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  1. World Suicide Prevention Day

    Every year, over 800,000 people die from suicide; that's about one death every 40 seconds. Overall, during 2012 for each adult who died of suicide it's estimated that there were over 20 others who made suicide attempts.
     

  2. September 4 is World Sexual Health Day 2014!

    In honor of September 4, World Sexual Health Day 2014, check out this collection of resources and free-access journal articles on sex, sexuality, and intimate relationships.

  3. Recently Published - The Price of Love: The selected works of Colin Murray Parkes

    In the course of a long career Colin Murray Parkes, one of the most important and influential psychiatrists working in the field of bereavement and loss, has produced a body of work which can be considered truly ground-breaking. The papers included in The Price of Love have been carefully selected and annotated to show how Parkes’ thinking has developed during a career as researcher, practitioner and educator. In each section of the book psychological and social causes are paired with consequences and interventions (both preventive and therapeutic) and explored from Western and cross-cultural perspectives, all with Parkes’ customary clarity and compassion.

    Read on for reviews, an author biography and additional titles by Colin Murray Parkes.

  4. Authors of the Month September 2014: William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer, and Andrew Lac

    William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer, and Andrew Lacco-authors of Principles and Methods of Social Research, 3rd Editionare the Psychology Press Authors of the Month for September 2014. William D. Crano is the Oskamp Distinguished Chair and Head of the Department of Psychology at Claremont Graduate University. Marilynn B. Brewer is Professor Emeritus from the Ohio State University and a Visiting Professor of Psychology at the University of New South Wales. Andrew Lac is Research Professor of Psychology at Claremont Graduate University. 

  5. The Adult ADHD Toolkit

    Key Resources for ADHD & ADD

    Get 20% off* these resources for coping with ADHD and ADD with code ADHD4!

    Dr. Russell Ramsay, co-author of these brand-new resources for coping with Adult ADHD, comments on the issue at oprah.com.

  6. Self Improvement Month Author Interview: Barry McCarthy

    Barry McCarthy, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, professor of psychology, and a certified sex and marital therapist. He has published extensively on couples and sexuality and has run over 300 professional workshops nationally and internationally. He is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2009 Smart Marriages Impact Award. Most recently, he is the author of Rekindling Desire, 2nd Edition, and Therapy with Men After 60.

  7. Letting Go of Self Destructive Behaviors

    Self Improvement Month Author Interview: Lisa Ferentz

    Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, is the president and founder of the Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education, which provides continuing education to mental health professionals. She was named "Social Worker of the Year" by the Maryland Society for Clinical Social Work in 2009 and has been in solo private practice specializing in trauma for 30 years. She is the author of Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors and Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors.

  8. Self Improvement Month Author Interview: John Coleman

    John Coleman, author of Why Won't my Teenager Talk to Me?, has an international reputation for his work with parents and young people. He is a trained clinical psychologist and is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. He is the Founder of a research center studying adolescents and their families, and during his career he has also run a special school for troubled teenagers and worked as a policy advisor for government. In addition to running workshops for parents of teenagers, he has created two series for TV and written books and developed videos on the adolescent years. John’s pioneering work has been widely recognized and in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2001 he was awarded an OBE for services to young people. Listen to the insightful podcast with John Coleman.

  9. Free Sample Chapter from Handbook of PTSD: Science and Practice, Second Edition

    Widely regarded as the definitive reference, this handbook brings together foremost authorities on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Diagnostic and conceptual issues are reviewed in depth. The volume examines the causes and mechanisms of PTSD on multiple levels, from psychological processes to genes and neurobiology. Risk and resilience processes are addressed across development and in specific populations. Contributors describe evidence-based assessment and treatment approaches as well as promising emerging interventions. The integrative concluding chapter identifies key unanswered questions with important implications for science and practice.

  10. Free Sample Chapter from Group Work with Adolescents: Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition

    A trusted course text and professional resource, this comprehensive book delves into all aspects of planning and conducting strengths-based group work with adolescents. In an accessible, down-to-earth style, Andrew Malekoff spells out the principles of effective group practice. Extensive clinical illustrations show how successful group leaders engage teens in addressing tough issues - including violence, sexuality, prejudice, social isolation, and substance abuse - in a wide range of settings. Normative issues that adolescents face in the multiple contexts of their lives are lucidly explained. Packed with creative ideas and activities, the book helps readers develop their skills as confident, reflective practitioners.

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