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Mental retardation. Developmental disabilities

  • 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...

  • Assessment in the Creative Arts Therapiesby Stephen Snow; Miranda D'Amico

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 49.95

    This book addresses one of the most dynamic, complicated, and challenging areas in the field of creative arts therapies. It is the result of seven years of research into the complex question of how arts media can be adapted, structured, and implemented as assessment tools. By tackling the difficult problems of satisfactory assessment, the authors offer... 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...

  • Care Planning and Delivery in Intellectual Disability Nursingby Bob Gates

    Wiley 2008; US$ 75.99

    Care planning and delivery form an essential part of everyday practice for all intellectual disability nurses. Care Planning and Delivery in Intellectual Disability Nursing explores how nurses can enable people with intellectual disabilities to obtain good quality care, encouraging them to use the best possible guidance to plan their professional care... more...

  • Chosen For This Giftby Barb Felt

    Mill City Press 2012; US$ 8.99

    The book is a two-fold story of my life, the trials of tragedy, the joys of love and family, the strengthening of faith, and how all of that prepared me for the gift of Amy, my youngest daughter of 6, who has Down syndrome. The story is meant to encourage mothers, family and friends of special needs people. It has a Christian perspective theme throughout... more...

  • Clinical Effectiveness in Psychotherapy and Mental Healthby Penny Leroux; Susan McPherson; Phil Richardson

    Karnac Books 2003; US$ 31.95

    'Clinical Effectiveness'; 'Clinical Governance'; 'Clinical Audit'; 'Clinical Guidelines': these are all vitally important to the UK government's quality agenda for the NHS; all are apparently about clinical practice and yet all lead to a fair amount of confusion for the average practitioner. Despite the often confusing wealth of literature on the subject,... 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...