Mikati) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/enhancing-early-child-development-a-handbook-for-clinicians
Author(s): Durriyah Sinno, Lama Charafeddine, Mohamad Mikati
Categories: Medical > Family & General Practice, Medical > Pediatrics, Psychology > Developmental, Psychology > Psychotherapy
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2012-11-24
ISBN-10: 1461448263
ISBN-13: 9781461448266
Language: English
Description: Early childhood development refers to the skills that children acquire within their first five years of life, which lay the foundation for future learning. Children need care and support to stimulate their growth and healthy development. The stimulation of language, understanding, personal, social and motor skills of the child are important at an early age and it is one of the primary physicians’ responsibilities to give proper advice to parents on how to promote their children’s physical and mental development. Enhancing Early Child Development: A Handbook for Clinicians is a quick reference guide for pediatricians,... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:46:02 GMT
Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Relief (by S. William A. Gunn) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/dictionary-of-disaster-medicine-and-humanitarian-relief
Author(s): S. William A. Gunn
Categories: Medical > Public Health, Psychology > Clinical Psychology, Reference > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2012-09-14
ISBN-10: 1461444446
ISBN-13: 9781461444442
Language: English
Description: The 2nd edition of the Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Relief is an essential and practical reference for all those who work in humanitarian relief. This new, expanded edition presents more than 3000 definitions and acronyms covering the entire multidisciplinary scope of disaster medicine and humanitarian relief, as well as new fields such as climate change and bioterrorism. As natural disasters, humanitarian emergencies, and infectious disease epidemics increase in frequency and seriousness, this book is an important reference to assist international relief workers communicate with each other and with the media. The author has... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:12:09 GMT
Making the DSM-5: Concepts and Controversies (by Joel Paris, James Phillips) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/making-the-dsm-5-concepts-and-controversies
Author(s): Joel Paris, James Phillips
Categories: Medical > Pain Medicine, Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > Clinical Psychology, Psychology > Psychotherapy
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2013-05-20
ISBN-10: 1461465036
ISBN-13: 9781461465034
Language: English
Description: In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association published the 5th edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Often referred to as the “bible” of psychiatry, the manual only classifies mental disorders and does not explain them or guide their treatment. While science should be the basis of any diagnostic system, to date, there is no knowledge on whether most conditions listed in the manual are true diseases. Moreover, in DSM-5 the overall definition of mental disorder is weak, failing to distinguish psychopathology from normality. In spite of all the progress that has been... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:06:03 GMT
Relationship Thinking: Agency, Enchrony, and Human Sociality (Foundations of Human Interaction) (by N. J. Enfield) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/relationship-thinking-agency-enchrony-and-human-sociality-foundations-of-human-interaction
Author(s): N. J. Enfield
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics, Psychology > General
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish date: 2013-11-26
ISBN-10: 0199338736
ISBN-13: 9780199338733
Language: English
Description: In Relationship Thinking, N. J. Enfield outlines a framework for analyzing social interaction and its linguistic, cultural, and cognitive underpinnings by focusing on human relationships. This is a naturalistic approach to human sociality, grounded in the systematic study of real-time data from social interaction in everyday life. Many of the illustrative examples and analyses in the book are a result of the author's long-term field work in Laos. Enfield promotes an interdisciplinary approach to studying language, culture, and mind, building on simple but powerful semiotic principles and concentrating on three points of conceptual focus. The first... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 03:12:03 GMT
Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts (by Elliot Aronson, Carol Tavris) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mistakes-were-made-but-not-by-me-why-we-justify-foolish-beliefs-bad-decisions-and-hurtful-acts
Author(s): Elliot Aronson, Carol Tavris
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Medical > Mental Health, Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publish date: 2007-05-07
ISBN-10: 0151010986
ISBN-13: 9780151010981
Language: English
Description: Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they screw up? Why the endless marital quarrels over who is right? Why can we see hypocrisy in others but not in ourselves? Are we all liars? Or do we really believe the stories we tell?Renowned social psychologists Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson take a compelling look into how the brain is wired for self-justification. When we make mistakes, we must calm the cognitive dissonance that jars our feelings of self-worth. And so we create fictions that absolve us of responsibility, restoring our belief that we are smart, moral, and... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 02:56:10 GMT
Language and Discourse in Special Education: Understanding Ethnographic Interdisciplinary Team Culture (by Iris Manor-Binyamini) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/language-and-discourse-in-special-education-understanding-ethnographic-interdisciplinary-team-culture
Author(s): Iris Manor-Binyamini
Categories: Psychology > Developmental, Psychology > Psychotherapy
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-07-20
ISBN-10: 3319090232
ISBN-13: 9783319090238
Language: English
Description: This book examines the words and discourse as well as their meaning and impact on the everyday culture of a multidisciplinary team at a school for students with mental disabilities. The book examines the organizational, social, professional, and emotional experiences of team members from such disciplines as child and school psychology, special education, therapy (e.g., occupational, speech), social work, and pediatric medicine within a special education school. It explores the ways in which team members describe and interpret the day-to-day requirements of working effectively in a special education school, using their own language and discourse... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 01:36:08 GMT
Handbook of Individual Differences in Cognition: Attention, Memory, and Executive Control (The Springer Series on Human Exceptionality) (by Gerald Matthews, Aleksandra Gruszka, Blazej Szymura) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/handbook-of-individual-differences-in-cognition-attention-memory-and-executive-control-the-springer-series-on-human-exceptionality
Author(s): Gerald Matthews, Aleksandra Gruszka, Blazej Szymura
Categories: Education > Educational Psychology, Health & Fitness > General, Psychology > Clinical Psychology, Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Psychology > Neuropsychology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2010-04-21
ISBN-10: 1441912096
ISBN-13: 9781441912091
Language: English
Description: As cognitive models of behavior continue to evolve, the mechanics of cognitive exceptionality, with its range of individual variations in abilities and performance, remains a challenge to psychology. Reaching beyond the standard view of exceptional cognition equaling superior intelligence, the Handbook of Individual Differences in Cognition examines the latest findings from psychobiology, cognitive psychology, and neuroscience, for a comprehensive state-of-the-art volume. Breaking down cognition in terms of attentional mechanisms, working memory, and higher-order processing, contributors discuss general models of cognition and personality. Chapter... more...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 01:02:04 GMT
Psychosocial Approaches to Peace-Building in Colombia (Peace Psychology Book Series) (by Maritza Montero, Stella Sacipa-Rodriguez) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/psychosocial-approaches-to-peace-building-in-colombia-peace-psychology-book-series
Author(s): Maritza Montero, Stella Sacipa-Rodriguez
Categories: Psychology > General, Social Science > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-04-07
ISBN-10: 3319045482
ISBN-13: 9783319045481
Language: English
Description: This edited volume summarizes the work of a research group, called Social Bonds and Cultures of Peace that accompanies and supports victims of socio-political violence in Columbia. The individual chapters focus on the ongoing violence in the Colombian context, a complex and dynamic area in which various groups (drug traffickers, national armed forces, guerrilla fighters, self-defence groups) have been engaged in organized violence for more than 60 years. Emphasis is placed on the psychological consequences of violence and various forms of psychosocial support that psychologists have been providing to the victims of... more...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:36:04 GMT
Drugs and Social Context: Social Perspectives on the Use of Alcohol and Other Drugs (by Telmo Mota Ronzani) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/drugs-and-social-context-social-perspectives-on-the-use-of-alcohol-and-other-drugs
Author(s): Telmo Mota Ronzani
Categories: Medical > Public Health, Psychology > General, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2018-03-01
ISBN-10: 3319724452
ISBN-13: 9783319724454
Language: English
Description: This book goes beyond the traditional approaches to drug use and discusses the issue from a societal perspective, integrating contributions from different disciplines such as psychology, public health, anthropology, law, public policies and sociology to address specifically the social aspects of the phenomenon. Given its complexity, drug use demands a multidisciplinary approach from many different perspectives, but despite the vast literature about the topic, the majority of the books are restricted either to a purely medical perspective (focused mainly on treatment techniques) or to a criminological perspective (focused... more...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2019 05:22:13 GMT
Psychiatry Interrogated: An Institutional Ethnography Anthology (by Bonnie Burstow) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/psychiatry-interrogated-an-institutional-ethnography-anthology
Author(s): Bonnie Burstow
Categories: Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > General
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2016-10-27
ISBN-10: 331941173X
ISBN-13: 9783319411736
Language: English
Description: This edited volume is an anthology of institutional ethnography (IE) inquiries into psychiatry―the first ever to be written.  It focuses on a large variety of different geographic locations and constitutes a major contribution to anti/critical psychiatry, as well as institutional ethnography.  Themes include the DSM, the use and protection of problematic psychiatric research, the penetration of psychiatry into the workplace. Adding depth and breath, the contributors, while all are schooled in IE, come from a large variety of walks of life, authors including: academics, psychiatric survivors, investigative... more...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2019 04:42:04 GMT
Sleeplessness: Assessing Sleep Need in Society Today (by Jim Horne) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/sleeplessness-assessing-sleep-need-in-society-today
Author(s): Jim Horne
Categories: Health & Fitness > Exercise, Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Self-Help > Aging, Social Science > Anthropology
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2016-08-09
ISBN-10: 3319305719
ISBN-13: 9783319305714
Language: English
Description: This book critically evaluates the popular notion that today’s society is suffering from ‘sleep debt’, or what Horne calls ‘societal insomnia’ - an apparent chronic loss of sleep, which can lead to obesity and related physical and mental disorders including heart disease. It presents evidence which suggests that sleep debt has not in fact worsened to any marked extent over the last hundred or so years, by looking back at some historical writings on sleeplessness and integrating the findings with, evidence-based research that he has undertaken over the last decade. Written in a concise and understandable way, and... more...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2019 04:42:02 GMT
Forensic Epidemiology in the Global Context (by Sana Loue) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/forensic-epidemiology-in-the-global-context
Author(s): Sana Loue
Categories: Law > International, Medical > Epidemiology, Medical > Reference, Psychology > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2013-04-16
ISBN-10: 1461467373
ISBN-13: 9781461467373
Language: English
Description:  As globalization causes profound changes in business, industry, and trade,it can also have significant effects on populations, environments, and individuals.These effects may be harmful, resulting in injury or illness, prompting the critical question: How best to correct wrongs caused to individuals, communities, and/or the environment of one country by the actions of individuals or corporations of another?  Possible answers lie in an emerging discipline. Forensic Epidemiology in the Global Context opens meaningful windows onto the processes of forensic epidemiology, the roles of the epidemiologist in civil... more...
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Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:56:05 GMT
Reciprocity and Dependency in Old Age: Indian and UK Perspectives (International Perspectives on Aging) (by Sue Thompson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/reciprocity-and-dependency-in-old-age-indian-and-uk-perspectives-international-perspectives-on-aging
Author(s): Sue Thompson
Categories: Medical > Gastroenterology, Medical > Nursing, Psychology > General, Self-Help > Aging, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2013-04-30
ISBN-10: 1461466865
ISBN-13: 9781461466864
Language: English
Description: ​​This book highlights (1) the significance of reciprocity for the maintenance of self-esteem in old age and (2) the negative implications for the well-being of dependent older people when that significance goes unrecognized and, as a consequence, opportunities to give back to society, as well as take from it, are not facilitated by those in a position to do so. The discussion draws on research undertaken in the UK and Southern India into the extent to which having the self-perception of being valued in the world is important to older people in receipt of care support and whether, in their experience,... more...
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Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:32:06 GMT
Sexual Medicine in Clinical Practice (by Klaus M. Beier, Kurt K. Loewit) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/sexual-medicine-in-clinical-practice
Author(s): Klaus M. Beier, Kurt K. Loewit
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Medical > General, Psychology > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2012-11-06
ISBN-10: 1461444209
ISBN-13: 9781461444206
Language: English
Description: Call it a remnant of our Victorian past, but sexual concerns lag behind other aspects of health, both in the training of physicians and therapists and in the way they impart this knowledge to clients. But as sexuality gains recognition as crucial to one’s quality of life, evidence-based methods of understanding and discussing sex are imperative—and not only in treating pathology. Sexual Medicine in Clinical Practice provides framework, rationale, and strategies for both approaching sexual problems and addressing patients’ questions about sexual health, behavior, and relationships. Analyzing sexuality along three dimensions—attachment,... more...
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Mon, 09 Sep 2019 09:56:02 GMT
Suspense: Conceptualizations, Theoretical Analyses, and Empirical Explorations (Routledge Communication Series) (by Mike Friedrichsen, Peter Vorderer, Hans Jurgen Wulff) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/suspense-conceptualizations-theoretical-analyses-and-empirical-explorations-routledge-communication-series
Author(s): Mike Friedrichsen, Peter Vorderer, Hans Jurgen Wulff
Categories: Performing Arts > Film & Video, Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Social Science > Media Studies
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 1996-04-01
ISBN-10: 0805819657
ISBN-13: 9780805819656
Language: English
Description: This volume begins with the general assumption that suspense is a major criterion for both an audience's selection and evaluation of entertaining media offerings. This assumption is supported not only by the popularity of suspenseful narratives, but also by the reasons users give for their actual choice of media contents. Despite this, there is no satisfying theory to describe and explain what suspense actually is, how exactly it is caused by films or books, and what kind of effect it has on audiences. This book's main objective is to provide that theory by bringing together scholars from different disciplines who are working on the issue. The... more...
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Mon, 09 Sep 2019 00:52:02 GMT
Perinatal Stress, Mood And Anxiety Disorders: From Bench To Bedside (Bibliotheca Psychiatrica) (by A. Riecher-Rossler, Meir Steiner) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/perinatal-stress-mood-and-anxiety-disorders-from-bench-to-bedside-bibliotheca-psychiatrica
Author(s): A. Riecher-Rossler, Meir Steiner
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Medical > Gynecology & Obstetrics, Medical > Mental Health, Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > Psychotherapy
Publisher: S Karger Pub
Publish date: 2005-07-31
ISBN-10: 3805578652
ISBN-13: 9783805578653
Language: English
Description: Mood and anxiety disorders are very common during the perinatal period, with severe consequences not only for the mother but also for the child and the whole family. Recent research has shown how maternal stress, anxiety and depression can adversely influence a child's early and later development. It is therefore widely accepted that mental disorders in the perinatal period require special attention and uniquely modified treatments including pharmacological, nonpharmacological and psychotherapeutic approaches. In this volume, a group of internationally renowned experts review the most important topics of the field from both a clinical as well as a... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 18:42:13 GMT
The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Personality Disorders (by John M. Oldham, Andrew E. Skodol, Donna S. Bender) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-american-psychiatric-publishing-textbook-of-personality-disorders
Author(s): John M. Oldham, Andrew E. Skodol, Donna S. Bender
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Medical > Mental Health, Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > Psychopathology
Publisher: Amer Psychiatric Pub
Publish date: 2005-04
ISBN-10: 1585621595
ISBN-13: 9781585621590
Language: English
Description: Examine personality psychopathology from diverse perspectives and explore multiple research and treatment approaches with The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Personality Disorders. Capture the multifaceted range of nonpathological human behavior and develop a judicious understanding of the extremes of behavior that are called personality disorders. No other textbook today matches the clinically useful scope and relevance of Textbook of Personality Disorders. Its comprehensive coverage of theory, research, and treatment of personality disorders, incorporating illustrative case examples to enhance understanding, reflects the work of more... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 18:22:07 GMT
Skilled Interpersonal Communication: Research, Theory and Practice, 5th Edition (by Owen Hargie) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/skilled-interpersonal-communication-research-theory-and-practice-5th-edition
Author(s): Owen Hargie
Categories: Psychology > Developmental, Self-Help > Aging
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2010-10-14
ISBN-10: 0415432049
ISBN-13: 9780415432047
Language: English
Description: There is a fundamental, powerful, and universal desire amongst humans to interact with others. People have a deep-seated need to communicate, and the greater their ability in this regard the more satisfying and rewarding their lives will be. The contribution of skilled interpersonal communication to success in both personal and professional contexts is now widely recognised and extensively researched. As such, knowledge of various types of skills, and of their effects in social interaction, is crucial for effective interpersonal functioning. Previous editions have established Skilled Interpersonal Communication as the... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 16:52:05 GMT
Culture in Mind: Toward a Sociology of Culture and Cognition (by Karen A. Cerulo) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/culture-in-mind-toward-a-sociology-of-culture-and-cognition
Author(s): Karen A. Cerulo
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2001-11-09
ISBN-10: 041592944X
ISBN-13: 9780415929448
Language: English
Description: What is thought and how does one come to study and understand it? How does the mind work? Does cognitive science explain all the mysteries of the brain? This collection of fourteen original essays from some of the top sociologists in the country, including Eviatar Zerubavel, Diane Vaughan, Paul Dimaggio and Gary Alan Fine, among others, opens a dialogue between cognitive science and cultural sociology, encouraging a new network of scientific collaboration and stimulating new lines of social scientific research. Rather than considering thought as just an individual act, Culture in Mind considers it in a social and cultural context. Provocatively,... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 16:42:11 GMT
The Neural Basis of Human Belief Systems (Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience) (by Jordan Grafman, Frank Krueger) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-neural-basis-of-human-belief-systems-contemporary-topics-in-cognitive-neuroscience
Author(s): Jordan Grafman, Frank Krueger
Categories: Philosophy > General, Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Publisher: Psychology Press
Publish date: 2012-06-27
ISBN-10: 1841698814
ISBN-13: 9781841698816
Language: English
Description: Is the everyday understanding of belief susceptible to scientific investigation? Belief is one of the most commonly used, yet unexplained terms in neuroscience. Beliefs can be seen as forms of mental representations and one of the building blocks of our conscious thoughts. This book provides an interdisciplinary overview of what we currently know about the neural basis of human belief systems, and how different belief systems are implemented in the human brain. The chapters in this volume explain how the neural correlates of beliefs mediate a range of explicit and implicit behaviours ranging from moral decision making, to... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 15:06:01 GMT
Death and Bereavement Across Cultures (by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, William Young) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/death-and-bereavement-across-cultures
Author(s): Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, William Young
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Psychology > Psychotherapy, Social Science > Anthropology
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 1997-01-31
ISBN-10: 0415131375
ISBN-13: 9780415131377
Language: English
Description: All societies have their own customs and beliefs surrounding death. In the West, traditional ways of mourning are disappearing, and though science has had a major impact on views of death, it has taught us little about the way to die or to grieve. Many who come into contact with the dying and the bereaved from other cultures are at a loss to know how to offer appropriate and sensitive support.Death and Bereavement Across Cultures, provides a handbook with which to meet the needs of doctors, nurses, social workers, counsellors and others involved in the care of the dying and bereaved. Written by international authorities in the field, this important... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 14:36:13 GMT
Social Interaction (by Michael Argyle) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/social-interaction
Author(s): Michael Argyle
Categories: Family & Relationships > Interpersonal Relations, Psychology > General, Social Science > Sociology
Publisher: Aldine Transaction
Publish date: 2007-04-30
ISBN-10: 0202309126
ISBN-13: 9780202309125
Language: English
Description: This is the first book-length work to reflect the recent trend in social psychology away from artificial laboratory test results. It focuses directly on the detailed, concrete elements of social behavior as they are observed in a real-life setting. Michael Argyle's approach here differs from that more generally taken in two respects. First, he discusses human interaction in terms of the basic elements of behavior-bodily and facial movements, gestures, eye-movements, facial expression, proximity, and orientation, the verbal and non-verbal aspects of communication. Second, he has drawn on research in such varied areas as... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 13:42:05 GMT
Internet Addiction: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Health Effects (Psychology Research Progress) (by Margaret Adams) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/internet-addiction-prevalence-risk-factors-and-health-effects-psychology-research-progress
Author(s): Margaret Adams
Categories: Psychology > Clinical Psychology, Psychology > Psychopathology, Self-Help > Substance Abuse & Addictions
Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc
Publish date: 2017-01-10
ISBN-10: 1536104361
ISBN-13: 9781536104363
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 13:32:02 GMT
Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents (by Lindsay C. Gibson ) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/adult-children-of-emotionally-immature-parents-how-to-heal-from-distant-rejecting-or-self-involved-parents
Author(s): Lindsay C. Gibson
Categories: Family & Relationships > Family Relationships, Family & Relationships > Interpersonal Relations, Health & Fitness > General, Body, Mind & Spirit > Spirituality, Psychology > Psychotherapy
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publish date: 2015-06-01
ISBN-10: 1626251703
ISBN-13: 9781626251700
Language: English
Description: If you grew up with an emotionally immature, unavailable, or selfish parent, you may have lingering feelings of anger, loneliness, betrayal, or abandonment. You may recall your childhood as a time when your emotional needs were not met, when your feelings were dismissed, or when you took on adult levels of responsibility in an effort to compensate for your parent’s behavior. These wounds can be healed, and you can move forward in your life. In this breakthrough book, clinical psychologist Lindsay Gibson exposes the destructive nature of parents who are emotionally immature or unavailable. You... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 08:07:17 GMT
Psychotherapy for Immigrant Youth (by Sita Patel, Daryn Reicherter) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/psychotherapy-for-immigrant-youth
Author(s): Sita Patel, Daryn Reicherter
Categories: Medical > Family & General Practice, Medical > Psychiatry, Medical > Public Health, Psychology > Psychotherapy
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2016-02-02
ISBN-10: 3319246917
ISBN-13: 9783319246918
Language: English
Description: This book provides an in-depth, practical, and cutting-edge summary of psychotherapy for immigrant children and adolescents. This text integrates practical therapeutic methods with current empirical knowledge on the unique life stressors and mental health concerns of immigrant youth, proving essential for all who seek to address the psychological needs of this vulnerable and under-served population. Specific chapters are devoted to trauma, refugees and forced displacement, cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychopharmacological issues, school-based treatment, family.  Each chapter includes specific... more...
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Sun, 08 Sep 2019 04:36:11 GMT
Concise Guide to Brief Dynamic and Interpersonal Therapy (Concise Guides) (by Hanna Levenson, Stephen F. Butler, Theodore A. Powers, Bernard D. Beitman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/concise-guide-to-brief-dynamic-and-interpersonal-therapy-concise-guides
Author(s): Hanna Levenson, Stephen F. Butler, Theodore A. Powers, Bernard D. Beitman
Categories: Family & Relationships > Interpersonal Relations, Medical > Mental Health, Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > Psychopathology, Psychology > Psychotherapy
Publisher: Amer Psychiatric Pub
Publish date: 2002-06-25
ISBN-10: 1585620483
ISBN-13: 9781585620487
Language: English
Description: In today's world of managed care -- characterized by limited mental health resources, emphasis on accountability, concerns of third-party payers, and consumer need -- the demand for mental health professionals to use briefer therapeutic approaches is on the rise. Fully 84% of all clinicians are doing some form of planned brief therapy (6-20 sessions per year per patient). Yet despite clinical advances and outcome data that demonstrate the effectiveness of short-term therapy, many therapists -- in fact, 90% of those whose theoretical orientation is psychodynamic rather than cognitive-behavioral -- are reluctant to learn briefer interventions, seeing... more...
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Fri, 06 Sep 2019 18:06:05 GMT
The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood Disorders (by Dan J. Stein, David J. Kupfer, Alan F. Schatzberg) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-american-psychiatric-publishing-textbook-of-mood-disorders
Author(s): Dan J. Stein, David J. Kupfer, Alan F. Schatzberg
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Medical > Mental Health, Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > Psychopathology, Self-Help > Aging
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing
Publish date: 2005-10
ISBN-10: 158562151X
ISBN-13: 9781585621514
Language: English
Description: Psychiatrists and other mental health care and medical professionals can now turn to a truly authoritative, up-to-date reference for current information about mood disorders. The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood DisordersAincluding a wealth of illustrations, tables and referencesApresents the state of the art in diagnosis, psychobiology, pharmacotherapy, and psychotherapy across the vast spectrum of mood disorders: Symptomatology and Epidemiology: -Historical aspects and social underpinnings of mood disorders. -Classification and rating scales. -Global burden (the high costs of depression and bipolar disorder). Pathogenesis:... more...
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Fri, 06 Sep 2019 08:42:03 GMT
Neurobiology of "Umwelt": How Living Beings Perceive the World (Research and Perspectives in Neurosciences) (by Alain Berthoz) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/neurobiology-of-umwelt-how-living-beings-perceive-the-world-research-and-perspectives-in-neurosciences
Author(s): Alain Berthoz
Categories: Medical > Neuroscience, Psychology > Cognitive Psychology, Science > Environmental Science, Science > Biology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2008-12-03
ISBN-10: 3540858962
ISBN-13: 9783540858966
Language: English
Description: At the beginning of the 20th century, German biologist Jakob von Uexküll created the concept of "Umwelt" to denote the environment as experienced by a subject. This concept of environment differs from the idea of passive surroundings and is defined not just by physical surroundings, but is rather a "subjective universe", a space weighted with meaning. Today, neuroscience provides a new way to look at the brain’s capability to create a representation of the world. At the same time behavioural specialists are demonstrating that animals have a richer mental universe than previously known. Philosophical reflection thus finds... more...
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Thu, 05 Sep 2019 23:06:02 GMT
Towards a Theoretical Neuroscience: from Cell Chemistry to Cognition (Springer Series in Cognitive and Neural Systems) (by L Andrew Coward) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/towards-a-theoretical-neuroscience-from-cell-chemistry-to-cognition-springer-series-in-cognitive-and-neural-systems
Author(s): L Andrew Coward
Categories: Computers > Hardware, Computers > Networking, Medical > Neuroscience, Psychology > Neuropsychology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2013-09-03
ISBN-10: 9400771061
ISBN-13: 9789400771062
Language: English
Description: The book explains how to understand cognition in terms of brain anatomy, physiology and chemistry, using an approach adapted from techniques for understanding complex electronic systems. These techniques create hierarchies of information process based descriptions on different levels of detail, where higher levels contain less information and can therefore describe complete cognitive phenomena, but are more approximate. The nature of the approximations are well understood, and more approximate higher level descriptions can therefore be mapped to more precise detailed descriptions of any part of a phenomenon as required. Cognitive phenomena, the... more...
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Thu, 05 Sep 2019 16:52:02 GMT
Strategic Human Resource Development: A Journey in Eight Stages (Management for Professionals) (by Dave Ulrich, Matthias T. Meifert, Kevin L. Potter) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/strategic-human-resource-development-a-journey-in-eight-stages-management-for-professionals
Author(s): Dave Ulrich, Matthias T. Meifert, Kevin L. Potter
Categories: Business & Economics > Careers, Business & Economics > Human Resources & Personnel Management, Business & Economics > Management, Education > Counseling, Psychology > General
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-01-13
ISBN-10: 3642314724
ISBN-13: 9783642314728
Language: English
Description: In an era that has brought new and unexpected challenges for virtually every company, one would be hard-pressed to find any responsible manager who is not thinking about what the future will bring. In the wake of these challenges, strategic planning has moved from being the reserve of large corporations to becoming an essential need for even small and medium-sized enterprises. But what good is even the most convincing strategic concept if the company’s people are unwilling or unable to put it into practice? The key is to develop people, and to develop them not only for the work of today, but also for the challenges that the future holds.... more...
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Thu, 05 Sep 2019 16:06:07 GMT
Classification Manual for Voice Disorders-I (by Clark A. Rosen, Katherine Verdolini, Ryan C. Branski) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/classification-manual-for-voice-disorders-i
Author(s): Clark A. Rosen, Katherine Verdolini, Ryan C. Branski
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Language Arts & Disciplines > Speech, Medical > Audiology & Speech Pathology, Medical > Diagnosis, Psychology > General
Publisher: Psychology Press
Publish date: 2005-11-11
ISBN-10: 0805856315
ISBN-13: 9780805856316
Language: English
Description: To date, there are 300 disorders associated with voice, but until now there has never been a published reference manual that classifies these disorders. Borrowing from the successful organization schema of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM), the Classification Manual for Voice Disorders-I provides the framework for classifying voice disorders using the following criteria for each disorder: essential and associated features; vocal impairment; clinical history and demographic profile; course and complications; medical and voice differential diagnosis; and severity criteria.   Classification Manual... more...
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Thu, 05 Sep 2019 13:46:02 GMT
Polypharmacy in Psychiatry Practice, Volume I: Multiple Medication Use Strategies (by Michael S Ritsner) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/polypharmacy-in-psychiatry-practice-volume-i-multiple-medication-use-strategies
Author(s): Michael S Ritsner
Categories: Education > General, Medical > Microbiology, Medical > Pharmacy, Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > Clinical Psychology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2013-02-28
ISBN-10: 9400758049
ISBN-13: 9789400758049
Language: English
Description: Although monotherapy is generally recommended as the treatment of choice, treatment resistance of patients with psychosis, cognitive, mood and anxiety disorders represents a significant clinical problem. In this context, augmentation and combination strategies are commonly employed to address this problem. Although multiple medication use common in psychiatric practice, reasons, efficacy and safety for polypharmacy, and augmentative strategies have remained unclear. It remains unclear if there is an evidence base to support polypharmacy. Furthermore, excessive and inappropriate use of psychotropic medications has been recognized as a public health... more...
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Thu, 05 Sep 2019 13:16:02 GMT
A Guide to Doing Statistics in Second Language Research Using SPSS (Second Language Acquisition Research Series) (by Jenifer Larson-Hall) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-guide-to-doing-statistics-in-second-language-research-using-spss-second-language-acquisition-research-series
Author(s): Jenifer Larson-Hall
Categories: Education > General, Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics, Mathematics > General, Psychology > General
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2009-09-04
ISBN-10: 0805861866
ISBN-13: 9780805861860
Language: English
Description: This valuable book shows second language researchers how to use the statistical program SPSS to conduct statistical tests frequently done in SLA research. Using data sets from real SLA studies, A Guide to Doing Statistics in Second Language Research Using SPSS shows newcomers to both statistics and SPSS how to generate descriptive statistics, how to choose a statistical test, and how to conduct and interpret a variety of basic statistical tests. It covers the statistical tests that are most commonly used in second language research, including chi-square, t-tests, correlation, multiple regression, ANOVA and non-parametric... more...
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Thu, 05 Sep 2019 09:12:07 GMT
Adversity, Stress, and Psychopathology (by Bruce P. Dohrenwend) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/adversity-stress-and-psychopathology
Author(s): Bruce P. Dohrenwend
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Medical > Internal Medicine, Medical > Mental Health, Medical > Public Health, Psychology > General
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 1998-07-15
ISBN-10: 0195121929
ISBN-13: 9780195121926
Language: English
Description: "Adversity" involves exposure to unpropitious or calamitous circumstances. It occurs in extreme situations such as prolonged combat or natural disasters, both of which affect whole groups or communities of people simultaneously. It is found as well in more individually targeted events such as child abuse, bereavement, rape, physical illness, marital separation or divorce, unemployment, and homelessness. Exposure to adversity is not randomly distributed in society. It varies, for example, with gender, ethnic or racial background, and socioeconomic status. And some types of adversity can be precipitated by an individual's own actions.In this volume,... more...
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Wed, 04 Sep 2019 16:16:05 GMT
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder For Dummies (by Laura L. Smith PhD, Charles H. Elliott PhD) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-for-dummies
Author(s): Laura L. Smith PhD, Charles H. Elliott PhD
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Medical > Mental Health, Medical > Neurology, Psychology > Psychopathology
Publisher: For Dummies
Publish date: 2008-10-27
ISBN-10: 0470293314
ISBN-13: 9780470293317
Language: English
Description: Arguably one of the most complex emotional disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is surprisingly common. Furthermore, most people at some time in their lives exhibit a smattering of OCD-like symptoms. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies sorts out the otherwise curious and confusing world of obsessive compulsive disorder. Engaging and comprehensive, it explains the causes of OCD and describes the rainbow of OCD symptoms. The book shows readers whether OCD symptoms represent normal and trivial concerns (for example, a neat freak) or something that should be checked out by a mental health professional (for example, needing to... more...
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Wed, 04 Sep 2019 04:46:02 GMT
Descriptive Psychopathology: The Signs and Symptoms of Behavioral Disorders (by Michael Alan Taylor, Nutan Atre Vaidya) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/descriptive-psychopathology-the-signs-and-symptoms-of-behavioral-disorders
Author(s): Michael Alan Taylor, Nutan Atre Vaidya
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Medical > Mental Health, Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > Psychopathology
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2008-12-08
ISBN-10: 0521713919
ISBN-13: 9780521713917
Language: English
Description: In order to accurately describe and diagnose psychiatric illness, practitioners require in-depth knowledge of the signs and symptoms of behavioral disorders. Descriptive Psychopathology provides a broad review of the psychopathology of psychiatric illness, beyond the limitations of the DSM and ICD criteria. Beginning with a discussion of the background to psychiatric classification, the authors explore the problems and limitations of current diagnostic systems. The following chapters then present the principles of psychiatric examination and diagnosis, described with accompanying patient vignettes and summary tables, and related to different... more...
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Wed, 04 Sep 2019 04:22:07 GMT
Exposure Anxiety - The Invisible Cage: An Exploration of Self-Protection Responses in the Autism Spectrum and Beyond (by Donna Williams) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/exposure-anxiety-the-invisible-cage-an-exploration-of-self-protection-responses-in-the-autism-spectrum-and-beyond
Author(s): Donna Williams
Categories: Medical > Mental Health, Psychology > Developmental
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Publish date: 2008-11-20
ISBN-10: 1843100517
ISBN-13: 9781843100515
Language: English
Description: Exposure anxiety is increasingly understood as a crippling condition affecting a high proportion of people on the autism spectrum. To many it is an invisible cage, leaving the person suffering from it aware, but buried alive in their own involuntary responses and isolation. Exposure Anxiety: The Invisible Cage describes the condition and its underlying physiological causes, and presents a range of approaches and strategies that can be used to combat it. Based on personal experience, the book shows how people with autism can be shown how to emerge from the stranglehold of exposure anxiety and develop their individuality. It progressively shapes the... more...
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Wed, 04 Sep 2019 03:56:02 GMT