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This page has been set up in association with ISPS UK to show titles recommended by panel members and others involved with the webinar and to offer them at specially reduced prices.

N.B. The full list of titles in ‘The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis Book Series (all of which we sell at 20% off the normal retail price) can be found on our site here: ISPS Book Series

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    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.


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    Youth Mental Health: Approaches to Emerging Mental Ill-Health in Young People

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    This book highlights the field of youth mental health and why it is a specialty distinct from both child and adolescent and adult mental health.

     


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

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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.


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    A Straight Talking Introduction To The Power Threat Meaning Framework: An Alternative To Psychiatric Diagnosis

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    The PTMF offers all of us the tools to create new, hopeful narratives about the reasons for our distress that are not based on psychiatric diagnosis and to find ways forward as individuals, families, social groups and whole societies.


    Soteria: Through Madness to Deliverance

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    This is the story of a special time, space, and place where young people diagnosed as “schizophrenic” found a social environment where they were related to, listened to, and understood during their altered states of consciousness.

    This title needs to be imported from the USA so may take a while to arrive.


    Preparing for Trauma Work in Clinical Mental Health: A Workbook to Enhance Self-Awareness and Promote Safe, Competent Practice

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    Designed for students and professional clinicians, this groundbreaking text fills an important education and training gap by providing a comprehensive and enlightening presentation of trauma work while also emphasizing the clinician’s growth in self-awareness and professional development.


    Attachment Theory and Psychosis: Current Perspectives and Future Directions

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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.


    Personal Experiences of Psychological Therapy for Psychosis and Related Experiences

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    Personal Experiences of Psychological Therapy for Psychosis and Related Experiences uniquely presents personal accounts of those who have received therapy for psychosis alongside professional clinical commentary on these therapies, giving multiple perspectives on what they involve and how they work.


    Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet (Hardcover)

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    A powerful guide on how to find the freedom we seek for others and ourselves, it is a book that will serve us all.

    This is out of stock at the publisher. You can if you wish, place it on order and we will supply it when it comes back into stock. 


    The Wild Edge of Sorrow: Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief

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    Describing how Western patterns of amnesia and anesthesia affect our capacity to cope with personal and collective sorrows, Weller reveals the new vitality we may encounter when we welcome, rather than fear, the pain of loss.


    Innovations in Psychosocial Interventions for Psychosis: Working with the Hard to Reach

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    Innovations in Psychosocial Interventions for Psychosis positions psychological formulation as a key organising principle for the delivery of care within multidisciplinary teams. The interventions described all have the common theme of supporting recovery and achieving goals that are of primary importance to the service user which targets interventions on broader obstacles to recovery.


    A Straight Talking Introduction to Psychiatric Diagnosis

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    Do you still need your psychiatric diagnosis? This book will help you to decide. A revolution is underway in mental health.


    Young People Hearing Voices: What You Need to Know and What You Can Do

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    Young People Hearing Voices is a unique, innovative book providing support and practical solutions for the experience of hearing voices.


    Surviving, Existing, or Living: Phase-specific therapy for severe psychosis

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    Surviving, Existing, or Living offers a detailed guide to help individuals experiencing psychosis move from suffering to recovery, beyond surviving or existing toward more fully living. The book will be essential reading for professionals in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, counseling, medicine, social work, nursing, occupational, recreational, and vocational therapies, experience-based experts, and students.


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

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    This book 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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    This book contests how both society and Mental Health Services conceptualise and respond to madness.


    Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America

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    Anatomy of an Epidemic challenges readers to think through that question themselves. First, Whitaker investigates what is known today about the biological causes of mental disorders. Do psychiatric medications fix “chemical imbalances” in the brain, or do they, in fact, create them? Researchers spent decades studying that question, and by the late 1980s, they had their answer. Readers will be startled—and dismayed—to discover what was reported in the scientific journals.


    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.


    A Question of Trust: The BBC Reith Lectures 2002

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    Onora O’Neill challenges current approaches, investigates sources of deception in our society and re-examines questions of press freedom. 2002’s Reith Lectures present a philosopher’s view of trust and deception, and ask whether and how trust can be restored in a modern democracy.