Behavioural Distress

Bob Gates, MSc, Bed(Hons), Dip, Nurs(Lond), CertEd, RNT, RNMH, RMN; Jane Gear, MA, PhD; and Jane Wray, RGN, BA(Hons), HETC
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  • Accessible exploration of what constitutes behavioural distress
  • Range of therapies covered includes arts therapies, gentle teaching, and behavioural interventions
  • Unique chapter on examining the evidence based for these therapies
  • Colour plate section
  • Case studies, reader activities and resource lists including web sites
  • Many people find themselves without the experience or skills to deal with individuals with behaviour they do not like or find threatening. This much-needed new text provides insights and access to a range of therapeutic interventions. The book is divided into three sections. The first provides theoretical background, addresses legal and ethical issues, and raises questions about the language we use to describe behaviour we find difficult to understand. This is followed by the main part of the book and descriptions of seven different approaches and interventions. The third section of the book discusses the problematic nature of evidence for choosing particular interventions and therapies.
    ISBN 9780702024153
    Author Informaiton By Bob Gates, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, University of Hull, UK; Jane Gear, Honorary Fellow, Institute for Learning, University of Hull, UK; and Jane Wray, Research Associate, The East Yorkshire Learning Disability Institute, University of Hull, UK
    Pp Authortext Gates, Gear & Wray
    Imprint Bailliere Tindall
    Publication Date 01-09-2000
    Pages 328
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