**ISPS UK WEBINAR: Fiction about Psychosis: Impact, ethics, effects**

This page has been set up to accompany the above webinar and offers some relevant books at reduced prices.  Titles include some of those suggested by those answering a tweet question posed by ISPS.  We are only listing however the books we know we can offer at competitive prices!

You can also find a full list of titles in The International Society for Psychological and Social (ISPS) Approaches to Psychosis Book Series on our site at specially reduced prices HERE

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    The Octopus Man

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    Written by Jasper Gibson, this deeply moving and tragi-comic, novel takes us into the complex world of voice-hearing in a bravura literary performance that asks the fundamental questions about belief, meaning, and love.

    ‘Funny. Disturbing. Brilliant’ Lily Allen


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    Open Dialogue for Psychosis: Organising Mental Health Services to Prioritise Dialogue, Relationship and Meaning

    Retail Price: £29.99

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    This title due to be published soon, is the latest in ‘The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches (ISPS) to Psychosis Book Series.  It is highly readable and provides a comprehensive examination of the use of Open Dialogue as a treatment for psychosis. It presents the basic principles and practice of Open Dialogue, explains the training needed to implement it and explores how it is being offered internationally.

    This title is due to be published on the 27th July 2021. You can if you wish order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.


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    The Recovery of the Self in Psychosis: Contributions from Metacognitive and Mentalization Based Oriented Psychotherapy

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    Another new title in ‘The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches (ISPS) to Psychosis Book Series. The Recovery of the Self in Psychosis moves beyond approaches which dictate what health is to persons with psychosis through education. It will be essential reading for all clinical psychologists and psychotherapists working with people diagnosed with psychosis.

    This title is due to be published on the 18th June 2021. You can if you wish order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.


    Recommended Titles

    Recommended titles by experts in the field.

    A Straight Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Drugs: The truth about how they work and how to come off them

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    In an era when more people are taking psychiatric drugs than ever before, Joanna Moncrieff’s explosive book challenges the claims for their mythical powers.


    He Died Waiting: Learning the lessons – a bereaved mother’s view of mental health services

    Retail Price: £16.99

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    Caroline’s eldest son, Tim, had bipolar disorder. The mental health services he encountered were chaotic, inaccessible, and unsafe. Tim never seemed to be the right kind of ill to get the help he needed. Like many other people with mental illness, he joined an endless waiting list. He died waiting for an appointment.


    Attachment Theory and Psychosis: Current Perspectives and Future Directions

    Retail Price: £32.99

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    Attachment Theory and Psychosis: Current Perspectives and Future Directions is the first book to provide a practical guide to using attachment theory in the assessment, formulation and treatment of a range of psychological problems that can arise as a result of experiencing psychosis.


    A Bright Moon for Fools

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    Another great novel by Jasper Gibson!  ‘Everybody has sold their soul to the devil,’ sighed Christmas. ‘That’s why you can’t get a decent price!’


    The Shock of the Fall

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    The Shock of the Fall is an extraordinary portrait of one man’s descent into mental illness. It is a brave and groundbreaking novel from one of the most exciting new voices in fiction.


    Models of Madness: Psychological, Social and Biological Approaches to Psychosis (2nd Edition)

    Retail Price: £38.99

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    This title is co-edited by Jacqui Dillon. It brings together thirty-seven contributors from ten countries and a wide range of scientific disciplines. It provides an evidence-based, optimistic antidote to the pessimism of biological psychiatry. Models of Madness will be essential reading for all involved in mental health, including service users, family members, service managers, policy makers, nurses, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, counsellors, psychoanalysts, social workers, occupational therapists, art therapists.


    Madness Contested, power and practice

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    Jacqui Dillon co-wrote a chapter in this book entitled ‘Recovery, Discovery and Revolution: The work of intervoice and the hearing voices movement’.  The book as a whole contests how both society and Mental Health Services conceptualise and respond to madness.


    Psychosis as a Personal Crisis: An Experience-Based Approach

    Retail Price: £34.99

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    This book will be essential reading for all mental health professionals, in particular those wanting to learn more about the development of the hearing voices movement and applying these ideas to better understanding those in the voice hearing community.


    Wide Sargasso Sea

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    Set against the lush backdrop of 1830s Jamaica, Jean Rhys’s powerful, haunting masterpiece was inspired by her fascination with the first Mrs Rochester, the mad wife in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre.


    Living with Voices: 50 Stories of Recovery

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    This book is a groundbreaking development in modern mental health because it recognises the importance of the first hand experience and argues that hearing voices is not a sign of madness but a reaction to serious problems in life.


    The Metamorphosis and Other Stories

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    With a bewildering blend of the everyday and the fantastical, Kafka thus begins his most famous short story, The Metamorphosis. A commercial traveller is unexpectedly freed from his dreary job by his inexplicable transformation into an insect, which drastically alters his relationship with his family. Kafka considered publishing it with two of the stories included here in a volume to be called Punishments.


    Human Traces

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    Moving and challenging in equal measure, Human Traces explores the question of what kind of beings men and women really are.


    One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

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    Pitching an extraordinary battle between cruel authority and a rebellious free spirit, Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is a novel that epitomises the spirit of the sixties.


    A Scanner Darkly

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    A masterpiece by Philip K Dick – Substance D – otherwise known as Death – is the most dangerous drug ever to find its way on to the black market. It destroys the links between the brain’s two hemispheres, leading first to disorentation and then to complete and irreversible brain damage.