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Authoritative Guide to Self-Help Resources in Mental Health - 00 edition

Authoritative Guide to Self-Help Resources in Mental Health (ISBN10: 1572305800; ISBN13: 9781572305809)
ISBN13: 978-1572305809
ISBN10: 1572305800

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1572305069
ISBN10: 1572305061

Summary: Self-help materials have become a prime source of psychological advice for millions of Americans. While many self-help resources provide high-quality information, others may be misleading, inaccurate, or even harmful. This indispensable volume reveals which are the good ones, which are the bad ones, and why. Based on the results of 5 acclaimed national studies involving over 2,500 mental health professionals, the book reviews and rates 600+ self-help books, autobiogr moreaphies, and popular films. In addition, hundreds of Internet sites are described and evaluated by a clinical psychologist, and valuable listings are provided of national and online support groups. The concluding chapter presents practical guidelines for selecting an effective self-help resource. Addressing 28 prevalent clinical disorders and life challenges--from ADHD, Alzheimer's, and anxiety disorders, to marital problems and mood disorders, to weight management and women's issues--this timely book will be tremendously useful to consumers and professionals alike. less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Publisher: Guilford Press
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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