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Metacognitive Therapy for Anxiety and Depression

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�for example, by ruminating or worrying�rather than the con

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The Madness of Our Lives: Experiences of Mental Breakdown And Recovery

What precipitates mental breakdown? How do people experience such extremes - and how do they see others interpretations and interventions? Most important, how do people recover from these episodes and get their lives back? These are some of the questions addressed in this anthology of first-hand accounts of mental breakdown and recovery. Ten very different stories togethe

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Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants

Do antidepressants work, or are they glorified dummy pills? How can we tell? In Ordinarily W....

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Being Single in a Couples World: How to Be Happily Single While Looking for Love

How many times have you said to yourself, This is the last wedding I go to alone? Are you at a loss for answers when your friends and family suggest that your problem is youre too picky or youre not trying hard enough? Does it seem like all the good ones are taken? Whether you are actively looking for a mate or have decided that marriage isnt what you want right n

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Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us

Are psychopaths born without empathy, or created by circumstance? Based on 25 years of groundbreaking research, this fascinating book is of exceptional value to anyone wishing to . . . guard against these baffling predators (Joseph Wambaugh). A brilliant, in-depth handling of a most complex subject.--Hugh Aynesworth (Conversations with a Killer).

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Consciousness and the Brain: Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts

A breathtaking look at the new science that can track consciousness deep in the brainHow does our brain generate a conscious thought? And why does so much of our knowledge remain unconscious? Thanks to clever psychological and brain-imaging experiments, scientists are closer to cracking this mystery than ever before.In this lively book, Stanislas Dehaene describes the pion

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My True Type: Clarifying Your Personality Type, Preferences & Functions

It is hard to overstate the value and importance of knowing who you are. After all, who you understand yourself to be, your sense of self and identity,�influences everything; it is the compass we use to navigate life. Your personality type is an integral part of who you are. Knowing and understanding your type (e.g., INFP) can�bring confidence and direction in your lifes

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The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog

Korean edition of THE BOY WHO WAS RAISED AS A DOG: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrists Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing by Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz. In Korean. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

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The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression without Drugs

Most Americans work long hours, eat on the fly, and lead increasingly sedentary, isolated lives. Alongside this lifestyle, depression rates have skyrocketed: approximately 1 in 4 Americans will suffer from major depression at some point in their lives. Where have we gone wrong? Dr. Stephen Ilardi sheds light on our current predicament and reminds us: our bodies were never

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Death: The Final Stage of Growth

Ours is a death-denying society. But death is inevitable, and we must face the question of how to deal with it. Coming to terms with our own finiteness helps us discover lifes true meaning.Why do we treat death as a taboo? What are the sources of our fears? How do we express our grief, and how do we accept the death of a person close to us? How can we prepare for our own

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