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Operators and Things: the inner life of a schizophrenic by Barbara O'Brien
Price: Free! Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Psychedelic memoir of the healing power of schizophrenic hallucinations in the 1950s
Forensic Dual Recovery by W. Strawn Douglas
Price: Free! Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
FDR or Forensic Dual Recovery starts off with my admission that I was detained for psychiatric reasons by the ex president of the World Psychiatric Association. From there it goes on to talk about psychiatry at large and how the legalities of addiction to drugs and psychiatric medications can have intermingled and tangled paths.
The Empathic Brain by Christian Keysers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,640. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The discovery of mirror neurons caused unparalleled excitement amongst scientists. The Empathic Brain makes you share this excitement. Its vivid descriptions of experiments make it a captivating read. Through intellectually rigorous but powerfully accessible prose, Prof. Keysers makes us realize just how deeply this discovery changes our understanding of human nature.
Faces of Combat, PTSD & TBI: One Journalist's Crusade to Improve Treatment for Our Veterans by Eric Newhouse
Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Issues Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
Soldiers tell their heartbreaking stories, what happened to them in battle and what happened when they came home. They explain their uncontrollable rage, alcoholism, nightmares, flashbacks, divorce, joblessness, and homelessness. They talk about the battlefield reactions to civilian provocations that are landing too many of them in jail.
Lies in Silence by SJ Hart
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010 by Issues Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Lies In Silence advocates for improved diagnosis and treatment for bipolar and co-occurring disorders by describing the devastating toll the disorders took on three generations of the author’s family. An insightful and compelling look that gives the reader an understanding of the depth of pain and suffering experienced by people who have these genetically transmitted diseases.
It Has A Name: How To Keep Control Freaks & Other Unhealthy Narcissists from Ruining Your Life by EA Deuble
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
What is behind controlling personalities? A must read for living in today's society where self-centeredness is becoming more the norm. The author shares her journey of discovery about the nature of unhealthy narcissism. Readers will learn how to recognize people who display unhealthy narcissistic personality traits, the root cause of the personality disorder, and what makes them do what they do.
Defying Mental Illness: Finding Recovery with Community Resources and Family Support by Paul Komarek
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by Church Basement Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Revised and updated for 2014. Defying Mental Illness is a plain-language guide to recovery from mental illness. Its strengths-based approach makes mental health disorders and treatment understandable. Covers schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, autism, suicide prevention, childhood mental illness and more. "Provides what's needed most" --NAMI Advocate
Nietzsche: The God of Groundhog Day by Michael Faust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,420. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Is Groundhog Day the greatest philosophical movie of all time? Under the rom-com exterior, this seminal film touches on Nietzsche's eternal recurrence, Camus' Myth of Sisyphus, and the possibility of becoming a Superman and even God.
Vous côtoyez des psychopathes by Philippe Riboty
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: French. Published: May 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
À partir de l’analyse de la carrière criminelle d’une centaine de tueurs en série, Philippe Riboty, vous convie à découvrir, dans le présent guide pratique, les comportements et attitudes qui permettent au FBI, aux profileurs et aux psys de repérer les psychopathes parmi la population. Philippe Riboty est l’un des rares spécialistes du comportement criminel en Amérique du Nord.
Schizophrenia Medicine's Mystery Society's Shame by Marvin Ross
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010 by Bridgeross Communications. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Written by a medical writer and family member of someone suffering from schizophrenia, this book outlines all of the issues involved with schizophrenia and its treatment including stigma, history, causes, physiological changes in the brain, and best treatments. It is an ideal reference and support for family members and others interested in this disease. It is also suitable as supplementary readin
Mad As Hell: Why Everything Is Getting Crazier by Michael Faust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,700. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Clinical psychology
This is a short book about madness - the madness of the world. Every person, every city, every nation, every continent and the planet Earth itself is steadily going insane. What are the causes? Can anything be done? Can the process be arrested and even reversed? This book concentrates on the UK, but a host of other nations would have served just as well in this Mad World.
An Uncommon Casebook: The Complete Clinical Work of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. by Bill O'Hanlon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,520. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Clinical psychology(5.00 from 1 review)
A summary and description of the clinical cases of the late psychiatrist and hypnotherapist, Milton H. Erickson, M.D., compiled by one of his former students, the psychotherapist Bill O'Hanlon.
Wolf or Dog? by Adam Weishaupt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
There are two types of human being - “wolves” (aggressive, assertive dominants who are determined to get what they want) and “dogs” (timid, domesticated, submissives, continually at the mercy of the wolves). Capitalism is a wolf ideology. Christianity, Islam and Judaism are dog religions - intent on forcing you onto your knees and making you obey endless commandments. Are YOU wolf or dog?
The Boon: Thoughts of a Schizophrenic in Remission by Eugene Uttley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Accompany Eugene Uttley on a mythological “hero's journey” to another world and back again, and join him as he articulates the prize that he won there – The Ultimate Boon. Through his struggles in coping with schizophrenia, Uttley has come to know what he wants. Now he just needs to figure out how to get it.
First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple by Cameron West
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 94,380. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
In this classic New York Times bestselling memoir, Cameron West tells the story of his struggle to come to terms with having multiple personalities. West, who earned a doctorate in psychology in the years following his diagnosis, offers a remarkably poignant account of his efforts to understand the workings of his fragmented mind.
Mental Health, Psychotherapy and Judaism by Seymour Hoffman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,630. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Clinical psychology
This volume focuses on the interface between mental health, psychotherapy and Judaism: Reports of effective therapeutic treatments involving rabbis and psychologist, markedly differing opinions of various rabbinic authorities regarding psychotherapy, examples of psychological wisdom and insights of rabbis and religious leaders...
It's All About Her - Surviving The Female Narcissist by Lisa Scott
Price: $17.95 USD. Words: 71,370. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
“It’s All About Her” offers first-hand personal accounts from numerous men who have fallen for the female narcissist and become ensnared in her trap. In addition, it explains the personality of a narcissist and offers Six Steps to help you break free and get off the “crazy-train” that a female narcissist creates in order to keep you hooked and forever catering to her needs.
Lost Boy - Bipolar Dreaming by Jocelyn Price
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,890. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
My son Cameron committed suicide five years ago. He suffered from bi-polar disorder. The book is about his life, dreams, good times, not so good times. It is also a book about me - how I learned about bipolar disorder. It is my journey too. It is about the mistakes I made in dealing with Cameron then realisation and finally understanding. Above all the most important thing I learned was to listen.
Difficult Personalities: It's Not You; It's Them by William O'Donohue
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Some people are very, very tough to deal with and can make you miserable. This book will help you identify, understand and develop strategies to deal with toxic personalities that you encounter. Written by a prominent clinical psychologist and university professor it explains DSM diagnostic categories such as Anti-social Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Diso
Freedom from Hair Pulling by Judy DeKuehn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,070. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Freedom from Hair Pulling is a practical, personal step-by-step guide to current treatment protocols for trichotillomania written by a therapist who specializes in treating this disorder. Information is included for family members who want to help young children and offers plenty of important information on how to create an individualized treatment plan.