Books tagged: psychiatry

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Dealing with Madness: A Brief History of Western Approaches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
From the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century, the history of Western approaches towards ‘madness’ is a history of attempting to classify symptoms, name disorders, house the 'mad', care for the distressed, cure mental 'disease', and predict outcomes of ‘illnesses.’ This brief history looks at those approaches and the eras in which they predominated.
Out of the Box
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Price: Free! Words: 23,910. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by OISM. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiography of Ron Leifer, MD, a dissident buddhist psychiatrist who spent his life opposing psychiatric coercion and the myth of mental illness.
Future of Western Civilization-Progress Report (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,570. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Melanie Mortiboys interviews Dr Nicholas Beecroft for this Progress Report on the project exploring the Future of Western Civilization in the light of the interviews so far.
An Inquisition into the Incurable Behaviors of Our Time
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Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
Garden Urthark’s "Inquisition into the Incurable Behaviors of Our Time" shows us the Sword of Damocles that presently hovers over our head, reminding us that without a better system of checks and balances, the scientific community could very well become as threatening in its zeal to lock up or medicate those it deems insane as any court that ever ordered the imprisonment or torture of heretics.
Topic: Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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Series: Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk, Book 27. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by American Association of Suicidology. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
This ebook summarizes research on the relationship between Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and suicide risk. IBDs include Crohn’s (CD), ulcerative and indeterminate colitis (IC). The text explores the research on physical symptoms and their psychological effects and discussion of the relationships between inflammation and IBDs. Practical recommendations for caregivers are included.
ADHD Is Not A Sentence My life travels that led me to medicine and a full and comprehensive understanding of ADHD
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,140. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Psychiatric disorders
In my career as a medical doctor, I met many parents who did not know what to believe about ADHD because of so much misinformation in the media. I hope this book clarifies much of the mystery and the stigma surrounding these conditions.
Force Field
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,670. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A stranger left on a high desert road… An institute where research takes a wrong turn… A doctor who senses everything she trusts is slipping away… Dr. Kate Morgan is a psychiatrist at Bellingham, an isolated sanatorium in the Mojave desert. She gives a ride to Wyn Roberts, stranded by the side of the road, unaware he has been waiting for her, assigned to her by a world far beyond her own.