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Psychology

Emotion: The Science of Sentiment Dylan Evans
Placebo: The Belief Effect
Dylan Evans
Happiness
Daniel Nettle
Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

Daniel Goleman

The Drama of Being a Child: The Search for the True Self
Alice Miller
Human Givens: A New Approach to Emotional Health and Clear Thinking
Joe Griffin, Ivan Tyrrell
Evolution in Mind: An Introduction to Evolutionary Psychology
H.Plotkin
Raising Happy Children: What Every Child Needs Their Parents to Know
Jan Parker, Jan Stimpson,
How to lift depression (Human givens approach):
Joe Griffin Ivan Tyrrell
Freedom from addiction:
Joe Griffin Ivan Tyrrell
Addiction to Love: Overcoming Obsession and Dependency in Relationships:
Susan Peabody
Human Givens – Understand human nature
Joe Griffin & Ivan Tyrrell
Games people play
Eric Berne
Cognitive Behavioural Counselling in action
Peter Trower
Qualitative Methods in Psychology – A research guide (A reader)
Dreaming Reality:
Joe Griffin Ivan Tyrrell

Dementia

Thanks for the memory Alzheimer's Disease Society
Speaking our Minds: Personal Reflections from Individuals with Alzheimer's
Lisa Snyder
Dementia Reconsidered: The Person Comes First (Rethinking Ageing)
Tom Kitwood
Iris Murdoch Biography
A.N.Wilson
Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch
John Bayley
Living with Alzheimer’s disease:
Dr.Tom Smith
The Alzheimer's Society book of activities:
The Alzheimer's Society, UK
The Alzheimer’s Society guide to the dementia care environment
The Alzheimer's Society, UK
Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias
Harry Cayton
Learning to speak Alzheimer’s
Joanne Koenig Coste
Remind me who I am again
Linda Grant
Dementia Care
Ed, Nancy Mace
Hearing the voice of people with dementia
Malcolm Goldsmith
Understanding dementia
Alan Jacques & Graham Jackson
Tangles and Starbursts: living with dementia
Alzheimer’s Society, UK
The Forgetting
David Shenk

Neurology

Emerging Mind: The BBC Reith Lectures 2003 Vilaynur Ramachandran
Consciousness: A User's Guide
Adam Zeman
Cracked: Recovering after traumatic brain injury
Lynsey Calderwood
Brave New Brain
Nancy Andreasen
The Mystery of consciousness
John Searle
The man who mistook his wife for a hat
Oliver Sacks

Death, Dying & Palliative Care

On Death and Dying Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
I don’t know what to say
Rob Buckman
Because Cowards Get Cancer Too...
John Diamond
No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the suicide of a Loved One
Carla Fine
Death and the family
Lily Pincus
Death, Dying and Bereavement – (A Reader)
Living with grief
Dr Tony Lake
Living with death and dying
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
To Cause a death
Kelly Connor
Voices of Death
Edwin Shneidman PhD

Psychological Health / Mental Illness

Insanity: The Idea and Its Consequences Thomas Szasz
Self-injury: Information for people who self-injure
National Self Harm Network
Myth of Mental Illness: Foundations of a Theory of Personal Contact
Thomas Szasz
The Manufacture of Madness
Thomas Szasz
Asylums
Erving Goffman
The Madness Explained: Psychosis and Human Nature
Richard P. Bentall, Aaron T.Beck
Your Drug May Be Your Problem: How and Why to Stop Taking Psychiatric Medications
Peter Breggin
Toxic Psychiatry: Why Therapy, Empathy and Love Must Replace the Drugs...
Peter Breggin
Users and Abusers of Psychiatry: A Critical Look at Psychiatric Practice
Lucy Johnstone
Madness: A Brief History
Roy Porter*
Madmen: A Social History of Mad-houses, Mad-doctors and Lunatics
Roy Porter
Speaking Our Minds: An Anthology
Jim Read (Editor), Jill Reynolds (Editor)
The Madness of King George
Alan Bennett
A Beautiful Mind
Sylvia Nasar
Making Us Crazy: DSM - The Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders
Stuart Kirk, Herb Kutchins
Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill
Robert Whitaker
From the Ashes of Experience: Reflections on Madness & Survival...
Phil Barker, Peter Campbell, Ben Davidson
Phone at Nine, just to say you’re alive
Linda Hart
The Kitchen Shrink – Foods and recipes for a healthy mind
Natalie Savona
The Food & Mood Handbook – relief from depression, anxiety, cravings, and mood swings
Amanda Geary
Potatoes not Provac
Kathleen DesMaisons PhD
Talking back to Provac
Peter Breggin
Insanity
Thomas Szasz
Mad Pride – A celebration of mad culture Staying Sane
Raj Persaud
The noonday demon
Andrew Solomon
A shared journey through madness
Shelia Harvey
Understanding Drug treatment in Mental Health Care
Alyson Bond
Get me out of here – borderline personality disorder
Rachel Reiland
Psychiatric drugs explained
David Healy
The dialectics of schizophrenia
Philip Thomas
Presumed Curable
Colin Gale
Hearing voices – A common human experience
John Watkins
In search of madness
Walter Heinrichs
The manufacture of madness
Thomas Szasz
The Complete guide to mental health
Elaine Farrell
Mental Health Matters
(A Reader)

Depression

The Antidepressant Fact Book: What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Prozac...Peter R.Breggin
The Natural Way to Beat Depression: Successfully Conquer Depression
Basant K.Puri, Hilary Boyd
The Natural Way to Beat Depression:
Basant K.Puri Hilary Boyd
Depression: The Way Out of Your Prison
Dorothy Rowe
How to lift depression (Human givens approach):
Joe Griffin Ivan Tyrrell
Understanding depression, finding freedom
Dorothy Rowe

Other

The Good Study Guide Andrew Northedge
Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine
Roy Porter
Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World
Greg Critser
What We've Lost
Graydon Carter
Living with ME
Dr Charles Shepherd
Understanding care, welfare and community
(A Reader)
Ugly:
Constance Briscoe
Please, Daddy, No:
A Boy Betrayed Stuart Howard
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Noam Chomsky
The Saint and the Artist: A Study of Iris Murdoch's works
John Bayley (Foreword), Peter J.Conradi
Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway Susan Jeffers
Iris and the Friends: A Year of Memories
John Bayley

Humour

Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right Bill Bryson
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
Notes from a Small Island
Bill Bryson
Mother Tongue: The English Language
Bill Bryson
Anita and Me
Meera Syal
Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee
Meera Sayl
You Are Here
Rory Bremner, John Fortune, John Bird
Never Hit a Jellyfish with a Spade: How to Survive Life's Smaller Challenges
Guy Browning
The Timewaster Letters
Robin Cooper
Nice Cup of Tea and a Sit Down
Nicey, Wifey
Hello Laziness! Why Hard Work Doesn't Pay
Corinne Maier
Men are from Mars, women are from Venus
John Gray
Why men don’t listen, and women cant read maps
Alan and Barbara Pease

 

   
         
       
         
       
         
 
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