When you make love, cuddle with a partner, or have coffee with close friends, a powerful brain chemical called oxytocin floods your body with feelings of contentment and trust. This natural love drug, produced by the hypothalamus, is responsible for human bonding in both platonic and intimate relati..
The first and second editions of this best-selling guide have already helped thousands of people understand chemotherapy and prepare themselves or their loved ones for treatment. The book is used as the primary chemotherapy patient education tool in outpatient clinics nationwide. This new third edit..
Being a parent is usually all about giving of yourself to foster your child's growth and development. But what happens when this isn't the case? Some parents dismiss the needs of their children, asserting their own instead, demanding attention and reassurance from even very young children. This may ..
Over 95% of those who commit suicide suffer from treatable psychiatric problems. This is a self-help guide for those considering suicide and their families. It uses cognitive therapy techniques to help readers control their suicidal moods, and suggests ways of replacing negative beliefs. The authors..
Mindfulness-once an ancient practice honed in Buddhist monasteries-is now a mainstream, evidence based, secular intervention employed by trained health and mental health professionals worldwide. The rapid spread of mindfulness increasingly involves psychologists, physicians, social workers, therapis..
Written by a team of experts in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), this workbook offers powerful, symptom-specific skills from a variety of empirically supported cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treatments, including acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behavio..
Although the symptoms of personality disorders may differ widely in shape and scope, they are almost always treated with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). This is because all ten personality disorders are characterized by rigid thought and behavior patterns, and most people with these disorders su..
When anxious feelings spiral out of control, they can drain your energy and prevent you from living the life you want. If you're ready to stop letting your anxiety have the upper hand, The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety can help. This workbook offers a step-by-step program you can use, on..
Communication is an essential life skill that every teen must learn. Based on the New Harbinger classic, Messages, this book will teach you the necessary skills--such as assertiveness, active listening, and compassion--to become an effective communicator for life. In an age of social media, texting,..
You aren t what you think! For teens with negative thinking habits, a licensed psychologist and a health journalist offers cognitive restructuring a simple and effective cognitive behavioral approach to help you break free from the ten most common negative thinking habits that typically result in fe..
For anyone with intense fears and phobias, every day can feel like a roller-coaster ride. But if you are a teen, this is especially true. In Conquer Your Fears and Phobias for Teens, you will find practical skills for coping with the thoughts, emotions, physical sensations, and behaviors that accomp..