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  • Out of the Blue Six Non-Medication Ways to Relieve Depression

    Out of the Blue Six Non-Medication Ways to Relieve Depression

    by Bill O'Hanlon

    *No refund on this item: Was: $44.95* *Reduced by 20% - now $35.95* Alternatives to standard drug treatments for this common problem. Depression is one of the most common issues that people bring to therapy. It is also a mental health condition with several well-known and readily available medications to treat it. That said, every clinician knows that medications do not work for all clients, and even if they do work they can often come with unwelcome side effects that are difficult and hard to bear. In short, medications are...

  • Preventing Suicide: The Solution Focused Approach Second Edition

    Preventing Suicide: The Solution Focused Approach Second Edition

    by John Henden

    The book looks at secondary suicide prevention (treatment for those thinking about suicide or who are actively suicidal) and is very practically focused. The first chapter reviews the prevention literature and discusses the healthier nation targets. The second chapter outlines solution focused brief therapy and presents the evidence base for this approach. Chapters 3 and 4 focus on risk assessment, management and medication. Chapter 5 presents an in-depth case study and the final chapter presents five shorter case studies. The appendices contain examples of exercises that can be given to clients.  *Contents:* About...

  • Suicide Prevention: Issues in Society - Volume 377

    Suicide Prevention: Issues in Society - Volume 377

    by Editor: Justin Healey

    Suicide is a tragedy which touches many people. Each year around one million people commit suicide worldwide. These deaths can have lasting and devastating impacts on families and friends affected by suicide, as feelings of grief and loss are clouded by complex questions of life and death which remain unanswered. Deaths caused by suicide are however, preventable. Encouragingly, Australia’s suicide rate has decreased by 17% over the past decade; however suicide remains the leading cause of death among Australians 15-34 years of age. What are the risks and warning...

  • The Bulimia Workbook for Teens

    The Bulimia Workbook for Teens

    by Lisa Schab

    Bulimia is one of the most difficult mental health disorders to overcome, and it is essential that sufferers incorporate new coping skills into their lives right away to avoid falling into the destructive pattern of bingeing and purging. The Bulimia Workbook for Teens teaches teens who binge and purge how to replace unhealthy thoughts, feelings, and behaviours with a new set of habits. These activities are based in cognitive behavioural therapy, the professional treatment of choice for bulimia, and are arranged in a progressive format. Their order is based...

  • The Home Therapist: A practical, self-help guide for everyday psychological problems

    The Home Therapist: A practical, self-help guide for everyday psychological problems

    by Dr John Barletta and Jan Bond

    This unique and easy-to-read book is a practical guide to over 130 psychological issues that you may face across a lifetime. It is both a self-help manual and an educational resource, featuring expert opinion from a range of experienced professionals. A must-have for the family bookshelf, it provides a wealth of information and helpful tips that can be used for self-care, as an addition to therapy, or in the support of others.  It can also be used by doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses, occupational therapists, social workers, counsellors, and...

  • Turning Points: An Extraordinary Journey into the Suicidal Mind

    Turning Points: An Extraordinary Journey into the Suicidal Mind

    by Professor Diego De Leo

    In this remarkable book, Professor Diego De Leo, distinguished Italian psychiatrist and world leading researcher into suicide prevention, takes us on a journey to the edge of reason and through into the light of salvation. We hear the voices of desperate traumatised people pushed to the limit of suicide who, via a stroke of fate, had their lives spared. We also hear from others left behind after suicide. Their personal stories told in the form of letters to Diego reveal much about the human spirit - its ability...

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