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                                                Progressive Relaxation Training

                                              A Guide for Professionals, Students, and Researchers

                                                        HOLLY HAZLETT-STEVENS AND DOUGLAS A. BERNSTEIN
                                                Two clinical psychologists widely known for their writings on relaxation present state-of-
                                              the-art methods for teaching clients to ease muscle and mind tension to deal with stress
                                              and anxiety disorders, as well as other conditions where stress and anxiety play a role.

                                              Bernstein and Hazlett-Stevens explain who the targets for Progressive Relaxation Training
                                              (PRT) are; the rationale, basic procedures, and variations of PRT; the setting and possible
                                              problems and solutions of PRT; and how to assess a client’s progress. They also address
             May 2022 ,  235pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4   hypnosis, drugs, and PRT, as well as PRT used in a mindfulness-based clinical practice.
            Hardcover: 978-1-4408-7380-5      Case studies and evaluative research in PRT are also included.
             $50.00 ,  £38.00 ,  €42,00
            eBook: 978-1-4408-7381-2           Students and practitioners in psychology, psychiatry, and counseling will find this work
                                              of interest. This book may also be useful supplemental reading for behavior modification
              HOLLY HAZLETT-STEVENS, PHD  is   courses and practicum courses in behavior therapy.
            associate professor in the department
            of psychology at the University of    FEATURES
            Nevada, Reno.                     •  Case studies illustrate the techniques
            DOUGLAS A. BERNSTEIN , PhD, is professor   •  Research included shows the benefits of PRT
            emeritus at the University of Illinois, courtesy   •  Comprehensive coverage includes rationale, physiology, procedures, variations,
            professor of psychology at the University of   problems and solutions, and assessment of progress
            South Florida, and a teaching consultant at
            Ecole de Psychologues Praticiens in Paris.   •  Descriptions of recent neuroscience research show how PRT correlates in the brain

                                                Understanding Suicide’s Allure

                                              Steps to Save Lives by Healing Psychological Scars
                                                        STANLEY KRIPPNER, LINDA RIEBEL, DEBBIE JOFFE ELLIS, AND
                                              DARYL S. PAULSON, FOREWORD BY HARRIS L. FRIEDMAN, PHD
                                               “ Allure is Stanley Krippner and his co-authors at their very best. Their
                                                 Engaging, insightful, and crucially important, Understanding Suicide’s
                                                combined decades of research and profound expertise in the human
                                                condition deepen our understanding of this difficult and nuanced topic. ”
                                                         —Christopher Ryan, PhD, New York Times best-selling author, March 18, 2020
                                                Suicide has been a taboo topic in Western culture. The mere mention of suicide sparks
             January 2021 ,  343pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4   reactive responses that include medical, moral, spiritual, and religious debates. As a result,
            Hardcover: 978-1-4408-6254-0      the authors open an important discussion here, offering an honest and non-judgmental
             $50.00 ,  £38.00 ,  €42,00       examination of the many aspects involved in the nature of suicide, explaining that above
            eBook: 978-1-4408-6255-7
                                              all, people need to learn how to support those struggling with suicidal thoughts or to
                                              intercept their own suicidal thinking. The book also includes an extensive review and
                                              evaluation of the many available mental health treatments.

            is a member of the American   the faculty of Saybrook   is on the adjunct faculty at   is a decorated Vietnam
            Association of Suicidology   University and conducted  Columbia University Teachers   combat veteran, a counselor
            and the International Society   a psychotherapy practice in  College, where she teaches   specializing in trauma-
            for the Study of Trauma and   San Francisco and Berkeley  Rational Emotive Behavior   associated disorders, and
            Dissociation.            for 25 years, specializing in   Therapy and Comparative   president/CEO of BioScience
                                     eating disorders, anxiety,  Psychotherapies.       Laboratories, Inc.
                                     and depression.
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