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  • Surviving Brain Damage After Assault

    From Vegetative State to Meaningful Life

    By Barbara A. Wilson, Samira Kashinath Dhamapurkar, Anita Rose

    At the age of twenty eight Gary was assaulted by a gang with baseball bats and a hammer, resulting in several skull fractures and severe brain damage. For nineteen months he had little awareness of his surroundings before he started to show some recovery. This inspirational book documents his…

    Paperback – 2016-02-02 
    Psychology Press
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Assessing Pain and Communication in Disorders of Consciousness

    Edited by Camille Chatelle, Steven Laureys

    Recent advances in medicine for resuscitation and care have led to an increased number of patients that survive severe brain damage but who are poorly responsive and non-communicative at the bedside. This has led to a striking need to better characterize, understand, and manage this population who…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Psychology Press
    Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Modular Handbook

  • The Science inside the Child

    The story of what happens when we're growing up

    By Sara Meadows

    This engaging book presents some of the ways in which science can describe and explain how and why children develop in the way they do. It looks at children’s individual development within the development of our species, at genes, at the hormone systems that flood our bodies, at the neuroscience of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20

  • Learning about Emotions in Illness

    Integrating psychotherapeutic teaching into medical education

    Edited by Peter Shoenberg, Jessica Yakeley

    Good communication between the doctor and patient is essential for the patient to establish a trusting relationship with their doctor and to make the best use of the appropriate treatment. Traditional methods for teaching communication skills have focused on simulated clinical situations in which…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Psychological Aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    A biopsychosocial approach

    Edited by Simon R. Knowles, Antonina A. Mikocka-Walus

    In the Western world around 360 in every 100,000 individuals have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a relapsing-remitting autoimmune disease that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Its impact on individual functioning across physical and psychosocial domains is significant and psychological…

    Hardback – 2014-09-24

  • Women and Therapy in the Last Third of Life

    The Long View

    Edited by Valory Mitchell

    What is distinct about the last third of life, about women, that makes psychotherapy different? In this diverse collection, the psychological meanings and challenges of the last third of life are explored, as the capacity of the psyche expands, sense of time changes, and some questions take on new…

    Paperback – 2013-09-13

  • Life After Brain Injury

    Survivors' Stories

    By Barbara A. Wilson, Jill Winegardner, Fiona Ashworth

    This is the first book of its kind to include the personal accounts of people who have survived injury to the brain, along with professional therapists' reports of their progress through rehabilitation. The paintings and stories of survivors combine with experts' discussions of the theory and…

    Paperback – 2013-08-27
    Psychology Press

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