Explorations in Mental Health

  • Trans and Sexuality: An existentially-informed enquiry with implications for counselling psychology book cover

    Trans and Sexuality

    An existentially-informed enquiry with implications for counselling psychology, 1st Edition

    By Christina Richards

    Grounded in cutting-edge qualitative research, Trans and Sexuality explores the sexuality of people who do not identify with the gender that they were assigned at birth. Arguing that whilst splitting members of the trans community into distinct groups might seem like a reasonable theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
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  • Narratives of Loneliness: Multidisciplinary Perspectives from the 21st Century book cover

    Narratives of Loneliness

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives from the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivia Sagan, Eric Miller

    Rising life expectancies and declining social capital in the developed world mean that an increasing number of people are likely to experience some form of loneliness in their lifetimes than ever before. Narratives of Loneliness tackles some of the most pressing issues related to loneliness,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
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  • Families Bereaved by Alcohol or Drugs: Research on Experiences, Coping and Support book cover

    Families Bereaved by Alcohol or Drugs

    Research on Experiences, Coping and Support, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Valentine

    Individuals bereaved by the drug- or alcohol-related death of a family member represent a sizeable group worldwide. Families Bereaved by Alcohol or Drugs is the long-awaited result of an important and ambitious research project into the experiences commonly encountered by members of this…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
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  • Perspectives on Intercultural Psychotherapy: An Igbo Group Analyst’s Search for Social and Cultural Identity book cover

    Perspectives on Intercultural Psychotherapy

    An Igbo Group Analyst’s Search for Social and Cultural Identity, 1st Edition

    By Okeke Azu-Okeke

    In Perspectives on Intercultural Psychotherapy, Okeke Azu-Okeke explores cultural identity by drawing on his own experience as the first and only Black trainee in an Institute for Group Analysis in London and the impact this has had on his work as a lecturer and supervisor, as well as research from…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
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  • Africana People in China: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Migration Experiences, Identity, and Precarious Employment book cover

    Africana People in China

    Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Migration Experiences, Identity, and Precarious Employment, 1st Edition

    By C. Jama Adams

    This book examines the psychosocial experiences of foreign workers from Africa and its diaspora in China, within the context of international socio-economic forces. By exploring employment-based migration from a psychoanalytic perspective, this volume investigates the utility of adaptive…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05
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  • Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues: An Islamic Perspective book cover

    Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues

    An Islamic Perspective, 1st Edition

    By G. Hussein Rassool

    Evil Eye, Jinn Possession, and Mental Health Issues raises awareness of the cultural considerations, religion and spirituality involved in the assessment of Muslim patients with mental health problems. The belief that Jinn spirits can cause mental illness in humans through affliction or possession…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
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  • The Comprehensive Resource Model: Effective therapeutic techniques for the healing of complex trauma book cover

    The Comprehensive Resource Model

    Effective therapeutic techniques for the healing of complex trauma, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Schwarz, Frank Corrigan, Alastair Hull, Rajiv Raju

    Traditional methods employed in psychotherapy have limited effectiveness when it comes to healing the psychological effects of trauma, in particular, complex trauma. While a client may seem to make significant breakthroughs in understanding their feelings and experiences on a rational level by…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Depressive Realism: Interdisciplinary perspectives book cover

    Depressive Realism

    Interdisciplinary perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Colin Feltham

    Depressive Realism argues that people with mild-to-moderate depression have a more accurate perception of reality than non-depressives. Depressive realism is a worldview of human existence that is essentially negative, and which challenges assumptions about the value of life and the institutions…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
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  • Therapeutic Assessment and Intervention in Childcare Legal Proceedings: Engaging families in successful rehabilitation book cover

    Therapeutic Assessment and Intervention in Childcare Legal Proceedings

    Engaging families in successful rehabilitation, 1st Edition

    By Mike Davies

    This book draws upon the author’s first-hand clinical experience as an Expert Witness in child and family legal proceedings to explore the success of psychotherapy assessments and interventions. Focusing on families who are seeking to be re-united after the removal of their children into foster…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
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  • Cultural Foundations and Interventions in Latino/a Mental Health: History, Theory and within Group Differences book cover

    Cultural Foundations and Interventions in Latino/a Mental Health

    History, Theory and within Group Differences, 1st Edition

    By Hector Y. Adames, Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas

    Advancing work to effectively study, understand, and serve the fastest growing U.S. ethnic minority population, this volume explicitly emphasizes the racial and ethnic diversity within this heterogeneous cultural group. The focus is on the complex historical roots of contemporary Latino/as, their…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
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  • A Theory-based Approach to Art Therapy: Implications for teaching, research and practice book cover

    A Theory-based Approach to Art Therapy

    Implications for teaching, research and practice, 1st Edition

    By Ephrat Huss

    Art therapy literature is often based either on practice in a specific setting, art material or population, or if taking a more theoretical focus, on illustrative case studies. This book provides a theory-based approach to research, teaching, and practicing art therapy, including verbal and arts…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
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  • Trauma, Survival and Resilience in War Zones: The psychological impact of war in Sierra Leone and beyond book cover

    Trauma, Survival and Resilience in War Zones

    The psychological impact of war in Sierra Leone and beyond, 1st Edition

    By David Winter, Rachel Brown, Stephanie Goins, Clare Mason

    This book, based upon a series of psychological research studies, examines Sierra Leone as a case study of a constructivist and narrative perspective on psychological responses to warfare, telling the stories of a range of survivors of the civil war. The authors explore previous research on…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
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  • The Interactive World of Severe Mental Illness: Case Studies of the U.S. Mental Health System book cover

    The Interactive World of Severe Mental Illness

    Case Studies of the U.S. Mental Health System, 1st Edition

    By Diana J. Semmelhack, Larry Ende, Arthur Freeman, Clive Hazell, Colleen L. Barron, Garry L. Treft

    In our society, medication is often seen as the treatment for severe mental illness, with psychotherapy a secondary treatment. However, quality social interaction may be as important for the recovery of those with severe mental illness as are treatments. This volume makes this point while…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
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  • Psychological Approaches to Understanding and Treating Auditory Hallucinations: From theory to therapy book cover

    Psychological Approaches to Understanding and Treating Auditory Hallucinations

    From theory to therapy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Hayward, Clara Strauss, Simon McCarthy-Jones

    This book draws on clinical research findings from the last three decades to offer a review of current psychological theories and therapeutic approaches to understanding and treating auditory hallucinations, addressing key methodological issues that need to be considered in evaluating interventions…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
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  • Trauma-Informed Care: How neuroscience influences practice book cover

    Trauma-Informed Care

    How neuroscience influences practice, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Evans, Patricia Coccoma

    This accessible book provides an overview of trauma-informed care and related neuroscience research across populations. The book explains how trauma can alter brain structure, identifies the challenges and commonalities for each population, and provides emergent treatment intervention options to…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
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  • The Clinician, the Brain, and 'I': Neuroscientific findings and the subjective self in clinical practice book cover

    The Clinician, the Brain, and 'I'

    Neuroscientific findings and the subjective self in clinical practice, 1st Edition

    By Tony Schneider

    The clinician needs to make sense of many client experiences in the course of daily practice: do these experiences reflect the simple product of complex neurochemical activity, or do they represent another dynamic involving the subjective self? When research findings from the neurosciences are…

    Paperback – 2017-01-04
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  • Brain Evolution, Language and Psychopathology in Schizophrenia book cover

    Brain Evolution, Language and Psychopathology in Schizophrenia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Brambilla, Andrea Marini

    This book provides a comprehensive review of new developments in the study of language processing and related neural networks in schizophrenia by addressing the complex link between psychopathology, language and evolution at different levels of analysis. Psychopathological symptoms in…

    Paperback – 2017-01-04
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  • Primitive Expression and Dance Therapy: When dancing heals book cover

    Primitive Expression and Dance Therapy

    When dancing heals, 1st Edition

    By France Schott-Billmann

    This book provides a rigorous and comprehensive account of primitive expression in dance therapy, focusing on the use of rhythm and exploring the therapeutic potential inherent in the diverse traditions of popular dance, from tribal shamanic dance to styles such as rock, rap and hip-hop strongly…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
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  • Respect-Focused Therapy: Honoring Clients through the Therapeutic Relationship and Process book cover

    Respect-Focused Therapy

    Honoring Clients through the Therapeutic Relationship and Process, 1st Edition

    By Susanne Slay-Westbrook

    Therapists have a unique opportunity and responsibility to provide a respectful environment for their clients, yet respect has not received adequate attention in the psychotherapy community and related research. Respect-Focused Therapy: Honoring Clients Through the Therapeutic Relationship and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19
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  • Indigenous Cultures and Mental Health Counselling: Four Directions for Integration with Counselling Psychology book cover

    Indigenous Cultures and Mental Health Counselling

    Four Directions for Integration with Counselling Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne L. Stewart, Roy Moodley, Ashley Hyatt

    North America’s Indigenous population is a vulnerable group, with specific psychological and healing needs that are not widely met in the mental health care system. Indigenous peoples face certain historical, cultural-linguistic and socioeconomic barriers to mental health care access that…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
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    Explorations in Mental Health

  • The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J. L. Moreno: The Man Who Tried to Become God book cover

    The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J. L. Moreno

    The Man Who Tried to Become God, 1st Edition

    By John Nolte

    J. L. Moreno, M.D., is recognized as the originator of sociometry and psychodrama, and was a prodigious creator of methods and theories of creativity, society, and human behavior. The methods and techniques he authored have been widely adopted; the theories and philosophy upon which the methods are…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
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  • Learning about Emotions in Illness: Integrating psychotherapeutic teaching into medical education book cover

    Learning about Emotions in Illness

    Integrating psychotherapeutic teaching into medical education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Shoenberg, Jessica Yakeley

    Good communication between the doctor and patient is essential for the patient to establish a trusting relationship with their doctor and to make the best use of the appropriate treatment. Traditional methods for teaching communication skills have focused on simulated clinical situations in which…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
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  • Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Psychotherapy Research book cover

    Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Psychotherapy Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, Sarah Knox

    In this collection, international contributors come together to discuss how qualitative and quantitative methods can be used in psychotherapy research. The book considers the advantages and disadvantages of each approach, and recognises how each method can enhance our understanding of psychotherapy…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
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    Explorations in Mental Health

  • New Law and Ethics in Mental Health Advance Directives: The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Right to Choose book cover

    New Law and Ethics in Mental Health Advance Directives

    The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Right to Choose, 1st Edition

    By Penelope Weller

    The recognition of positive rights and the growing impact of human rights principles has recently orchestrated a number of reforms in mental health law, bringing increasing entitlement to an array of health services. In this book, Penelope Weller considers the relationship between human rights and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
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  • A Psychological Perspective on Joy and Emotional Fulfillment book cover

    A Psychological Perspective on Joy and Emotional Fulfillment

    1st Edition

    By Chris Meadows

    Throughout the history of psychology, there have been full investigations of discrete emotions (particularly negative ones) and a recent wealth of books on happiness, but few exist on the emotion of joy. This book takes a unique psychological approach to understanding this powerful emotion and…

    Hardback – 2013-10-08
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    Explorations in Mental Health