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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.
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?
Hyperreligiosity: Identifying and Overcoming Patterns of Religious Dysfunction by Robert Pearson
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 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.
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.
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
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.
Mental Health Inprisonment by W. Strawn Douglas
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
MHI teaches and story tells in a frank and relaxed tone that creates a friend out of the reader. It is not preachy and is very telling in what data it downloads. You can get a quick glance at issues that I and my friends have taken years to learn. We want this knowledge to become part of the global gestalt and I feel it is moving at an acceptable pace.
Fear and Phobias - A complete A-Z guide of phobias and how to overcome them by Sarah Johnstone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety
Many people find it difficult to understand their anxiety disorder, or to explain it to others. This comprehensive A-Z guide to phobias, fears and anxieties provides valuable information about understanding fears and phobias, how to cope with panic attacks, and the different types of treatment available to help overcome phobias or significantly reduce the symptoms.
Sixty Days to Sanity, A College Freshman's Struggle to Overcome Mental Illness by Pete Barnes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In the fall of 1989, Pete Barnes was a wide-eyed teenager bound for college. Less than a month later, he was fighting his way out of a padded room. Millions of people face the stigma from mental illness. Sixty Days to Sanity attempts to fight misconceptions of bipolar disorder by bringing the reader along for the ride.
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.
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
Two Are Better Than One: Case Studies of Brief Effective Therapy by Seymour Hoffman
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » Psychology » Clinical psychology
This book is a welcome addition to the field of psychotherapy. The author skillfully demonstrates that therapy need not follow a rigid script to be effective. The benefits of flexible thinking, creative methodology, yet therapeutically sound interventions may surpass the benefits of standard treatment with a challenging case. This is a wonderful resource for all therapists.
Planetary Clusters - How They Dictate Your Fate...and What You Can Do About Them by Randall Curtis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders, Nonfiction » New Age » Astrology
This groundbreaking book reveals how planetary clusters in your birth chart influence the unconscious reactions and attitudes that dictate your destiny. When your "wounded" clusters are activated by visiting planets, will you be prepared to meet the challenge? When your beneficial clusters are activated, will you seize the moment and fulfill your heart's desire-or will you let the magic slip away?
Restricted: A novel of half-truths by Jennifer Kinsel
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 49,380. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
"Restricted" takes readers into the mind of a nineteen year old girl named Erin. Brought on by the obsession over weight and calories, and fueled by low self-esteem, she falls victim to an eating disorder. The journey told starts during the height of the sickness and follows Erin through the many challenges and lessons of treatment. Based on the author's own experiences.
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
Faces of Combat, PTSD & TBI: One Journalist's Crusade to Improve Treatment for Our Veterans by Eric Newhouse
Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 98,790. 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.
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.
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