Mental Health Disorders
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Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder
Stop Walking on Eggshells
Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder
Paperback      ISBN: 157224108x
Discusses the signs and symptoms of borderline personality disorder and explains how the families and friends of patients can cope with BPD behavior while taking care of themselves
Winter Blues: Everything You Need to Know to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder
Winter Blues
Everything You Need to Know to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder
Hardcover      ISBN: 1593852142
Winter isn't a "wonderland" for everyone. Every year, millions of us feel our energy levels ebb and spirits fall as the days grow shorter. In this no-nonsense, up-to-date survival kit for weathering the winter blues, Dr. Norman Rosenthal - the world's foremost expert on the condition - explains what causes SAD and what you can do about it. A self-test allows you to track and evaluate your seasonal mood swings. Armed with a better understanding of what you're up against, Dr. Rosenthal helps you determine an appropriate plan of action. Convenient menus and easy recipes make sticking to a healthy winter diet more enjoyable, and a new section on the benefits of exercise motivates you to stay active even when it's gloomy outside. A step-by-step guide helps you organize your yearly schedule to anticipate seasonal changes, and a special chapter for family and friends teaches loved ones effective ways to show support.
The Eating Disorder Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Guide to the Causes,Treatments, and Prevention of Eating Disorders
The Eating Disorder Sourcebook
A Comprehensive Guide to the Causes,Treatments, and Prevention of Eating Disorders
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0071476857
Sound, sensitive advice for overcoming an eating disorder Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, exercise addictions . . . these disorders can be devastating, but they are in no way unbeatable. Therapist Carolyn Costin, herself recovered from anorexia, brings three decades of experience and the newest research in the field together, providing readers with the latest treatments, from medication and behavioral therapy to alternative remedies. Whether you are living with an eating disorder or you are a loved one or professional helping someone who is, The Eating Disorder Sourcebook will help you: - Recognize and identify eating disorders - Discover and work with the underlying causes of an eating disorder - Make the right choices when comparing treatment options - Understand what is expected in individual, group, and family therapy - Know when outpatient treatment is not enough and what else can be done
The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness
The Quiet Room
A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness
Paperback      ISBN: 0446671339
Presents the inner life of a schizophrenic through diary excerpts and interviews with family members and doctors
When Food Is Love: Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy
When Food Is Love
Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy
Paperback      ISBN: 0452268184
An examination of the link between eating disorders and the need for intimacy explains how eating disorders sabotage intimate relationships and why many people overeat to satisfy their emotional hunger
Anatomy of Anorexia
Anatomy of Anorexia
Paperback      ISBN: 0393321010
Tracing the origins and causes of this terrible disease, the best-selling author of The Best Little Girl in the World shows how an innocent desire to lose a few pounds can manifest in life-threatening symptoms, discussing the social and physiological forces that shape the illness. Reprint. 12,000 first printing.
Devil in the Details: Scenes from an Obsessive Girlhood
Devil in the Details
Scenes from an Obsessive Girlhood
Paperback      ISBN: 031601074x
A woman who suffered from an undiagnosed obsessive-compulsive disorder in her childhood recounts how her overzealous drive for perfection and incessant hand-washing rituals compromised her daily life and strained her relationship with her good-natured parents. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
Spark
The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0316113506
An investigation into the effects of exercise on the brain evaluates how aerobic exercise positively influences the progression of such conditions as Alzheimer's disease, ADD, and depression, in a report that shares theory-supporting case studies and the results of a progressive school fitness program. 30,000 first printing.
El  Poder Curativo De LA Mente/ the Healing Power of the Mind: Tecnicas Practicas Para Gozar De Buena Salud Y Aumentar El Poder Mental
El Poder Curativo De LA Mente/ the Healing Power of the Mind
Tecnicas Practicas Para Gozar De Buena Salud Y Aumentar El Poder Mental
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 0892815906
Discusses the nutritional and emotional aspects of the body's capability for self-healing, and suggests exercises designed to encourage the natural healing process.
Rescuing Patty Hearst: Growing Up Sane in a Decade Gone Mad
Rescuing Patty Hearst
Growing Up Sane in a Decade Gone Mad
Paperback      ISBN: 0743255496
A daughter of a schizophrenic mother recounts how she and her sister were held hostage for four years while their mother gave way to psychosis and how the medical system of the 1980s inhibited patient progress and victimized their families.