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  • Fat Kidsby Rebecca Jane Weinstein

    Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 16.95

    Fat Kids: Truth and Consequences is an informational vault of deeply personal tales and essential information, focusing on the lives, questions, and concerns of parents and children living in a childhood obesity crisis. Unlike most books about weight, however, Fat Kids is not a dieting or weight loss how-to; it instead explores the true human experiences... more...

  • Übergewichtige Kinder und Jugendliche in Deutschlandby Axel Jäckel

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 40.74

    Hauptbeschreibung Diese Diplomarbeit beschäftigt sich intensiv mit der stetigen Zunahme von übergewichtigen Kindern und Jugendlichen in Deutschland seit den 80-er Jahren. Der Hauptaugenmerk ist dabei auf die Kinder und Jugendlichen der sozial schwachen Familien gerichtet. Die Arbeit ist in 3 Schwerpunkte aufgeteilt: 1. die gesellschaftlichen und... more...

  • Dickseinby Josefine Raasch

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 21.44

    Hauptbeschreibung Übergewicht ist ein viel diskutiertes Thema in Medien und Wissenschaft. Die Debatte ist voll von Stereotypen und sozialen Vorurteilen, von Ausreden und Dramatisierungen. Über die Perspektive von Kindern allerdings hört man selten. Dabei bewerten vor allem Kinder Ursachen, Auswirkungen und Folgen des Übergewichts in anderen kausalen... more...

  • 3 Children ? 3 ?Genglishes?: A Linguistic Case Study with Bilingual Childrenby Katharina Hirmer

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 37.21

    Statements like ?Ich kann doch nicht shufflen!? or other language mixings belong to the everyday life of bilingual children. This book deals exactly with this topic and contains a case study about English-German bilinguals having lived in Great Britain and the U.S. and now growing up in Germany. Thereby, the study is based on the current theory of... more...

  • Psychotherapy with Severely Deprived Children (Psychology Revivals)by Mary Boston; Rolene Szur

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Originally published in 1983, this study describes the experience of severely deprived children referred for individual psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic in London, and at other clinics and schools. Most were living in children?s homes, all came from chaotic and disrupted families, and many had been abused or neglected. Children... more...

  • Psychosis in Childhood and Adolescenceby James B. McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Psychosis in Childhood and Adolescence offers an in-depth examination of the nature of psychosis, its risk factors and its manifestations in children and adolescents who experience a continuum of emotional disorders. The chapters present a hopeful, research-based framework for treatment. They emphasize combined treatment that is based on psychodynamic... more...

  • Pretending to be Normalby Anthony Attwood; Liane Holliday Willey

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    Updated edition of the bestselling story of a woman who, after years of self-doubt and self-denial, learned to embrace and appreciate her Asperger's syndrome traits. Liane Holliday Willey shares, with insight and warmth, the daily struggles and challenges that face many of those who have AS and charts her inspirational journey to self-acceptance. more...

  • Online Safety for Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrumby Nicola Lonie

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    Children and teens with autism are particularly vulnerable to online dangers and this practical handbook explains how you can help your child to navigate websites, chat rooms and social media safely. Advice is given on key concerns such as parental control, social networking, grooming, cyberbullying, internet addiction and hacking. more...

  • Epilepsy And Your Child - The 'At Your Fingertips' Guideby Richard Appleton; Brian Chappell; Margaret Beirne

    Class Publishing (London) Ltd 2004; US$ 26.99

    Epilepsy is a baffling and worrying diagnosis. This practical handbook answers over 200 real questions asked by parents of children with epilepsy. Their experiences and the authors? expert answers give you the knowledge to help your child lead a happy, healthy and normal life. more...

  • Fragile Innocenceby James Jr Reston

    Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 13.95

    Fragile Innocence is the story of a child devastated by pure chance. This moving narrative of a father?s journey to understand and accept the profound changes in his daughter?s life is at once memoir, biography, mystery, and drama, all centered around one remarkable young woman who cannot talk or read or understand language, but who has touched almost... more...