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Schizotypal Disorder
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
The essential feature of Schizotypal Disorder is a "pervasive pattern of social and interpersonal deficits marked by acute discomfort and a reduced capacity for intimate relationships and cognitive or perceptual distortions and eccentricities of behavior with inclination to create illogical theories that are eager, fickle, magical and mysterious. Often believe that they have extraordinary powers.
Schizoid Disorder
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias
The schizoid subjects are characterized by the fact that often live on the margins of society. Can be considered "misfits", "weird", "touched", or simply be left alone to live a secluded and private. Their isolation may lead others to complain and try to establish contact, but often these attempts fail and people traded after being repeatedly rejected.
Paranoid Disorder
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias
Paranoid Personality Disorder is basically characterized by the tendency, persistent and unjustified, to perceive and interpret the intentions, words and behaviors of others as malicious, degrading or threatening: the world is experienced as hostile and always looked in the most varied contexts with distrust and suspicion, with the consequent and compulsory choice of a solitary lifestyle.
Managing Schizophrenia - A Personal Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
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Deals with my personal journey with the illness and what I have learnt from a personal perspective to be effective practical and philosophical strategies in dealing with the illness. It can give others suffering from the disease and well as people who have been around them with some insight into the illness.
Creativity Genius & Mental Disorders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Creative ability, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The stereotype of the eccentric or mad scientist has often played a protective role in the collective imagination, as opposed to fear and suspicion that the diversity of others, even that which is expressed in excellence, anchored to the rise in most traditions. In this sense, the idea of an association between genius and madness has been repeatedly advanced in the history.
Genialità Creativa e Disturbi Mentali
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: Italian. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Creative ability, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Lo stereotipo dell’artista eccentrico o dello scienziato pazzo ha spesso svolto un ruolo di protezione, nell’immaginario collettivo, di contro ai timori ed al sospetto che la diversità eccellente, suscita nella maggior parte delle persone. In questo senso, l’idea di una associazione tra genio e follia è stata ripetutamente avanzata in diversi ambiti e sotto diverse prospettive.
Cognitive Disorders
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Person with a cognitive disorder not only of neurological problems but also emotional and relational difficulties. Neglecting this aspect means not taking into account the whole person and therefore preclude a treatment that takes into account the mutual influence between the cognitive domain and affective sphere.
Parkinson's Disease
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system responsible for control of movement, balance and gait that strikes the ball physical, psychological and social undermining the individual's functional abilities. It is a syndrome characterized by variable association of resting tremor, rigidity and bradykinesia, with characteristic alteration in gait and posture.
The Obsessions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The term obsession, in common parlance, means a thought that comes to mind with a certain insistence. Although it is normal that in certain conditions, marked by real difficulties, thinking back with a certain insistence on the particular problem that torments us, obsessions are different from normal concerns for their content and devoid of factual basis for the frequent recurrence.
Mood Disorders
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Mood Disorders
The Mood Disorders are characterized discontinuous mood of the person, which is the main psychological trait. Who is afflicted with one of these disorders usually shows a subdued mood or too high on a period of time or longer. The trend in mood can also be characterized by alternating periods under tone at moments in which it is instead extremely high.
No Comfort Zone: Notes on Living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,800. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
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No Comfort Zone challenges the reader to understand a bit of what it’s like to live with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). With insight, clarity and humor, the author describes the fear and unpredictability of her past and links them to her perceptions, reactions and hopes in the present.
Portret Złego. Klasyczne manipulacje morderców seryjnych.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: Polish. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Kim jest morderca seryjny? Jak się robi portret psychologiczny? Jakich metod manipulacji używają seryjni mordercy?
An Uncommon Casebook: The Complete Clinical Work of Milton H. Erickson, M.D.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,520. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Clinical psychology
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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.
Nietzsche: The God of Groundhog Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,440. 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.
Mad As Hell: Why Everything Is Getting Crazier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,710. 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.
Wolf or Dog?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,190. 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?
Hyperreligiosity: Identifying and Overcoming Patterns of Religious Dysfunction
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The word Hyperreligiosity is related to "religiosity" which is the outward form of religion. People make a distinction between religiosity and spirituality, spirituality being the embodiment of virtue. Hyperreligiosity is when the outward forms and other aspects of religion become life disabling. There is a direct connection between hyperreligiosity and terrorism or destructive cults.
Lost Boy - Bipolar Dreaming
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.
How to Spot a Psychopath
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Clinical psychology
"How To Spot A Psychopath" provides the average person with the tools necessary for spotting and assessing psychopaths. This short booklet/checklist offers practical guidance and a checklist of the 150 behaviors that are closely associated with psychopathy. It is easy to use and will not only give you insight, but will also lay to rest any fears or concerns you have about psychopaths.
Defying Mental Illness: Finding Recovery with Community Resources and Family Support
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
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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