Psychology

Answering the need for an integrated, clinically relevant text on Borderline Disorders, this volume provides a flexible approach that draws from ego psychology, object relations theory, self psychology, and child development research. Designed as ...

We live in a fallen world where offenses and serious grievances occur in every person's life. These painful situations-whether merely a slight offense or as serious as murder-demand that all of us face the question, "Does God expect me to forgive?...

Showing how to weave assessment into all phases of therapy, this indispensable text and practitioner guide is reader friendly, straightforward, and practical. Specific strategies are provided for evaluating a wide range of clinical issues and conc...

Personality Disorders: Toward the DSM-V offers a scientifically balanced evaluation of competing theoretical perspectives and nosological systems for personality disorders. Editors William T.

O'Donohue, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and Katherine A....

Like the two previous projects Weaver has brought to Abingdon Press, this is a case-study book which will be used both as a resource for clergy and other pastoral workers and for those in training in those fields. The cases will translate technica...

Although Erich Fromm intended to publish his work as a practicing psychotherapist, these plans were never realized in his lifetime. This volume fulfills his wish. Not intended as a textbook about psychoanalytic therapy, these reflections provide w...

Since its first publication in 1983, Surviving Schizophrenia has become the standard reference book on the disease and has helped thousands of patients, their families and mental health professionals. In clear language, this much-praised and impor...

Every Christian is on an amazing journey. But the unfortunate truth is that many of us live largely detached from this fact. Days go by, but it can be hard to feel a sense of movement or growth. Sometimes, in periods of doubt and depression, we mi...

Concepts embody our knowledge of the kinds of things there are in the world. Tying our past experiences to our present interactions with the environment, they enable us to recognize and understand new objects and events. Concepts are also relevant...

Covers the five major mechanisms of the unconscious that condition our present behaviour and block the full realization of our real potential, allowing readers to transform themselves for the better.

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Psychopathology provides students with a solid foundation of our contemporary understanding of all facets of psychopathology - including its assessment, etiology, and effective treatment techniques for a range of mental health issues.

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Ever since American prisoners of war in Korea suddenly switched sides to the Communist cause, the concept of brainwashing has continued to fascinate and confuse. Is it really possible to force any thinking person to act in a way completely alien t...

This pragmatic guide spells out how to use motivational interviewing (MI) to have productive conversations about behavior change with adolescents and young adults in any clinical context. Filled with vivid examples, sample dialogues, and "dos and<...

After 30 years of research, Dr. Marc J. Seifer presents a comprehensive model of mind that spans over 2,000 years of thought. From Pythagorous, Aristotle, Descartes and Leibniz, to Freud, Jung, Gurdjieff, Tony Robbins, Rudolf Steiner and the Dalai...

“I had no idea having sex as a teenager could affect the rest of my life.” What does a three-pound brain have to do with one’s sex life? A lot, actually. Breakthroughs in the burgeoning field of neuroscience explain the impact of sex on the develo...

The Gift to Listen, the Courage to Hear interweaves listening techniques with spiritual principles that emphasize the importance of listening and provide a framework for more effective listening. Author Cari Jackson explores common causes of commu...

Men have long been considered difficult to engage in psychotherapy, often being described as resistant, unworkable, and unfeeling. The few available books that deal specifically with men's issues tend to lack a central theoretical focus, are highl...

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