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  • Psychological Approaches to Understanding and Treating Auditory Hallucinations

    From theory to therapy

    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 – 2017-01-14 
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Brain Evolution, Language and Psychopathology in Schizophrenia

    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 – 2017-01-07 
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Positive Psychotherapy for Psychosis

    A Clinician's Guide and Manual

    By Mike Slade, Tamsin Brownell, Tayyab Rashid, Beate Schrank

    Positive Psychotherapy for Psychosis describes a new psychological intervention, which for the first time applies emerging research from the field of positive psychology specifically to psychosis. The book contains guidance on adapting the approach for use in individual treatments, and on providing…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 

  • Simulation Theory

    A psychological and philosophical consideration

    By Tim Short

    Theory of Mind (ToM) is the term used for our ability to predict and explain the behaviour of ourselves and others. Accounts of this theory have so far fallen into two competing types: Simulation Theory and ‘Theory Theory’. In contrast with Theory Theory, Simulation Theory argues that we predict…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23 
    Psychology Press
    Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

  • Meaning, Madness and Political Subjectivity

    A study of schizophrenia and culture in Turkey

    By Sadeq Rahimi

    This book explores the relationship between subjective experience and the cultural, political and historical paradigms in which the individual is embedded. Providing a deep analysis of three compelling case studies of schizophrenia in Turkey, the book considers the ways in which private experience…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis Book Series

  • Mythology of the Soul

    A Research into the Unconscious from Schizophrenic Dreams and Drawings

    By H.G. Baynes

    Originally published in 1940, this classic study of two schizophrenic case-histories further opened up the seemingly intractable problem of this condition; a task preceded by Jung’s own Psychology of Dementia Praecox. It was Baynes’s grasp of the meaning of the symbol coupled with his wide…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Psychology Revivals

  • Prevention in Mental Health Care

    Time for a new approach

    By Dorien Nieman

    Prevention in Mental Health Care: Time for a new approach focuses on the limitations in current psychiatric practice and research. Many professionals working in mental health care, as well as patients with psychiatric symptoms, are dissatisfied with what is currently offered by the discipline, with…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18

  • The Maudsley Family Study of Psychosis

    A Quest for Intermediate Phenotypes

    Edited by Colm McDonald

    Psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are known to be highly heritable. Despite decades of research, however, the genetic variations conferring susceptibility to these illnesses have yet to be identified. Such genetic variations most likely produce abnormalities of brain…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Psychology Press

  • A Casebook of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Command Hallucinations

    A Social Rank Theory Approach

    By Sarah Byrne, Max Birchwood

    Command hallucinations are a particularly distressing and sometimes dangerous type of hallucination about which relatively little is known and for which no evidenced based treatment currently exists. In A Casebook of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Command Hallucinations the development of a new…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29

  • Language and Cognition in Schizophrenia (PLE: Psycholinguistics)

    Edited by Steven Schwartz

    Originally published in 1978, the contributors to this volume, including the leading figures in experimental psychopathology, were largely concerned with deducing the behaviour of schizophrenics from general psychological theories of language, learning and cognition. Their emphasis on deduction…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Psycholinguistics

  • 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 – 2015-11-23

  • 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 – 2015-11-03

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