WISER by Dilip Jeste, MD, with Scott LaFee, is chosen by Next Big Idea Club as one of the “8 Must-Read Books of Winter 2021”!

Books by Dilip Jeste, MD

Wiser
SKU: 9781683644637


From the field's pioneer, an exploration of the neurobiology and psychology of wisdom: what science says it is and how to nurture it within yourself, at any stage of your life.

What exactly does it mean to be "wise?" And is it possible to grow―and even accelerate―its unfolding?
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Positive Psychiatry: A Casebook
SKU: 9781615371396

Positive psychiatry is a new field, but one with a growing empirical database and a developing literature. Still, for all positive psychiatry's potential to improve outcomes and transform care systems, many clinicians remain unsure as to how to apply these interventions with their patients.
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Positive Psychiatry: A Clinical Handbook
SKU: 9781585624959

Long overdue, Positive Psychiatry provides a rigorous and clinically useful guide to the growing body of research that strongly suggests that positive psychosocial factors such as resilience, optimism, and social engagement are associated with better outcomes, including lower morbidity, greater longevity, and a heightened sense of patient well-being. Because most of the research has been conducted outside of the field of psychiatry, it has had relatively little influence on everyday clinical practice. 
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Prevention in Mental Health: Lifespan Perspective
SKU: 9781455704989

Prevention is an area of growing importance in the field psychiatry, although very few books have been written on the subject. 
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Successful Cognitive and Emotional Aging
SKU: 9781585623518

The next two decades will see a profound demographic transformation toward an aging population on a scale never seen before in the entire human history. There have been recent scientific findings on healthy brain aging that have challenged the centuries-old thinking, paving the way for new strategies to maintain and enhance cognitive abilities, functioning, and well-being in older age.
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Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia
SKU: 9781593856526

Reviewing the breadth of current knowledge on schizophrenia, this handbook provides clear, practical guidelines for effective assessment and treatment in diverse contexts. Leading authorities have contributed 61 concise chapters on all aspects of the disorder and its clinical management.
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Psychiatry for Neurologists
SKU: 9781588294838

A panel of international psychiatrists, neurologists, clinical psychologists, and neuropsychiatrists review for the clinical neurologist those aspects of psychiatry that impact the management of neurological disorders. On the one hand, the authors illuminate the neurological aspects of such psychiatric disorders as depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, hysteria, catatonia, addictions, and personality disorders.
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