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Coping with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

by Jan Van Niekerk

Integrating established strategies with new methods derived from the recently developed Inference-Based Approach (IBA) to the treatment of OCD, this is a ground-breaking work. By initially laying the groundwork to help readers understand their condition, this book leads them through the decisions they will have to make about treatment, offering easy-to-use tools for preparing and carrying out their self-help program. By focusing on looking differently at life and relationships, following a healthy lifestyle and the practice of regular relaxation, this book is a practical guide to preventing relapse, and re-claiming an uninhibited life.Dr. Jan van Niekerk is a Clinical Psychologist and resides in Cambridge, UK.

Coping with Schizophrenia

by Steven Jones Peter Hayward

Specifically designed for people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, their care-givers, friends and family, Coping with Schizophrenia is an empowering book that sensitively combines factual information with advice and encouragement. Drawing on the very latest research as well as their own extensive clinical experience, doctors Jones and Hayward present the facts of the condition, including definitions and symptoms, the truth (or not) behind common myths, advice on dealing with professionals, medication and its effectiveness, the benefits of cognitive therapy, and much, much more. The result is a uniquely informative and positive book that covers an enormous range of issues and offers those living with schizophrenia the opportunity to play a decisive role in managing and maintaining their own well-being.

Coping with Shyness and Social Phobia

by W. Ray Crozier Lynn E. Alden

Shyness and social phobia will affect one in twenty people and can prevent those suffering from leading their lives to the full. In this supportive and informative guide, psychologists Crozier and Alden explore the reason and meaning behind social anxiety and consider the various treatments on offer; including medication and cognitive-behavioural therapy. Supported by case studies and the latest in psychological research and practice, the authors distinguish between shyness and the debilitating effects of social phobia in refreshingly relatable terms. Presenting up-to-date information on the methods people are using to overcome their difficulties and giving an objective appraisal of their effectiveness and limitations, this book is an invaluable resource for those trying to understand their own anxieties or the anxieties of others.

Coping with Shyness and Social Phobia

by W. Ray Crozier Lynn E Alden

Social anxiety is the third largest psychological problem in the United States today, affecting 15 million Americans in any given year. Packed with case studies this handy guide includes up-to-date information on the range of treatments that are available, including cognitive behavioural therapy and medication, and gives an objective appraisal of their effectiveness and limitations. The authors also explain the crucial distinction between shyness and the debilitating effects of social phobia. W. Ray Crozier is Professor of Psychology at the University of East Anglia, UK. L.E. Alden is Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Coping with Stress in a Changing World (5th Edition)

by Richard Blonna

Useful, thorough, and student-friendly, this volume empowers students to take control of their lives. The author's practical framework enables students to recognize stresses and implement effective strategies.

Coping with the Fast Track Blues: A Survival Guide for Your Climb to the Top

by Robert M. Bramson

Coping methods that can help you deal with the personal and organizational barriers that frequent derail your climb, broad strategies for regaining a better balance between home and work, and more.

Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Skills Training for Patients and Therapists

by Onno Van Hart Suzette Boon Kathy Steele

A patient-oriented manual for complex trauma survivors. This training manual for patients who have a trauma-related dissociative disorder includes short educational pieces, homework sheets, and exercises that address ways in which dissociation interferes with essential emotional and life skills, and support inner communication and collaboration with dissociative parts of the personality. Topics include understanding dissociation and PTSD, using inner reflection, emotion regulation, coping with dissociative problems related to triggers and traumatic memories, resolving sleep problems related to dissociation, coping with relational difficulties, and help with many other difficulties with daily life. The manual can be used in individual therapy or structured groups.

Coping with Vision Loss: Maximizing What You Can See and Do

by Bill Chapman

Legally blind for 30 years, Chapman explains fundamental facts about eyes and vision, including the causes and varieties of blindness. He also examines the new skills the partially sighted person must learn. Specific approaches and devices are covered in depth, including "eccentric viewing" and driving with telescopic glasses.

Coping with Your Difficult Older Parent

by Grace Lebow Irwin Lebow Barbara Kane

Do You Have An Aging Parent Who --Blames you for everything that goes wrong?Cannot tolerate being alone, wants you all the time?Is obsessed with health problems, real, or imagined?Make unreasonable and/or irrational demands of you?Is hostile, negative and critical? Coping with these traits in parents is an endless high-stress battle for their children. Though there's no medical defination for "difficult" parents, you know when you have one. While it's rare for adults to change their ways late in life, you can stop the vicious merry-go-round of anger, blame, guilt and frustration.For the first time, here's a common-sense guide from professionals, with more than two decades in the field, on how to smooth communications with a challenging parent. Filled with practical tips for handling contentious behaviors and sample dialogues for some of the most troubling situations, this book addresses many hard issues, including: How to tell your parent he or she cannot live with you. How to avoid the cycle of nagging and recriminations How to prevent your parent's negativity from overwhelming you. How to deal with an impaired parent who refuses to stop driving. How to asses the risk factors in deciding whether a parent is still able to live alone.

Copious hosting : a theology of access for people with disabilities

by Jennie Weiss Block

Discusses working with people with developmental disabilities in the Roman Catholic church

Copland: 1900 Through 1942

by Aaron Copland Vivian Perlis

This memoir begins with Copland's Brooklyn childhood and takes us through his years in Paris, the creation of his early works, and his arrival at Tanglewood. Rich with remembrances from Leonard Bernstein, Virgil Thomson, and Nadia Boulanger, as well as a trove of letters, photographs, and scores from Copland's collection.

Copp for Hire (Joe Copp #1)

by Don Pendleton

Joe Copp is the investigator of a hit and run murder case. He comes across corrupt politicians, inefficient police and pimps who trade women for profit and pleasure.

Copp in Shock (Joe Copp #6)

by Don Pendleton

Here, in his most exciting outing to date, Joe Copp finds himself recovering from a three week bout of partial amnesia after a perp almost blew him away with his own gun. Though his doctors have assured the cobwebs would soon dissolve, a more serious problem has arisen: it seems that during the three lost weeks he married a lady who subsequently turned up dead in Los Angeles. Now the police are trying to pin the murder on her unsuspecting, short-term widower, Joe Copp. While being pursued by the L.A.P.D. and an unknown assailant, Copp's search for answers to what happened and why leads him to the Mammoth mountain resort in northern California, where his decidedly ill-fated "romance" apparently began. Copp in Shock takes Joe to the edge of insanity as he careens toward the lethal truth. It is his darkest hour, and also his finest triumph in a riveting story of a man at war with his own mind and those who would eliminate him.

Copp in the Dark (Joe Copp #4)

by Don Pendleton

In this fourth Copp adventure, a plea for help from a mysterious client plunges Copp into the lower depths of legitimate theater. It all begins innocently enough, except that Copp cannot quite identify his client -- it seems that the entire cast of a dinner theater production of "Man of La Mancha" may have chipped in to hire him. The fast pace of events threatens to overwhelm Copp in a maze of government agents, organized crime figures and kinky-inclined politicians as it becomes evident that Copp is his own client in a struggle to take control of the case and learn the truth before he takes the big fall. Copp is truly "in the dark" until the last bloody act. And not even he can know who will be around to answer the final curtain call.

Copp on Fire (Joe Copp #2)

by Don Pendleton

Copp's new case pulls him into the backlots of Hollywood, behind the glamorous facade of the movie industry, where the subjects of a stake-out begin dying, one by one. But before Copp can decipher the case and take it to the Los Angeles police, an undercover narcotics officer is nearly killed and Copp becomes an accomplice to murder. Thereafter Copp quickly finds himself in a real-life Hollywood movie scenario, running amok through the corporate halls and back lots in search of the gaudiest, gamiest game in which sudden death becomes the favorite plot device for making the scene. Copp on Fire is Don Pendleton's most ambitious, rewarding and exciting novel to date-a smashing return-engagement by one of the most original and compelling new characters in recent crime fiction. DON PENDLETON is the author of "The Executioner" series featuring Mack Bolan, which has sold some sixty million copies to date.

Copper Beach (Dark Legacy #1)

by Jayne Ann Krentz

Within the pages of very rare books lie the secrets of the paranormal. Abby Radwell's unusual psychic talent has made her an expert in such volumes. After a deadly incident in the private library of an obsessive collector, Abby receives a blackmail threat, and rumours swirl that an old alchemical text known as The Key has reappeared on the black market. Convinced she needs an investigator who can also play bodyguard, she hires Sam Coppersmith, an expert in paranormal crystals and amber. Passion flares immediately between them, though neither entirely trusts the other. But when it comes to dealing with a killer with paranormal talents - and a blackmailer who will stop at nothing to obtain an ancient alchemical code - no one is safe.

The Copper Beech

by Maeve Binchy

In the little Irish town of Shancarrig, the young people carve their initials -- and those of their loves -- into the copper beech tree in front of the schoolhouse. But not even Father Gunn, the parish priest, who knows most of what goes on behind Shancarrig's closed doors, or Dr. Jims, the village doctor, who knows all the rest, realize that not everything in the placid village is what it seems. <P>Unexpected passions and fears are bringing together many lives, such as the sensitive new priest and Miss Ross, the slight, beautiful schoolteacher. . . Leonora, the privileged daughter of the town's richest family, and Foxy Dunne, whose father did time in jail. . . and Nessa Ryan, whose parents run Ryan's Hotel, and two very different young men. For now the secrets in Shancarrig's shadows are starting to be revealed, from innocent vanities and hidden loves to crimes of the heart. . . and even to murder.

Copper Bluffs

by Les Savage Jr.

FIRST TIME IN PAPERBACK! DEADLY HOMECOMING Kenny Blacklaws returned to the East Texas town of Copper Bluffs nine years after the brutal murder of his stepfather, only to find himself smack dab in the middle of a war with cutthroat rustlers. But that wasn't his only problem. His return also awakened the feelings of Corsica, the beautiful woman his stepbrother had claimed as his own. It's not long at all before just about everyone in Copper Bluffs is itching to see Kenny dead-just like his stepfather. EDITOR'S NOTE An earlier edition of this Western novel concerned with the hide trade in the Texas Gulf region appeared in a condensed magazine version in Zane Grey's Western Magazine under the title, "The Hide Rustlers." Certain scenes, vital to the author's intentions and a reader's understanding of the actions of the characters, were excised from this condensed version. Subsequently, a book version was published under the same title, but it retained the same editorial omissions. For this new edition, those scenes have been restored, based on the author's original typescript, so that now Copper Bluffs appears for the first time with the title and in the form the author originally intended.

Copper Canyon Killers (The Gunsmith #390)

by J. R. Roberts

JUSTICE FOR HIRE Riding through Copper Canyon, Wyoming, Clint Adams is trying to mind his own business for a change. But when a man is murdered, it's everybody's business--at least according to Big Al Henry. With his son accused and awaiting trial, Big Al wants the Gunsmith to prove his boy is innocent--and he's rich enough to make it worth his while. With the town judge hell bent on convicting the boy, and the real killers still lurking around town, the job turns deadly--and that's the kind of business the Gunsmith does best. OVER FIFTEEN MILLION GUNSMITH BOOKS IN PRINT!

Copper: A Dog's Life

by Annabel Goldsmith

A loveable local legend and true character to all who knew him, Copper was no ordinary dog. With more stories to tell than you could count on the pads of one paw, this curly-tailed, shaggy-bearded mongrel (but don't let him hear you call him that) led a truly astonishing life. Famed for his remarkable wanderlust, canine curiosity took him all over the place, from Richmond and Kingston to Brighton, sometimes travelling on buses with his friend Jessie the cat, often stopping off at his favourite pubs, or chasing unsuspecting joggers in the park - a hobby which nearly ended his life. In this delightful book, Copper tells us of his astounding adventures with the finest of tail-wagging wisdom. He sniffs out all the important things in life: the comings and goings, the loves and losses - and, of course, what it's like to live in high society. Sometimes cheeky, most of the time charming, but always cherished, Copper's story is by turns funny and moving, the tale of a real canine hero.

The Copper Elephant

by Adam Rapp

: In a world where children under twelve are used as slave labor in subterranean mines, eleven-year-old Whensday Bluehouse struggles to survive the continuous poison rains and evade the ruthless Syndicate soldiers.

Copper Lake Secrets

by Marilyn Pappano

"What happened that summer?" The ill-fated vacation Reece Howard spent at her grandparents' Georgia home long ago changed her in ways her mind still refuses to remember. She forgot about the man she once knew as "Jones," but she can't ignore the flashes of desire she now feels toward him. With her family estranged, she doesn't have a good reason to return to Fair Winds. Until now. Jones is looking for answers...answers he can find only at the plantation he left behind years before. By surprise, he discovers Reece there-all grown up and beautiful-never imagining he might be able to help chase away her demons. And neither of them expects an attraction as combustible as the secrets surrounding them. But falling in love might be the most dangerous thing they can do....

Copper Moon

by Roxanne Conrad

LIFE in the small Texas town of Midland had always seemed simple and uncomplicated to Abby Rhodes. Giving music lessons to local kids and occasionally venturing into Dallas kept her busy and out of trouble. That is, until the day she met John Lee Jordan. Tall, dark, and handsome-and sexy as sin-he left her reeling. But that was nothing compared to her response when she first heard his mother's name. Pearl Jordan. Suddenly Abby pictures another woman's face, knows another woman's fear, and remembers another woman's death. Pulled into a series of strange events beyond her control, Abby is drawn to a dusty Texas farmhouse where she discovers a shocking truth that might cost her everything-even her life.

Copper River

by William Kent Krueger

The sixth novel in William Kent Krueger's award-winning suspense series finds Cork O'Connor running for his life -- straight into a murderous conspiracy involving teenage runaways. In well-crafted settings that are beautiful and unforgiving, with unforgettable characters and jaw-dropping surprises, William Kent Krueger's Cork O'Connor thrillers have drawn a flood of awards and praise. The latest in the series finds the sheriff running for his life from professional hit men who have already put a bullet through his leg. Desperate, he finds sanctuary outside a small town called Bodine on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in an old resort owned by his cousin, Jewell DuBois. Though Jewell, a bitter widow whose husband may have been killed by cops, keeps Cork at arm's length, her fourteen-year-old son, Ren, is looking for a friend. But being a father figure to Ren will prove more difficult than Cork could possibly imagine. When the body of a young girl surfaces along the banks of the Copper River and another teenager vanishes, Cork must choose between helping to solve these deadly mysteries and thwarting the hit men who draw closer to him with every hour. Recklessly, he turns from his own worries and focuses on tracking the conspiracy of killers before Ren and his best friend, Charlie, fall victim. It's an error -- one a good man might make -- but as the contract killers who are hunting him close in, Cork realizes too late that it may be the last mistake he'll ever make. The trail left by the dead girl eventually leads to a shelter for homeless youth and into the grim reality of children lost and abandoned, who become easy prey for the perverted appetites of human predators. All small towns have buried secrets but, as Cork soon learns, this one has more than its share.

Copper River (Cork O'Connor #6)

by William Kent Krueger

The sixth novel in William Kent Krueger's award-winning suspense series finds Cork O'Connor running for his life -- straight into a murderous conspiracy involving teenage runaways. In well-crafted settings that are beautiful and unforgiving, with unforgettable characters and jaw-dropping surprises, William Kent Krueger's Cork O'Connor thrillers have drawn a flood of awards and praise. The latest in the series finds the sheriff running for his life from professional hit men who have already put a bullet through his leg. Desperate, he finds sanctuary outside a small town called Bodine on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in an old resort owned by his cousin, Jewell DuBois. Though Jewell, a bitter widow whose husband may have been killed by cops, keeps Cork at arm's length, her fourteen-year-old son, Ren, is looking for a friend. But being a father figure to Ren will prove more difficult than Cork could possibly imagine. When the body of a young girl surfaces along the banks of the Copper River and another teenager vanishes, Cork must choose between helping to solve these deadly mysteries and thwarting the hit men who draw closer to him with every hour. Recklessly, he turns from his own worries and focuses on tracking the conspiracy of killers before Ren and his best friend, Charlie, fall victim. It's an error -- one a good man might make -- but as the contract killers who are hunting him close in, Cork realizes too late that it may be the last mistake he'll ever make. The trail left by the dead girl eventually leads to a shelter for homeless youth and into the grim reality of children lost and abandoned, who become easy prey for the perverted appetites of human predators. All small towns have buried secrets but, as Cork soon learns, this one has more than its share.

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