Better Than Normal

A New York Times Bestseller A groundbreaking new view of human psychology that shows how eight key traits of human behavior—long perceived as liabilities—can be important hidden strengths.What if the inattentiveness that makes school or work a challenge holds the secret to your future as an entrepreneur? What if the shyness in groups that you […]

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Il counselling preconcezionale

In che cosa consiste il counseling preconcezionale? Come identificare il rischio legato alla gravidanza? Quali indicazioni occorre fornire alla donna? Come ci si deve comportare se la donna che cerca una gravidanza ha una malattia? Quali accertamenti clinici e di laboratorio vanno effettuati? Tutte le risposte per dare i consigli adeguati a una coppia in […]

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Supported Decision-Making

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) recognized that people with disabilities should have the right to exercise their legal capacity and identified ‘supported decision-making’ as a means by which people with disabilities can be directly involved in decisions that impact their lives. Offering an overview of its emergence in […]

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Hitler’s Charisma

Fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships, unwilling to listen to dissenting voices, Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, and yet he commanded enormous support and was able to exert a powerful influence over those who encountered him. How did Hitler become such an attractive figure to millions of people? That is the […]

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The Counselling Approach to Careers Guidance

Through detailed case material the authors show how to use counselling strategies with clients seeking careers guidance to enable them to change unhelpful patterns of thought and to move towards achievable goals. This book: * offers a series of tasks for structuring interviews and assesses materials available to careers counsellors * discusses important issues affecting […]

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

What happens to you in life matters less than the way you feel about life: that’s the message of cognitive behavioural therapy. If you’ve ever tried to change something about yourself – your mood, your weight, your behaviour – you’ll have noticed that change often hurts, so you stop trying. CBT can help you when […]

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The Trouble with Morality: The Effects of 12-Step Discourse on Addicts’ Decision-Making (Report)

Abstract–Since its development in the 1960s, researchers have extensively scrutinized methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) as a medical response to heroin addiction. Studies consistently find that MMT is mole successful than other treatment models in the reduction of opiate/opioid misuse, the transmission of diseases like HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C, and criminal arrest and conviction rates. Nonetheless, […]

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Counselling in General Practice

Many GPs now employ counsellors to help them with the psychological and emotional problems of their patients. The contributors to this book have wide experience of counsellor attachments and have been involved in developing and promoting GP counselling on a nation-wide scale. They explore the counsellor's role in general practice and investigate the issues involved, […]

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