Health & Well-Being

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By Their Own Young Hand

Deliberate Self-harm and Suicidal Ideas in Adolescents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors identify the risk and protective factors for self-harm, exploring why some adolescents with suicidal thoughts go on to harm themselves while others do not, what motivates some young people to seek help, and whether distressed teenagers feel they receive the support they need.

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Making Sense of Spirituality in Nursing and Health Care Practice

An Interactive Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This new edition of an established introductory guide to spirituality and health care practice draws extensively on case studies illustrating the application of theory to practice. It encourages the exploration, through reflective activities, of what spirituality means, both to patients and to the healthcare professionals caring for them.

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Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential Settings

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This interactive resource book encourages front-line staff working with dementia sufferers to examine their working practice and modify it to meet best practice guidelines. Packed with photocopiable exercises, discussion points and questions, this training manual provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and standards.

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Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation

A Clinician's Manual

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Felicity Baker and Jeanette Tamplin combine research findings with their own clinical experience and present step-by-step instructions and guidelines on how to implement music therapy techniques for a range of therapeutic needs. Photographs clearly illustrate interventions for physical rehabilitation.

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Understanding 6-7-Year-Olds

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This accessible book provides a wealth of information to help parents, educators and carers better relate to children at this exciting, yet demanding, stage of development. Corinne Aves offers guidance on encouraging children's development and helping them to cope with changing expectations of their behaviour.

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Drawing from Within

Using Art to Treat Eating Disorders

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing from Within is an introductory guide for those wanting to explore the use of art with clients with eating disorders. Art therapy is a particularly effective therapeutic intervention for this group, as it allows them to express uncomfortable thoughts and feelings through artistic media rather than having to explain them verbally.

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Interactive Music Therapy in Child and Family Psychiatry

Clinical Practice, Research and Teaching

By Amelia Oldfield; Foreword by Jo Holmes
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book outlines the rationale for using music therapy in child and family psychiatry. The author reflects on research methodology and describes characteristics of her own approach to therapy, including how to start and end the session, how to motivate children and establish a positive musical dialogue with them, and how to include parents.

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Dyslexia and Alternative Therapies

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

'A good book about how alternative therapies can help dyslexia. It mentions each therapy individually and explains what it is, how it works, how many sessions are needed, who will benefit, and if it can be done at home.'- Education OtherwiseThis comprehensive book offers clear and balanced information on a range of alternative therapies for ...

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Living with Dyspraxia

A Guide for Adults with Developmental Dyspraxia - Revised Edition

By Mary Colley; Foreword by Victoria Biggs; Introduction by Amanda Kirby
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book was written to help all adults with Dyspraxia tackle the everyday situations that many people take for granted. It is full of practical advice on everything from getting a diagnosis to learning how to manage household chores. Topics addressed include self-esteem and how Dyspraxia often interacts with other conditions.

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The Psychology of Ageing

An Introduction

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This well-established text has now been completely revised in an expanded fourth edition. Each chapter has been updated to reflect current thinking. The chapters about personality and lifestyle have been significantly expanded. This new edition is essential reading for all those working with older people, as well as a key text for students.

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