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  • Vulnerability to Psychosisby Franco De Masi; Philip Slotkin

    Karnac Books 2009; US$ 82.95

    'Franco De Masi is well known for his psychoanalytic work with patients suffering psychotic illnesses. In this book, he addresses the human vulnerability to psychosis, but the modest title of his book belies the depth of its investigations and conclusions. De Masi invites the reader into a thoughtful, systematic exploration of many aspects of the complex... more...

  • Freud's Schreber Between Psychiatry and Psychoanalysisby Thomas Dalzell

    Karnac Books 2011; US$ 79.95

    This book investigates what was distinctive about the predisposition to psychosis Freud posited in Daniel Paul Schreber, a presiding judge in Saxony's highest court. It argues that Freud's 1911 Schreber text reversed the order of priority in late nineteenth-century conceptions of the disposing causes of psychosis - the objective-biological and subjective-biographical... more...

  • Psychosis (Madness)by Paul Williams

    Karnac Books 1999; US$ 58.95

    In this volume a number of British psychoanalysts introduce us to psychoanlaytic definitions of intra-psychic and subjective meaning in patients suffering psychotic conditions. Irrespective of the particular type of psychotic illness under consideration of the context or treatment, each paper illustrates how the psychoanalytic clinician searches to... more...

  • Alzheimer's For Dummiesby Patricia B. Smith; Mary M. Kenan; Mark Edwin Kunik; Leeza Gibbons

    Wiley 2011; US$ 22.99 US$ 18.39

    An estimated 4 million people are living with Alzheimer?s Disease (AD) in America today, with approximately 370,000 new cases diagnosed every year. AD patients live anywhere from 5 to 20 years after their diagnosis; and their inability to care for themselves grows more dramatic as the disease progresses, creating profound implications for their families... more...

  • The Alzheimer's Caregiving Puzzleby Patricia Callone; Connie Kudlacek

    Demos Medical Publishing 2010; US$ 16.95

    In the US 5.2 million people live with Alzheimer's disease, it is the sixth-leading cause of death and ten million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer's in their lifetime. Alzheimer's often takes a bigger toll on the caregivers of persons living with Alzheimer's; generally family members, loved-ones and friends. Written by two caregivers... more...

  • Dementia Careby Alisoun Milne

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    This e-book includes contributors from a range of different agencies and represents different perspectives and expertise on caring for people with dementia. Despite considerable policy and practice rhetoric around the importance of investing in a dementia care workforce, of living well with dementia in all settings and at all stages of the dementia... more...

  • Unbalancedby Simeon Locke

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 68.00

    The symptoms of schizophrenia have generated interest for more than two centuries. How are they produced? Where do they come from? In this highly stimulating book, Dr Locke proposes a new basic mechanism to account for many of the findings in schizophrenia. His ideas are based on observations and experiments at a State Psychiatric Hospital where he... more...

  • Der Umgang mit dementen Angehörigenby Dieter Karrer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 39.99

    Was es bedeutet, einen demenzkranken Angehörigen zu pflegen, weiß niemand besser als die Betroffenen selbst. Wie man diese Situation erlebt und wie man damit umgeht, behält man jedoch oftmals für sich. In diesem Buch wird versucht, den Betroffenen eine Stimme zu geben und ihre Erfahrungen sichtbar zu machen. Diese Erfahrungen mögen auf den ersten Blick... more...

  • Kommunikation bei Demenz - TANDEM Trainingsmanualby Julia Haberstroh; Pantel Johannes

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 39.99

    Die Begleitung und Pflege von Menschen mit Demenz ist für viele Angehörige und Pflegekräfte aufreibend und schwierig. Dazu tragen vor allem Kommunikationsprobleme mit den Demenzkranken bei. Das Trainingsmanual bietet Schulungseinheiten zum Kommunikationstraining für professionell Pflegende und Angehörige. Es beinhaltet drei Schulungen: für die Kommunikation... more...

  • Working Systemically with Familiesby Rudi Dallos; Arlene Vetere

    Karnac Books 2003; US$ 82.95

    Systemic theory offers a valuable framework for integrating the diverse ideas found throughout the mental health arena in both theory and clinical practice. With this accessible book, the authors take you on an enjoyable and coherent journey through systemic theory. They then review the body of research into family therapy and conclude with a critical... more...