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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Freda McManus

9780198755272
Paperback
April 2022

Very Short Introductions

CBT is a form of psychological therapy with a range of approaches that share a common underpinning model of the importance of cognition and behaviour in alleviating psychological distress. This book gives an overview of what CBT is, what it does, when it can be used, and the ways in which the field can adapt to meet future challenges.

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Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Dylan Evans

9780198834403
Paperback
September 2019

Very Short Introductions

Drawing on the latest scientific research, from anthropology and psychology to neuroscience and artificial intelligence, Evans takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the human heart, discussing the evolution of emotions and their biological basis, the science of happiness, and the role that emotions play in memory and decision making.

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Margaret J. Snowling

9780198818304
Paperback
May 2019

Very Short Introductions

Dyslexia is gaining increasing recognition as a relatively common learning disorder. Margaret Snowling introduces the exciting research surrounding dyslexia, considering potential causes, the neuroscience behind it and attempts to understand how it works, and the various strategies and interventions which can help people with dyslexia today.

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Psychiatry: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Tom Burns

9780198826200
Paperback
October 2018

Very Short Introductions

Tom Burns explores the nature of psychiatry today, focusing on what it can and cannot do, and considering the main disorders it covers. Discussing the philosophical issues of psychiatry, he reveals psychiatry's past mistakes, before looking forward to the likely changes in its future practice with artificial intelligence and virtual reality.

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Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Susan Llewelyn, Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

9780198753896
Paperback
April 2017

Very Short Introductions

Clinical psychology treats people who are facing difficulties or changes in their lives. Approaching personal distress as an unhappy outcome of certain ways of thinking, behaving and relating, often occurring within difficult circumstances, practitioners work with people to try and help them change what is distressing or concerning them.

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Depression: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Mary Jane Tacchi, Jan Scott

9780199558650
Paperback
January 2017

Very Short Introductions

What is depression? What is bipolar disorder? How are they diagnosed and how are they treated? This Very Short Introduction gives a history of these two disorders and considers how they are experienced and understood today. Scott and Tacchi also discuss how mood disorders can influence creativity.

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Brainwashing: The science of thought control

£10.99

Kathleen Taylor

9780198798330
Paperback
December 2016

Bringing together cutting-edge research from psychology and neuroscience, Kathleen Taylor puts the brain back into brainwashing and shows why understanding this mysterious phenomenon is vitally relevant in the twenty-first century.

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