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Suicide by Security Blanket, and Other Stories from the Child Psychiatry Emergency Service: What Happens to Children with Acute Mental IllnessABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 37.00
Every year, almost 200 children come to the psychiatric emergency room at Massachusetts General Hospital. Sometimes these children have acute psychiatric problems. Sometimes the family is in crisis. Many find this emergency room both their entrance into mental health treatment and their last stop before incarceration or foster care. more...
- Karnac Books 2012; US$ 33.95
This book is about children in State care and its title - Waiting to be Found - is derived from an observation about such children by the child psychotherapist Hamish Canham. In one of his early papers Canham wrote that children's homes often reminded him of "station waiting rooms with children waiting to move on to their next placement and staff waiting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95
Indicators of child and youth well-being are indispensable tools for improving the lives of children. In this book, the nation?s leading development researchers review the recent progress made in the measurement, collection, dissemination, and use of indicators of child and youth well-being. In addition, they identify opportunities for future research... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 61.00
This book not only defines but also describes and discusses each of the concepts selected in relation to its theoretical, historical, and empirical background, with the aim of informing the reader about its place in the discipline, its origins, the purpose for which it was intended, and the extent to which it has been found useful. Arranged thematically... more...
- Harris Meltzer Trust 2013; US$ 10.95
This tract was commissioned from Donald Meltzer and Martha Harris in 1976 by the Organisation for Economic and Cultural Development as part of a project to develop policies and programmes that would support families in their educational task. It was included in Sincerity: Collected Papers of Donald Meltzer ed. A. Hahn (1994) but has never until now... more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 2013; US$ 3.88
¿Se pasaría todo el tiempo delante del televisor o los videojuegos? ¿Dice mentiras? ¿Sigue haciéndose pipí en la cama? ¿Parece perezoso o apático? ¿Es bueno darle una «paga»? Estas preguntas, y otras muchas que se plantean y responden en esta obra, son las que con mayor frecuencia los padres hacen al psicólogo que se ocupa de los niños que están en... more...
- Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 103.00
To reach reasoned decisions involving issues of public policy and law, statistical data and studies often need to be assessed for their accuracy and relevance. This two-volume set presents a unique and comprehensive treatment of statistical methods in legal practice. Designed to serve as a text or reference, the book presents basic concepts of probability... more...
- Karnac Books 2013; US$ 17.95
The problems which the individual has to deal with in adolescence are qualitatively different from those of childhood; they are related in particular to the adolescent's reaction/responses to the physical development of his/her sexual body, and the changing relationship to the parents and to the world in which he/she lives. We have to take into account... more...