Recommended Reading - Books on Mental Health

Below is a list of books that you may find helpful and informative on a range of mental health issues.

The list is grouped by category and then ordered alphabetically by book title within each section.

Anxiety, Phobias and Panic Attacks

Living with Fear
Isaac M. Marks
McGraw Hill Higher Education
2005
077109821
Overcoming Anxiety
Helen Kennerly
Robinson
2009
1849010714
Overcoming Panic and Agoraphobia
Derrick Silove
Robinson
2009
1849010021
Panic Attacks: What They Are, Why They Happen and What You Can Do About Them
Christine Ingham
Thorsons
2000
0007106904
The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook
Emund J. Bourne
New Harbinger Publications
2005
1572244135

Bipolar Disorder

An Unquiet Mind
Kay Redfield Jamison
Picador
1997
0330346512
Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder: The Ups, the Downs and the Bits in Between
Cara Aiken
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
2010
1843109352
House of Bread
Amanda Nicol
Antony Rowe Publishing Services
2009
1905200765
Overcoming Mood Swings
Jan Scott
Robinson
2001
1841190179

Depression

Beat Your Depression
Denise Robertson
Hodder Arnold
2007
0340943211
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
David D. Burns
Avon Books
2000
0380810336
Overcoming Depression
Paul Gilbert
Robinson
2000
1841191256
Mind Over Mood
Dennis Greenberger & Christine Padesky
Guilford Press
1995
0898621283
The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal & Jon Kabat-Zinn
Guilford Press
2007
1593851286

Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa: A Survival Guide for Families, Friends and Sufferers
Janet Treasure
Psychology Press
1997
0863777600
Eating Disorders: The Facts
Suzanne Abraham & Derek Llewellyn-Jones
Oxford University Press
2005
0198509375
Overcoming Binge Eating
Christopher G. Fairburn
Guilford Press
1995
0898621798

General Wellbeing

How To Cope When The Going Gets Tough
Windy Dryden & Jack Gordon
Sheldon Press
1994
0859697010
Our Encounters with Madness
Numerous Individual Contributors
Edited by Alec Grant, Fran Biley & Hannah Walker
PCCS Books
2011
9781906254384
Emotional Confidence
Gael Lindenfield
Thorsons
2000
0007100361

Healthy Living

Peak Performance Living
Joel Robertson & Tom Monte
Harper San Francisco
1996
0062513699
The Food and Mood Handbook
Amanda Geary
Thorsons
2001
0007114230

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
David Veale & Rob Willson
Robinson
2005
1841199362
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Frederick Toates & Olga Coschug-Toates
Class Publishing
2002
1859590691
Understanding Obsessions & Compulsions
Frank Tallis
Sheldon Press
1992
0859696529

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Overcoming Traumatic Stress
Claudia Herbert & Ann Wetmore
Robinson
1999
1841190160

Schizophrenia

Coping with Schizophrenia
Steven James and Peter Hayward
Oneworld Publications
2004
1851683445