Straight Talk About Psychological Testing For Kids

Author: Ellen Braaten
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572307872
Size: 31.83 MB
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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 Caring For Someone With Mental Health Problems

Author: Jen Kilyon
Publisher: Pccs Books
ISBN: 9781906254186
Size: 15.24 MB
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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 From Claudia Black

Author: Claudia Black
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1592859305
Size: 34.44 MB
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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.

De Medicalizing Misery

Author: M. Rapley
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230342507
Size: 42.54 MB
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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.

Straight Talk About Eating Disorders

Author: Michael Maloney
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
ISBN: 9780440213505
Size: 30.46 MB
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Describes compulsive eating, bulimia, and anorexia and discusses the mixed messages given to women and girls about eating, weight, diet, and looks, and how these messages can be destructive.

A Straight Talking Introduction To Being A Mental Health Service User

Author: Peter Beresford
Publisher: Gardners Books
ISBN: 9781906254209
Size: 39.90 MB
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Review: This book offers valuable information, a message of hope and a call for collective action for real, sustainable change through practical stragegies - I wish it had been available when I was beginning my own recovery from mental distress and psychiatric treatment, and I hope it is widely read and shared by mental health service users and survivors and those who care for or about them'. Jan Wallcraft, survivor researcher, Honorary Fellow, University of Birmingham, Visiting Fellow, University of Hertfordshire

Psychopharmacology

Author: Joseph Wegmann
Publisher: CMI Education Institute
ISBN: 193612811X
Size: 53.33 MB
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Now in its second edition, Psychopharmacology: Straight Talk on Mental Health Medications is the definitive guide for healthcare professionals and anyone else seeking straightforward, concise and user-friendly information about mental disorders and the medications used to manage them. Fully revised and updated, this invaluable book has become the go-to favorite of clinicians, clients and family members intent on expanding their knowledge of Psychopharmacology Here's what you'll find: -Detailed descriptions of the disorders for which medications are most often prescribed -The very latest trends in psychiatric medication management and case study applications -Tips on medicating children, adolescents, older adults and expectant mothers -Herbals and alternative remedies: Do they work? Are they safe? -Answers to frequently asked questions -Resolving dilemmas - medication refusal, non-compliance, generic vs. brand drugs