Chronic worry, a strong and persistent inability to tolerate uncertainty, is among the most common emotional problems. Unchecked, it can lead to generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), a common and more serious condition. Enter the newest, most exciting development in psychotherapy in the last fifty years. Acceptance and commitme... read more
Mindfulness has emerged as one of the most important therapeutic practices available today, used in the treatment of depression, anxiety and many other common problems. Inspired by Eastern meditative practices, this simple yet powerful approach helps you to become fully engaged in the present moment, and in the process overco... read more
This book offers a surprising new prescription for coping with depression and anxiety, as well as other painful emotional states: don't try to get rid of them.
In Healing Through The Dark Emotions, Miriam Greenspan shows us that there's something good in so-called 'bad' feelings, if we would only stop and listen to them... read more
By changing and challenging your negative thoughts, you can free yourself from depression, anxiety and guilt, and embrace a happier, healthier way of life.
Windy Dryden, one of the UK's leading practitioners of Behavioural Therapy, will show you how the techniques of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy can not only beat ... read more
This groundbreaking book explains the "whats" and "how-tos" of metacognitive therapy (MCT), an innovative form of cognitive-behavioral therapy with a growing empirical evidence base.
MCT developer Adrian Wells shows that much psychological distress results from how a person responds to negative thoughts and beliefs - fo... read more
|Author:||Mark D. Miller|
|Series:||A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book|
Physical problems and emotional stresses, such as bereavement, health conditions, pain, concerns about the future, side effects of medications, and the accumulated effects of lifestyle choices, may lead to depression or anxiety in older people. However, as Drs. Mark D. Miller and Charles F. Reynolds III know, these mental dis... read more
|Author:||Kay Redfield Jamison|
Dr Kay Redfield Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic-depressive illness. She has also experienced it first-hand. For even while she was pursuing her career in academic medicine, she was affected by the same exhilarating highs and catastrophic depressions that afflicted many of her patients.
An Unquiet Min... read more
A small child awakes to find blackened leaves falling from her bedroom ceiling, threatening to quietly overwhelm her. As she wanders around a world that is complex, puzzling and alienating, she is overtaken by a myriad of feelings. Ages 5+
A leading expert on postpartum depression offers new mothers an insightful, medically sound guide to recovery. A full 20 percent of new moms will be affected by PPD - but the good news is that PPD is very responsive to treatment. This guide, written by psychiatrist and internationally acclaimed PPD specialist Ariel Dalfen, le... read more
|Author:||Pamela S. Wiegartz|
If these thoughts seem to be permanent fixtures in your mind, you're in good company. New moms have a lot to be anxious about, and it's perfectly natural to have some fears during and after pregnancy. The problem is, anxiety can grow, disrupting your daily life and keeping you from enjoying motherhood. The Pregnancy and Postp... read more
Each of us is on a journey with our own struggles to overcome. For some, our struggles are visible to the outside world, for others, our struggles are hidden inside. Finding Hope is about the author's journey through postnatal depression. ItÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¢Ã... read more
When actress Brooke Shields gave birth to a beautiful baby daughter, Rowan, she felt like the luckiest woman in the world. But moments later, everything changed. For months after the birth, all Brooke could do was lie in bed and stare at the wall. When she wasn't sobbing her heart out she felt desperate and isolated, and she ... read more
|Author:||Edited by Joan Raphael-Leff|
These collections have been chosen and edited by British psychoanalysts, members of the British Psycho-Analytical Society and experts in the areas of psychoanalytic work concerned. This collection consists of six articles by the following. The experience of having a baby - a developmental view, Dana Birksted-Breen; pregnan... read more
When mothers feel depressed in the months after childbirth, their feelings have often been dismissed as understandable reactions to the stress of caring for a new baby, perhaps complicated by family and marital demands. Most mothers cope, with varying degrees of support and success, but for many the neglect and misunderstandi... read more
Many thousands of women are affected by depression every year, suffering individual episodes at nearly twice the rate that men do. The prime years for depression are also, not coincidentally, the primary childbearing years: between 25 and 44. In The Ghost in the House, award-winning reporter Tracy Thompson explores the sc... read more