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Narcissistic Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The essential feature of Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a picture of the trend to superiority, need for admiration, and lack of sensitivity to others. Individuals with narcissistic disorder have, for most of the time, a high self-regard. They routinely exaggerate their skills, often appearing arrogant. They think they're special, superior, have to be satisfied in every request.
Histrionic Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Histrionic Personality Disorder is characterized by shallow and labile affectivity, trend to exaggerate expression of emotions, suggestibility, egocentricity, self-indulgence and loss of consideration for others. These individuals may behave inappropriately seductive and show an excessive preoccupation with physical attractiveness. They are usually manipulative, vain and demanding.
Borderline Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The most prominent feature of Borderline Personality Disorder is the depth and variability of moods. This emotional instability can also be called emotional lability or reactivity. Individuals with Borderline disorder struggle with despondency, anger, rage, self-hatred, arrogance, anxiety, uncertainty, emptiness, dependency, stubbornness and impulses of self-damage.
Antisocial Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Antisocial personality disorder is characterized by a failure to social obligations and a lack of concern for the feelings of others. There is a pattern of disparity between behavior and social norms. The behavior is not immediately changed from negative consequences. There is a low tolerance and a low threshold for discharge of aggression. This model begins in childhood or early adolescence.
Schizotypal Disorder
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
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
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
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
By Jennifer King
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
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
By Isuru Abeysinghe
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
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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
By Grace Robinson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Creative ability
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
By Grace Robinson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: Italian. Published: July 2, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Creative ability
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
By Thomas Gomez
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
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
By Dorothy Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
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
By Adele Fabbri
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
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.
"Hilfe, mein Partner spinnt!" Ratgeber für Familien und Angehörige von Psychotikern und Schizophrenen
By Ham Pash Chadaev
Price: $13.10 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: German. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Erkennen Sie die Zeichen. Eine Psychose entsteht niemals von einem Tag auf den anderen und wird häufig viel zu spät erkannt. Dadurch entstehen keineswegs nur für den Betroffenen Gefahren: Auch die Angehörigen, Partner, Freunde und insbesondere Kinder können massive Schäden erleiden. Natürlich können Sie selber nicht diagnostizieren – wohl aber eingreifen: Die Kranken selber können das nicht. Dere
Sindrome Shopping
By Marco Betti Delgado
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: Italian. Published: January 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
La sindrome da Shopping è una vera patologia che consiste in un’ossessione per gli acquisti, un bisogno di fare spese frequenti e ripetute di oggetti spesso inutili o che superano le proprie capacità finanziarie. In questa pubblicazione vengono esaminati i caratteri generali del fenomeno, tenendo conto delle scoperte e degli apporti dottrinali più recenti nell'analisi di cause, sintomi e rimedi.
Portret Złego. Klasyczne manipulacje morderców seryjnych.
By Wojciech i Marek Wareccy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: Polish. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Kim jest morderca seryjny? Jak się robi portret psychologiczny? Jakich metod manipulacji używają seryjni mordercy?
How to Spot a Psychopath
By Joe Navarro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
"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.
How to Spot a Histrionic Personality
By Joe Navarro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
"How To Spot A Histrionic" - provides the average person with the tools necessary for spotting and assessing Histrionic personalities. The short booklet offers practical guidance and a comprehensive checklist of the 150 behaviors/features that are associated with Histrionics. It is easy to use, intended for the average layperson. You don’t have to be a clinician to use this.
Finding Happiness in a Society Full of Narcissism
By David Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
The book identifies the most common error made in today's society that causes people to be unhappy. Despite an unremittingly hedonistic pursuit of instant gratification, the deep and satisfying glow of real happiness still can’t be achieved. However, this book shows how small changes to an individual's behaviour can have massive positive effects that lead to true happiness.
Quitter un pervers narcissique en dix leçons
By Isa Danton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: French. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Un pervers marcissique a croisé votre route. Comment s'en sortir. Plus vous avancez, plus vous vous enfoncez. J'ai vécu ainsi, dix-sept années de ma vie sous l'emprise d'un pervers narcissique. J'ai fait le voeu d'aider les autres à s'en sortir. Ce petit guide rapide, sous forme anecdotique, qui se lit en quelques heures à peine, vous propose dix petits pas à faire pour vous liberer.