Health & Well-Being

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A Guide to the Spiritual Dimension of Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

More than Body, Brain and Breath

Foreword by Albert Jewell
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This sensitive and informative book provides guidelines for pastoral visits to people with dementia, showing how to empathise with and support individuals during a visit. Emphasising the importance of retaining dignity and freedom of choice, it also presents practical advice and provides frameworks for leading worship for those with dementia.

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Build Your Own Life

A Self-Help Guide For Individuals With Asperger Syndrome

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Lawson guides others on the autism spectrum through the confusing map of life, tackling the building bricks of social existence one by one with humour, insight and practical suggestions. Exploring what it is like to be an adult in an alien world, she talks about how we relate to the people in our lives.

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Writing My Way Through Cancer

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2000, poet and author Myra Schneider turned to her writing to help her come to terms with the experience. In this thoughtful and readable book, she illustrates how writing helped her through diagnosis, treatment and recovery as well as the change in self-image following her mastectomy.

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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders

Frequently Asked Questions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is an essential resource for parents, teachers, those new to the field, and people on the autism spectrum. Yapko, who has worked with individuals with ASDs and their families for over 20 years, brings together information about the latest `scientific breakthroughs', current developmental theories, and practical interventions around ASD.

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Third Party Assisted Conception Across Cultures

Social, Legal and Ethical Perspectives

Edited by Eric Blyth and Ruth Landau
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a comprehensive guide to the place of third party assisted conception within health care provision, drawing on ethical and religious standpoints as well as political and economic factors. Blyth and Landau have brought together contributors to consider the social, legal and ethical aspects of assisted conception in thirteen countries.

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Third Party Assisted Conception Across Cultures

Social, Legal and Ethical Perspectives

Edited by Eric Blyth and Ruth Landau
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This is a comprehensive guide to the place of third party assisted conception within health care provision, drawing on ethical and religious standpoints as well as political and economic factors. Blyth and Landau have brought together contributors to consider the social, legal and ethical aspects of assisted conception in thirteen countries.

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Sex and Relationships Education in Pupil Referral Units

A practical guide

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

This book highlights how pupil referral units can develop sex and relationships education that support pupils' emotional and social development

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Emotional Healing and Self-Esteem

Inner-life Skills of Relaxation, Visualisation and Mediation for Children and Adolescents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

It is a guide that presents a range of accessible personal development exercises for children and adolescents, introducing relaxation, visualisation and meditation skills. There are guidelines for planning, presenting and integrating inner-life skills programs in-group work as well as family and group communication games.

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The Development of Autism

A Self-Regulatory Perspective

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Tom Whitman proposes a new developmental theory of autism that focuses on the diversity of characteristics associated with this disorder, and how these develop over time. This theory is reconciled and integrated with contemporary theories of autism, including the social, cognitive, linguistic, sensorimotor and biological perspectives.

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Asperger Syndrome in Young Children

A Developmental Approach for Parents and Professionals

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors provide a diagnostic model based on assessment of the child in contrast to 'neurotypical' children, considering relationships at home, school or in care. They show how to develop early intervention strategies and aid parents, teachers and mental health professionals in making informed decisions to nurture the development of AS children.

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