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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 44.99

    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 für ein seelenheilkundliches Fach an einer Universität im Jahre 1811 Heinroth berufen. Damit... more...

  • Already Doing Itby Michael Gill

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Contents Preface: Violations of Sexual Life Introduction: Sexual Ableism Exposed 1. Questions of Consent: Rethinking Competence and Sexual Abuse 2. Pleasure Principles: From Harm Reduction to Diversity in Sex Education 3. Sex Can Wait, Masturbate: The Politics of Masturbation Training 4. Reproductive Intrusions: The Fight against Forced Sterilization... more...

  • Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilitiesby James Hogg; Arturo Langa

    Wiley 2008; US$ 88.95

    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... more...

  • Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Suicidal Behaviorby Robert I Yufit; David Lester

    Wiley 2004; US$ 105.00

    Current and comprehensive information concerning the assessment and treatment of suicidal persons and the prevention of suicidal behavior The eighth leading cause of death in the United States and the second leading cause among U.S. teens, suicide is unique in being self-inflicted and is, as such, often preventable. By assessing the risk of suicide... more...

  • Brain Mechanisms in Mental Retardationby Nathaniel A. Buchwald; Mary A. B. Brazier

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Series on Mental Retardation held in Oxnard, California, in January 1974. This book compiles research on neurobiological findings which might lead to an understanding of the basic processes underlying the phenomena of mental deficiency and related aspects of human development. The topics discussed include the timing of major ontogenetic events in... 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...

  • Developmental Disabilitiesby David A Ethridge; Jerry A Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This significant volume provides broad coverage of the spectrum of problems confronted by patients with developmental disabilities and the many kinds of occupational therapy services these individuals need. Experts identify exemplary institutional and community service programs for treating patients with autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and mental... more...

  • Down Syndromeby Cliff Cunningham

    Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 27.69

    Already established as the author of the standard work for parents of Down Syndrome children, Cliff Cunningham has now produced the definitive study in this field. Practical and helpful, its sympathetic and understanding approach covers all the questions parents ask about the causes, characteristics and diagnosis of Down Syndrome and includes the... more...

  • Exceptional Language Development in Down Syndromeby Jean A. Rondal

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 52.00

    Is normal language acquisition possible in spite of serious intellectual impairment? The answer, it would appear, is positive. This book summarizes and discusses recent evidence in this respect. more...

  • Health Care Provision and People with Learning Disabilitiesby Jo Corbett

    Wiley 2006; US$ 75.99

    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...