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Psychic Distress A New Approach to Care
Should psychic distress be considered a singular emotion? A documented and concrete analysis showing its connections with problems of attachment, guilt, depression, and fear.
Psychodrama: As Powerful an Experience as Life Itself
Psychodrama: an effective therapeutic method that is frequently used by psychiatrists and psychotherapists
The Psychological Health of Those Who Made the World
The role of the psyche on the destiny of the men and women who made the world.
Luis Alvarez, Véronique Cayol
Psychology and Psychiatry of Pregnancy Becoming a Mother
The great upheaval of motherhood
Restoring Hope An ABC of Positive Psychiatry
Changing the way we look at psychological suffering and psychiatry
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
Vincent Trybou, Baptiste Brossard, Marianne Kedia
Self-harm Understanding and Treatment
The first book to offer a complete and pragmatic approach to the treatment of self-harm behavior
The point of view of a psychiatrist with more than twenty years’ experience in issues of sexual violence.
Silent Child The Story of a Schizophrenic
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.
Sin and Madness The Psychopathology of the Deadly Sins
A unique and fascinating approach to psychiatry and psychic suffering
So, Is It OCD or Not? Recognising the Disorder and Helping Sufferers
An important reference work on obsessive-compulsive disorder, by a major French specialist
Boris Cyrulnik, Patrick Lemoine
Stories of Madness before Psychiatry
An original reflection on the future of the treatment of psychiatric illnesses based on its past mistakes.
Stress and Mental Health The Odyssey of the 2020 Lockdown
Scientific and historical data to better understand the nature of confinement, this extreme experience imposed on a population.
The Suicide Understanding and Helping Those at Risk
Understanding the causes of fragility, in order to identify vulnerability to suicidal behaivours
The Tales of an Ordinary Psychiatrist
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.
Thought, Memory, Madness
What shapes thought and what explains its dysfunctions?