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Overcoming Depersonalisation and Feelings of Unreality

Anthony David, Emma Lawrence, Dawn Baker, Elaine Hunter
Authors:
Anthony David, Emma Lawrence, Dawn Baker, Elaine Hunter

Depersonalization Disorder is when a person experiences a feeling of being detached from life around them and sometimes emotionally numb. It is often a symptom of another disorder such as anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder and particularly panic disorder, or of an illness like epilepsy or migraine, but also occurs in its own right and among users of certain drugs. CBT is an effective treatment.PRAISE FOR THE SERIES: 'The best consumer-friendly CBT-based books&All are very thorough.' Observer 'The Overcoming series just keeps getting better and better.' The Psychologist

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Overcoming Distressing Voices

Mark Hayward, David Kingdon, Clara Strauss
Authors:
Mark Hayward, David Kingdon, Clara Strauss
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The Compassionate Mind Approach to Overcoming Anxiety

Dennis Tirch
Authors:
Dennis Tirch

We know what it's like to worry from time to time, but for some of us, our worrying can take over and have a serious impact on our lives. When our anxiety gets out of hand and starts to dominate our lives, affecting how we function and our general sense of wellbeing, it's time to do something about it. This accessible self-help guide provides the reader with a clear understanding of how problem anxiety develops, the kinds of problems it's causing them and sets out ground-breaking Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) techniques to overcome their anxiety . CFT was initially developed by Professor Paul Gilbert OBE, author of the bestselling The Compassionate Mind which set out his ground-breaking approach, to treat those with high levels of shame and self-criticism. It uses the proven, research-based techniques of CBT and other therapies with a special focus on the importance of developing inner compassion, in order to alleviate feelings of shame, develop a more balanced outlook and promote resilience. It incorporates elements of mindfulness and Tibetan Buddhism with recent research on human development and studies of the brain. It is increasingly used to treat a wide range of emotional and psychological problems including depression, overeating, shyness, trauma, anxiety and anger.

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Overcoming Perfectionism

Roz Shafran, Sarah Egan, Tracey Wade
Authors:
Roz Shafran, Sarah Egan, Tracey Wade
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Overcoming Compulsive Gambling

Alex Blaszczynski
Authors:
Alex Blaszczynski

Struggling with a gambling habit? If you feel that a 'flutter' has evolved into something out of your control, this indispensable book is for you. This self-help manual uses cognitive behavioral techniques, pioneered by clinical psychologist Professor Alex Blaszczynski, and now used all over the world, to help with gambling addiction. It will help you to understand how your own gambling problem has developed and what is keeping it going; also, crucially, how to develop the motivation to stop and control any future urges to gamble again.

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Overcoming Chronic Fatigue

Mary Burgess, Trudie Chalder
Authors:
Mary Burgess, Trudie Chalder

A Books on Prescription TitleBreak free from the crippling cycle of chronic fatigueChronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating illness, characterized by severe exhaustion and flu-like symptoms, which affects almost three per cent of people in the UK and for which conventional medicine currently has no cure. This valuable self-help guide offers sufferers a better understanding of CFS as well as strategies on breaking the vicious circle of fatigue. The result is a proven reduction in symptoms and disability in up to two-thirds of CFS sufferers.Based on recognized CBT techniquesOffers practical strategies for balancing activity and restExplains the role of worry and stress and how best to copeHow relatives and friends can help

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Overcoming Stress

Lee Brosan, Gillian Todd
Authors:
Lee Brosan, Gillian Todd

Overcoming app now available via iTunes and the Google Play Store.'An excellent book filled with practical tips for understanding and managing stress.' Professor David M. Clark, Professor and Chair of Experimental Psychology, University of OxfordMost of us know what it is like to feel stressed - so much so, in fact, that we take it for granted that we are going to feel stressed and assume that there's not much to be done about it. Too much stress can disrupt our lives almost without our realizing it. However there is a tried and tested approach to coping using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). In this easy-to-use self-help guide the authors help you to recognize what happens when under stress and how to change how you think, feel and act so that you learn to retain a balanced outlook on life and manage it more effectively too.· Provides a complete CBT self-help course with case studies and step-by-step explanations· Shows how to permanently improve your overall quality of life by changing the ways you respond to stressOvercoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

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Overcoming Health Anxiety

David Veale, Rob Willson
Authors:
David Veale, Rob Willson
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Overcoming Anger and Irritability, 1st Edition

William Davies
Authors:
William Davies
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Overcoming Depression 3rd Edition

Paul Gilbert
Authors:
Paul Gilbert
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Overcoming Low Self-Esteem, 1st Edition

Melanie Fennell
Authors:
Melanie Fennell

Overcoming app now available via iTunes and the Google Play Store.A Books on Prescription TitleBoost your confidence and change your life for the betterMelanie Fennell's acclaimed self-help guide will help you to understand your low self-esteem and, armed with this knowledge, break out of the vicious circle of negative self-image, learning the art of self-acceptance and altering your life for the better. Explains the nature of low self-esteem and self-destructive thinkingDescribes what keeps low self-esteem goingExplores how to identify your positive qualities and gain a more balanced view of yourselfContains a complete self-help program and monitoring sheetsBased on clinically proven techniques of cognitive behavioural therapy

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Overcoming Grief

Sue Morris
Authors:
Sue Morris

Grief is a natural and healthy reaction to loss but it can be extremely debilitating and result in a downward emotional spiral, impacting on such aspects of life as relationships and work. Relentless grief can cause a host of physical problems due to the sufferer not looking after themselves properly, for example not eating, becoming over-reliant on alcohol, experiencing disrupted sleep. It can also lead to serious emotional and psychological problems such as depression, anxiety, health anxiety and panic attacks. This self-help book will prove invaluable to the recently bereaved, guiding them through the painful process of bereavement. Topics covered: Dealing with expected or unexpected deathChallenging unhelpful thoughtsEstablishing a routine and tackling avoidanceReturning to workPractical aspects such as dealing with the funeral, birthdays, etc.Planning a new future

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Overcoming Your Child's Shyness and Social Anxiety

Lucy Willetts, Cathy Creswell
Authors:
Lucy Willetts, Cathy Creswell

Many children are naturally shy but extreme shyness and social anxiety can become a major childhood problem, leading to avoidance of school, difficulty in making friends and even developing into social anxiety in adulthood.In Overcoming Your Child's Shyness and Social Anxiety, child psychologists Lucy Willetts and Cathy Creswell explain how parents can help a shy child learn to challenge their thoughts and behaviour patterns and learn to participate confidently in every aspect of their lives.Based on clinically proven CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) principles, the book explains what causes shyness, how to identify social anxiety in your child (sometimes masked by anger or stubbornness) and how to gradually help your child face their anxieties and develop problem-solving strategies. This book is a must for parents, teachers and anyone working with children.

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Overcoming Anxiety Self-Help Course Part 1

Helen Kennerley
Authors:
Helen Kennerley

Since it was first published in 1997, Helen Kennerley's "Overcoming Anxiety" has helped thousands of people recover from this disorder.It has won the respect of therapists and patients alike for its practical and friendly approach. Now, for the first time, this landmark work is available as a three-part, large format, practical manuals.The manuals contain multiple copies of blank worksheets, diaries and exercises suitable for a two-week course of treatment. The anxiety sufferer will be able to write directly into the workbook, allowing him or her to trace progress over the course of treatment, monitor behaviour and record step-by-step improvement.Ideal for the user to work through alone or with guided assistance, "Overcoming Anxiety Self-Help Course" is a complete, step-by-step treatment guide.

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Overcoming Your Child's Fears and Worries

Cathy Creswell, Lucy Willetts
Authors:
Cathy Creswell, Lucy Willetts
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Overcoming Anxiety Self Help Course in 3 vols

Helen Kennerley
Authors:
Helen Kennerley

Since it was first published in 1997, Helen Kennerley's Overcoming Anxiety has helped thousands of people recover from this disorder. It has won the respect of therapists and patients alike for its practical and friendly approach. Now, for the first time, this landmark work is available as a three-part, large format, practical manual, complete with multiple copies of blank worksheets, diaries and exercises suitable for a two-week course of treatment. The anxiety sufferer will be able to write directly into the workbook, allowing him or her to trace progress over the course of treatment, monitor behaviour and record step-by-step improvement. Ideal for the sufferer to work through alone or with guided assistance, Overcoming Anxiety Self Help Manual is a complete, step-by-step treatment guide.

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Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems

Colin Espie
Authors:
Colin Espie
New Harbinger

Overcoming Depression One Step at a Time

Michael E. Addis
Authors:
Michael E. Addis
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Overcoming Childhood Trauma

Helen Kennerley
Authors:
Helen Kennerley

This book will help the sufferer understand the links between past trauma and present difficulties and offers ways to gain control over these problems, allowing the individual to deal with intrusive memories, manage mood swings and build better relationships in adulthood.

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Overcoming Traumatic Stress

Claudia Herbert
Authors:
Claudia Herbert

Terrible events are very hard to deal with. Those who go through a catastrophic life experience often feel permanently changed by the impact of what has happened. They become numb and shut off from those around them, or grief or guilt may constantly weigh them down. Memories of horrifying scenes may intrude unexpectedly during waking hours while sleep may be disturbed by vivid, unpleasant dreams. Traumatic stress responses, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder are psychological conditions that result from a person's coping mechanisms having been completely overwhelmed by a terrible experience. These 'flashbacks' may be so severe that sufferers may feel that they are losing their sanity and subsequently become ever more isolated in their distress. To overcome the effects of trauma it is necessary to change those reactions and begin to see events in a different light. This book demonstrates, with practical advice and tested exercises, how to find new, effective ways of coping with, and finally overcoming traumatic stress.