Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health

Stress Fracture: A Memoir of Psychosis
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,090. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
This psychology memoir is about the things that break us and how we heal. A wife and mother is swallowed by psychosis, where she meets Jesus, dances with Ellen DeGeneres, and narrowly escapes eternity in the underworld. Recovery included psychiatric treatment and spiritual contemplation. Left scarred and damaged, health returns with grace and peace earned through acceptance of bipolar disorder.
Deep Feeling, Deep Healing: The Heart, Mind, and Soul of Getting Well
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 101,390. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Bernay-Roman transforms the latest findings from the mind/body science of psychoneuroimmunology into practical deep-feeling techniques for busting dysfunction, mobilizing the healing system, quickening recovery, and breaking out of ruts. Full of illuminating and moving case studies.
It's How You Play The Game: A Workbook for Creating Great Results in Your Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,910. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
It’s How You Play the Game is a workbook for creating great results in your life. Although virtually anyone can improve their results by using the tools it contains, this book wasn’t written for people who are "broken.” It is intended for a broad group of people.
Delusions, Meaning and Transformation
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Series: Understanding and Resolving Psychosis, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / schizophrenia
Delusions, Meaning and Transformation, a follow up and companion to Milt Greek's Schizophrenia: A Blueprint for Recovery, deeply explores psychosis and merges modern treatment approaches into a step-by-step, person-centered "Combined Toolkit". It seeks to offer hope and concrete techniques to help professionals, family members and those struggling to recover and transform their lives.
Autism Masked By Mental Illness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Autism is not a mental illness. It is a developmental disability. This book is an in depth memoir of a person living with Autism and Mental Illness. It is important to note that Autism was not the immediate cause of the mental illness in the individual in this book. Mental Illness is a secondary condition that this person lives with every day and is coping with. This book is a memoir.
The “People Power” Health Superbook Book 24. Mental Health Guide (Live With Yourself & Others in Peace)
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
The main book which covers mental illnesses is the Diagnostic Statistical Manual/ DSM. Try #362.20-362-26 or RA790.7 at the library for stories about how to deal with mental illness. The mental health section goes from #616.85-616.89 and RC435 to RC515 at the library. A hundred years ago or so, no clearly defined mental illnesses existed now they got thick books on it.
Dropping Acid: A Beginner's Guide to the Responsible Use of LSD for Self-Discovery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,240. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This is a book about LSD. In its pages you can learn about the history of LSD; the chemistry of how it works; some of the myths and truths; read some first-hand stories of 'trips' after having taken LSD; but most importantly you can learn how LSD can be used to learn about yourself, how it changes your perception of the world, and how to use this changed perception to make changes in yourself.
The People You Meet in Real Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,560. Language: American English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Motivational speaker/mental health advocate Melissa Hopely, has experienced bullying, OCD, and depression, tells her story of courage and hope. This book also tells the inspirational stories of people “in real life.” Her positive, encouraging message shines through these stories: We have great power as individuals and as ordinary people working together—power to change people’s lives.
Doc, I Want My Brain Back
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Doc, I Want My Brain Back is the compelling true story about a scuba diver who suffered a brain injury and was misdiagnosed by well over thirty medical professionals before receiving successful treatment.
How to be a Rubber Band: A Formula for Living Resilience Every Day
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,130. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Resulting from thorough analysis of hundreds of individuals who have demonstrated varying degrees of resilience, a widely applicable resilience formula has emerged. This formula can serve as a blueprint, allowing us to build the necessary elasticity into our interactions with stressors, facilitating our ability to stretch and eventually bounce back.
Fired Up: A shrink's musings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
The shrink is always in and outspoken. Dr. Farrell has used her experience, as well as her time in book publishing, to create a book of articles and essays including interviews with John Lennon and Yoko, Isaac Asimov, Alison Steele, comments on the current state of medicine and psychology-related topics for the interested reader. Nothing is sacred.
Love Birds in a Cage
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,830. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is a wonderful celebration of many practical approaches to making one’s life more meaningful and enjoyable at the same time. It offers time-tested methods to bring about significant positive changes in the way one thinks, acts, and perceives. It is also a unique contribution to an evolving paradigm of the human experience here on Earth.
Taking Control of Your Life: How to Dramatically Increase your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
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You set the price! Words: 68,600. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions
If you don't know, understand, accept and learn from your feelings & emotions, you don't really have control over your own life! Emotional Intelligence is the study of YOU -- how you work, how to motivate, love and enjoy yourself, and how to use that knowledge to live the happiest, most successful life you can. Here's how EQ works, in simple, easy-to-understand, terms that can change your life!
Living Daily With Adult ADD or ADHD: 365 Tips o the Day
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,250. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Doug Puryear is a psychiatrist who discovered at age sixty-four that he has ADD. Then he finally understood a lot of the problems he'd had and the strategies he'd developed to cope with them. This is what he shares in this book.
I Missed the Spring
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,920. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Kaila’s life is transformed by a mood disorder after her wedding to David. She awakens on her bridal bed proclaiming she has conceived the Child of Peace that she is a prophet and privy to the reality of Universal Peace. After months in a psychiatric hospital suffering from extreme mood swings. For twenty-five years, medications dull her mind Then, miraculously, Kaila experiences a reawakening...
Mind Mechanics - The Mindfulness Compendium
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Price: Free! Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
A British counsellor and former paramedic shares the most popular of his blog series 'mind mechanics'. The cornerstone of Bob Brotchie's work in his private practice revolves around mindfulness observations and teaching, and how this more peaceful and clear way of living benefits those in therapy, whilst helping others navigate around such interventions.
The Asperger Computer: A Self-Published Guide on Asperger's Syndrome and Multimedia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 197,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This self-published guide explores the world of Asperger’s syndrome, a mild form of autism [as a PDD], from a college student’s perspective, provides details on relations to the syndrome, and present topics on life issues, symptoms, the social stigma, multimedia, and the author's personal profile.
Dare To Dream ... And Dare
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,560. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Despite suffering from depression and bipolar, Steve O'Connor bought a horse in Granada, Spain and rode it some 2000 miles to Penzance, England. His relationship with Murphy (his horse)helped Steve cope with his mental issues and embedded the belief that there is no problem in life that cannot be surmounted. This tale of their trek is often funny, sometimes sad, and invariably inspirational.
Riding2Recovery: All around the ragged edges
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Series: Riding2Recovery, Book 2. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,020. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 1 review)
The second book in the Riding2Recovery series follows the authors continuing battle to overcome poor mental health and raise awareness of mental health issues through ultra distance fundraising cycle tours. His 2012 journey saw him riding from Lands End in the UK to the far north of the Shetland Isles via Irelands wild and rugged west coast and the Outer Hebrides.
Making Your Psychotherapy Succeed
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,430. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
What is the goal of your psychotherapy? What is the therapy work, the family dance, and what do you or others have to think about and change in order to make your therapy more successful? Are you with the right therapist, how long does therapy take, and why does therapy fail? These are some of the topics discussed in 'Making Your Psychotherapy Succeed.'