Understanding Headaches and Migraines
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BeschreibungMost of us have headaches at some time or other. But some people find that headaches are ruining their life. Dr Mark Forshaw is a chartered health psychologist. He shows you how your mind can influence bodily processes, making your headaches better or worse. Understanding Headaches and Migraines provides clear and practical information on all types of headache and migraine, and the sources of help and treatment available. Here you will find: * The symptoms and causes of the main types of headache.* A checklist to help you identify which type of headache you have.* Easy-to-read explanations of current research into headaches.* Guidance on treatments, including complementary therapies.* Where to find sources of further help and information.
An essential purchase for anyone who has ever suffered needlessly.
InhaltsverzeichnisAbout the author. Preface. About this book. Acknowledgements. 1. Headache or migraine, acute or chronic? 2. Who has headaches and migraines? 3. What do they feel like? 4. The causes of headache and migraine. 5. What are the consequences? 6. What treatments are available? Where can I get help and information? Checklist. References and further reading. Index.
PortraitDR MARK FORSHAW is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Leeds Metropolitan University. He has previously worked at Coventry University and the University of Manchester and has wide research interests within the realm of health psychology. He has published articles on topics as diverse as psychological aspects of physiotherapy and on deafness in newborns, and spends a great deal of his time involved in a number of book--writing projects. He is a Chartered Health Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. His pastimes include writing poetry, abstract painting and world cinema.
Pressestimmen"!This is a must for anyone who suffers from headaches!" (Good Book Guide, February 2004)
Untertitel: 'Understanding Illness and Heal'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2004
Seitenanzahl: 88 Seiten