The Warrior's Mantra (Apr., $14) by Rodger Ruge teaches the ancient Eastern technique of using mantras, or positive affirmations, to overcome threats and critical incidents. Author publicity.
Come to Your Senses: Demystifying the Mind Body Connection (Apr., $14.95) by Stanley Block, M.D., with Carolyn Bryant Block. Taste, smell, touch, sight and sound can help overcome a self-defeating attitude.
Handbook of Anger Management: Individual, Couple, Family and Group Approaches (May; $29.95, cloth $44.95) by Ronald T. Potter-Efron offers immediately useful methods.
Walking Heads (July, $22) by Antonie Ladan, trans. by Marjolijn de Jager, looks at the painful experience of missing the joys of childhood by growing up too fast.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
Eating Disorders in Adolescence (May, $10) by B. Timothy Walsh, M.D., and V.I. Cameron seeks to assist teens with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa.
Mind Shapes: Understanding the Differences in Thinking and Communication (Mar., $20) by Alan R. Kahn links the physiology of information processing to behavior.
Are You Crazy? 18 Scientific Quizzes to Test Yourself (July, $13.95) by Andrew N. Williams determines whether whims are just fun quirks or truly bizarre.
Reality Check: What Your Mind Knows, But Isn't Telling You (Aug., $19) by David L. Weiner reveals what researchers are now learning about the brain.
WESLEYAN UNIV. PRESS
Emotional Storm (May, $19.95) by Michael Eigen probes feelings of longing, plenitude, fulfillment, starvation, suffocation and blind rage.