Navigation Links
What's hot and what's not in self-help
Date:3/21/2013

Self-help is a big business but, alas, not always a scientific one. 95% of self-help resources in mental health possess no scientific research attesting to their success. For every life challenge, there are dozens of self-help books to help individuals navigate, creating another problem: How do you find the self-help manual that's most effective? In SELF-HELP THAT WORKS, Dr. John C. Norcross and five scientist-practitioners identify the best and the worst of self-help manuals. Drawing on careful research, clinical expertise and national studies, they recommend self-help materials for 41 different behavioral disorders and life challenges.

The self-help movement has moved online and Dr. Norcross and his colleagues explore the effectiveness of online resources. SELF-HELP THAT WORKS provides print and online resources to navigate issues from Abuse to Divorce, Schizophrenia to Dementia/Alzheimer's, and PTSD to Sexuality. In addition to evaluating self-help texts, the authors recommend films, support groups and websites. The revised 4th edition of this award-winning book, previously titled Authoritative Guide to Self-Help Resources in Mental Health, has expanded, updated content and new chapters focusing on autism, bullying, chronic pain, GLB issues, happiness, and nonchemical addictions. The final chapters provide key strategies for consumers evaluating self-help as well as for professionals integrating self-help into treatment.

Altogether, SELF HELP THAT WORKS evaluates more than 2,000 self-help resources to give professionals and individuals the most up-to-date resources to change their lives.


'/>"/>

Contact: Alana Podolsky
alana.podolsky@oup.com
212-726-6033
Oxford University Press
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Recognized Self-Help Advocate Patricia Hellinger Offering Seminar on Hiatal Hernia
2. Depressed Patients May Gain From Self-Help Books, Websites
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/24/2017)... Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands, BWI (PRWEB) , ... September 24, ... ... Caicos Islands, the #1 rated resort on TripAdvisor and one of Provo's premier boutique ... was no reported structural damage to the resort after devastating Hurricanes Irma and more ...
(Date:9/24/2017)... ... ... I”, a young boy was walking home and feeling down about himself. He didn’t think ... new friend says he can do whatever he wants to do if he puts his mind ... he is. God created him with special talents and gifts. We see his internal dialogue ...
(Date:9/23/2017)... ... September 23, 2017 , ... ... to fighting obesity of Robert Kushner, director of Chicago’s Center for Lifestyle Medicine ... promoting healthier habits, the article notes that the center routinely recommends weight loss ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: , Save Our Hospital - Albert Lea will ... are rallying against Mayo Clinic. Specifically, media can talk to steering committee members and ... to close the Albert Lea hospital. , The rally aims to protect the most ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Fenwick Agency of Plano, TX has announced the commencement of ... the nationally recognized ‘Agents of Change’ movement. The agency pledges to select a new ... seek out those who most need help. Their hope is to bring awareness to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/6/2017)... -- Robert G. Szewc, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who,s ... his contributions to the Medical field.      ... practice of Kidney and Hypertension Specialists, which specializes in ... He has worked in this position since 2002, and ... as expertise in kidneys, hypertension, chronic disease and anemia, ...
(Date:9/6/2017)...   PDI , a leader in infection prevention ... educational session focused on the role of chlorhexidine gluconate ... the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Association for ... the Phoenix Convention Center in ... will also feature PDI,s Prevantics® Device Swab ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... Sept. 6, 2017 Eli Lilly and Company ... present new data for galcanezumab and lasmiditan, two investigational ... International Headache Society (IHC) taking place Sept. 7-10 in ... will highlight new, long-term data from an open-label study ... galcanezumab (120 mg and 240 mg) for the prevention ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: