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- NewSouth 2015; US$ 12.99
Being a carer is not unlike being an interpreter. The task is to listen intently, to catch not only the words but the spirit of the message, and then to immediately pass that on. So too the carer, who is required to listen, to catch the spirit of what is needed, and then to set about to have those needs met. Fraying chronicles a mothers and a... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95
This book presents easy-to-follow Qigong exercises and key nutritional information that can help older people, who may be frail or have limited mobility, to improve and maintain their health and mobility, and to address symptoms associated with dementia. Accompanying illustrations and online videos will guide you through each exercise. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
This is a classic edition of Christopher Frith?s award winning book on cognitive neuropsychology and schizophrenia, which now includes a new introduction from the author. The book explores the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia using the framework of cognitive neuropsychology, looking specifically at the cognitive abnormalities that underlie these... more...
- Profile Books 2015; US$ 7.98
Across the world, 44.4 million people live with dementia. Hundreds of millions of people are affected by the dementia of parents, partners, siblings or friends. And as much of the world struggles with an aging population, dementia is set to become ever more of a challenge for societies and individuals. But still, most people who are diagnosed,... more...
Incorporating Acceptance and Mindfulness into the Treatment of Psychosis: Current Trends and Future DirectionsOxford University Press 2014; US$ 59.99
There have been exciting new developments in the treatment of schizophrenia and related psychoses in recent decades. Clinical guidelines increasingly recommend that patients be offered evidence-based psychosocial treatments in addition to medications, as such interventions can produce greater improvements and may prevent relapses better compared with... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
What does a father do when hope is gone that his only son can ever lead anything close to a “normal? life? That?s the question that haunted Dick Russell in the fall of 2011, when his son, Franklin, was thirty-two. At the age of seventeen, Franklin had been diagnosed with schizophrenia. For years he spent time in and out of various hospitals, and even... more...
- Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 12.79
auf den Punkt gebracht: Der handliche Ratgeber für Pflegekräfte Praktische Tipps für die tägliche Pflege von Menschen mit Demenz Expertenrat für Pflegekräfte, die mehr wollen als ?Sicher ? Satt ? Sauber? Menschen mit Demenz bilden die größte Gruppe der Pflegebedürftigen. Dennoch ist das Wissen um deren Pflege nicht immer aktuell. Das gilt auch für... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 249.99
Diagnosing neurodegenerative diseases can prove particularly intimidating to clinicians, because many times the diagnosis cannot be critically "confirmed" by a simple test. New imaging modalities have advanced to the point of high resolution, morphological, metabolic and functional analysis. Computed tomography, magnetic resonance, nuclear... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
The topic-related series Topics in Medicinal Chemistry covers all relevant aspects of drug research, e.g. pathobiochemistry of diseases, identification and validation of (emerging) drug targets, structural biology, drug ability of targets, drug design approaches, chemogenomics, synthetic chemistry including combinatorial methods, bioorganic chemistry,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 69.95
Advances in Alzheimer?s disease (AD) research have been challenging and without major breakthroughs in understanding its pathological basis. The reigning hypothesis suggests AD is the result of extracellular amyloid deposition that seed to form amyloid plaques, which then grow and kill neighboring neurons. However, there are several inconsistencies... more...