Health & Well-Being

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Tui na

A Manual of Chinese Massage Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

The definitive handbook for students and practitioners, this book explains the roots of Tui na and provides detailed instruction on the massage techniques, their clinical applications and the principles of practice. It also includes guidance on diagnosis, and on planning and tailoring treatments.

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Can I tell you about Peanut Allergy?

A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

By Sharon Dempsey; Illustrated by Alice Blackstock
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

What is a peanut allergy and why do people who have them have to be so careful? Danny explains it all in this friendly guide.

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Qigong for Wellbeing in Dementia and Aging

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This book presents easy-to-follow Qigong exercises and key nutritional information that can help older people, who may be frail or have limited mobility, to improve and maintain their health and mobility, and to address symptoms associated with dementia. Accompanying illustrations and online videos will guide you through each exercise.

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Self-Harm and Eating Disorders in Schools

A Guide to Whole-School Strategies and Practical Support

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

With steadily increasing incidences of self-harm and eating disorders among students and long waiting lists for specialised support, schools have a more active role than ever in supporting young people with these issues. This guide provides information and guidance on how to help students from whole-school policies to day-to-day strategies.

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Person-Centred Thinking with Older People

6 Essential Practices

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Practical and accessible, this book pares person-centred thinking down to 8 essential practices, and gives real-life examples of how to use them in the care of older people. With useful ideas for learning what is important to each individual - and acting on it - this book shows how to help older people regain control of their care.

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Multifaith Care for Sick and Dying Children and their Families

A Multidisciplinary Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A practical guide to improve care for sick and dying children of different faiths and their families. Drawing on evidence-based research and practice, it discusses multi-faith daily, palliative, end of life and bereavement care in a variety of settings, including hospitals, hospices, schools and at home. The book also contains case studies.

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The Obsessive Joy of Autism

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Julia Bascom shares a rare insight into the absolute joy of intense autistic obsessions and stimming. She explains why some experiences are so rich, vibrant, and all-consuming that they set her heart racing, shedding new light on an often-misunderstood aspect of autism.

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I am an Aspie Girl

A book for young girls with autism spectrum conditions

By Danuta Bulhak-Paterson; Illustrated by Teresa Ferguson; Afterword by Tony Attwood
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Girls with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are often quite different from boys with an ASD. In this fully-illustrated, colour storybook, Lizzie, an 'Aspie Girl', talks about all the things she and other girls with Asperger Syndrome sometimes find difficult, and all of the things that make them special.

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Methodologies for Effectively Assessing Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

Research Tools and Techniques

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Examining the methods and criteria for assessing Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), this book highlights how CAM research must be treated differently to research in conventional medicine. Experts from a wide range of CAM modalities provide background to the therapies and suggest the most effective research methodology for each.

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Stop Panic Attacks in 10 Easy Steps

Using Functional Medicine to Calm Your Mind and Body with Drug-Free Techniques

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Practical self-help guide to overcoming panic attacks with a unique functional medicine approach.

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