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Mental health at Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015

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Thrive: the power of evidence-based psychological therapies by Richard Layard & David M Clark

Thrive: the power of evidence-based psychological therapies by Richard Layard and David M Clark

Thrive: the power of evidence-based psychological therapies by Richard Layard and David M Clark

Mental health problems account for 23% of the total burden of disease. The book addresses practical applications to treating mental health issues, with psychological therapies such as CBT.

It’s all in your head: true stories of imaginary illness by Suzanne O’Sullivan

It's all in your head: true stories of imaginary illness by Suzanne O'Sullivan

An exploration of psychosomatic illnesses, which are caused by the mind but manifest as bodily symptoms.

Reasons to stay alive by Matt Haig

Reasons to stay alive by Matt Haig

Fiction author Matt Haig documents his experience with depression and anxiety, and how writing books helped him recover.

Dementia: the one-stop guide – practical advice for families, professionals and people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease by June Andrews

Dementia: the one-stop guide - practical advice for families, professionals and people living with dementia and Alzheimer's disease by June Andrews

Straightforward advice for living with and caring for people with dementia.

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