Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference Titles

New and Key Titles

Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry

  1. Brain Evolution, Language and Psychopathology in Schizophrenia

    Edited by Paolo Brambilla, Andrea Marini

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    This book provides a comprehensive review of new developments in the study of language processing and related neural networks in schizophrenia by addressing the complex link between psychopathology, language and evolution at different levels of analysis. Psychopathological symptoms in...

    Published October 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. New Law and Ethics in Mental Health Advance Directives

    The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Right to Choose

    By Penelope Weller

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    The recognition of positive rights and the growing impact of human rights principles has recently orchestrated a number of reforms in mental health law, bringing increasing entitlement to an array of health services. In this book, Penelope Weller considers the relationship between human rights and...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Personality Assessment in the DSM-5

    Edited by Steven K. Huprich, Christopher J. Hopwood

    The DSM-5 promises to be a major reformulation of psychopathology, and no section is likely to change diagnostic practice more than that of personality pathology. Unlike the DSM-IV, the DSM-5 personality disorders will be conceptualized as involving core deficits in interpersonal and...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Psychological Approaches to Understanding and Treating Auditory Hallucinations

    From theory to therapy

    Edited by Mark Hayward, Clara Strauss, Simon McCarthy-Jones

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    This book draws on clinical research findings from the last three decades to offer a review of current psychological theories and therapeutic approaches to understanding and treating auditory hallucinations, addressing key methodological issues that need to be considered in evaluating interventions...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Psychological Distress and Identity Processes

    Edited by Peter Weinreich, Ciaran Mulholland

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Schizotypy

    New dimensions

    Edited by Oliver Mason, Gordon Claridge

    Series: Advances in Mental Health Research

    For several decades there has been an increasing move towards viewing the psychotic illnesses from a dimensional point of view, seeing them as continuous with healthy functioning. The idea, concentrating mostly on schizophrenia, has generated considerable theoretical debate as well as empirical...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Social Neuroscience of Psychiatric Disorders

    Edited by Facundo Manes, Mario F. Mendez

    Series: Special Issues of Social Neuroscience

    Social Neuroscience of Psychiatric Disorders is about the role of the Social Brain in neuropsychiatry. The need to belong to social groups and interact with others has driven much of the evolution of the human brain. The relatively young field of social neuroscience has made impressive strides...

    Published July 17th 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. Subjectivity in Motion

    Life, Art, and Movement in the Work of Hermann Rorschach

    By Naamah Akavia

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Mental Health

    The motif of human movement has long been understood as central to Hermann Rorschach’s strikingly innovative inkblot experiment. But owing to Rorschach’s untimely death a year after publishing his famous work, Psychodiagnostics, the world has lacked an adequate understanding of how he came to put...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Technical Foundations of Neurofeedback

    By Thomas F. Collura

    Technical Foundations of Neurofeedback provides, for the first time, an authoritative and complete account of the scientific and technical basis of EEG biofeedback. Beginning with the physiological origins of EEG rhythms, Collura describes the basis of measuring brain activity from the scalp and...

    Published August 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Clinician, the Brain, and 'I'

    Neuroscientific findings and the subjective self in clinical practice

    By Tony Schneider

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    The clinician needs to make sense of many client experiences in the course of daily practice: do these experiences reflect the simple product of complex neurochemical activity, or do they represent another dynamic involving the subjective self? When research findings from the neurosciences are...

    Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Trauma-Informed Care

    How neuroscience influences practice

    By Amanda Evans, Patricia Coccoma

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    This accessible book provides an overview of trauma-informed care and related neuroscience research across populations. The book explains how trauma can alter brain structure, identifies the challenges and commonalities for each population, and provides emergent treatment intervention options to...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge