Health & Well-Being

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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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Obstructed Labour

Race and Gender in the Re-Emergence of Midwifery

UBC Press
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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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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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Protecting Aboriginal Children

UBC Press

This is the first book to document emerging practice in Aboriginal communities and describe child protection practice simultaneously from the point of view of the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal social worker.

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