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Title: Book Reviews

Synopsis: Journal of Adolescence 1996 19 497 500 Book Reviews My life in words and pictures The creative use of computers in therapeutic work with children and young people S Jones E Davidson and J Fitzgerald The... child, therapy, adolescents, psychology, machines, clinicians, practice, Griffiths, gambling, book reviews, package, Bridge Child Care, inpatient units, fruit machine, families, techniques, Child Care Consultancy, computer, life, play, suggesting, session, health, education, professionals, pictures, survey, School, functioning, emphasis,

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journal adolescence 1996 19 497 500 book reviews life words pictures creative computers therapeutic work children young people jones e davidson j fitzgerald bridge child care consultancy service 1994 223 25vat life words pictures computer package developed bridge child care consultancy service designed specifically work young people risk looked local authorities package thoughtfully created consultation carers professionals wide range disciplines social services education health voluntary service private practice package young people hard communicate thoughts feelings professionals working children traumatised know helping make sense experiences delicate task software assist process providing pictorial metaphorical dialogue events definitely appeal young computer enthusiasts diverse purposes assessment long term therapeutic work facilitating moves transitions care system help colour printer give young person novel feeding reviews case conferences life words pictures comes users manual provides variety exercises based tried tested therapeutic techniques plus innovative ideas arising capacities paintbrush facility i e cut paste paint spray rub materials session planned advance pictorial templates provided range topics festivals celebrations symbols objects cultural religious significance drawn monsters fears anxieties explored exercise positive attributes memories belongings young person moving new family take suitcase 36 ideas sessions manual providing suggestions explore themes develop session package need ibm compatible computer windows basic familiarity system total cost package 223 25vat software designed easy need training organised bridge agency office centre 500vat day bridge designated centre 125vat person contact bridge child care consultancy service first floor 34 upper street london n1 0pn tel 0171 704 2386 helen brownrigg adolescent gambling mark griffiths routledge adolescence society series 1995 304 pp 14 99 jackpots 1m winning gambling regulations relaxed allow casinos link slot machines research presented griffiths book money motivates captivates young fruit machine addicts 0140 1971 96 05049704 18 00 0 1996 association professionals services adolescents 498 book reviews playing game game players dealer croupier fact human interaction required fruit machines user friendly features fruit machines griffiths suggests induce psychologically rewarding experiences player losing money tell said 12 year old daughter i mentioned griffiths calls psychology play game boy habit adolescent scorn aside chapter machines designed keep interested make fascinating reading touching reinforcement schedules multiplier potential horse racing light sound effects psychology naming wouldn t play machine called actionbank called loser players griffiths reports sociological study researcher working cashier amusement arcade categorised adolescent gamblers five types primary orientation fruit machine names like arcade kings rent spacers conjure images urban street gangs reality griffiths tells depressing solitary males aged 16 25 developing special relationships machines research indicates happens special relationships people case studies david concerns young person secure stable background turning miserable withdrawn rebellious son whilst parents consider divorce management gambling problem stress caused griffiths psychologist keen reassure reader research purposes mother son interviewed separately i wonder joint interview two possibly father sister provided important data david spend inordinate amount time front tv younger father keep amused fruit machine tokens case study son amusement arcade owner developmental model pathology man machine relationships presented final chapter suggest long term passive observation e g television combined parent peer deprivation play creation pathological gambling habit life interesting insight dynamics families sort thing happens comprehensive chapter treatment adult gambling problems suggested inclusion spouses treatment gambling likely helpful reported work therapy families adolescents hooked gambling i found book readable little dry consequence edited previously published papers helpful clinical work inspired read dostoevsky gambler back fascinating subject mark griffiths tackled book renewed interest andrew donovan cognitive therapy children adolescents casebook clinical practice mark reinecke frank m dattilio freeman eds forward aaron t beck guilford press 1996 416 pp 32 50 cognitive therapy book students clinical practitioners involved treatment research children adolescents contains wide range contributions focusing theoretical practical issues concerned 499 book reviews problems ranging behavioural difficulties emotional problems eating disorders child maltreatment substance misuse addition systemic perspective takes account child social familial academic problems chapter complemented detailed case studies illustrate elaborate issues relating problems emphasis developmental authors challenge learning cognitive techniques adjust practice take account social linguistic cognitive immaturity children work chapters addresses salient issues arise methods children presenting particular problems book provides interesting informative discussion concerning role case study material development psychological theory practice authors take healthy broad perspective suggesting development psychopathology caused explained single factor discussion concerning aetiology psychological problems emphasises importance understanding potential biological environmental cognitive factors development childhood mental health problems coupled summary research techniques case studies systematic valid provide scientist practitioner evidence confidence methods clinical work bryn williams child psychiatric inpatient units crossroads rosemary chesson douglas chisholm eds jessica kingsley publications 1995 278 pp 16 95 book timely welcome appraisal role functioning child psychiatric inpatient units seen eyes working team lowit unit aberdeen clearly written presented interest clinicians working disturbed children focus children 14 years age researchers educators involved policy planning users inpatient services welcome lifting veil secrecy inpatient units felt shrouded divided three sections book addresses past present future child psychiatric units setting historical context bulk book present day analysis functioning lowit unit written members multidisciplinary team nursing team closer look nurse child relationship unit school speech language therapy occupational therapy clinical psychology social work psychiatry particular interest two pieces original research school survey questionnaire survey 347 schools grampian region looking referrals perceptions unit role clinical psychologist evaluated light national survey clinical psychologists working residential units studies highlighted need ongoing feedback communication units point emphasised inclusion book list names addresses inpatient day patient units united kingdom chapters section case studies illustrate role discipline plays clinical team majority cases treated unit fall behavioural conduct problems category time social political climate 500 book reviews looking psychiatry solutions problems i liked know specific techniques outcomes predictors success difficult needy group children final section book contains rosemary chesson fascinating chapter dimensions therapeutic input reports findings descriptive study carried author research sociologist based questionnaires interviews fly wall observations study provides unique insight staff views functions philosophies unit sources influence motivations emerging critical role leadership managerial issues child psychiatric units looked current legal political context terms relationship paediatrics adult psychiatry sources expertise training differentiating roles specialist local authority educational establishments i share regret authors low visibility child psychiatric units public debate difficult behaviour childhood hope clear supported arguments years come dasha nicholls, com_apnet_jado_jado_1996_0047, KnowledgeStor, Knowledge-Stor,