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标 题: Recommended Self-Help Books - 12.20.2008更新
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Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy,by David D. Burns, Aaron T. Beck,# ISBN-10: 0380810336
# ISBN-13: 978-0380810338
The Feeling Good Handbook,by David D. Burns,# ISBN-10: 0452281326
# ISBN-13: 978-0452281325
Breaking the Patterns of Depression，by Michael D. Yapko，# ISBN-10: 0385483708
# ISBN-13: 978-0385483704
Managing Your Mind: The Mental Fitness Guide，by Gillian Butler, Tony Hope，# ISBN-10: 0195111257 # ISBN-13: 978-0195111255
Henry Emmons, Rachel Kranz, The Chemistry of Joy: A Three-Step Program for Overcoming Depression Through Western Science and Eastern Wisdom. # ISBN-10: 0743265076
# ISBN-13: 978-0743265072
Psychiatrist Emmons offers hope to sufferers of mild to severe depression in this well-articulated approach to integrating therapeutic techniques from East and West. Identifying three main forms of depression—anxious, agitated and sluggish.
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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (1998), Finding Flow: the Psychology of Engagement
in Everyday Life. ISBN 0465024114
In this stimulating book, Mihaly Csikszentmihayli (pronounced "Chik-sent-mee
-high-yee") demonstrates how anyone can apply his highly regarded
psychological research on "flow" to enhance the enjoyment of life.
Csikszentmihayli describes the kinds of daily activities that do and don't
produce genuine engagement, and demonstrates that increasing one's
involvement in engaging activities leads to a more satisfying life.
Martin Seligman (1998), Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your
Life. ISBN 0671019112
Martin Seligman, a leading psychologist, turns his ground-breaking research
on "learned helplessness" on its head, and describes how developing "learned
optimism" can improve many facets of one's life.
Abuse during childhood
Ellen Bass & Laura Davis (1994), The Courage To Heal: A Guide for Women
Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (3rd Ed.). ISBN 0060950668
Although neither Ellen Bass nor Laura Davis are trained mental health
professionals, they developed what is widely considered the "Bible" for
adult women who have experienced sexual abuse during childhood. Some critics
have argued that their list of "probable" signs of childhood sexual abuse
is too inclusive and might mislead some women to needlessly question whether
they may have "repressed" memories of such abuse. Even so, their book is a
wonderful resource for women who know that they were abused as children. The
book offers stories from other "survivors," helpful writing exercises,
advice for partners of survivors, and much more.
Michael Lew (1990), Victims No Longer: Men Recovering from Incest and Other
Child Abuse. ISBN 0060973005
This book is an essential resource for the otherwise often overlooked men
who have suffered abuse in childhood. The book includes helpful personal
accounts from men who have survived childhood abuse, and offers a variety of
other useful self-help information.
Edmund J. Bourne (2000), The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook (3rd Ed.). ISBN
The latest edition of this well-known book rounds out its practical, step-by
-step offerings of mostly cognitive-behavioral strategies to address anxiety
and phobias by including relevant information about medications and herbal
R. Reid Wilson (1996), Don't Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks (Rev.
Ed.). ISBN 0060951605
This book provides a thorough introduction to Panic Disorder, and then
offers an empirically supported, cognitive-behaviorally based self-help
program for addressing panic attacks.
Robert E. Alberti & Michael L. Emmons (2001), Your Perfect Right:
Assertiveness and Equality in Your Life and Relationships (8th Ed.). ISBN
A classic in the field, this book emphasizes the use of effective
communication in becoming appropriately assertive.
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity
Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey (1995), Driven to Distraction:
Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood
through Adulthood. ISBN 0684801280
This book is a valuable resource that offers a life-span perspective on
attention disorders and emphasizes the effect such disorders can have on
relationships, education, and careers. The book reviews the diagnosis of
attention disorders, co-occurring disorders, and treatment strategies.
David D. Burns (1999), The Feeling Good Handbook (Rev. Ed.). ISBN 0452281326
This popular book translates the widely used and empirically supported
cognitive therapy for depression into a self-help program that addresses
depression and other closely related problems (e.g., insecurity,
irritability, procrastination, guilt, and so forth). The book offers
numerous exercises, self-rating scales, and other aids that make it easy to
apply its fundamental concepts while also assessing one's progress.
******Shyness, Social Anxiety******
Franklin Schneier & Lawrence Welkowitz (1996), The Hidden Face of Shyness:
Understanding and Overcoming Social Anxiety. ISBN 0380783991
This book offers a good introduction to the varieties and origins of social
anxiety, along with a practical self-help program for addressing the problem.
Martha Davis, Elizabeth R. Eshelman, & Matthew McKay (2000), The Relaxation
and Stress Reduction Workbook (5th Ed.). ISBN 1572242140
This popular book provides a wide variety of sensible, straightforward, and
effective strategies for addressing everyday stress.
Peter McWilliams, Harold H. Bloomfield, & Melba Colgrove (1993), How to
Survive the Loss of a Love. ISBN 0931580439
The title notwithstanding, this book actually considers losses of all kinds,
including not only relationships lost through death or break-ups, but also
including the psychological losses entailed by bankruptcy, serious illness
and accidents, career setbacks, and so forth. The book offers a mix of
practical advice, inspirational passages, and other helpful aids.
Terrance Dean (2003), Reclaim your power! A 30-day Guide to Hope, Healing,
and Inspiration for Men of Color. ISBN 081296778X
In this book Terrance Dean, a writer and motivational speaker, offers a 30-
day guide modeled on devotional books. Each day the reader is invited to
read a brief passage that provides wisdom, advice, and inspiration in
managing problems often faced by men of color.
Monique Greenwood (2001), Having What Matters: the Black Woman's Guide to
Creating the Life You Really Want. ISBN 0688175090
Monique Greenwood is a successful, Black businesswoman who uses this
inspirational book to share with other women the lessons she has learned in
developing a satisfying life.
Obsessions and Compulsions
Edna B. Foa & Reid Wilson (2001), Stop Obsessing! How to Overcome Your
Obsessions and Compulsions (Rev. Ed.). ISBN 0553381172
Psychologist Edna Foa is a leading researcher in the treatment of Obsessive-
Compulsive Disorder. This authoritative book offers a clear introduction to
the disorder and its origins, and provides empirically supported, cognitive-
behaviorally based strategies for addressing the disorder.
Robin Warshaw (1994), I Never Called it Rape: The Ms. Report on Recognizing,
Fighting, and Surviving Date and Acquaintance Rape. ISBN 0060925728
Not only is this book one of the best self-help books available relating to
acquaintance rape, it is also a valuable resource for partners and family
members of rape victims, and for educators and counselors.
Aaron Beck (1989). Love is Never Enough: How Couples Can Overcome
Misunderstandings, Resolve Conflicts, and Solve Relationship Problems
Through Cognitive Therapy. ISBN 0060916044
In this popular self-help book, psychiatrist Aaron Beck, who is one of the
founders and early developers of cognitive therapy, applies his therapeutic
approach to romantic relationships.
John M. Gottman & Joan DeClaire (2002), The Relationship Cure: A Five Step
Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships. ISBN
John Gottman, a psychologist and leading researcher in relationships, offers
an empirically supported program for improving relationships of all kinds.
Gottman demonstrates the importance of recognizing key relationship cues and
then responding to these cues effectively.
Kim Howard & Annie Stevens (Eds.) (2000), Out and About Campus. Personal
Accounts by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered College Students. ISBN
This book offers a collection of 28 essays written by GLBT college students
from across the U.S. The essays are first-person accounts of the students'
experiences in adjusting to academic life. As a whole, the accounts are
thoughtful, insightful, and moving, and offer support to others facing
Ritch C. Savin-Williams (2001), Mom, Dad, I'm Gay: How Families Negotiate
Coming Out. ISBN 1557987416
In this valuable resource psychologist and researcher Ritch Savin-Williams
summarizes the results of his own research and that of others to provide a
nuanced perspective on the wide variety of experiences young people have as
they "come out" to their families. Based on a careful analysis of the
available research, Savin-Williams offers practical advice on "coming out"
to one's family.
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