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New Paths for Navigating Autism in Children
Autistic children are misunderstood because they think and act in ways that are unfamiliar to the rest of us. A therapist brings her personal experience to the subject in this profound yet practical book.
Arrangements of Memory Self-Portrait of a Deranged Psychiatrist
An original attempt to blend biographical and professional experiences, by a psychiatrist who promotes a humanist approach to psychiatric illness.
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.
Moïra Mikolajczak, Isabelle Roskam
The Parent Burnout Avoiding it and getting away with it
Parental burn-out, a societal phenomenon that we are just beginning to talk about.
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.
Treating Children’s Psychological Suffering
According to a study by the World Health Organization, for children aged 5 to 14, mental illnesses have the greatest impact on their health.
I Am the Crazy One
In the vein of his earlier work, the author, a true writer, speaks with great clarity about his mental state, and shares the excesses of it with humor and irony.
I Hear Voices – So What? Living With One’s Voices and Auditory Hallucinations
Hearing voices is a phenomenon that is much more common that one might imagine. According to studies, 10 – 39% of the population hear voices.
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.
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
Degeneration Theories Psychiatry and History
The unbelievable story of a mad psychiatric theory centered on the idea of heredity which was put to the most horrible of uses, while having a lasting effect on mentalities.
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.
The Power of Mind over Body
The role and the power of the mind in healing: a completely new approach. An approach that looks to history, philosophy, biology, psychiatry – all that goes into the healing process.
The Mechanics of Passions: The New Contemporary Individualism
The book’s very stimulating thesis: the twenty-first century will be the century of the brain and the neurosciences, which are already playing the role that psychoanalysis played in the twentieth century.
Chantal Joffrin Le Clerc
A Little Sadness, or Severe Depression? Knowing When to See a Shrink
Eating, memory, moods, excesses of all kinds…: a clear presentation of the truly alarming signs that indicate changes in mental illness. More broadly, a beneficial redefinition of the difference between the normal and the pathological.
Déborah Ducasse, Véronique Brand-Arpon
BPD Sufferers: Overcoming the Daily Challenges A practical guide to home therapy
A guide based on the daily clinical practice of the University Hospital of Montpellier, one of the French centres of excellence in the management of borderline disorder. A practical self-care guide that allows you to follow a programme to overcome the difficulties that a borderline person encounters on a daily basis.
Michel Delage, Antoine Lejeune
Memory Without Recall
The identification of the various facets of a composite memory, with its neuro-cerebral bases and the complex relationships it maintains with our conscious memory. By two clinicians, one neurologist and the other psychiatrist, the presentation of therapeutic applications of this memory in the field of trauma, neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's, body-oriented psychotherapy techniques and even family therapies.
When our emotions make us mad
A rich account based upon clinical observations often conducted over a period of several years.
Boris Cyrulnik, Patrick Lemoine
The Crazy History of Crazy Ideas in Psychiatry
A lively and illuminating perspective on the history of a discipline that is still young. Unusual reflections on the future of treatment for psychiatric illness, based on past mistakes. Suggestions for helping the near future to become the Golden Age of psychiatry.
Another day, another patient Memoirs of a Neuropsychiatrist
The author has chosen an unconventional tone and format to describe the experiences of a doctor specialized in mental illness, as well as those of his patients. Exceptional access to day-to-day psychiatric consultations, which is rarely possible to achieve.
Treating drug users From cold turkey to shooting galleries
A front-line doctor explains how to treat drug addicts
For more than twenty years, Bernard Chouvier has studied various forms of political and religious commitment and activism and their sectarian excesses.
Restoring Hope An ABC of Positive Psychiatry
Changing the way we look at psychological suffering and psychiatry
Psychodrama: As Powerful an Experience as Life Itself
Psychodrama: an effective therapeutic method that is frequently used by psychiatrists and psychotherapists
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
Places of Asylum Should We Open Psychiatric Wards?
Locking up psychiatric patients is shameful and ineffective
The point of view of a psychiatrist with more than twenty years’ experience in issues of sexual violence.
The Suicide Understanding and Helping Those at Risk
Understanding the causes of fragility, in order to identify vulnerability to suicidal behaivours