Today's food and weight dilemma -- The appetite awareness training solution -- Disordered eating or eating disorder? -- Discover your stomach signals -- Take back your power -- Reduce binges to mere overeating -- Effective emotional eating -- Food awareness training -- Self-coaching for life -- Leaving the maze of disordered eating.
"This manual is for all therapists, counsellors, other clinicians, nurses and doctors assessing or treating clients who have substance use and/or mental health concerns.
This manual will help create an environment where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, and queer (LGBTTTIQ) clients feel comfortable indentifying themselves as such.
Includes: interview items that can be used to facilitate discussion during assessment or early in treatment; an assessment form and guide to be used with a standard substance use, mental health, or other service assessment; background information to help clinicians use the ARQ2 guide; a glossary of concepts and terms."
"How can a nurse deliver effective and compassionate health care to people who use drugs? Bevel Up ... follows a team of street nurses as they reach out to youth, sex workers and street entrenched men and women in the alleys and hotels of Vancouverâ€™s inner city. Most importantly, the nurses reflect on attitudes they bring to their work - attitudes that can make or break the relationship needed to successfully provide practical and non-judgmental health care."--container.
Audience: High school students. Explores some of the issues facing young men today as they struggle to define themselves amidst the flood of media-tenerated images of male physical perfection. Young patients grapple with problems such as steroid abuse, eating disorders, exercise addiction.
"The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the strategic directions that Vancouver Coastal Health intends to undertake on a regional basis to address mental health and addiction services."
1. Why a Clinical Guide on Lesbian and Gay Health?
2. Improving the Doctor-Patient / Provider-Client Relationship
3. Lesbians' Physical and Sexual Health
4. Gay Men's Physical and Sexual Health
5. Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Adolescent Physical and Mental Health
6. Diagnosing and Treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases
7. HIV Issues
8. Mental Health of Gays, Lesbians, and Bisexuals
9. Substance Abuse
10. The Body
12. Special Populations
13. Professional and Training Issues
14. Legal Issues
App. A. Factors that May Indicate an Increase in Risk for Specific Diseases.
App. B. Sample Legal Contracts
How do I know if I'm a sex addict? -- Sex addiction : taking a closer look -- How did I get to be a sex addict? -- Crystal, sex, and other addictions -- Starting sex addiction recovery : the boundary plan -- Making changes and finding help -- For partners and spouses -- Understanding love addiction -- Beyond sex and love addiction : taking healthy next
Includes bibliographical references (p. -232).