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Paradox for Life Review: A Guide for Protecting Older Adults' Self Esteem

by James J. Magee

Paradox for Life Review explains how three different bases for self-esteem affect the accuracy of self-esteem as the lens through which older adults view their reminiscences. James J. Magee describes how life...

Watermelon Magic

by Stu Glauberman, Wally Amos & Jack Canfield

Watermelon Magic is talk from the soul using watermelons as a metaphor for life. Watermelons symbolize the slurpy happiness of life for Wally Amos (formerly known as “Famous Amos”). From his life experiences,...

Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges: A Guide to Assessment and Treatment

by Ian Andrew James

The author describes the different categories and causes of challenging behaviour in people with dementia, and provides tried-and-tested models which aid identification, assessment and treatment. A thorough...

Carved in Sand: When Memory Fades in Mid-Life

by Cathryn Jakobson Ramin

Why can't you remember where you put your keys?

Or the title of the movie you saw last week?

Anyone older than forty knows that forgetfulness can be unnerving, frustrating, and sometimes terrifying. With compassion...

Dawn of Memories: The Meaning of Early Recollections in Life

by Arthur J. Clark

Dawn of Memories explores the significance of first memories and enables individuals to understand the meaning of early recollections throughout their lives. Using historical examples as well as firsthand accounts,...

The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

by Sarah Hendrickx & Claire Salter

This is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of developmental conditions as they affect adolescents and adults. A wide range of conditions are covered, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders,...

Ageing and Spirituality across Faiths and Cultures

by Elizabeth MacKinlay, Robyn Simmonds, Ingrid Seebus & Ikebal Patel et al.

This book examines ageing in the context of the many faiths and cultures that make up Western society, and provides carers with the knowledge they need to deliver appropriate care to people of all faiths. Chapters...

The Psychology of Ageing: An Introduction

by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

This well-established text has been completely revised in this expanded fifth edition. Each chapter has been updated to reflect current thinking, and a new chapter on death, dying and bereavement has been added....

Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities: Having Fun, Meeting Needs

by Helen Sonnet & Ann Taylor

This valuable resource for people working with adults with learning disabilities provides over 60 sessions of fun activities that aim to entertain and stimulate the minds of people with learning disabilities....

Young People Leaving Care: Supporting Pathways to Adulthood

by Mike Stein

An authoritative text highlighting the key issues affecting young people taking the step from leaving care to adulthood. Covers relevant research, policy and practice, and advises on how best to understand,...

Morality Behind Bars

by Kay Hemmerling

Prisoners prefer moral ideals like justice and responsibility just as much as non-prisoners. However, they lack moral competence, which Georg Lind has defined as the ability to solve conflicts through deliberation...

The Reflective Translator

by Joanna Albin

Although university studies do not always provide translators with the necessary skills, many of them continue in their professional capacity, which is understood to be the result of self-directed learning processes....

Dementia and Subjectivity / Demenz und Subjektivitaet

by Sara Strauß, Leonie Süwolto & Daniela Ringkamp

This volume offers new perspectives on questions which are highly relevant in the context of dementia and the arts and the humanities. The issues concern the personal identity of dementia patients, their familial...

Shame in the Individual Lament Psalms and African Spirituality

by Mark S. Aidoo

The book explores how the rhetorical function of «bôš» («shame») and its cognates within twelve Individual Lament Psalms (ILP) reflect persuasive responses aimed at enhancing the relational spirituality...

Metaphoricity of Conventionalized Diegetic Images in Comics

by Michal Szawerna

This book offers a cognitive-semiotic approach to metaphoricity of visual representations in static visual narratives referred to as comics. It implements this approach in an exploration of conventionalized...

Integration of the Self and Awareness (ISA) in Learning and Teaching

by Patricia Benstein

The successful acquisition of a second or foreign language requires focus, motivation, and positive feedback. This case study of French adult students of English illustrates that Gattegno’s Silent Way is more...

The Narcissus Theme from «Fin de Siècle» to Psychoanalysis

by Niclas Johansson

The story of Narcissus, who falls in love with his own image in a spring, has fascinated writers and thinkers ever since Ovid first gave poetical form to the myth in his Metamorphoses. This study systematically...

Logoi and Pathêmata

by Lars Inderelst

«Concept» is a central notion in modern philosophy that also influences other disciplines like psychology and linguistics. The author compares modern theories to the work of Aristotle as the first philosopher...

Strange Adventures

by Elizabeth Sercombe

Strange Adventures examines portrayals of womanhood in the works of prize-winning French author Pierrette Fleutiaux. Fleutiaux’s refreshing pictures of womanhood offer insights into how women can become more...

Black Fatherhood, Adoption, and Theology

by Michael Lee Cook

Black Fatherhood, Adoption, and Theology: A Contextual Analysis and Response is a qualitative exploration into the complex intersection of Black fatherhood, adoption, and theology. It is primarily based on the...