The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health by Daniel Freeman; Jason Freeman
The Stressed Sex sets out to answer a simple, but crucial, question: are rates of psychological disorder different for men and women? The implications - for individuals and society alike - are far-reaching, and to date, this important issue has been largely ignored in all the debates raging about gender differences. Now Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman present a ground-breaking combination of epidemiological analysis and evidence-based science to get to the bottom of what's really going on.
Managing Your Depression: What You Can Do To Feel Better by Susan J. Noonan; Jonathan E. Alpert (Foreword by); Andrew A. Nierenberg (Foreword by); Timothy J. Petersen (Foreword by)
As a physician who personally suffers from depression, Susan J. Noonan draws on her own expertise and empathy to create a guide for people who suffer from the disease. Explaining the basics of mental health--including sleep hygiene, diet and nutrition, exercise, routine and structure, and avoiding isolation--Managing Your Depression empowers people to participate in their own care, offering them a better chance of getting, and staying, well.
The Family Guide to Mental Health Care by Lloyd I. Sederer; Glenn Close (Foreword by)
More than fifty million people a year are diagnosed with some form of mental illness. It spares no sex, race, age, ethnicity, or income level. And left untreated, mental disorders can devastate our families and communities. Family members and friends are often the first to realize when someone has a problem, but it is hard to know how to help or where to turn. Our mental health “system” can feel like a bewildering and frustrating maze. How can you tell that someone has a mental illness? What are the first and best steps for you to take? Where do you go to find the right care?
Taking Charge of Your Emotions: a Guide to Better Psychological Health and Wellbeing by Louis H. Primavera; Rob Pascale
Using a Rational Emotive Behavior approach, the authors show readers how to identify irrational beliefs replace them with rational ones, and lead a more fulfilling and balanced life. Anyone struggling with emotions or moods that often feel out of control or self-defeating will find comfort and guidance in these pages.
Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing How You Think by Dennis Greenberger; Christine A. Padesky; Aaron T. Beck (Foreword by)
Discover simple yet powerful steps you can take to overcome emotional distress--and feel happier, calmer, and more confident. This life-changing book has already helped more than 1,000,000 readers use cognitive-behavioral therapy--one of today's most effective forms of psychotherapy--to conquer depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship problems.
Excelling in College: Strategies for Success and Reducing Stress by Jeffrey A. Kottler
In surveys conducted by the American College Health Association (2009) and the Cooperative Institutional Research Program (2009), half of all students reported feeling plagued by stress in the previous year. One-third found that there were times they were so overwhelmed that they could barely function on a daily basis. EXCELLING IN COLLEGE encourages students to perform their best using critical-thinking skills and stress management.