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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 158.00
This book investigates the functioning of linguistic phenomena, especially in the area of semantics and pragmatics of the language of schizophrenics. By making semantics and pragmatics the primary objects of this work, the author departs from the traditional approach of those psycholinguistic and psychiatric studies which aim to explain how the language... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 18.95
Preface ix Acknowledgments xiii Introduction xv 1 The Ambiguous Loss of Dementia: How Absence and Presence Coexist 1 2 The Complications of Both Loss and Grief 21 3 Stress, Coping, and Resiliency 37 4 The Myth of Closure 55 5 The Psychological Family 71 6 Family Rituals, Celebrations, and Gatherings 91 7 Seven Guidelines... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2009; US$ 21.95
In Overcoming Bipolar Disorder , a prestigious team of researchers and experts on bipolar disorder presents this research-based program for helping people with bipolar disorder manage symptoms, explore triggers and coping responses, and develop a comprehensive plan for living a full life based on core values and goals. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 19.18
Few conditions upon first diagnosis strike such terror into victims and relatives as Alzheimer's disease. The dementia that is its best-known symptom can provoke feelings of helplessness and despair, coupled with fear that the patient will inevitably suffer loss of dignity and self-respect. There is hope, however, and Joanne Koenig-Coste is well qualified... more...
- NYU Press 2003; US$ 89.00
Schizophrenia is widely considered the most severe and disabling of the mental illnesses. Yet recent research has demonstrated that many people afflicted with the disorder are able to recover to a significant degree. Living Outside Mental Illness demonstrates the importance of listening to what people diagnosed with schizophrenia themselves have to... more...
- NYU Press 1989; US$ 89.00
The person with schizophrenia poses a formidable challenge even to the experienced clinician. Bizarre, unpredictable behavior, disordered thought patterns, peculiar, even unintelligible speech, and extreme distrust can drastically limit the clinician's ability to conduct therapy. It is often seemingly impossible to determine the cause of these... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 16.95
**Winner of the Alberta LIterary Awards Wilfred Eggleston Award for Non-Fiction** When her mother, Rosa, begins to show signs of dementia, Caterina Edwards embarks on a myriad of journeys — geographical, intellectual, emotional — that turn out to be part of one journey, a search for the meaning of the past and of home. During the four years she... more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 39.95
Pragmatic, rather than theoretical and grounded in studies of day-to-day clinical practice in a dedicated cognitive function clinic with findings widely applicable to day-to-day clinical practice Contains details of pragmatic use of common cognitive and non-cognitive screening instruments (e.g. MMSE, ACE-R IADL, PHQ-9, IQCODE) and their diagnostic... more...
- Springer Healthcare Ltd. 2011; US$ 59.99
Eduard Vieta is Professor of Psychiatry and the Director of the Bipolar Disorders Program of the Hospital Clinic at the University of Barcelona, Spain. His program is dedicated to providing excellent healthcare for people with bipolar disorder, ducation and research, and has received worldwide recognition. Professor Vieta also serves as Director... more...