Health & Well-Being

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Spirituality, Healing and Medicine

Return to the Silence

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Aldridge evaluates the existing literature from across the disciplines to ascertain just how effective spiritual healing may be on the patient's well-being. He encourages us to redefine treatment strategies and our understanding of health, and argues that the spiritual elements of experience help the patient to find purpose, meaning and hope.

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More Than Just a Meal

The Art of Eating Disorders

By Susan R. Makin; Foreword by Bryan Lask
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Susan Makin here explores how art therapies can be integrated into a multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment of eating disorders, in conjunction with medical programmes. She discusses the creative work and personal accounts of around thirty patients, examining their use of media, imagery and symbolism.

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Race, Culture and Ethnicity in Secure Psychiatric Practice

Working with Difference

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book provides essential information and analysis which exposes society's view of minorities and the influence these views may have on care professionals working in psychiatric and criminal justice systems. It suggests practical steps for improvement to ensure a more equitable and culturally sensitive service provision.

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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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Injury and the New World of Work

UBC Press

Examines a broad range of research solutions and policy options for dealing with the critical state of workers' compensation.

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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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