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The Foundations of Phenomenological Psychotherapy

This book addresses selected central questions in phenomenological psychology, a discipline that investigates the experience of self that emerges over the course of an individual’s life, while also outlining a new method, the formal indication, as a means of accessing personal experience while remaining faithful to its uniqueness. In phenomenological ...

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Management for Psychiatrists, 3rd Edition

This popular title provides a sound practical guide to the complex world of management in psychiatric practice, and is essential reading for senior trainees and consultants. The editors have brought together a host of knowledgeable and well-known authors who write from their experience in the ever-changing National Health Service. Topics ...

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Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy as a Science

This book demonstrates how clinical psychology and psychotherapy practices may reach a scientific level provided they change the three basic paradigms that have controlled those practices in the last century. These three, now outdated, paradigms, are: (1) one-on-one (2) personal contacts (3) through talk. These paradigms have served well in ...

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Psychiatry and Pedopsychiatry

The textbook, Psychiatry and Pedopsychiatry, provides a comprehensive overview of psychiatry. Unlike other textbooks, it also focuses on pedopsychiatry, which is very important in the context of this specialization gaining independence in the Czech Republic. The book systematically covers mental disorders from the perspectives of their clinical record file, epidemiology, ...

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Psychoanalysis: A Very Short Introduction

Since its inception, psychoanalysis has been hailed as a revolutionary theory of how the mind works, whilst some of its ideas such as the Oedipus complex have become part of everyday conversation. In Psychoanalysis: A Very Short Introduction, Daniel Pick offers a lucid, lively, and wide-ranging survey of psychoanalysis. This ...

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Psychotherapy with Young People in Care: Lost and Found

Whilst there is a wealth of literature on working with children and adolescents, very little focuses on those who are in residential or foster care. Psychotherapy with Young People in Care is a practical guide to working with this group from a psychoanalytic therapeutic perspective. Drawing on the author’s years ...

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Law and Psychiatry

This book is about the competing images of man offered us by the disciplines of law and psychiatry. Michael Moore describes the legal view of persons as rational and autonomous and defends it from the challenges presented by three psychiatric ideas: that badness is illness, that the unconscious rules our ...

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