Book Reviews

Psych Central regularly reviews books on various topics related to psychology and mental health. To read individual book reviews, please click on a topic of interest below.

    Including phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and panic disorder.

    Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
    Including attention deficit disorder (with or without hyperactivity) and ADHD in adults.

    Bipolar Disorder
    Including mania and manic episodes (bipolar disorder is also known as manic depression).

    Including dysthymia and chronic depression.

    Eating Disorders
    Including anorexia, bulimia, over-eating and other eating disorders.

    General Mental Health and Psychology
    A catch-all category for things that don’t fit elsewhere, including general psychology topic books and personality.

    Grief and Loss
    Including all kinds of grief, end of life, and dying topics.

    Including guides to medication and medication drug references.

    Parenting and Children
    Including books on helping teens and children cope with a mental disorder.

    Professional Topics
    Books oriented toward mental health and psychology professionals.

    Including topics on specific types of therapy and therapy stories from therapists.

    Including topics on sexuality, marriage, and couples.

    Including schizophrenia-related disorders and psychosis.

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Dr. John Grohol is the founder & CEO of Psych Central. He is an author, researcher and expert in mental health online, and has been writing about online behavior, mental health and psychology issues -- as well as the intersection of technology and human behavior -- since 1992. Dr. Grohol sits on the editorial board of the journal Computers in Human Behavior and is a founding board member and treasurer of the Society for Participatory Medicine. He writes regularly and extensively on mental health concerns, the intersection of technology and psychology, and advocating for greater acceptance of the importance and value of mental health in today's society. You can learn more about Dr. John Grohol here.

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Last updated: 17 Jul 2016
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