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Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

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

£7.99

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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Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

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Daniel Freeman, Jason Freeman

9780199567157
Paperback
May 2012

Very Short Introductions

Are we born with our fears or do we learn them? Why do our fears persist? What purpose does anxiety serve? In this Very Short Introduction we discover what anxiety is, what causes it, and how it can be treated. Looking at six major anxiety disorders, the authors introduce us to this most ubiquitous and essential of emotions.

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Madness: A Very Short Introduction

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Andrew Scull

9780199608034
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August 2011

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Madness is something that frightens and fascinates us all. It is a word with which we are universally familiar, and a condition that haunts the human imagination. In this Very Short Introduction, Andrew Scull examines the social, historical and culturally variable responses to madness over the centuries.

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Autism: A Very Short Introduction

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Uta Frith

9780199207565
Paperback
October 2008

Very Short Introductions

What causes autism? Is it a genetic disorder, or due to some unknown environmental hazard? Are we facing an epidemic? What are the main symptoms, and how does it relate to Asperger syndrome? This Very Short Introduction answers the key questions and offers a clear statement on what is currently known about autism and Asperger syndrome.

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Freud: A Very Short Introduction

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Anthony Storr

9780192854551
Paperback
February 2001

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Jung: A Very Short Introduction

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Anthony Stevens

9780192854582
Paperback
February 2001

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