This 3-volume set is written for readers at grade 7 and higher and covers addictions, causes, and treatments of particular importance to adolescents. Articles on the nature of addiction and its roots include advertising, genetics, families, and personal problems.
This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare.
Written By: Kuhnke, Elizabeth
Published By: Wiley, 2007
Get off the dieting roller coaster and stopovereating at its source--the brain
A plain-English resource for people suffering from the after-effects of a traumatic experience. An estimated five percent of Americans - over 13 million people - suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at any given time, and approximately eight percent will develop it at some time in their lives. Written for PTSD sufferers and their loved ones, this practical guide gives people the lowdown on symptoms, details today's various treatment options, offers practical coping strategies for day-to-day life, and even shows how to help children with PTSD. For the 12 to 20 percent of returning combat veterans who suffer from PTSD, the book offers real-world strategies for dealing with flashbacks, nightmares, and disruptive thoughts.
Already hailed as "a thoughtful and comprehensive guide to those early, crucial days of sobriety," this groundbreaking new book is different from anything else on the market. As an alcohol and drug counselor for more than 20 years who has helped thousands into recovery, the author does not focus on trying to diagnose the problem; instead, she compassionately guides you through the first 30 days of sobriety--the most crucial part of recovery.
"Eating Disorders For Dummies" serves as a comprehensive, practical guide for sufferers and their loved ones covering anorexia, bulimia, and other disorders/syndromes such as binging and night eating syndrome. It shows readers how to access the latest treatment techniques, deal with eating and exercise in and out of the home, find a good therapist, and take charge of ensuring recovery. It also explores issues like depression and anxiety and includes questionnaires, checklists for ongoing evaluation, and charts for monitoring and developing positive eating patterns.
This is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection™ contains full text for more than 560 journals.