Health & Well-Being

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Children with Seizures

A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Other Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This concise, accessible handbook for families, friends and carers of children with seizures provides all the information they need to approach seizures from a position of strength. It discusses types and causes of seizures, what to do during a seizure as well as some of the most common epilepsy syndromes in more detail.

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Good Practice in Brain Injury Case Management

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a guide to effective case management, outlining all the key issues that professionals working with brain-injured people will need to know, from understanding what brain injury actually is and how it feels to experience it to strategies for rehabilitation, assessing risk and implementing support plans.

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Visual Perception Problems in Children with AD/HD, Autism, and Other Learning Disabilities

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides an overview of vision problems in children with developmental disabilities such as AD/HD and specific learning disabilities. It is appropriate for parents and professionals alike and offers non-technical explanations of how vision difficulties are screened for and advice on where to seek appropriate professional care.

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Yoga for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents and Caregivers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This illustrated book combines the authors' professional expertise with their experience of parenting, offering a range of gentle and fun yoga positions and breathing techniques that are effective in dealing with the increased levels of anxiety, disorientation and tactile sensitivity often found in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

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Talking About Spirituality in Health Care Practice

A Resource for the Multi-Professional Health Care Team

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Gillian White draws on her experiences and proposes that multi-professional health care teams should talk about spirituality in challenging but safe environments to develop shared understanding of it, and to increase their confidence about integrating spiritual care into their daily practise.

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The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

The Table is Set

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Using her experience of working with older people with dementia, Grethe Berg explains how mealtimes can be used as opportunities for meaningful interaction, socialising and reminiscing. This book provides much-needed help and practical strategies for care managers and carers to reclaim mealtimes as positive experiences for people with dementia.

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The Madness of Our Lives

Experiences of Mental Breakdown and Recovery

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book consists of transcribed interviews with people who have had a mental breakdown and come out the other side. Those interviewed, recount painful experiences of being misunderstood, derided, bullied, abused - in their personal and professional lives but also during treatment, by unsympathetic or negligent GPs and mental health practitioners.

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Autism, Brain, and Environment

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this controversial new book, Lathe contends that the recent rise in cases of ASDs is a result of increased exposure to environmental toxicity combined with genetic predisposition. He proposes that autism is a disorder of the limbic brain, which is damaged by toxic heavy metals present in the environment.

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Touch and Go Joe

An Adolescent's Experience of OCD

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

As many as 2 in every 100 people suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and 16-year-old Joe Wells is one of them. Here, he tells the story of his battle with OCD from its insidious beginnings at age 9 and increasingly intrusive symptoms, to diagnosis at age 12. This book is packed with advice and coping strategies.

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Involving Young People in Teenage Pregnancy and Sexual Health Work

A practical guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

A helpful, accessible, full-colour guide which explains how to involve young people in work to prevent teen pregnancy and promote sexual health.

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