Health & Well-Being

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Psychiatric Aspects of Justification, Excuse and Mitigation in Anglo-American Criminal Law

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Violent crimes committed by the mentally disordered attract academic and public attention. They raise issues of moral responsibility and public protection. This study systematically analyses the principles underlying those legal and medical devices which enable the courts to make special arrangements for the mentally disordered.

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Constructing Musical Healing

The Wounds that Sing

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on literature from philosophy, anthropology, psychology and musicology, Boyce-Tillman looks at musical traditions and notions of healing in different societies. Her work includes a number of case studies in various cultures - spirit possession cults in Africa and shamans in various traditions.

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Music Therapy in Dementia Care

Edited by David Aldridge
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on the diverse research and considerable personal experience of contributors from around the world, Music Therapy in Dementia Care takes a comprehensive look at music therapy as a means of improving memory, health and identity in those suffering from dementia - particularly the Alzheimer's type.

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Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care

'I Need to Be Me!'

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care shows how we can adapt everyday interpretive skills to root service design and care delivery in the concerns and expectations of people with dementia. This book will be an invaluable resource for all those involved in the planning and provision of support for people with dementia.

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Confidentiality and Mental Health

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

People experiencing mental health problems may need to be able to present and explore deeply disturbing thoughts and actions in a safe environment. This book will enable professionals to meet both the needs of clients and the demands of society through a responsible and thoughtful understanding of the significance of confidentiality and disclosure.

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Confidentiality and Mental Health

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

People experiencing mental health problems may need to be able to present and explore deeply disturbing thoughts and actions in a safe environment. This book will enable professionals to meet both the needs of clients and the demands of society through a responsible and thoughtful understanding of the significance of confidentiality and disclosure.

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A Century of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Group Analysis

A Search for Integration

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book argues for the integration of medical and psychoanalytic models of the workings of the mind, and applies an integrated approach to psychiatric practice and psychotherapy. Sandison looks at the seminal ideas of key figures such as Freud, Jung and Foulkes and shows how they have transformed the way people perceive themselves and society.

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Spirituality and the Autism Spectrum

Of Falling Sparrows

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is the first book focusing on the spirituality of people with autism spectrum disorders. Drawing on verbal and non-verbal narratives, Isanon explores the individual's struggle to come to terms with his or her humanity, and the spirituality of those who can neither reflect upon, nor express, their own life experiences.

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Social Work and Dementia

Good Practice and Care Management

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A practical resource written specifically for social care professionals working with people with dementia and their families, this book gives guidance on person-centred good practice throughout the care process from the initial diagnosis, through day care, respite care, long-term care, and death and attachment.

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Care Services for Later Life

Transformations and Critiques

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Social and demographic changes have led to traditional areas of welfare being transformed. The contributors to this book take a critical look at the current situation and assess the implications for future practice. They debate the assumptions and values underlying established welfare programmes and consider the case for change.

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