Straight Talk About Psychological Testing For Kids

Author: Ellen Braaten
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572307872
Size: 21.94 MB
Format: PDF
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Braaten and Felopulos describe how the evaluation process occurs in children, including the role (if any) that testing plays in diagnosing and devising treatment plans for dyslexia, ADHD, math and reading disorders, autism and Asperger syndrome, depression, anxiety, and other conditions.

A Straight Talking Introduction To Psychiatric Drugs

Author: Joanna Moncrieff
Publisher: P C C S Books
ISBN: 9781906254179
Size: 62.89 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Debunks many myths about how psychiatric drugs work and how useful they are. Informative, practical and at times, uncomfortable reading.

A Straight Talking Introduction To Caring For Someone With Mental Health Problems

Author: Jen Kilyon
Publisher: Pccs Books
ISBN: 9781906254186
Size: 73.40 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Tells how family and friends of people with complex mental health needs frequently have to battle for, and often with, mental health services, whilst they themselves can be stigmatised. This title is suitable for students in mental health disciplines, psychiatric service users, carers and indeed everyone with an interest in mental health.

Straight Talk With Your Kids About Sex

Author: Josh McDowell
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736949933
Size: 26.90 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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In Straight Talk with Your Kids About Sex, Josh and Dottie McDowell draw on their decades-long love and concern for youth. Building on the "Why True Love Waits" campaign and utilizing up-to-the-minute research from Josh's "The Bare Facts" resources, the McDowells provide a compact, easy-to-use guide to support parents in putting sex and sexuality in a biblical context of relationship to God gauging their child's emotional and spiritual readiness being alert to questions and opportunities being direct and open without violating their child's emotions proactively shaping their child's worldview in today's sex-saturated culture Working from their own experience with four children, Josh and Dottie give readers encouragement and solid information in the sometimes-awkward process of guiding their child into a healthy understanding of God's gift of sex.

De Medicalizing Misery

Author: M. Rapley
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230342507
Size: 27.61 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Psychiatry and psychology have constructed a mental health system that does no justice to the problems it claims to understand and creates multiple problems for its users. Yet the myth of biologically-based mental illness defines our present. The book rethinks madness and distress reclaiming them as human, not medical, experiences.


Author: Maryellen Walsh
Publisher: William Morrow & Co
Size: 31.75 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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A critical study of the myths and realities of schizophrenia discusses the symptoms of the disease and offers a practical guide for families and friends of schizophrenics on ways to cope with the problem

Straight Talk From Claudia Black

Author: Claudia Black
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1592859305
Size: 28.14 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Best-selling recovery author Claudia Black introduces readers to five different families and reveals how each of the parents talked with their kids about recovery, relapse, and the child's own vulnerability to addiction. Alcohol use, drug use, and addiction are challenging topics for parents to discuss with children. These subjects are even more complex, and more urgent, for recovering parents to discuss with their children. Best-selling recovery author Claudia Black introduces readers to five different families and reveals how each of the parents talked with their kids about recovery, relapse, and the childs own vulnerability to addiction. Discussion tips and clearly presented facts help parents focus on key issues. Age-appropriate strategies help reduce childrens experimentation with alcohol and other drugs.