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Self-help in mental health : a critical review

Author: T Mark Harwood; Luciano L'Abate
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T Mark Harwood; Luciano L'Abate
ISBN: 9781441981707 1441981705 9781441910981 1441910980
OCLC Number: 755872000
Description: xxiv, 311 p. ; 24 cm
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, editors ; [with a foreword by John C. Norcross].

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