Mental Health Disorders
Finding Your Bipolar Muse
How to Master Depressive Droughts and Manic Floods and Access Your Creative Power
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 1569243409
Draws on detailed research to evaluate the possible link between mood disorders and creativity, discussing how individuals with depression or bipolar disorder can overcome personal challenges in order to move forward creatively. Original.
Breaking Free from Emotional Eating
Paperback ISBN: 0452284910
There is an end to the anguish of emotional eating -- and this book explainshow to achieve it. Geneen Roth, whose Feeding the Hungry Heart and When FoodIs Love have brought understanding and acceptance to tens of thousands ofreaders over the last two decades, here outlines her proven program forresolving the conflicts at the root of overeating. Using simple techniquesdeveloped in her highly successful seminars, she offers reassuring,practical advice.
Paperback ISBN: 0679746048
The author of Asa, as I Knew Him offers a compelling and poignant memoir of her two years as a teenager in a psychiatric hospital, sharing vivid portraits of her fellow patients, their keepers, and her experiences during treatment. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
A Mind Apart
Travels in a Neurodiverse World
Paperback ISBN: 1585425184
An intimate exploration of mental disease draws on the author's manic depression experience and interviews with people who suffer from such conditions as multiple personality disorder, autism, and schizophrenia, evaluating what can be learned by the alternate perceptions inherent with each disease. By the author of Body Toxic. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
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.
Overcoming Binge Eating
Paperback ISBN: 0898621798
Written by Dr. Christopher Fairburn, an international expert on eating disorders, this unique book provides clinicians, sufferers, and interested others with an authoritative and accessible account on binge eating problems. Overcoming Binge Eating provides all the information needed to understand the problem and bring it under control. Dispelling many of the myths associated with binge eating, Part One provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of current knowledge about binge eating problems. Chapters address such issues as: * Who binges and why * How binge eating differs from everyday overeating * Whether binge eating is an addiction * How binge eating affects people emotionally and physically * Ways those who binge can gain control Part Two of the book is a new self-help program based on the most effective strategies for binge eating problems. Designed to be used on its own or in conjuction with therapy, the program provides step-by-step guidance for: * Overcoming the urge to binge * Gaining control of eating behavior * Reducing the risk of relapse * Establishing stable, healthy eating habits Presenting the most up-to-date information, as well as an effective program for treating those who binge eat, this book will be used by clinicians both as a comprehensive reference and as recommended reading for clients. Offering inspiration and insight, this book will help your clients empower themselves to deal with their binge eating problems, as well as the shame and isolation that characterize them.
The Out-of-sync Child
Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder
Paperback ISBN: 0399531653
Drawing on the latest research into the ailment, a guide to Sensory Integration Disorder describes the common condition, which can manifest itself in children by excessively high or low activity levels, problems with motor skills, oversensitivity or undersensitivity to sensations and movements, and other symptoms. Original.
You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid, Or Crazy?!
The Classic Self-help Book For Adults With Attention Deficit Disorder
Paperback ISBN: 0743264487
Thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest medical and psychological research, a practical guide to identifying, understanding, and managing Attention Deficit Disorder in adults includes current research findings, treatment options, impact on interpersonal relationships and self-esteem, tips for improving organization and memory skills, and valuable moral support. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.