Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic Medical Problems
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 324

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic Medical Problems

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2001-10-08
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  • Publisher: Wiley

This title offers a unique general introduction to methods and clinical experience of CBT for a wide range of medical conditions, specifically focusing on chronic illness. A concise, accessible clinical text which assumes basic knowledge of CBT using clinical examples and vignettes to illustrate assessment and therapy. ? Includes a range of typical and important medical conditions that require long-term management ? Fills a gap in this growing area of professional work and training

Positive Options for Living with Your Ostomy
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 134

Positive Options for Living with Your Ostomy

An ostomy is an opening on the abdomen created by a surgeon to allow waste material to be expelled. The operation is performed as a lifesaving measure when the bodys normal system for expelling waste no longer functions. With practical guidelines and emotional support for ostomy patients and their families, this book addresses all aspects of postoperative care as well as such sensitive issues as social situations and sexual intimacy.

Living with Complicated Grief
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 128

Living with Complicated Grief

Letting go does not mean forgetting.Grief is a natural reaction to the loss of a treasured person. In time, the loss is usually assimilated, but, for some, the mourning process becomes disrupted or stuck. Grief remains long-lasting and unresolved, and the death as painful as if it had happened yesterday. This book looks at how to cope with this kind of reaction to bereavement, so that it becomes possible to accept the death and master its impact. Topics include:• The difference between ‘normal’ and ‘complicated’ grief• Links with other conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder and depression• Understanding the impact of grief • How to manage related emotions such as anger and guilt• Identifying unhelpful thinking• Using memories and visual imagery positively• Moving your loved one from your mind to your heart• how to create a lasting memorial.

Living with a Stoma
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 118

Living with a Stoma

This text provides direct answers to all the questions people with a stoma really want to ask. It offers advice on how to cope with day-to-day life, and how to sustain self-esteem and body-image

Edward Gordon Craig: A Vision of Theatre
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

Edward Gordon Craig: A Vision of Theatre

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-10-11
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Edward Gordon Craig's ideas regarding set and lighting have had an enormous impact on the development of the theatre we know today. In this new and updated edition of his well-known study of Edward Gordon Craig, Professor Christopher Innes shows how Craig's stage work and theoretical writings were crucial to the development of modern theatre. This book contains extensive documentation and re-evaluates his significance as an artist, actor, director and writer. Craig is placed in historical context, and his productions are reconstituted from unpublished prompt-books, sketches, journals and correspondence. Most of the designs and photographs, and many of Craig's writings cited, are not available elsewhere in print. Readers will gain insight into a key period of theatrical history, the life of one of its most fascinating individuals, the nature of stage performance, and into revolutionary ideas that are still challenging today.

The New Left Revisited
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 281

The New Left Revisited

Starting with the premise that it is possible to say something significantly new about the 1960s and the New Left, the contributors to this volume trace the social roots, the various paths, and the legacies of the movement that set out to change America. As members of a younger generation of scholars, none of them (apart from Paul Buhle) has first-hand knowledge of the era. Their perspective as non-participants enables them to offer fresh interpretations of the regional and ideological differences that have been obscured in the standard histories and memoirs of the period. Reflecting the diversity of goals, the clashes of opinions, and the tumult of the time, these essays will engage seasoned scholars as well as students of the '60s.

The Downward Spiral
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 463

The Downward Spiral

The Downward Spiral: Beginnings and Endings tells a story about numerous characters and their lives and how they cope with the ups and downs of the world they live in. One scene in particular is pivotal and brings them together on a snowy day in Schaumburg Illinois. Life will change forever for some in this tale. Music plays a large part along with the day to day life that people live and their jobs they report to and how they communicate with others and how they deal with loss. It focuses on a mother and a husband and then a son. Then it becomes just a mother and son. They go through life with problems like everyone and you see how they deal with them and how they get through the difficult ...

The Breach
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 464

The Breach

The journalist who co-wrote the original article breaking the Monica Lewinsky scandal for the Washington Post reveals the complete story behind the headlines: a riveting, in-depth account of an event unique in American history -- the first impeachment of an elected president. "For all of the titillation about thongs and cigars, the story of the impeachment and trial of William Jefferson Clinton was not so much about sex as it was about power. It may have started with an unseemly rendezvous near the Oval Office, but it mushroomed into the Washington battle of a generation, ultimately dragging in all three branches of government.... "Clinton opened his second term vowing to bring the parties t...

Eternity at the End of a Rope
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 668

Eternity at the End of a Rope

Since 1819 over 3,000 souls found their personal “eternity at the end of a rope” in Texas. Some earned their way. Others were the victim of mistaken identity, or an act of vigilante justice. Deserved or not, when the hangman’s knot is pulled up tight and the black cap snugged down over your head it is too late to plead your case. This remarkable story begins in 1819 with the first legal hanging in Texas. By 1835 accounts of lynching dotted the records. Although by 1923 legal execution by hanging was discontinued in favor of the electric chair, vigilante justice remained a favorite pastime for some. The accounts of violence are numbing. The cultural and racial implications are profound, and offer a far more accurate, unbiased insight into the tally of African-American and Hispanic victims of mob violence in the Lone Star State than has ever been presented. Many of these deeds were nothing short of morbid theater, worthy of another era. This book is backed up by years of research and thousands of primary source documents. Includes Index and Bibliography.

Treasonable Doubt
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 436

Treasonable Doubt

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2004
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Examines speculation about the cause of his death and the charges of espionage made against Harry Dexter White, a high-ranking Treasury official in both the Roosevelt and Truman administrations.