Books on Prescription
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What is Books on Prescription?
The books recommended by professionals for books on 'prescription' have a focus on information and self-help, helping people to understand their difficulties and to make positive changes in their lives. Some of these books can also be helpful for relatives, friends and carers to read to increase their understanding of a particular difficulty.
Whilst information and self-help can be very beneficial, they may not be sufficient in some situations.
If there is no improvement or things get worse, after trying the strategies in the book, seek help from a trained professional such as a GP or nurse.
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Harry and Hopperhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39352/Harry-and-Hopper
Harry and his dog Hopper have done everything together, ever since Hopper was a jumpy little puppy. But one day the unthinkable happens: when Harry comes home f...
Helping Children Cope With Separation and Losshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39353/Helping-Children-Cope-With-Separation-and-Loss
A death, divorce, a loved one's illness or even a move is the occasion of grief and despair for a child. This text examines how to talk to children about coping...
Lean On Me Gentlyhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39354/Lean-On-Me-Gently
This book is suitable for newly-bereaved parents. By Doug Manning
Losing A Childhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39355/Losing-A-Child
This book is suitable for newly-bereaved parents. By Elaine Storey
Tenth Good Thing About Barneyhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39356/Tenth-Good-Thing-About-Barney
A book that is suitable for children By Judith Viorst
Waterbugs and Dragonflieshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39357/Waterbugs-and-Dragonflies
A story book that is suitable for young children. By Doris Stickney
Winston's Wish - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39358/Winston-s-Wish-Website
Winston's Wish is the leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK.
Child Bereavement UK - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39359/Child-Bereavement-UK-Website
Child Bereavement UK believes that all families should have access to the support and information they need when a child grieves or when a child dies.
Aspergers Syndrome - a guide for parents and professionalshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39431/Aspergers-Syndrome-a-guide-for-parents-and-professionals
Attwood's guide will assist parents and professionals with the identification, treatment and care of both children and adults with Asperger's Syndrome. The book...
Children and Trauma - a guide for parents and professionalshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39432/Children-and-Trauma-a-guide-for-parents-and-professionals
Childhood traumas range widely in their severity and impact. In this acclaimed book, a child psychologist who specialises in the treatment of psychological trau...