Psychiatry All books
Psychodrama: an effective therapeutic method that is frequently used by psychiatrists and psychotherapists
The role of the psyche on the destiny of the men and women who made the world.
The great upheaval of motherhood
Saving Normal An Insider’s Revolt Against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life
A scathing indictment of psychiatry’s unchecked medicalization of normality
This largely autobiographical book recounts the story of a family brutally shaken their sons violence and mental illnessthough nothing had previously seemed to distinguish him from other teenagers. It is a highly moving chronicle of the world of schizophrenia which remains little known by the general public. The mother of a schizophrenic child, Françoise Salomon is an active member of the French Union nationale des amis et des familles des malades mentaux.
A unique and fascinating approach to psychiatry and psychic suffering
An important reference work on obsessive-compulsive disorder, by a major French specialist
Scientific and historical data to better understand the nature of confinement, this extreme experience imposed on a population.
Understanding the causes of fragility, in order to identify vulnerability to suicidal behaivours
Visiting a psychiatrist is still a frightening prospect. Taboos surround psychological illnesses and psychiatry is viewed with suspicion. Using true cases as examples, F. Lelord presents the expressions and mechanisms of various psychological problems: stress, agoraphobia, depression, bulimia, anorexia, schizophrenia, autism... With each case we dive further into the psyche, and emerge with an honest assessment of the pluses and minuses of psychiatric treatment.