Best Mental Health Law Books

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1. Clinician's Thesaurus, 8th Edition: The Guide to Conducting Interviews and Writing Psychological Reports

Author: by Edward L. Zuckerman
The Guilford Press
400 pages

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Hundreds of thousands of students and early-career professionals have relied on this authoritative report-writing tool, now updated for DSM-5/ICD-10-CM and newer types of evaluations. In a convenient large-size format, the book covers nearly all areas of concern addressed in intakes, evaluations, treatment plans, progress notes, and closing summaries.

The user seeking the right wording for a clinical document can skim and select from thousands of technical terms, behavioral descriptors, and standard statements. Also provided are interview questions for almost every symptomatic behavior, a huge collection of mental status questions, a reproducible Mental Status Evaluation summary form, and links to hundreds of Internet resources.

The companion website offers all the URLs from the book, the reproducible forms, and a handy reference on current psychiatric medications. New to This Edition *A list of all psychiatric ICD-10 diagnoses (all of the codes in DSM-5, plus many more), including Z codes essential to a comprehensive biopsychosocial evaluation.

2. Emotional Intelligence 2.0: To live a better life, find Success at work and create happier Relationships, Improve your Social Skills, Emotional Agility, and learn to manage and Influence People

Author: by Joseph Griffith
133 pages

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If you want to know yourself more deeply, improve your people skills, and how to use emotional intelligence to live a happy life and fulfilled, then keep reading… We are all working towards becoming better versions of ourselves. Whether it is through spirituality, excelling in our careers, relating with people better, finding our passions, and much more; we are all working towards similar goals.

Most of us face a challenge though; we have a hard time thinking critically and can’t muster the much needed emotional intelligence to sustain us through the journey to personal transformation. Are you one of those that are struggling? Are you having a difficult time developing analytical skills?

Do you always struggle with making decisions because you don’t know what to consider? Do you feel like you have not tapped into the full power of your mind? Would you love to learn how to rewire your brain to think differently and make the best decisions always?

If you answered YES,Do you know that to be successful, you need to have a high emotional intelligence? For a while, most people thought that to achieve success, you had to have a high IQ; however, recent research studies show otherwise.

3. Inside the Criminal Mind (Revised and Updated Edition)

Author: by Stanton Samenow
368 pages

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From expert witness Dr. Stanton E. Samenow, a brilliant, no-nonsense profile of the criminal mind, updated to include new influences and effective methods for dealing with hardened criminals In 1984, this groundbreaking book offered readers an illuminating window into the workings of the criminal mind and a revolutionary approach to habilitation.

In 2004, armed with twenty years of additional knowledge and inside, Samenow explored the subject anew, using his vast expertise to explain the thought patterns of those who commit the crimes we were most concerned with in the new millennium, such as domestic violence, Internet victimization, and terrorism.

The fields of criminal behavior have expanded, demanding another updated version, which includes an exploration of computers as a vehicle for criminal conduct; new drugs and pharmaceutical influences; exposure to the rawest forms of violence in video games, films, and television broadcasts; social media as an arena for illicit activities; and updated genetic and biological research into whether some people are wired to become criminals.

4. Mental Health: 7 Books in 1: The Attachment Theory, Abandonment Anxiety, Depression in Relationships, Addiction Recovery, Complex PTSD, EMDR Therapy, … Commitment Therapy, ADHD for Kids & Adults)

Author: by Marzia Fernandez
497 pages

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This Book includes: 7 Manuscripts 1 ATTACHMENT THEORY 2 ABANDONMENT RECOVERY 3 THE ADDICTION RECOVERY 4 COMPLEX PTSD, TRAUMA AND RECOVERY 5 EMDR AND SOMATIC PSYCHOTHERAPY 6 SOMATIC PSYCHOTHERAPY 7 CBT (COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY)ATTACHMENT THEORYYou can start to redress the balance to build stronger relationships with those close to you, with chapters that cover:How anxiety disorder developsHow to become self-disciplined with your emotionsLearning to communicate effectivelyHow positive reinforcement worksHow your physical health affects your mental stateDealing with conflictEmpathetic listening and its link to happiness.

And moreABANDONMENT RECOVERYYou will learn how to cope with the feelings of abandonment through chapters that examine:What affecting abandonmentAbandonment anxietyHow abandonment can change a lifeDepression in RelationshipsBuilding healthier relationshipsThe power of forgiveness. And moreTHE ADDICTION RECOVERYIn this book, you will find the necessary help to get you on the road to recovery, with chapters that cover:How to replace your addiction and find the peace you craveEducating yourself about your addictionWhat to avoid when you are developing new habits.

5. How to Stop Overthinking: The 7-Step Plan to Control and Eliminate Negative Thoughts, Declutter Your Mind and Start Thinking Positively in 5 Minutes or Less

Author: by Chase Hill
166 pages

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Do you find yourself lying awake at night because you can’t stop worrying about what happened today? Are you constantly second-guessing almost every decision that you are faced with in life? Do your job, friendships or whole life seem to be overwhelming?

By reading this book, you`ll discover how to deal with your fears, anxiety, handle your perfectionism, and stop your overthinking for good. What you should expect along the journey of practicing the techniques and strategies throughout this book is to be aware of where your mental chatter comes from, and how to address it.

Stop worrying about what you did today and start living in the moment. Stop living for tomorrow and start breathing in the positivity of today. Stop overthinking your future and make big changes to live your future now. We are only ever promised today, so instead of obsessing over what you could have done at that social event or trying to control what you will do in your next appointment, learn to breathe in this moment you have now.

6. Trauma Mama Husband Drama

Author: by Anne Blythe M.Ed.
59 pages

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Emotional, psychological abuse and sexual coercion are difficult to recognize. For women in abusive relationships, figuring out exactly what is going on is the first step – especially when their abusive husband is telling everyone else that she’s the problem.

The simple pictures and infographics in the back help women sort through the lies, gaslighting, emotional abuse, psychological abuse, and sexual coercion to take a step toward emotional, physical, and sexual safety in their homes. This book validates women in relationships with pornography addicts, who have experienced betrayal trauma, infidelity, and emotional abuse.

It’s useful to give to clergy, family, friends, or others who can’t wrap their head around what’s happening to the victim because it’s such a short read, but it covers all the necessary concepts. The author, Anne Blythe, M.Ed.

Is the producer and host of the Betrayal Trauma Recovery podcast. For more information visit www.Btr.Org

7. Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Adults, Second Edition: Scientific Foundations and Therapeutic Models

Author: by Julian D. Ford
The Guilford Press
646 pages

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This authoritative reference on complex traumatic stress disorders (CTSDs) and their assessment and treatment has now been significantly revised with more than 75% new material reflecting a decade of advances in the field. Leading experts delve into ways to understand, engage, assess, and treat adults with complex trauma histories, whose symptoms often include but may go well beyond those of posttraumatic stress disorder.

The volume presents cutting-edge theory and research on CTSDs, considers diagnostic controversies, and identifies core elements of effective, culturally responsive treatment. Established and emerging therapies specifically tailored to this population are described and illustrated with vivid case examples. Other highlights are chapters on transtheoretical treatment, the crucial role of professionalism and training, and recognizing and managing vicarious traumatization.

New to This Edition *Incorporates major advances in research and clinical practice. Chapters on additional evidence-based individual treatments: prolonged exposure therapy, cognitive therapy, cognitive processing therapy, brief eclectic psychotherapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy, narrative exposure therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, emotion-focused therapy, and the TARGET recovery model.

8. Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness

Author: by Alisa Roth
Basic Books
336 pages

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An urgent exposf the mental health crisis in our courts, jails, and prisons America has made mental illness a crime. Jails in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago each house more people with mental illnesses than any hospital. As many as half of all people in America’s jails and prisons have a psychiatric disorder.

One in four fatal police shootings involves a person with such disorders. In this revelatory book, journalist Alisa Roth goes deep inside the criminal justice system to show how and why it has become a warehouse where inmates are denied proper treatment, abused, and punished in ways that make them sicker.

Through intimate stories of people in the system and those trying to fix it, Roth reveals the hidden forces behind this crisis and suggests how a fairer and more humane approach might look. Insane is a galvanizing wake-up call for criminal justice reformers and anyone concerned about the plight of our most vulnerable.

9. The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty

Author: by Simon Baron-Cohen
Basic Books
272 pages

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A groundbreaking and challenging examination of the social, cognitive, neurological, and biological roots of psychopathy, cruelty, and evil Borderline personality disorder, autism, narcissism, psychosis: All of these syndromes have one thing in common – lack of empathy. In some cases, this absence can be dangerous, but in others it can simply mean a different way of seeing the world.

In The Science of Evil Simon Baron-Cohen, an award-winning British researcher who has investigated psychology and autism for decades, develops a new brain-based theory of human cruelty. A true psychologist, however, he examines social and environmental factors that can erode empathy, including neglect and abuse.

Based largely on Baron-Cohen’s own research, The Science of Evil will change the way we understand and treat human cruelty.

10. No Way Home: The Crisis of Homelessness and How to Fix It with Intelligence and Humanity

Author: by Wayne Winegarden
Encounter Books
200 pages

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In San Diego, not far from the gates of the fantasy world of Disneyland, tent cities lining the freeways remind us of an ugly reality. Homeless individuals are slowing rail traffic between Sacramento and the Bay Area and swarming subway trains in Los Angeles in search of a place to sleep when they’re not languishing on Skid Row.

Drug use among the homeless is plaguing communities, with discarded needles threatening children playing at public parks. And every day across California, thousands of homeless youth who lack safe and stable housing struggle to stay in school, to perform well academically, and to form meaningful connections with their teachers and peers.

Since the 1980s, countless research studies have been published on the topic of homelessness in America. Too often, however, social science research on homelessness is narrow in scope, mired in politics, and reliant on questionable assumptions about the root causes of the problem.

The severity of the homeless crises afflicting cities requires innovative solutions backed by credible data and objective research. This book examines the causes of homelessness with a focus on unaffordable housing, poverty, mental illness, substance addiction, and legal reform. It examines the state and local policy environment to determine ways in which housing policy, social service programs, and employment opportunities interact to exacerbate, perpetuate, or reduce homelessness.

11. Manipulation and Dark Psychology: 2nd EDITION. How to Learn Speed Reading People, Spot Covert Emotional Manipulation, Detect Deception and Defend … and Toxic People (The Dark Psychology Series)

Author: by Jonathan Mind
144 pages

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Do you feel like what you do in life isn’t decided by you? Do you feel like someone’s manipulating you and using you as a chess piece? Do you want to start speed reading people, detect deception, and defend yourself from toxic people?

If you answered Yes to any of those questions, this book is for you – so keep reading! Dark Psychology is the technique of introducing a person into a state in which he cannot or does not want to resist our influences.

He is so disoriented that he does not follow the nuances, and he sees in us the only way to his salvationwhatever it may be. Dark Psychology is becoming more and more used by those who want to control your actions, to get what they want.

So, it is quite clear that the knowledge of mental manipulation techniques is necessary for daily survival. Fortunately, there are methods to detect manipulators and beat them at their game! In this 2nd edition of this book, you will be able to better know not only the obscure techniques of mental manipulation, but also how to interpret subtle gestures and signs to analyze others, and know exactly how to act in any kind of social or work situation.

12. Mental Illness and Crime

Author: by Robert A. Schug
SAGE Publications, Inc
592 pages

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Mental Illness and Crime comprehensively synthesizes and critically examines what is currently known about the relationship of mental illness and individual psychiatric disorders, in particular with criminal, violent, and other forms of antisocial behavior. The book integrates scholarship from psychology, psychiatry, clinical neuroscience, criminology, and law when presenting explanations for and etiologies of mental illnessrelated criminal and violent behaviors.

Moreover, the book provides the reader with a diagnostic understanding of mental disorders across various classification systems, including the current DSM-5 and ICD-10. In addition, Robert A.Schug and Henry F. Fradella critically examine what is known about the treatment and social implications of this body of research, including its practical applications within the criminal justice system.

Unique to the field, this text will contribute to a better understanding of criminality and violence and move society toward a greater acceptance of individuals with these illnesses.

13. REWIRE YOUR BRAIN: Understanding the Science and Revolution of Neuroplasticity. Rewire Your Brain, Body, and Soul to Change Your Mind, Develop a … your Anxiety Disorder (Self Development)

Author: by David J. Goleman
148 pages

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Click on “Look Inside” to Find Out How to Get The Audiobook Version for Free with Audible Trial! “If you are Interested in Developing Healthy Habits, Controlling your Emotional Habits to Stop Overthinking, Reducing Stress and Controlling Your Anxiety, and Mood Disorder; Overcoming Negativity Better Managing Your Feelings, and much more, then keep reading…” Rewiring your brain implies that the connections or links between neurons in your brain are transforming.

Everything we learn is stored in the brain, and the brain can’t store information if it doesn’t physically change in some (usually routine) way. In this sense, your brain is constantly being rewired. This book will make you understand more, the concept of brain rewire; the benefits and advantages brain rewiring provides, and how it generally works.

This book enriches you with; the fundamentals of rewiring your brain, achieving success with brain rewiring, and stopping overthinking with brain rewire. This book provides a solid foundation for those who want to develop healthy habits, control their emotions, overcome their anxiety, and mood disorder thorough brain rewiring.

14. The Nothing That Never Happened: A Collection of Stories for Correctional Officers and Their Families

Author: by William Young Jr.
137 pages

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The Nothing That Never Happened is a collection of stories detailing the emotion danger and psychological damage that Correctional Officers endure while working behind the walls and the wire of a correctional facility. This book highlights the “nothings” that go unreported.

This book is the reality check that many will not receive, and yet everyone in the correctional environment needs. William lays out the hard cold truths about the invisible working hazards that most of the general public doesn’t have a clue about.

The Nothing That Never Happened is the chance to further educate yourself and your loved ones on the difficult reality of working inside the walls. Olivia Moser, LIMHP, PLADC; Clinical Program Manager, Nebraska Department of Correctional Services

15. The Criminalization of Mental Illness: Crisis and Opportunity for the Justice System, Second Edition

Author: by Risdon N. Slate
Carolina Academic Press

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For a myriad of reasons the criminal justice system has become the de facto mental health system. This book explores how and why this is the case. Sensationalized cases often drive criminal justice policies that can sometimes be impulsively enacted and misguided.

While there are chapters that examine competency, insanity, and inpatient and outpatient commitment, the primary focus of the book is on the bulk of encounters that clog the criminal justice system with persons with mental illnesses (pwmi). Criminal justice practitioners are often ill-equipped for dealing with pwmi in crises.

However, via application of therapeutic jurisprudence principles some agencies are better preparing their employees for such encounters and attempting to stop the inhumane and costly recycling of pwmi through the criminal justice system. Coverage runs the gamut from deinstitutionalization, to specialized law enforcement responses, to mental health courts, to jails and prisons, to discharge planning, diversion, and reentry.