Psychiatry

Wörterbuch der Psychotherapie (German Edition) by Gerhard Stumm, Alfred Pritz, Martin Voracek, Paul Gumhalter

By Gerhard Stumm, Alfred Pritz, Martin Voracek, Paul Gumhalter

Das "Wörterbuch der Psychotherapie" beschreibt methodenübergreifend und methodenbezogen in 1315 Stichwörtern die wesentlichen Begriffe der modernen Psychotherapie. 360 Autoren/innen aus 14 Ländern haben sich an diesem Werk beteiligt, das fifty one Fachbereiche bzw. psychotherapeutische Ansätze einbezieht. Die Begriffe sind mit Querverweisen vernetzt und bieten 4500 weiterführende Quellenangaben. Das "Wörterbuch der Psychotherapie" ist ein wertvolles Nachschlagewerk für alle, die im psychotherapeutischen bzw. psychosozialen Bereich tätig sind oder sich dafür interessieren. Unter anderem haben als Autoren/innen und Koordinatoren/innen mitgearbeitet: Aiello, Atwood, Bahne-Bahnson, Bartosch, Bauriedl, Benedetti, Berliner, Biermann-Ratjen, Boadella, Brandl-Nebehay, Canacakis, Caspar, Ciompi, Clifford, Cöllen, Condrau, Datler, Dornes, Eckert, Fengler, Finke, Fosshage, Frischenschlager, Fuhr, Gastaldo, Geißler, Gheorghiu, Grossmann, Heuft, Hirsch, Hutterer, Hutterer-Krisch, Kast, Keil, Kleber, Kriz, Laireiter, Längle, Lemche, Lieberz, Litaer, G. und U. Lehmkuhl, Lichtenberg, Loewit, Maertens, Mentzos, Morschitzky, B. Nitsch, Ochsmann, Orange, A. und P. Ornstein, Ottomeyer, Peseschkian, Petermann, Petzold, Pfeiffer, Pieringer, Pöldinger, Revenstorf, Ringler, Sachse, Sasaki, Scheffler, R. Schindler, P. Schmid, Schmitz, Senger, Söllner, A. Springer, Springer-Kremser, Sonneck, Stolorow, Swildens, Titze, Tschuschke, van der Hart, Vetter, Walch, Wallnöfer, H.-J. Walter, Willi, Wiltschko, E. Wolf, Wucherer-Huldenfeld, E. Zundel.

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Eating Drugs: Psychopharmaceutical Pluralism in India by Stefan Ecks

By Stefan Ecks

A Hindu monk in Calcutta refuses to take his psychotropic drugs. His psychiatrist explains that simply as his physique wishes foodstuff, the medication are nutrients for his starved brain. Does it subject how—or whether—patients comprehend their pharmaceuticals?

Millions of individuals in India are many times prescribed temper medicinal drugs. Pharmaceutical businesses provide medical professionals powerful incentives to write down as many prescriptions as attainable, with as little awkward wondering from sufferers as attainable. with no sustained public debate on psychopharmaceuticals in India, sufferers stay questioned by means of the thought that medications can therapy disturbances of the brain. whereas biomedical psychopharmaceuticals are perceived with nice suspicion, many non-biomedical remedies are embraced.

Stefan Ecks illuminates how biomedical, Ayurvedic, and homeopathic remedies are utilized in India, and argues that pharmaceutical pluralism adjustments well known rules of what medications do. in keeping with a number of years of study on pharmaceutical markets, Ecks indicates how medical professionals hire quite a lot of suggestions to make sufferers take the treatments prescribed. but whereas metaphors reminiscent of "mind nutrients" may well reach getting sufferers to just accept the prescriptions, additionally they vague a severe knowledge of drug effects.

This infrequent ethnography of prescription drugs should be of key curiosity to these within the anthropology and sociology of drugs, pharmacology, psychological wellbeing and fitness, bioethics, worldwide healthiness, and South Asian experiences.

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Mental Health and Human Rights: Vision, praxis, and courage by Michael Dudley, Derrick Silove, Fran Gale

By Michael Dudley, Derrick Silove, Fran Gale

Individuals with psychological problems usually endure the worst stipulations of existence - an issue exacerbated through social stigma. In perform, the foreign group nonetheless has a tendency to prioritise human rights in a fashion that mostly ignores psychological future health, which in flip continues to be within the shadow of physical-health courses.

In fresh a long time psychological healthiness and human rights have come to the fore as parts of perform, inquiry, nationwide policy-making and shared overseas hindrance. psychological well-being now enjoys a brand new dignity in scholarship, foreign discussions and courses, mass-media insurance and political debate. contemporary specialists insist that it affects on each element of future health and human healthiness, and so turns into necessary to the fulfillment of human rights. it's impressive accordingly that the fight for human rights during the last centuries principally bypassed the plight of these with psychological disabilities: this region of the inhabitants has been excluded from the teams whose rights have obtained so much awareness. psychological well-being and human rights have accomplished prominence independently with little concentrate on the connections among them. formerly, coverage makers, the media, students, practitioners and customer teams have mostly didn't grapple with the fundamental interdependence among those fields of endeavour, despite the humanitarian beliefs that tell either. Even now, psychological health and wellbeing is usually absent from regimen health and wellbeing and social policy-making and learn, and from many worldwide wellbeing and fitness projects - for instance, the Millenium improvement ambitions. although psychological issues are ubiquitous and profoundly disabling - now not least while mixed with poverty, mass trauma and social disruption, as in lots of poorer nations - they regularly pass not noted and untreated. even if they do allure realization, assets tend to be scarce, inequitably dispensed, and inefficiently deployed. steadily even though, worldwide mental-health tasks are acknowledging their shut hyperlinks with human rights.

This booklet is the 1st complete survey of the psychological health/human rights dating. It examines the relationships and histories of psychological wellbeing and fitness and human rights, and their interconnections with legislation, tradition, ethnicity, category, economics, biology, and stigma. It investigates the obligations of states in securing the rights of these with psychological disabilities, the predicaments of particular susceptible teams, and the problem of selling and retaining psychological well-being commonly. during this wide-ranging research, many subject matters recur - for instance, the big psychological future health burdens because of warfare and social conflicts; the necessity to contain mental-health interventions in humanitarian courses in a way that doesn't undermine conventional therapeutic and restoration strategies of indigenous peoples; and the crucial to minimize gender-based violence and inequities.

'Mental healthiness and Human Rights' can be precious for mental-health and aiding pros, legal professionals, philosophers, human-rights staff, and their agencies, for instance, the UN and different overseas companies.

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Psychodynamic Perspectives on Aging and Illness by Tamara McClintock Greenberg

By Tamara McClintock Greenberg

Endorsements:

"The moment version of Psychodynamic views on getting older and Illness is a well timed and outstanding revision which bargains health-care execs operating on the mind/body interface a paradigm shift.  for much too lengthy, the knowledge of psychoanalysis as a device to appreciate the discomfort inherent in getting older and ailment has been devalued and overlooked. With this replace, Dr. Greenberg incontrovertibly corrects this lapse. Her integration of present medical learn, along a common dialogue of the idea and perform of psychodynamic psychotherapy, is a vital contribution to the psychology of medicine.  numerous themes are elaborated; the constructs of anxiety and somatization, the biology of rigidity, the influence of attachment background on dealing with illness in addition to the studies of trauma and grief. As with the 1st version, the concept that the patient’s adventure of sickness can't be understood with out together with the subjectivity of the practitioner who presents care is taken into account and performed so with extra wisdom of this complexity.  every one bankruptcy now features a part on “Suggested innovations” that succinctly offers a tenet for making use of the tips set forth. different no table facets of the e-book are its reflections at the tradition of drugs and the insights in regards to the affects of up to date Western lifestyles at the manifestation and adjustment to illness.  This variation is, specially, crucial for these practitioners devoted to delivering collaborative and interdisciplinary health-care that is either biologically and psychologically informed.  As with the 1st version, it's going to remain required reading."

Marilyn S. Jacobs, Ph.D., ABPP, David Geffen college of medication at UCLA

"A amazing, well-researched, and demanding e-book that proves to be as a lot approximately humanity and resilience because it is set human psychology."
Lee Daniel Kravetz
writer of Supersurvivors: The surprising hyperlink Between Suffering & Success

"Tamara McClintock Greenberg is among the best wellbeing and fitness psychologists of our time.  In this moment version of her vintage textual content, she corrects the a lot neglected interface among the psychodynamics of getting older, disease, and the doctor-patient courting delivering insights that no different practitioner or theorist has comprehensive to date. Combining her education and services in psychology and behavioural drugs, she facilely navigates the turbid waters of ways scientific ailment and getting older is trained through subconscious dynamics, youth familial kinfolk, somatisation, coping and restoration, and the convergence of brain and body.  Healthcare practitioners of all kinds who paintings therapeutically with chronically ailing and older adults will locate this to be a perspicacious and indispensible method of scientific praxis."

Jon turbines, PsyD, PhD, C.Psych., ABPP, Professor of Psychology & Psychoanalysis, Adler Graduate expert university, Toronto

“In the second one version of Psychodynamic views on getting older and Illness Dr Tamara Greenberg makes a awesome contribution to those that deal with sufferers with clinical health problems as they age. Her psychodynamically educated method of sufferers in later existence couldn’t come at a greater time as our inhabitants turns into older. not easy the field's dogma that older sufferers are too set-in-their-ways to make character alterations, Dr Greenberg demonstrates during this e-book how unsuitable that concept used to be. we're all a piece in-progress till the very finish. it is a must-read useful e-book for therapists, nurses, households, physicians, kinfolk and property attorneys, and overall healthiness care navigators.”

Louann Brizendine, M.D., Professor and writer of "The lady mind" and "The Male Brain" , Lynne and Marc Benioff Endowed Professor of scientific Psychiatry, Founder/ Women's temper and Hormone health center, UCSF
college of California, San Francisco

This well timed replace of the bedrock textual content displays what we now know―and are nonetheless discovering out―about some great benefits of psychodynamic psychotherapy for older adults dealing with continual stipulations. increasing at the unique, the writer balances the actual and experiential elements affecting sufferers’ actual health problems and similar emotional misery whereas situating center psychodynamic constructs within the context of ailment and getting older. detailed awareness is paid to strategy, giving therapists functional counsel on facing transference and countertransference matters, operating with sufferers in cognitive decline, and navigating complexities of age, classification, and tradition. The ebook additionally experiences the present proof on how and why psychodynamic remedy is helping clinical sufferers with coping, adapting, and healing. 

Included within the coverage: 

  • Technology, idealization, and subconscious dynamics within the tradition of medicine.
  • Narcissistic facets of getting older and illness.
  • Grey parts: while ailment should be rather impacted by means of mental variables.
  • Cognitive adjustments and implications for the healing encounter.
  • The effect of mental elements and relationships on clinical illness.
  • Hope and grief: the advent of an emotional language.
  • The moment variation of Psychodynamic Perspectives

    on Aging and Illness skillfully follows its predecessor as a strong, plain-spoken mentor to therapists operating in hospitals, long term care amenities, and outpatient practice.

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    Neuroscience of Clinical Psychiatry: The Pathophysiology of by Edmund S. Higgins, Mark S. George

    By Edmund S. Higgins, Mark S. George

    Neuroscience of scientific Psychiatry: The Pathophysiology of habit and psychological ailment, moment version. Little details from this complicated and evolving box of neuroscience has been comfortably obtainable to the medical psychiatrist at the entrance traces of sufferer care, not to mention to the resident getting ready for the forums. There hence has existed a necessity for a concise and available textual content that builds a bridge among the 2 disciplines. to fulfill this desire, the absolutely up-to-date moment variation of this simple and reader-friendly reference presents readers with a easy hyperlink among the technological know-how of the mind and the remedy of universal psychological healthiness issues. either complete and straightforward to stick to, this textbook is getting used in psychology graduate courses, nurse practitioner education and psychiatry residencies. it really is beneficial for board examination overview in addition to for the working towards clinician seeking to preserve velocity with the most recent advances in neuroscience. The book's transparent and direct language will increase your figuring out of easy neuroscientific suggestions underlying more often than not encountered issues, and the results of mind chemistry on universal behaviors. sensible purposes, insightful illustrations, and overview questions following every one bankruptcy aid solidify your grab of neuropathology and its hyperlink to psychological future health issues and their remedy. discover the neurologic underpinnings of psychiatric problems! up-to-date content material helps you to preserve speed with fresh advances. ordinary discussions assist you take hold of complicated thoughts very easily. Concise presentation improves comprehension and retention of crucial fabric. ample illustrations and tables supply important info at a look. End-of-chapter evaluate questions supply considerable possibilities for self-paced overview. resolution web site with on-line entry to totally searchable text.

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    The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Cognitive by Timothy J. Petersen, Susan E. Sprich, Sabine Wilhelm

    By Timothy J. Petersen, Susan E. Sprich, Sabine Wilhelm

    Cognitive Behavioral remedy (CBT) has a starting to be facts base that helps its efficacy in treating a variety of psychiatric problems and has been tailored to be used with extra complex sufferer populations and for various levels of psychiatric disorder. because the first Massachusetts normal Hospital-branded textual content at the topic, this can be a state-of-the-art instrument that's not like any present booklet on CBT. The authors for this guide are one of the world’s optimum specialists of their area of expertise region and are actively engaged in dynamic learn comparing the efficacy of CBT in addition to picking out mechanisms of motion for this therapy. This name offers in-depth insurance of the old heritage of the advance of CBT, a entire evaluate of appropriate results info, a survey of mechanisms through which CBT exerts its influence, and, most significantly, a remove “tool field” of CBT techniques and methods that may be instantly applied in clinicians’ practices.

    The Massachussetts common medical institution guide of Cognitive Behavioral treatment reaches and improves the medical practices of a large base of entrance line psychological future health practitioners, together with psychiatrists and therapists.

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    The Social Contexts of Criminal Sentencing by Martha A. Myers

    By Martha A. Myers

    Historically, the declaration and invocation of legal consequences have been public spectacles. at the present time, worry of crime and disaffection with the felony justice approach ensure that this public fascination with punishment keeps. some time past decade, almost each legislature within the kingdom has undertaken sentencing reform, within the desire that public drawback with crime will be allayed and dispari­ ties in legal sentences will be diminished if no longer eradicated. students have intensified their longstanding preoccupation with discrimination and the resources of disparate remedy in the course of sentencing - concerns that proceed to gas contem­ porary reform efforts. As documented in bankruptcy 1, empirical learn on sen­ tencing has focused a lot of its cognizance at the criminal. only in the near past have makes an attempt been made to imbed sentencing in its broader organizational and social contexts. Our learn extends those makes an attempt by means of quantitatively studying the connection among the criminal and the social contexts within which she or he is sentenced. We use information on legal sentencing in Georgia among 1976 and 1985 to invite 3 questions. the 1st addresses a subject of perennial hindrance: in the course of sentencing, how vital are criminal attributes, either these of specific felony relevance and features whose criminal relevance is questionable or nonexistent? the second one query directs recognition to the social contexts of sentencing and asks whether or not they without delay have an effect on sentencing outcomes.

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    Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine by Stephen H. Sheldon DO FAAP, Meir H. Kryger MD. FRCPC,

    By Stephen H. Sheldon DO FAAP, Meir H. Kryger MD. FRCPC, Richard Ferber MD, David Gozal MD

    This better half to Kryger et al.'s ideas AND perform OF SLEEP medication makes a speciality of the prognosis and remedy of an entire variety of sleep problems in childrens. well-known leaders within the box supply definitive suggestions on nearly the entire sleep-associated difficulties encountered in pediatrics, from sleep and colic...to obstructive sleep apnea, neurological issues, and hypersomnias...to sleep-related enuresis.Presents up to date details of the field's most well-liked issues in chapters on Pharmacology of Sleep in young ones ?· Epidemiology of Sleep problems in the course of early life ?· Circadian Rhythm issues: prognosis and therapy ?· and Differential prognosis of Pediatric Sleep Disorders.Organizes info into separate sections protecting common and irregular sleep, for fast reference.Makes extra research effortless with abundantly referenced chapters.Addresses either scientific and psychiatric sleep disorders.Features the services of Drs. Sheldon, Kryger and Ferber - popular gurus within the box of sleep medication.

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    Breaking the Adolescent Parent Cycle: Valuing Fatherhood and by Jack C. Westman

    By Jack C. Westman

    This ebook addresses the discrepancy among efforts to avoid adolescent being pregnant and help of adolescent parenthood, that is arguably America's maximum unrecognized public overall healthiness problem. It proposes a possible criminal method because the foundation for making sure that kids' infants have powerfuble mom and dad with the assets and environments they want.

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