Provides information to help parents understand their childrens' Epilepsy, suggestions on how to evaluate health care, to find better care if necessary and advice on how to help children with Epilepsy to develop self-confidence and self-motivation.
Working With Headaches presents an example of Dr. Donald B. Penzien's multidisciplinary, cognitive-behavioral approach to treating clients who suffer from headaches. In addition to talking directly with the client, the approach emphasizes working closely with the client's physicians to make sure that the client receives the best medical treatment.
Windows to the Brain is the only book to synthesize neuroanatomical and imaging research as it pertains to selected neuropsychiatric diseases, containing all of the "Windows to the Brain" papers published from 1999-2006 in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences.
What does a dementia diagnosis mean for an individual's sense of self? Christine Bryden shares her insider view on living with dementia and explains how a continuing sense of self is possible after diagnosis and as the condition develops.
Encouraging a deeper understanding of how individuals live meaningfully with ......
Professional Advice for Parents, Partners, and Siblings
Without sugar coating the facts, internationally renowned ADHD expert Dr. Russell Barkley explains in this book what ADHD is all about and how you can tell if your spouse, partner, friend, adult child, or sibling may have it. He shows how to guide your loved one toward the right treatment and, using examples from real life, answers questions.
Discusses headaches in terms of risk symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and risk factors. It covers headache basics, includes information on how to build your healthcare team, discusses over a dozen headache types based on the American Headache Society classification, and examines headache care, including coping measures, support.
Most people would describe Walker Hughes as warm, enthusiastic and charismatic - even if he doesn't say very much. But after several happy years living in a group home, Walker descended into a deep unhappiness, and his parents were told that their son with low-functioning autism was 'unmanageable' and a danger to others. Where did it all go ......
From Cognitive Neuroscience to Prevention and Treatment
Providing a cutting-edge examination of the mechanisms underlying depression, this volume integrates important areas of research that have largely remained separate. The authors explore both the cognitive and neurological processes that make some people more vulnerable than others to developing depression and experiencing recurrent episodes. They ......