Health & Well-Being

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Multifaith Care for Sick and Dying Children and their Families

A Multidisciplinary Guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A practical guide to improve care for sick and dying children of different faiths and their families. Drawing on evidence-based research and practice, it discusses multi-faith daily, palliative, end of life and bereavement care in a variety of settings, including hospitals, hospices, schools and at home. The book also contains case studies.

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The Obsessive Joy of Autism

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Julia Bascom shares a rare insight into the absolute joy of intense autistic obsessions and stimming. She explains why some experiences are so rich, vibrant, and all-consuming that they set her heart racing, shedding new light on an often-misunderstood aspect of autism.

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I am an Aspie Girl

A book for young girls with autism spectrum conditions

By Danuta Bulhak-Paterson; Illustrated by Teresa Ferguson; Afterword by Tony Attwood
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Girls with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are often quite different from boys with an ASD. In this fully-illustrated, colour storybook, Lizzie, an 'Aspie Girl', talks about all the things she and other girls with Asperger Syndrome sometimes find difficult, and all of the things that make them special.

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Methodologies for Effectively Assessing Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

Research Tools and Techniques

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Examining the methods and criteria for assessing Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), this book highlights how CAM research must be treated differently to research in conventional medicine. Experts from a wide range of CAM modalities provide background to the therapies and suggest the most effective research methodology for each.

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Stop Panic Attacks in 10 Easy Steps

Using Functional Medicine to Calm Your Mind and Body with Drug-Free Techniques

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Practical self-help guide to overcoming panic attacks with a unique functional medicine approach.

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Yoga Girls' Club

Do Yoga, Make Art, Be You

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

A yoga and art workbook to inspire self-expression, encourage body confidence, and promote self-esteem in girls and young women.

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Standing Qigong for Health and Martial Arts - Zhan Zhuang

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Perfect for anyone with an interest in internal or martial arts, this accessible guide to standing qigong describes all the basic health and martial postures of the form. It also provides instruction on the variations of the movements that help strengthen healing and internal power. Practice sequences are also included.

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Our Chemical Selves

Gender, Toxics, and Environmental Health

UBC Press

This collection provides a critical, interdisciplinary analysis of how everyday exposures to common chemicals are adversely affecting the health of Canadians and reveals the connections between social inequity, environmental risks, and the gendered division of health burdens in Canada.

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Can I tell you about Eczema?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

By Julie Collier; Illustrated by Anthony Phillips-Smith; Foreword by Margaret Cox
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Helen invites readers to learn what eczema is and how she deals with having itchy and inflamed skin on a daily basis. She explains how different creams, ointments and other treatments can help her skin to feel better and lets readers know about other ways she can be helped and supported. Ideal for children, parents, friends, teachers and nurses.

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Spiritual Care in Practice

Case Studies in Healthcare Chaplaincy

Afterword by John Swinton; Foreword by Christina Puchalski; Edited by George Fitchett and Steve Nolan
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Revealing the richness and depth of understanding that chaplaincy brings to direct work with patients, these in-depth case studies and critical responses from other chaplains and healthcare professionals give insight into spiritual carer-patient work in a range of settings and the vital work of chaplains in the healthcare team.

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