top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Search Results
11 Results Found For: Mental Health
Display Text Only Results
Page: 1  2  Amount of Results to Show: Sort by:
 
Black Women's Mental Health
Black Women's Mental Health (July 2017)
Balancing Strength and Vulnerability
Stephanie Y. Evans - Editor
Kanika Bell - Editor
Nsenga K. Burton - Editor
Linda Goler Blount - Foreword by

Creates a new framework for approaching Black women’s wellness, by merging theory and practice with both personal narratives and public policy.

This book offers a unique, interdisciplinary, and thoughtful look at the challenges and potency of Black women’s struggle for inner peace and mental stability. It brings together contributors from psychology, sociology, law, and medicine, as well as the humanities, to discuss...(Read More)
 
 
Holotropic Breathwork
Holotropic Breathwork (August 2010)
A New Approach to Self-Exploration and Therapy
Stanislav Grof - Author
Christina Grof - Author
Jack Kornfield - Foreword by

The definitive overview of this transformative breathwork.

In this long-awaited book, Stanislav Grof and Christina Grof describe their groundbreaking new form of self-exploration and psychotherapy: Holotropic Breathwork. Holotropic means “moving toward wholeness,” from the Greek holos (whole) and trepein (moving in the direction of). The breathwork utilizes the remarkable healing an...(Read More)
 
 
The Trauma Controversy
The Trauma Controversy (October 2009)
Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Dialogues
Kristen Brown Golden - Editor
Bettina G. Bergo - Editor

Provides multiple and accessible perspectives on trauma both as a condition and as a cultural phenomenon.

More than a psychiatric or spiritual condition, trauma is an experience that exceeds the capacity of language to fix and settle it. As trauma crosses the lives of individuals and erupts into cultural and historical collectivities, it invites comparison with psychological dilemmas. But how best to compare indivi...(Read More)
 
 
Depression and Narrative
Depression and Narrative (October 2008)
Telling the Dark
Hilary Clark - Edited, introduction, and notes

How the story of depression gets told in print, on screen, and online.

Depression and Narrative examines stories of depression in the context of recent scholarship on illness and narrative, which up to this point has largely focused on physical illness and disability. Contributors from a number of disciplinary perspectives address these narrative accounts of depression, by both sufferers and those who tre...(Read More)
 
 
Psychoanalysis and Narrative Medicine
Psychoanalysis and Narrative Medicine (January 2008)
Peter L. Rudnytsky - Editor
Rita Charon - Editor

Contributors explore the significance of literature and psychoanalysis for medical education and practice.

In this pioneering volume, Peter L. Rudnytsky and Rita Charon bring together distinguished contributors from medicine, psychoanalysis, and literature to explore the multiple intersections between their respective fields and the emerging discipline of narrative medicine, which seeks to introduce the values and meth...(Read More)
 
 
From Snake Pits to Cash Cows
From Snake Pits to Cash Cows (March 2005)
Politics and Public Institutions in New York
Paul J. Castellani - Author

Explains why public institutions for people with developmental disabilities have persevered despite plans to eliminate them.

Public institutions for people with developmental disabilities continue to operate within New York State, although their very existence has been condemned, and public policies directed their complete closure by the year 2000. From Snake Pits to Cash Cows investigates why these institution...(Read More)
 
 
Haunted Children
Haunted Children (August 1998)
Rethinking Medication of Common Psychological Disorders
Arthur F. Roemmelt, M.D. - Author

Relating stories of his years as a child psychiatrist, the author argues that what essentially is troubling many children is better confronted in therapy rather than treated with medications.

"Haunted Children is fascinating. The cases are brief but pointed. Roemmelt dances around the reader with just the sort of inventive variety and surprises that I imagine he would use in his therapy. The domain of child therap...(Read More)
 
 
Transpersonal Psychotherapy
Transpersonal Psychotherapy (February 1996)
Second Edition
Seymour Boorstein - Editor

Breaches the wall between the psychotherapeutic and the sacred as respected pioneers in the field give their vision of the synergistic potential in these two powerful traditions.

“This is a timely and useful introduction to the new and growing transpersonal orientation in psychotherapy. The diversity of theories, techniques, and issues presented by the contributors underscores the comprehensive nature of the emer...(Read More)
 
 
Healing the Split
Healing the Split (April 1994)
Integrating Spirit Into Our Understanding of the Mentally Ill, Revised Edition
John E. Nelson - Author
Michael Washburn - Preface

"An enormously impressive, profound, and important book." -- Ken Wilber

"An overwhelmingly valuable book." -- Robert M. Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

The links between madness, creative genius, and spiritual experiences have tantalized philosophers and scientists for centuries. In Healing the Split, John Nelson brings the lofty ideas of transpersonal psychology down to earth so they c...(Read More)
 
 
The Century of the Child
The Century of the Child (August 1989)
The Mental Hygiene Movement and Social Policy in the United States and Canada
Theresa Richardson - Author

In this book, Richardson crosses disciplinary boundaries to examine mental hygiene issues of contemporary concern in both the United States and Canada. The work juxtaposes a social history of the child in the twentieth century to shifts in private and public power as influenced by the mental hygiene movements in both countries.

The author shows how the historical record sheds light on current policy concerned with mentally, ...(Read More)
 
Page: 1  2  Amount of Results to Show: Sort by:
 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg