Psychodynamic Counselling in Action

Michael Jacobs - 1988
    Jacobs' well-organized and comprehensive summaries of the main theories and his illustrations of psychodynamic counselling drawn from his own work will inspire students and trainees on counselling and therapy courses. They will also interest (and create envy) in more experienced readers' - Professor Andrew Samuels, Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex Psychodynamic Counselling in Action is widely regarded as the most accessible introduction to the psychodynamic approach, making it ideal for readers who are new to the widely regarded as the most accessible introduction to the psychodynamic approach, making it ideal for readers who are new to the subject.In this Third Edition of his bestselling book, Michael Jacobs describes the psychodynamic counselling process from initial meeting right through to the end of the relationship. He sets out the main theory and principles involved in psychodynamic work and - through two case studies - a man and a woman - shows how these can be applied creatively and effectively within the process. In updating the book, he has also extended his discussion of defences and the therapeutic relationship.Psychodynamic Counselling in Action has been instrumental in training many thousands of counsellors. Now in its Third Edition, it continues to be the essential text for a wide range of courses.

Children’s Minds

Margaret Donaldson - 1978
    Margaret Donaldson's seminal work on child development, first published in 1978, has become a classic inquiry into the nature of human thought.

Getting the Buggers to Behave

Sue Cowley - 2001
    The ideas and advice are based on strategies that have worked for the author.

The Psychiatric Interview: A Practical Guide (Practical Guides in Psychiatry)

Daniel J. Carlat - 1999
    With this practical, how-to handbook, you'll examine each aspect of the psychiatric interview in detail. Your journey begins with the general principles essential to effective interviewing including techniques for approaching threatening topics, improving patient recall, and dealing with challenging patients. The sections that follow show you how to obtain the psychiatric history, interview for diagnosis, and interview for treatment.The Practical Guides in Psychiatry series provides quick, concise information for professionals on the front lines of mental health care. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational style, these invaluable resources take you through each step of the psychiatric care process, delivering fast facts and helpful strategies that help you provide effective and compassionate care to your patients."Make" The Psychiatric Interview "your bridge to understanding."Useful appendices include data forms, patient education handouts, and other frequently referenced information in a format that's easy to photocopy. Handy pocket cards that accompany the book provide a portable, quick-reference to often needed facts."NEW to the Second Edition..."Updated chapters on the major psychiatric disorders to help you refine your diagnostic skills. New chapters on Techniques for the Malingering Patient and Assessing Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. New Clinical Vignettes let you see the basic components of the psychiatric interview in action.When you're at the forefront of mental health care, let this practical handbook show you how to make the most of the psychiatric interview. Order your copy today."

The Checklist Manifesto: Summary of Gawande's Instruction on How to Get Things Right

Concise Summaries - 2014
    This is not the full 200+ page book. This concise summary of Gawande’s manifesto will convey everything you need to know about how and why checklists are so effective and how to successfully compose your own checklists. These checklists will improve your level of success in any field or activity you are trying to achieve excellence in. Put yourself head and shoulders above the competition with this simple, intuitive tool. Not convinced that a checklist is sophisticated enough for your particular goal? Gawande presents case studies showing the effectiveness of the checklist in a range of complex environments from surgery to aviation, engineering to emergency response, venture capitalism to disease control. Imagine if you could substantially eradicate your own human fallibility with such a simple tool! By engaging with the simple concepts in this short guide you will be able to devise and implement the checklists that will ensure your peak performance in every area of your life.

Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual: (PDM)

Alliance of Psychoanalytic Organizations - 2006
    Beginning with a classification of the spectrum of personality patterns and disorders found in individuals and then describing a profile of mental functioning that permits a clinician to look in detail at each of the patient's capacities, the entries include a description of the patient's symptoms with a focus on the patient's internal experiences as well as surface behaviors. Intended to expand on the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)and ICD (International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems) efforts in cataloging the symptoms and behaviors of mental health patients, this manual opens the door to a fuller understanding of the functioning of the mind, brain, and their development.

Essentials of Statistics

Mario F. Triola - 2001
    What do you want to learn? Discover the Power of Real Data Mario Triola remains the market-leading statistics author by engaging readers of each edition with an abundance of real data in the examples, applications, and exercises. Statistics is all around us, and Triola helps readers understand how this course will impact their lives beyond the classroom–as consumers, citizens, and professionals. Essentials of Statistics, Fourth Edition is a more economical and streamlined introductory statistics text. Drawn from Triola’s Elementary Statistics, Eleventh Edition, this text provides the same student-friendly approach with material presented in a real-world context. The Fourth Edition contains more than 1,700 exercises (18% more than the previous edition); 89% are new and 81% use real data. The book also contains hundreds of examples; 86% are new and 92% use real data. By analyzing real data, readers are able to connect abstract concepts to the world at large, teaching them to think statistically and apply their conceptual understanding using the same methods that professional statisticians employ. Datasets and other resources (where applicable) for this book are available here.

Ecstasy: The Complete Guide: A Comprehensive Look at the Risks and Benefits of MDMA

Julie Holland - 2001
     • Includes chapters by Andrew Weil, Ralph Metzner, Douglas Rushkoff, Rabbi Zalman Schachter, Rick Doblin, and others. • An ideal guide for parents and educators seeking a credible source of information. Use of the drug Ecstasy, once confined to the teen rave scene and college campuses, is exploding across America, from high schools to upscale clubs. Described by users as the most intense euphoria they know and by detractors as a cause of brain damage and even death, Ecstasy has generated unprecedented levels of interest-and misinformation. Written by the world's leading experts on MDMA, Ecstasy: The Complete Guide takes the first unbiased look at the risks and the benefits of this unique drug, including the science of how it works; its promise as a treatment for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic pain, and other illnesses; and how to minimize the risk of illicit use. Whether you are a raver, a concerned parent, or a professional wanting the most recent reports on MDMA research, Ecstasy: The Complete Guide provides the answers you need.

Reality Therapy: A New Approach to Psychiatry

William Glasser - 1965
    Glasser's classic bestseller, with more than 500,000 copies sold, examines his alternative to Freudian psychoanalytic procedures, explains the procedure, contrasts it to conventional treatment, and describes different individual cases in which it was successful.

Child Development and Education

Teresa M. McDevitt - 2001
    It uses case studies, practice features, basic developmental issues tables, trends tables and observation guidelines tables.

Homeopathic Psychology: Personality Profiles of the Major Constitutional Remedies

Philip M. Bailey - 1995
    Philip Bailey describes in depth the personality profiles of some 35 polychrests. The last pages of the book cover a mix of psychological astrology and homeopathy when he explores the elements and some polychrests. Bailey provides detailed information on 35 major types, giving insight on diagnosis, mental and emotional traits, and physical characteristics. His broad profiles of major constitutional remedies give the reader a good overall picture of the personality type and therefore ways of remembering facts about the archetype, by having a unifying theory for each remedy.

Ethics In Counseling And Psychotherapy: Standards, Research And Emerging Issues

Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel - 1997
    Numerous case studies, followed by the author's analysis of the cases, helps you structure your thinking and apply professional standards to complex cases. Coverage includes ethics, legal research, and the professional literature in major topics in ethics (such as consent, confidentiality, and multiple relationships) and in applied settings (such as community mental health, private practice, schools, and teaching/research).

ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy!

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 1997
    This entertaining reference reviews fundamental cardiac anatomy and physiology, explains how to obtain and interpret a rhythm strip, and teaches the reader how to recognize and treat 18 arrhythmias. It also explains how to obtain and interpret 12-lead ECGs, posterior ECGs, and 15- and 18-lead ECGs. The familiar Incredibly Easy! elements found throughout the reference make it easy to remember key points.

Addressing Cultural Complexities in Practice, Assessment, Diagnosis, and Therapy

Pamela A. Hays - 2001
    Pamela Hays' 'ADDRESSING' framework enables therapists to better recognise & understand cultural influences as a multidimensional combination of age, developmental & acquired disabilities, religion, ethnicity, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, indigenous heritage, native origin & gender.

Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation

American Academy of Pediatrics - 1991
    The new, extensively updated Neonatal Resuscitation Program materials represent a shift in approach to the education process, eliminating the slide and lecture format and emphasizing a hands-on, interactive, simulation-based learning environment.Changes in the NRP™ Algorithm Elimination of Evaluation of Amniotic Fluid in Initial Rapid Assessment Use of Supplemental Oxygen During Neonatal Resuscitation Use of Pulse Oximetry