A Parent Guide To Hair Pulling Disorder

A Parent Guide to Hair Pulling Disorder: Effective Parenting Strategies for Children (formerly, “Stay Out of My Hair”) with Trichotillomania is a guide for parents of children with compulsive hair pulling, or trichotillomania, that explains the nature and causes of the problem and methods for treatment and obtaining help. The book also addresses the particular challenges… More A Parent Guide To Hair Pulling Disorder

A Terrible Thing Happened

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Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. At first he tried to forget about it, but soon something inside him started to bother him. He felt nervous for no reason. Sometimes his stomach hurt. He had bad dreams. And he started to feel angry and do mean things, which got him in trouble. Then… More A Terrible Thing Happened

An Unquiet Mind; A Memoir Of Moods And Madness

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Dr. Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic-depressive (bipolar) illness; she has also experienced it firsthand. For even while she was pursuing her career in academic medicine, Jamison found herself succumbing to the same exhilarating highs and catastrophic depressions that afflicted many of her patients, as her disorder launched her into ruinous spending sprees, episodes… More An Unquiet Mind; A Memoir Of Moods And Madness

Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents

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This book offers a different and unique yet effective approach to help children and teens push through their fears, worries, and phobias to ultimately become more resilient, independent, and happy. Using current research and contemporary examples, this book exposes the most common anxiety-enhancing patterns— reassurance, accommodation, avoidance, and poor problem solving which may, unknowingly reinforce… More Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents

Attachment-Focused Family Therapy

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The author expands the traditional model of attachment focused therapy, applying it to a family therapy setting. Drawing on more than 20 years of clinical experience, Hughes presents his comprehensive, effective, and accessible treatment model for working with all members of a family, not simply the individual in question to recognize, resolve, and heal personal… More Attachment-Focused Family Therapy

Attachment, Trauma, And Healing

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Attachment is the deep and enduring connection established between a child and caregiver in the first few years of life. It profoundly influences every component of the mind, body, emotions, relationships, and values. Disrupted attachment not only leads to emotional and social problems, but also results in biochemical consequences in the developing brain. Attachment, Trauma,… More Attachment, Trauma, And Healing

Bipolar Disorder: A Guide For Patients And Families (3rd Edition)

Dr. Mondimore offers practical information regarding the symptoms, diagnosis, and causes such as how symptoms fluctuate in persons with seasonal affective disorder, how they can lead to a mistaken diagnosis of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder in children, and how they may be made worse by alcohol or drug addiction. Dr. Mondimore gives advice about how to… More Bipolar Disorder: A Guide For Patients And Families (3rd Edition)

Bipolar Disorders: A Guide To Helping Children and Adolescents

Bipolar disorders are different in children than in adults. There are some diagnostic criteria unique to children. This book covers the range of topics that parents  need to know about in order to help their children: Description of the range of bipolar disorders; Diagnostic criteria, current and proposed, including comparisons to common misdiagnoses; Family life… More Bipolar Disorders: A Guide To Helping Children and Adolescents

Blueloon

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Meet Blueloon a sad little balloon who is suffering from depression. With help from the wise rock, Blueloon learns what he can do to bounce back to being the way he used to be bright, round, and full with a very straight string! Although clinical depression is often thought of as an adult disease, it… More Blueloon

Bright Futures In Practice; Mental Health (Volume I Practice Guide)

The information and  resources in this guide provide primary care health professionals with the  tools needed to promote mental health in children, adolescents, and their  families. It also helps them recognize the early stages of mental health  problems and mental disorders, and to intervene appropriately.