Mental Health Disorders
The Essential Difference
Male and Female Brains and the Truth About Autism
Paperback ISBN: 046500556x
Draws on the author's experience in clinical practice to identify a basic, biological difference in male and female psychology, and presents evidence on gender-based brain types.
Delivered From Distraction
Getting The Most Out Of Life With Attention Deficit Disorder.
Paperback ISBN: 0345442318
The best-selling authors of Driven to Distraction incorporate the latest research and information about both childhood and adult ADD into a comprehensive guide to living with Attention Deficit Disorder, looking at a wide variety of treatment options, medication and alternative therapies, and how to take advantage of the disorder while avoiding the problems. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding
Why You Save & How You Can Stop
Paperback ISBN: 157224349x
Although the much-satirized image of a house overflowing with National Geographics and infested with cats may make us chuckle, the reality of compulsive hoarding is no laughing matter. The most common reason for evictions in the US and a significant risk factor for fatal house fires, compulsive hoarding is a treatable condition related to obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is characterized by the acquisition of possessions that have little or no value, which the sufferer, often referred to as the saver, has great difficulty discarding. This book, the first ever written for savers and their families, provides an overview of compulsive hoarding and how it relates to obsessive-compulsive disorder. It discusses hoarding broadly, offering readers perspectives on the physical, behavioral, and value-oriented aspects of the condition. You can use its assessment tools to help decide why you or your loved one hoards. Skill-building exercises help you determine how to beat the hoarding problem by addressing issues that often underlie compulsive saving. Even though this is fundamentally a self-help book, it contains a frank discussion about the need for professional help in some hoarding cases, how to find it, and what medications have been proven effective for savers.
The History of Anorexia Nervosa
Paperback ISBN: 0375724486
An updated edition of the classic study of eating disorders traces the historic roots of anorexia nervosa from its emergence during the Victorian era to its pervasiveness in the twentieth century and explores the cultural significance of appetite control in women's lives. Original. 12,500 first printing.
Facing Love Addiction
Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love --The Love Connection to Codependence
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0062506048
Describes the dynamics of a coaddicted relationship, the symptoms of each partner, and the stages of addiction and provides a practical recovery process for love addicts
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.