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Mental retardation. Developmental disabilities

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  • Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilitiesby James Hogg; Arturo Langa

    Wiley 2008; US$ 85.95

    This handbook helps professionals working with adults with intellectual disabilities to establish the needs of individuals through systematic assessment and to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the service they provide. A comprehensive handbook for professionals working with adults with intellectual disabilities. Enables these professionals... more...

  • Learning Disabilitiesby Margaret Todd; Tony Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 53.95

    Learning Disabilities raises issues which are of crucial importance to all health care professionals and students who work with people with a learning disability. The authors, senior nurse teachers and practitioners in the field, examine these issues, and the theoretical concepts underpinning them, from a practical perspective. They show how complex... more...

  • Intellectual Disabilityby James C. Harris

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 48.99

    Provides professionals with information on mental retardation disabilities. This work reviews various types of intellectual disabilities, discusses approaches to classification, diagnosis, and appropriate interventions, and provides information on resources that may offer additional help. more...

  • Health Care Provision and People with Learning Disabilitiesby Jo Corbett

    Wiley 2006; US$ 72.99

    Choice and equity of access to primary and secondary health care services is a priority within all aspects of the NHS, however it must be recognised that for some people access to health care can pose difficulties. For various reasons people with learning disabilities can present a range of challenges for the people around them, during times of ill... more...

  • Suicide-Related Behaviourby Columba McLaughlin

    Wiley 2007; US$ 65.99

    The book is an attempt to make sense of suicide related behaviour in terms of understanding its aetiology and how practitioners can respond in a caring and therapeutic manner. The last 30 years the data gathered has consistently indicated that suicide is a leading cause of death in young people especially men. Alongside this, the incidence of self... more...

  • 200 Jahre Psychiatrie an der Universität Leipzigby Matthias C. Angermeyer; Holger Steinberg

    Springer 2005; US$ 39.99

    Leipzig als Wiege der akademischen Psychiatrie Wussten Sie, dass der Ursprung der zwei Jahrhunderte umfassenden Entwicklung der akademischen Psychiatrie nicht etwa in Paris, in Berlin oder Edinburgh liegt, sondern in Leipzig? Dort wurde als erster Lehrer f]r ein seelenheilkundliches Fach an einer Universitdt im Jahre 1811 Heinroth berufen. Damit beginnt... more...

  • Clinical Manual for Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Patientsby John A. Chiles; Kirk D. Strosahl

    American Psychiatric Publishing 2008; US$ 74.00

    The authors -- a psychiatrist and clinical psychologist -- combine their diverse training and disciplinary backgrounds to create a workable approach to dealing with suicidal patients. Much more than merely an academic text on suicide, this thought-provoking handbook provides detailed guidance and a true sense of what to do to help suicidal patients.... more...

  • Learning Disability, Trauma and Psychotherapyby Tamsin Cottis

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95

    People with intellectual disabilities have emotional and mental health needs just like anyone else. Until recently however there has been little research of effective psychological treatment or direct, accessible psychotherapy provision for this client group. Intellectual Disability, Trauma and Psychotherapy focuses on the delivery of psychotherapy... more...

  • Mental Retardation and Developmental Delayby Moyra Smith

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 59.99

    Introduction. 1. Science, Society, and Mental Retardation, A History. 2. Neurogenesis, Neuronal Migration, Maturation, and Function: Insights into Learning and Memory. 3. Structural Brain Anomalies and Neural Tube Defects. 4. Mental Retardation Associated with Dysmorphology, Growth Retardation, or Overgrowth. 5. Mental Retardation Associated with Other... more...

  • International Review of Research in Mental Retardationby Laraine Masters Glidden

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 215.00

    International Review of Research in Mental Retardation is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc. of mental retardation. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences. Volume 36 of the series offers... more...