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e-books in Psychiatry category

Book cover: The ''I'' of the Storm: Understanding the Suicidal MindThe ''I'' of the Storm: Understanding the Suicidal Mind
by - De Gruyter Open Ltd ,
This book examines the diaries from eight individuals who killed themselves. Using both qualitative analyses and quantitative analyses, Lester uncovers the unique thoughts and feelings that led these individuals to take their own lives.
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Book cover: A History of Self-Harm in Britain: A Genealogy of Cutting and OverdosingA History of Self-Harm in Britain: A Genealogy of Cutting and Overdosing
by - Palgrave Macmillan ,
This book charts the rise and fall of various self-harming behaviours in twentieth-century Britain. It puts self-cutting and overdosing into historical perspective, linking them to the huge changes that occur in mental and physical healthcare ...
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Book cover: Dementia guide for Carers and Care ProvidersDementia guide for Carers and Care Providers
by - Smashwords ,
This guide offers practical information for anyone caring for a person with dementia, and was developed in collaboration with healthcare professionals, educators and carers. It aims to support an understanding of the progressive nature of dementia.
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Book cover: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- National Institute of Mental Health ,
PTSD is an anxiety disorder that some people get after seeing or living through a dangerous event. When in danger, it's natural to feel afraid. This fear triggers many split-second changes in the body. In PTSD, this reaction is changed or damaged ...
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Book cover: Depression in Children and Young PeopleDepression in Children and Young People
- British Psychological Society ,
The guideline has been developed to advise on the identification and management of depression in children and young people in primary, community and secondary care. The guidelines are developed by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals.
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Book cover: Psychosis and Schizophrenia in Adults: Treatment and ManagementPsychosis and Schizophrenia in Adults: Treatment and Management
- National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health ,
This guideline has been developed to advise on the treatment and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in adults. The recommendations have been developed by a team of healthcare professionals after consideration of the best available evidence.
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Book cover: Risk Factors For SuicideRisk Factors For Suicide
- National Academies Press ,
Thoughts of suicide can be abundant and frequent for some. These thoughts easily disrupt the lives of not only the suicidal person but the world around said person. It may, however, be possible to tell someone is suicidal before it's too late.
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Book cover: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Old and the New ProblemsObsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Old and the New Problems
by - InTech ,
In this book some modern data on pathogenesis, phenomenology and treatment of OCD are presented. Besides, the data on co-morbidity of OCD with other psychiatric disorders are also included. Intended for psychiatrists, psychologists and neurologists.
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Book cover: Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-BeingMeditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-Being
by - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ,
Meditation, a mind-body method, employs a variety of techniques designed to facilitate the mind's capacity to affect bodily function and symptoms. We aimed to determine the efficacy and safety of meditation programs on stress-related outcomes.
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Book cover: Bipolar DisorderBipolar Disorder
- Wikipedia ,
Bipolar disorder is a mental illness classified by psychiatry as a mood disorder. Individuals with bipolar disorder experience episodes of an elevated or agitated mood known as mania alternating with episodes of depression.
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Book cover: Guidelines for the Management of Conditions Specifically Related to StressGuidelines for the Management of Conditions Specifically Related to Stress
- World Health Organization ,
This book provides management strategies for conditions specifically related to stress, including symptoms of acute stress, post-traumatic stress disorder and bereavement. The guidelines were developed by an independent Guidelines Development Group.
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Book cover: Pharmacological Treatment of Mental Disorders in Primary Health CarePharmacological Treatment of Mental Disorders in Primary Health Care
- World Health Organization ,
This manual provides simple, adequate and evidence-based information to health care professionals in primary health care especially in low- and middle-income countries to be able to provide pharmacological treatment to persons with mental disorders.
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Book cover: Self-Harm: Longer-Term ManagementSelf-Harm: Longer-Term Management
- British Psychological Society ,
This is the first NICE guideline on the longer-term management of both single and recurrent episodes of self-harm. The focus is to improve the longer-term care of people who self-harm after initial treatment of the injury or poisoning.
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Book cover: PsychotherapyPsychotherapy
by - Moffat, Yard and Co. ,
I want to counteract the misunderstandings which overflood the whole field, especially by the mixing of mental and moral influence. I want to strengthen the public feeling that the time has come when every physician should study psychology.
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Book cover: Family Involved Psychosocial Treatments for Adult Mental Health ConditionsFamily Involved Psychosocial Treatments for Adult Mental Health Conditions
by - Department of Veterans Affairs ,
We conducted a systematic review of the published evidence evaluating if (and which) family involved treatments improve patient outcomes (i.e., efficacy) and if (and which) family involved treatments are superior to alternative interventions.
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Book cover: The Patient's Guide to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and FibromyalgiaThe Patient's Guide to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia
by - CSH Press ,
The book contains practical strategies you can use to take charge of your condition. Includes information on treatment options and techniques for controlling stress, managing emotions, exercising safely, building support and more.
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Book cover: Eating DisordersEating Disorders
- British Psychological Society ,
This guideline has been developed to advise on the treatment of the eating disorders anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and related conditions. The recommendations have been developed by a multidisciplinary group of health care professionals.
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Book cover: Effects of AntidepressantsEffects of Antidepressants
by - InTech ,
Antidepressants are one of the most investigated medications. Having greater knowledge of psychopharmacology could help us to gain more understanding of treatments. This book will help beginners interested in this field to understand depression.
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Book cover: Common Mental Health DisordersCommon Mental Health Disorders
- British Psychological Society ,
This guideline covers the identification and pathways to care for adults with common mental health disorders, specifically depression, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.
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Book cover: Schizophrenia in the 21st CenturySchizophrenia in the 21st Century
by - InTech ,
Schizophrenia is a poorly understood but very disabling group of brain disorders. This volume covers various current options for therapy, clinical research into cognitive symptoms of schizophrenia and preclinical research in animal models.
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Book cover: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- British Psychological Society ,
This guideline has been developed to advise on the treatment and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The guideline recommendations were developed by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, service users and carers.
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Book cover: Delirium: Diagnosis, Prevention and ManagementDelirium: Diagnosis, Prevention and Management
- Royal College of Physicians ,
This guideline addresses: risk factors to identify people at risk of developing delirium; diagnosis of delirium in acute, critical and long-term care; pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for reducing the incidence of delirium; etc.
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Book cover: Military Psychiatry: Preparing in Peace for WarMilitary Psychiatry: Preparing in Peace for War
by - Borden Institute ,
A series of articles with a strong research base. Topics include addressing burnout, ethical issues, consultation to command, psychiatric aspects of disease in service members, training program guidelines, terrorism, hostage negotiation, etc.
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Book cover: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments in PsychiatryComplementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments in Psychiatry
by - Flying Publisher ,
The book gives the practitioner a solid introduction into the philosophy behind CAM approaches as well as a broad array of evidence-based CAM therapies that are increasingly finding their way into patient treatment plans with positive results.
(5270 views)
Book cover: Depression in Adults with a Chronic Physical Health ProblemDepression in Adults with a Chronic Physical Health Problem
- British Psychological Society ,
Sets out clear recommendations for healthcare staff (based on the best available evidence) on how to diagnose and manage adults with a chronic physical health problem who have depression, in order to significantly improve their treatment and care.
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Book cover: Borderline Personality Disorder: Treatment and ManagementBorderline Personality Disorder: Treatment and Management
- British Psychological Society ,
This guideline, commissioned by NICE and developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, sets out clear, evidence- and consensus-based recommendations for healthcare staff on how to treat and manage borderline personality disorder.
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Book cover: Antenatal and Postnatal Mental HealthAntenatal and Postnatal Mental Health
- National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health ,
The guideline will be useful to clinicians in providing high-quality care for women with antenatal and postnatal mental health problems while also emphasising the importance of the experience of care for women and their families and carers.
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Book cover: Elements of Clinical PsychologyElements of Clinical Psychology
by - Sarup & Sons ,
How human beings behave in different situations, is known by the clinical method. The study of pharmaceuticals is applied to psychology and a very objective and methodical investigation is made and a clinical remedy is applied to the patient.
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Book cover: Mental Health: Culture, Race, and EthnicityMental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity
- U.S. Public Health Service ,
This book documents the existence of striking disparities for minorities in mental health services and underlying knowledge base. Racial and ethnic minorities have less access to mental health services. They are less likely to receive needed care.
(5150 views)
Book cover: Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon GeneralMental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General
by - Diane Pub Co ,
This report recognizes the inextricably intertwined relationship between our mental health and our physical health and well-being. The report emphasizes that mental health and mental illnesses are important concerns at all ages.
(4654 views)
Book cover: Neuropsychopharmacology: 5th Generation of ProgressNeuropsychopharmacology: 5th Generation of Progress
by - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins ,
This book establishes a critical bridge connecting new discoveries in molecular and cellular biology, genetics, and neuroimaging with the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of the full spectrum of neuropsychiatric disorders.
(7671 views)
Book cover: Women and Depression: Discovering HopeWomen and Depression: Discovering Hope
- NIMH ,
Depression is a common illness, and most who have it need treatment to get better. When a woman has a depressive disorder, it interferes with daily life, and causes pain for both the woman with the disorder and those who care about her.
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Book cover: SchizophreniaSchizophrenia
- NIMH ,
Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder that has affected people throughout history. Researchers are developing more effective medications and using new research tools to understand the causes of schizophrenia.
(8836 views)
Book cover: Instinct And The UnconsciousInstinct And The Unconscious
by - York University ,
This book was originally published in 1920. The general aim of the book is to put into a biological setting the system of psycho-therapy which came to be generally adopted in Great Britain in the treatment of the psycho-neuroses of war.
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Book cover: Hysteria Beyond FreudHysteria Beyond Freud
by - University of California Press ,
An absorbing, erudite reevaluation of the history of hysteria. The widely respected authors draw upon the insights of the social and cultural history, to examine the ways in which hysteria has been conceived from antiquity to the twentieth century.
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Book cover: Hypochondria: Woeful ImaginingsHypochondria: Woeful Imaginings
by - University of California Press ,
In this book the author examines this wide-spread malady through the prism of multiple disciplines: anthropology, sociology, psychology, and medicine, demonstrating that both symptoms and treatment express cultural and social biases.
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Book cover: Hypericum for DepressionHypericum for Depression
by - Natural Medicine Journal ,
St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a well studied botanical medicine. This review focuses on the latest research and supports the use of hypericum preparations in mild to moderate depression and suggests it may be a favorable alternative ...
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Book cover: Invisible Wounds of WarInvisible Wounds of War
by - RAND Corporation ,
This monograph focuses on post-traumatic stress disorder, major depression, and traumatic brain injury. Unlike the physical wounds of war, these conditions are often invisible to the eye, remaining invisible to society in general.
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Book cover: Download Of PsychiatryDownload Of Psychiatry
by - University of Tasmania ,
The DOP (Download Of Psychiatry) is freely accessible information about mental disorders and psychiatry, at about medical student level. It can be used as an alternative textbook, and may be of interest to a wider audience.
(14031 views)
Book cover: War Psychiatry (Textbooks of Military Medicine)War Psychiatry (Textbooks of Military Medicine)
by - Borden Institute ,
This volume addresses the delivery of mental health services during wartime, discusses the concept of combat stress reaction, the delivery of mental health care on the various battlefields, and the psychological consequences of modern combat.
(9477 views)