Health & Well-Being
Exploring the links in young people’s lives
This book provides a foundation for developing holistic policy and practice around the relationship between alcohol and drug use and sexual activity
The morality of sexual relationships through the eyes of young people
Providing a unique insight into young people's sexual values for adults working with them, this book relays the voices of young people and their views about the morality of sexual relationships.
Handbook for professionals providing advice and support for promoting inclusion through the PSHE and Citizenship curriculum.
One of the four main Aztec crops at the time of Columbus's arrival in the New World, chia is now a forgotten food of the Americas. Chia seed oil offers the highest omega-3 fatty acid content available from plants, but today this species is known only for its use in "chia pets." Yet pre-Columbian civilizations used chia as a raw ...
My Story of Living Positively with Dementia
Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences. This book is a vivid account of the author's experiences of dementia.
A Guide for Family and Carers
This book offers an accessible and sympathetic introduction for relatives, carers and professionals looking after or training to work with people with dementia.Drawing on the two `laws of dementia', the author explains the causes of communication problems, mood disturbances and `deviant' behaviours, with particular emphasis on how these are ...
Action for Learning, Learning from Action
Explores the professional practice of health promotion and, in particular, how individuals and organizations can become more effective in undertaking and supporting such practice.
Making the transition from conventional medicine to homeopathy
Passionate Medicine is a compelling record of the journeys of five doctors and two veterinary surgeons from conventional medicine to homeopathy. The contributors challenge the shortcomings of conventional medical training and methods, in particular the notion that effective clinicians should be objective and emotionally detached.
Drawing on Freud's and Winnicott's work on psychoanalysis and play, R.M. Simon illustrates the healing power of art-making with the drawings and stories of seven-year-old Joe, who succeeds in overcoming the trauma of family break-up by expressing his emotional turmoil outside the formal therapeutic process.
The authors take a multidisciplinary approach and employ both medical and psycho-social models of depression. The medical model is used to identify symptoms, make diagnoses and work towards optimal treatment. Psycho-social perspectives provide insight into the scale and complexity of the condition and point to its social causes.
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