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Future of Western Civilization-Progress Report (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 35. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,570. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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.
Out of the Box
Price: Free! Words: 23,910. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by OISM. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies
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Autobiography of Ron Leifer, MD, a dissident buddhist psychiatrist who spent his life opposing psychiatric coercion and the myth of mental illness.
Dealing with Madness: A Brief History of Western Approaches
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
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.
The Rest Of Me
Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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In his second short-story installment Matthew Farrington again tackles issues of family, abuse, madness and the inherent competing human desires of surrender and survival. Part of the bulk of a larger work, The Rest of Me showcases Farrington’s shrewd talent for breaking through traditional barriers in fiction writing, concisely displaying the raw emotion of his subject in brief and moving prose.
Pieces of Eight: Stories of Encounter and Tele
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
This is a collection of intriguing tales from the author’s work in psychotherapy. Written in a dramatic, literary story-telling manner, the author brings alive the human being who is in the forefront of the work together. In this, she invites us all to examine how we relate to our own existence as well as the existence of others and how we honour, celebrate and restore humanity in each other.
Project Spiralbound
Price: Free! Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
John Mortenson, a poor student at an Ivy League university trying to make some easy money gets trapped in a bizarre psychological experiment. (This story was inspired by the true story of Ted Kaczynski, better known as the Unabomber, and the mind control experiments he was subjected to as a young Harvard student.)
Nevrotico: A Personal Chronicle of OCD, Anxiety and Neurosis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » OCD, Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
“The book gives readers a front row seat to watch the turmoil of the author’s life and mind. that itself is a triumph of honesty, openness, and self-awareness. The author’s voice is very relatable to readers who also struggle with OCD and anxiety.” Judge, Writer's Digest Self-Published e-book Awards.
Parents, Teachers and Mental Health
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,450. Language: American English. Published: July 22, 2013 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Adolescent psychology, Nonfiction » Parenting » Verbal skills
In this, the third book in Dr. Campbell’s Rapid Relief Series, the psychiatrist lays out, step-by-step, the art of accurate speech and other ways to help students (children) not become psychiatric patients.
Psychological Therapy in a Pharmacological World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,140. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2013 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Education & training, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies
Who should read this book? - anyone who does therapy, - any therapist looking for a quicker way to help people, - any physician who wants a quick intervention to help psychiatric, or non-psychiatric, patients with life issues, - anyone wanting a simple model to understand people’s behavior, - anyone interested in the way a therapy approach was born.
Who's Talking?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,220. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
Schizophrenic patients who hear voices describe them as being alien & external, & many adopt a paranormal explanation. Psychiatrists assert that a primary need is to establish their identity but commonly dismiss this explanation without applying tests. Dr. Hartley asks whether spirits may account for the voices by considering psychiatric research findings in the light of what is understood.