'A humane discourse on the fragility of our minds, of the bodies that give rise to them, and of the world they create for us. This book is filled with wonders' Daily Telegraph Oliver Sacks' compassionate tales of people struggling to adapt to different neurological conditions have fundamentally changed the way we think of our... read more
"Oliver Sacks has become the world's best-known neurologist. His case studies of broken minds offer brilliant insight into the mysteries of consciousness". ("Guardian"). In his most extraordinary book, Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. Th... read more
|Author:||A. C. Grayling|
A. C. Grayling, Britain's most popular and widely read philosopher, has created a secular bible that draws on the wisdom of 2,500 years of contemplative non-religious writing about all that it means to be human - from the origins of the universe to small matters of courtesy and kindness in everyday life. Designed to be read a... read more
|Author:||Paul J. Zak|
Human beings can be so compassionate. They can also be shockingly cruel. What if there was a master control for human behaviour? Switch it on and people are loving and generous. Switch it off and they revert to violence and greed. Pioneering neuroeconomist Paul J. Zak has discovered just such a master switch: a molecule in th... read more
|Author:||Eric G. Wilson|
Whether we admit it or not, we're fascinated by evil. Dark fantasies, morbid curiosities, Schadenfreude: as conventional wisdom has it, these are the symptoms of our wicked side, and we succumb to them at our own peril. But we're still compelled to look whenever we pass a grisly accident on the highway, and there's no slaking... read more
Neuro-Linguistic-Programming is a branch of modern psychology concerned with the study of human communication and development. It is based on the idea that by changing how you think, you can transform what you think and what others think of you. The techniques can be employed to deal with everyday frustrations such as time pr... read more
|Author:||Dr Stephen McKenzie|
'Mindfulness at Work' reveals how the practice of mindfulness - the ability to focus our attention on what is rather than be distracted by what isn't - can be a powerful antidote to the distractions and stresses of our modern lives, especially our working lives. So, if you want to: * reduce your stress * become more productiv... read more
|Author:||Irvin D. Yalom|
Love's Executioner offers us the humane and extraordinary insight of renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom into the lives of ten of his patients - and through them into the minds of us all. Why was Saul tormented by three unopened letters from Stockholm? What made Thelma spend her whole life raking over a long-past love affair... read more
Understand why you feel and act the way you do Psychology For Dummies is a fun, user-friendly guide to the basics of human behavior and mental processes. In plain English--and using lots of everyday examples--psychologist Dr. Adam Cash cuts through the jargon to explain what psychology is all about and what it tells you abou... read more
Debate in the advertising and marketing industries has raged for decades: do high levels of creativity make advertising more effective? Or is creativity just the folly of creative people looking to win their next award? The arguments of both advocates and cynics have until now been based on conjecture and anecdotal evidence. ... read more
From the creators of the bestselling "The Decision Book" come fifty-two surprisingly simple explanations of our seemingly inexplicable world. How do you make your way in a world that is changing at an unprecedented rate? Why do we have less and less time? Why are some people unfaithful? How can our government act against thre... read more
We're all dying. Sooner or later we're going to croak, kick the bucket, give up the ghost, cash in our chips, shuffle off, bow out or go to our happy hunting ground. It's the one thing we all have in common. Yet no one seems to want to talk about it. Well, the people at Pilotlight do.
This little book seeks to break... read more
|Author:||MaryAnne Bennie & Brigitte Hinneberg|
Tame your paperwork beast in just 10 minutes a day! Are you wasting your hard earned money on late fees and fines? Does your inbox look more like an outhouse? Do you lose precious time searching for receipts, forms, or other important documents? Do you wonder what it would be like if you had a reliable, easy-to-use paper... read more
|Author:||American Psychiatric Association|
This new edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10-plus years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health.
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|Author:||American Psychiatric Association|
The Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5 is a concise, affordable companion to the ultimate psychiatric reference, DSM-5.
It includes a fully revised diagnostic classification and all of the diagnostic criteria from DSM-5 in an easy-to-use paperback format. This handy reference provides quick access to t... read more
This is a concise version of (and supplementary to) the more complete DSM-5 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5 ed).
|Author:||Abraham M. Nussbaum|
Designed for interviewers at all levels of experience, The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5 Diagnostic Exam is the clinician's companion for using DSM-5 in diagnostic interviews.
Beginning with an introduction to the diagnostic interview, the Pocket Guide addresses the goals of the interview, provides an efficient structure fo... read more
This is a supplementary to the more complete DSM-5 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5 ed).
Currently reprinting due to errors in initial print run; updated release date to follow.
Siimon Reynolds explores the main causes of failure and reveals solutions for overcoming them. He offers strategies for beating failure habits such as: unclear purpose; destructive thinking; low productivity; weak energy; not asking the right questions; poor presentation skills; stress; lack of persistence; money obsession.
|Author:||Dr Henry Cloud|
|Series:||Christian Softcover Originals|
< b>A CBA Bestseller< br>Gold Medallion Book Award Winner< /b>< P>Christians often focus so much on being loving and giving that they forget their own limitations. Here Drs. Cloud and Townsend show you how to set healthy boundaries which will give you the freedom to walk as the loving, giving, fulfille... read more
Combining ancient Eastern wisdom (Ayurveda), thousand-year-old spiritual teachings, natural health science secrets, and the latest modern research, this book will reconnect you to the age-old wisdoms of health, as followed by the world's healthiest people.
Ten years after the worldwide bestseller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns with another groundbreaking work, this time to ask: Why do some companies thrive in uncertainty, even chaos, and others do not? In Great by Choice - based on nine years of research, buttressed by rigorous analysis and infused with engaging stories - C... read more