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Self-help in mental health : a critical review

Author: T Mark Harwood; Luciano L'Abate
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2010.
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More people seek mental health advice from self-help books and sites rather than seeking therapy. This book guides readers through this maze of materials, evaluating and recommending clinically valid  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Harwood, T. Mark.
Self-help in mental health.
New York : Springer, ©2010
(OCoLC)428029118
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T Mark Harwood; Luciano L'Abate
ISBN: 9781441910998 1441910999
OCLC Number: 663093784
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 311 pages)
Contents: What constitutes self-help in mental health and what can be done to improve it? --
The self-help movement in mental health : from passivity to interactivity --
Distance writing : helping without seeing participants --
Bibliotherapy --
Online support groups and therapy --
Manuals for practitioners --
Anxiety disorders --
Mood disorders --
Eating disorders : anorexia, bulimia, and obesity --
Addictive behaviors --
Personality disorders --
Severe psychopathology --
Medical conditions --
Who benefits by self-help and why?
Responsibility: T. Mark Harwood, Luciano L'Abate.

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