Staying Sane

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9780553813470: Staying Sane

How often do we hear ourselves say "I can't cope", "I'm going mad", "I'm losing my mind"? Despite all the advice on offer to us, how often do we struggle to maintain a healthy mental attitude in the face of seemingly endless pressure? Now, in "Staying Sane" psychiatrist and broadcaster, Dr Raj Persaud, cuts through the myths and taboos surrounding the subject of mental health to offer proven strategies and advice for achieving and maintaining a balanced, positive attitude, regardless of the stresses and strains of daily life. As he confronts crucial issues - such as the meaning of happiness and the importance of emotional intelligence - he aims to strengthen both your mind and your relationships, and reduce your vulnerability to debilitating conditions such as depression. Passionately argued, and supported by a wide range of case histories, questionnaires and scientific research, this is a useful, 21st century survival handbook.

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Raj Persaud is a consultant psychiatrist working in the British National Health Service at the world-famous Maudsley Hospital in south London, and an honorary senior lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London. Uniquely for a doctor, he also holds a first-class honours degree in psychology from University College London, which recently awarded him the title of Fellow in recognition of his ground-breaking work in psychiatry. Other medical awards and honours include the prestigious Royal College of Psychiatrists' Research Prize and Medal, the Denis Hill Prize and the Osler Medal. As well as medicine, psychology and psychiatry, he holds university-level qualifications in statistics, history and philosophy. aj Persaud is the author of Staying Sane, The Motivated Mind and From the Edge of the Couch and his work has been published in academic medical journals, including the British Medical Journal, the Lancet and the British Journal of Psychiatry. He writes regularly for the national press and hosts BBC Radio 4's All in the Mind - the only broadcast series dedicated specifically to reporting on academic psychology and psychiatry. He also appears regularly on televisio

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Persaud, Raj
Published by Bantam Books (Transworld Publi (2001)
ISBN 10: 0553813471 ISBN 13: 9780553813470
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