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  • Liberation Practices

    Towards Emotional Wellbeing Through Dialogue

    Edited by Taiwo Afuape, Gillian Hughes

    Liberation psychology is an approach that aims to understand wellbeing within the context of relationships of power and oppression, and the sociopolitical structure in which these relationships exist. Liberation Practices: Towards Emotional Wellbeing Through Dialogue explores how wellbeing can be…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Happiness

    A critical review of positive psychology

    By Mick Power

    We all want to be happy, and there are plenty of people telling us how it can be achieved. The positive psychology movement, indeed, has established happiness as a scientific concept within everyone’s grasp. But is happiness really something we can actively aim for, or is it simply a by-product of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Culture and Psychotherapy

    Theory and Applications – A World Perspective

    By Wen-Shing Tseng

    Psychotherapy is informed and enriched by the therapist’s knowledge of different cultural perspectives. In order to provide suitable psychotherapy, the therapist needs to consider the cultural dimensions of patients, as well as their biological and psychological dimensions. This book examines…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Second Wave Positive Psychology

    Embracing the Dark Side of Life

    By Itai Ivtzan, Tim Lomas, Kate Hefferon, Piers Worth

    Positive psychology is currently equated with theory and research on the positive aspects of life. The reality could not be further from the truth. Positive psychology investigates and researches some of the most difficult and painful experiences. Second Wave Positive Psychology: Embracing the Dark…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Surviving Brain Damage After Assault

    From Vegetative State to Meaningful Life

    By Barbara A. Wilson, Samira Kashinath Dhamapurkar, Anita Rose

    At the age of twenty eight Gary was assaulted by a gang with baseball bats and a hammer, resulting in several skull fractures and severe brain damage. For nineteen months he had little awareness of his surroundings before he started to show some recovery. This inspirational book documents his…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24 
    Psychology Press
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Hallucination-focused Integrative Therapy

    A Specific Treatment that Hits Auditory Verbal Hallucinations

    By Jack A. Jenner

    Hallucination-focused Integrative Treatment (HIT) is a specific treatment for auditory verbal hallucinations which integrates techniques from CBT, systems therapy, psychoeducation, coping training, rehabilitation and medication. It emphasises active family involvement, crisis intervention when…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Trauma, Survival and Resilience in War Zones

    The psychological impact of war in Sierra Leone and beyond

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Handbook of Arab American Psychology

    Edited by Mona M. Amer, Germine H. Awad

    The Handbook of Arab American Psychology is the first major publication to comprehensively discuss the Arab American ethnic group from a lens that is primarily psychological. This edited book contains a comprehensive review of the cutting-edge research related to Arab Americans and offers a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopathy

    A Practitioner's Guide, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Carl B. Gacono

    This newly revised edition to The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopath: A Clinician's Guide brings new chapters on psychopathy in women, brain imaging, assessment and treatment in schools, and more, in addition to the original chapters. With its in-depth research on psychopathy,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Recovering from Psychosis

    Empirical Evidence and Lived Experience

    By Stephen Williams

    The use of first-hand service user accounts of mental illness is still limited in the professional literature available. This is, however, beginning to change, with a new ‘recovery’ focus in mental health services meaning that the voices of service users are finally being heard. Recovering from…

    Paperback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Mental Health Across the Lifespan

    A Handbook

    Edited by Mary Steen, Michael Thomas

    Mental wellbeing is an integral part of being, and feeling, healthy, and it is estimated that one in four people will suffer from some form of mental illness during their lifetime. In spite of this, it is often overlooked in mainstream healthcare. The overall aim of this book is to provide…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • A Practical Approach to Risk Assessment

    By William H. Campbell

    A Practical Approach to Risk Assessment provides the reader with the requisite clinical background and an easily learned, practical model for performing systematic risk assessments for suicide and violence. Upon completion of this book, readers will understand the stratification of the patient's…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge

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