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Sonia is very sad and avoids seeing her family and friends. At home, she prefers to be in bed - although she cant sleep. Her GP (family doctor) diagnoses depression. Regular visits to a counsellor - over the course of a year - help Sonia to feel better, and she starts to enjoy life again.
-Shows how talking therapies must be regular and may be long-term.
-Depression from a woman's point of view.
-Includes supporting info on depression, a suggested storyline, plus contact details for supporting organisations and related resources, as text.
In the Books Beyond Words series the story is told through pictures only. They are for adults with intellectual disabilities/mental retardation, but are useful for anyone with communication difficulties. Additional information as text, plus guidance on how to use them, is also given.
Anyone who works with or cares for people with intellectual disabilities/mental retardation.
Feeling Blue (2nd edn), ISBN 978-1-908020-08-6, 2011 is a sister title about depression from a mans point of view. There are 24 different titles in the Books Beyond Words series, such as: Going to the Doctor, Mugged, When Mum Died, Looking After My Breasts and Speaking Up For Myself.
RCPsych Publications is the publishing arm of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (based in London, United Kingdom), which has been promoting excellence in mental health care since 1841. Produced by the same editorial team who publish The British Journal of Psychiatry, they sell books for both psychiatrists and other mental health professionals; and also many written for the general public. Their popular series include the College Seminars Series, the NICE mental health guidelines and the Books Beyond Words series for people with intellectual disabilities.
RCPsych publishes in all areas of psychiatry and mental health, including but not limited to:
Clinical psychiatric practice
Mental health services for children, adolescents, adults and the elderly
Family mental health
RCPsych Publications books can help with the following disorders:
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Borderline personality disorder
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
Perinatal psychiatric disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
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Sheila Hollins continues to be lead author of all Books Beyond Words titles. She is Professor of Psychiatry of Disability at St George's, University of London, and is a member of the House of Lords. Roger Banks is a Consultant in the Psychiatry of Learning Disability with Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
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Book Description Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2011. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 88 pages. 8.03x5.75x0.31 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __1908020091