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Author Harwood, T. Mark.

Title Self-help in mental health : a critical review / T. Mark Harwood, Luciano L'Abate
Published New York : Springer, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 311 pages)
Contents What constitutes self-help in mental health and what can be done to improve it? -- The self-help movement in mental health : from passivity to interactivity -- Distance writing : helping without seeing participants -- Bibliotherapy -- Online support groups and therapy -- Manuals for practitioners -- Anxiety disorders -- Mood disorders -- Eating disorders : anorexia, bulimia, and obesity -- Addictive behaviors -- Personality disorders -- Severe psychopathology -- Medical conditions -- Who benefits by self-help and why?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-303) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Psychiatry.
Self-care, Health.
Self-help techniques.
Psychiatry -- Information resources.
Self-care, Health -- Information resources.
Self-help techniques -- Information resources.
Mental Disorders -- therapy.
Self Care.
Form Electronic book
Author L'Abate, Luciano, 1928-
ISBN 1441910999