People who have been diagnosed with dementia, or who are worried that they may develop dementia in the future, are often concerned about how decisions regarding their medical treatment might be made should they lose the ability to decide for themselves. They may fear that life-sustaining or life-prolonging treatments would be provided long after they were able to achieve a level of recovery, length of life or quality of life that the person would at present consider to be acceptable or tolerable.
This booklet provides an introduction to traditional Chinese medicine for anyone with a personal or professional interest in coping with mental health difficulties. It looks at Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture, moxibustion and tuina, and explains how it can help with problems ranging from panic attacks to psychosis, how to find a practitioner and what to expect from a consultation. It also includes information about some of the herbal preparations that are suitable for self-medication.
Mind is a leading mental health charity in England and Wales and has produced information on many areas of mental health. This booklet is for anyone who wants to learn how to deal with anger in a constructive and healthy way.
Leaflet containing information on the possible learning diffficulties which can be seen in children who have hydrocephalus as a result of spina bifida.
This pamphlet engages with the key debate facing politicians, policy-makers, staff and the public – whether we can build a model of public service delivery that overcomes the limitations of both paternalism and consumerism.
Featuring case studies of situations in which young people may find themselves unfairly treated and providing information on where they can seek help and advice.
Booklet intended as an aid for NHS managers and others in offering employment opportunities for mental health service users and improving working lives and job retention for all staff in their workplace. It provides good practice examples of employing people with mental health problems and contains practical tools to help implement organisational change.
This summarises what is currently known about the clinical presentation of inflicted head and spinal injuries in children.
This booklet, produced by the Mental Health Foundation, provides information about exercise referral and the treatment of mild or moderate depression for GPs and healthcare practitioners.
A compact and user-friendly booklet for children aged seven to twelve. It talks in straightforward language about what domestic violence is, how it can make children feel, and how and where they can get help.
The booklet explains that domestic violence is not their fault, and that there are people who will listen and understand.