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The Overweight Patient: A Psychological Approach to Understanding and Working with Obesity

Product DescriptionThis practical guide approaches obesity and overeating from a psychological perspective, and offers sensitive methods to increase patients’ sense of self-worth, self-knowledge, and motivation to lose weight. “The Overweight Patient” explores the underlying beliefs and behaviours that may contribute to obesity, including psychological needs, addiction, fear of deprivation, parental influences and sexual fears. Kathy Leach draws a useful distinction between the need to eat and the need to maintain a large body size, and addresses the reasons for both long-term obesity and short-term weight gain. She provides a clear and accessible introduction to the psychoanalytic theory of transactional analysis, and details how this approach can be used with overweight people. Illustrated with patient histories, exercises and worked examples…

admin in Obesity am October 18 2010 » 0 comments

What percent of substance abusers have a psychological disorder?

I am doing a project on mental health of school, so I need it ASAP, if you have any other interesting facts I could about the mental health / mental illness, that would be great!

admin in Mental Health am July 19 2010 » 4 comments

Your Body Speaks Your Mind: Decoding the emotional, psychological and spiritual messages underlying disease

Product We all know how we cry tears when we are sad or “butterflies” in our stomach when we are nervous. These are simple connections between the mind and the body, easy to understand for us. But what about the larger problems if the body is sick, sick, or damaged? Now with Your Body Speaks Your Mind, Shapiro Deb-author of The Body Mind Workbook and unconditional love will show you a practical way to learn the language of your body, so you know how your thoughts and feelings directly to your physical health . “The body shows us what we unconsciously ignore, deny or conceal,” she says. With her breakthrough book learning readers: � A system-by-system…

admin in Mind Body Spirit am June 28 2010 » 5 comments

Psychological reports for the Courts, Third Edition A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers

Product This is the definitive reference and text for both mental health and legal professionals. The authors offer a uniquely comprehensive discussion of the legal and clinical context of forensic assessment, along with best-practice guidelines for participating effectively and ethically in a variety of criminal and civil proceedings. Presented are results, instruments and procedures relating to civil and criminal competence, civic engagement, condemnation, personal injury, anti-discrimination laws, custody, juvenile and more.

Psychological reports for the Courts, Third Edition A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers

admin in Mental Health am May 29 2010 » 5 comments

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