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            Under My Helmet: A Football Player's Lifelong Battle with Bipolar Disorder

            Under My Helmet: A Football Player's Lifelong Battle with Bipolar Disorder (Hardback)

            By O'Neil, Keith; Foreword by Dungy, Tony

            An athlete s battle with mental illness. Ever since he was a child, Keith O Neil wanted to play football. Born on the same day that his father, Ed O Neil, was cut from the New England Patriots, football was all Keith could think about . . . aside from his anxiety. Offered a schol...arship to Northern Arizona University, O Neil jumped at the chance to prove himself. Though it wasn t a Division I-A school, he brought his all, achieving first-team All-Big Sky choice as a junior and senior and earning All-American honors. The Dallas Cowboys offered O Neil an invite to rookie mini-camp. But while learning the playbook, his anxiety and insomnia returned. Even so, he made the team as an undrafted free agent. His dream had come true. Yet, sleepless nights, constant anxiety, and suicidal thoughts clouded his mind. O Neil considered stepping away from the game multiple times, even speaking to his coach, Bill Parcells. Parcells gave him the wisdom that Everyone has a demon in their head, and we have to beat that demon. Beat the demon! After being released from the Cowboys, O Neil spent time with the Colts and Giants but still could not escape his inner demons. It finally became too much for him to handle, and he decided to walk away from the game. It wasn t until sometime later that he was finally diagnosed: bipolar I disorder. Finally, everything made sense. Under My Helmet is the personal story of a man working every day to prove his worth while struggling with a debilitatingand undiagnosedmental illness. O Neil s voice is honest and open as he shares his battles and the steps he s taken to overcome adversity.
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            ISBN 9781510716865
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2017
            Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
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            Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency
             

            Already Doing It: Intellectual Disability and Sexual Agency (Hardback)

            By Gill, Michael

            Why is the sexuality of people with intellectual disabilities often deemed risky or inappropriate by teachers, parents, support staff, medical professionals, judges, and the media? Should sexual citizenship depend on IQ? Confronting such questions head-on, Already Doing It expose...s the sexual ableism that denies the reality of individuals who, despite the restrictions they face, actively make decisions about their sexual lives.Tracing the history of efforts in the United States to limit the sexual freedoms of such persons⎯using methods such as forced sterilization, invasive birth control, and gender-segregated living arrangements--Michael Gill demonstrates that these widespread practices stemmed from dominant views of disabled sexuality, not least the notion that intellectually disabled women are excessively sexual and fertile while their male counterparts are sexually predatory. Analyzing legal discourses, sex education materials, and news stories going back to the 1970s, he shows, for example, that the intense focus on stranger danger in sex education for intellectually disabled individuals disregards their ability to independently choose activities and sexual partners--including nonheterosexual ones, who are frequently treated with heightened suspicion. He also examines ethical issues surrounding masturbation training that aims to regulate individuals' sexual lives, challenges the perception that those whose sexuality is controlled (or rejected) should not reproduce, and proposes recognition of the right to become parents for adults with intellectual disabilities.A powerfully argued call for sexual and reproductive justice for people with intellectual disabilities, Already Doing It urges a shift away from the compulsion to manage deviance (better known today as harm reduction) because the right to pleasure and intellectual disability are not mutually exclusive. In so doing, it represents a vital new contribution to the ongoing debate over who, in the United
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            ISBN 9780816682973
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2015
            Publisher Misc - NewSouth
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            Care or Custody?: Mentally Disordered Offenders in the Criminal Justice System
             

            Care or Custody?: Mentally Disordered Offenders in the Criminal Justice System (Hardback)

            By Laing, Judith

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            Identifies some of the practical difficulties that occur when mentally disordered offenders come into contact with the criminal justice system. The book analyzes and addresses some of the theoretical issues and concerns surrounding the treatment and detention of mentally disorder...ed offenders.
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            ISBN 9780198268185
            Released NZ 1 Oct 1999
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Medical Care and the General Practitioner 1750-1850
             

            Medical Care and the General Practitioner 1750-1850 (Hardback)

            By Loudon, Irvine

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            This study is concerned not with famous doctors, but with the rank and file practitioners of the 18th and 19th centuries. Some common assumptions about the history of the medical profession are challenged in this book, based largely on manuscript sources.

            ISBN 9780198227939
            Released NZ 18 Dec 1986
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Social Histories of Disability and Deformity: Bodies, Images and Experiences
             

            Social Histories of Disability and Deformity: Bodies, Images and Experiences (Paperback)

            Edited by Turner, David M.; Stagg, Kevin

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            This volume provides a scholarly social history of disability, encompassing cultural, literary, social, political and medical history.

            ISBN 9780415511513
            Released NZ 8 Aug 2013
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine
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            Job Coaches for Adults with Disabilities: A Practical Guide

            Job Coaches for Adults with Disabilities: A Practical Guide (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Dillenburger, Karola; Matuska, Ewa; Bruijn, Marea de; Roettgers, Hanns Rudiger; Foreword by Piasek, Blazej

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            For new and experienced job coaches, and those considering job coaching as a career, this practice-focused guide sets out established standards for supporting adults with physical and intellectual disabilities in long-term employment. It covers essential skills needed for the job..., with examples and advice for overcoming specific issues.
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            ISBN 9781785925467
            Released NZ 15 Feb 2019
            Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Social Work Interview: Fifth Edition
             

            The Social Work Interview: Fifth Edition (Hardback, fifth edition)

            By Kadushin, Alfred; Kadushin, Goldie

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            One of the most respected texts in the field, The Social Work Interview is the standard guide for students and professionals, providing practical strategies for interviewing a wide range of clients in both routine and exceptional situations.

            ISBN 9780231135801
            Released NZ 1 May 2013
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Language (English)
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            Twenty-Two Years: Causes and Consequences of Mental Retardation

            Twenty-Two Years: Causes and Consequences of Mental Retardation (Hardback)

            By Richardson, Stephen A.; Koller, Helene

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            Presents the results of a longitudinal study of the first 22 years in the lives of more than 200 young people with varying degrees of mental retardation. This book follows their paths through jobs, friendships, and marriages, for example, to provide information about their qualit...y of life.
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            ISBN 9780674212978
            Released NZ 15 Jan 1997
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Second Sight
             

            Second Sight (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Hine, Robert V.

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            Nearly fifty, Robert Hine lost his vision completely. Fifteen years later, a risky eye operation restored partial vision, returning Hine to the world of the sighted. This title offers an account of Hine's journey into darkness and out again.

            ISBN 9780520208919
            Released NZ 15 Aug 1997
            Publisher University of California Press
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            Rights of Inclusion: Law and Identity in the Life Stories of Americans with Disabilities
             

            Rights of Inclusion: Law and Identity in the Life Stories of Americans with Disabilities (Paperback, 2nd ed.)

            By Engel, David M.; Munger, Frank W.

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            Providing an innovative and accessible perspective on how civil rights legislation affects the lives of ordinary Americans, this work argues for a radical new understanding of rights. The study is based on interviews with those who had experienced discrimination on disability iss...ues.
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            ISBN 9780226208336
            Released NZ 15 Jun 2003
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Chicago Series in Law and Society
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