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Stroke Awareness Month

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  1. Stroke Survivor

    Stroke Survivor

    A Personal Guide to Recovery

    Andy McCann

    The book explores a broad range of issues experienced by stroke survivors, from the very practical considerations of managing financial security and understanding medical approaches and terminology to the more personal challenges of coming to terms with a new sense of vulnerability and dealing with the attitudes of friends and family. Learn More
    2006, 256pp
  2. The Man Who Lost his Language

    The Man Who Lost his Language

    A Case of Aphasia Revised Edition

    Sheila Hale

    When Sir John Hale suffered a stroke that left him unable to walk, write or speak, his wife, Shelia, followed every available medical trail seeking knowledge of his condition and how he might be restored to health. This book is a unique exploration of aphasia - losing the ability to use or comprehend words - as well as of the resilience of love. Learn More
    2007, 272pp
  3. Can I tell you about having a Stroke?

    Can I tell you about having a Stroke?

    A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Lisa Taylor and Swee Hong Chia, illustrated by Katie Stanton

    Fred invites readers to learn about what it is like to have a stroke, explaining what a stroke is and how family members, carers and friends can help support someone with the various challenges they may face after having a stroke. This illustrated book will be ideal for anyone who knows someone who's had a stroke, from child to adult. Learn More
    2014, 64pp
  4. Trauma is Really Strange

    Trauma is Really Strange

    Steve Haines. Art by Sophie Standing.

    Revealing the strange nature of trauma and exploring how trauma resolution involves changing the body's physiology, this engaging comic explains the science of trauma in easy-to-understand terms. With a positive emphasis on human resilience, it encourages better understanding of trauma and describes some simple Trauma Releasing Exercises. Learn More
    2015, 32pp
  5. Pain is Really Strange

    Pain is Really Strange

    Steve Haines. Art by Sophie Standing.

    Understanding pain is a very good way of relieving it. This engaging, funny, and highly original research-based graphic book explains the nature of pain and how you can effectively relieve pain by changing your mind's habits. Learn More
    2017, Hardback, 9.33in x 6.97in / 237mm x 177mm, 40pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84819-366-6
    2015, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 7.09in / 232mm x 180mm, 32pp, £7.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84819-264-5
  6. Rebuilding Your Life after Stroke

    Rebuilding Your Life after Stroke

    Positive Steps to Wellbeing

    Reg Morris, Malin Falck, Tamsin Miles, Julie Wilcox, Sam Fisher-Hicks

    Exploring the psychological impact of having a stroke, this book provides ways of learning to deal with these effects. Full of practical advice, and insight from stroke survivors, it gives guidance on how to accept and live with some of the long-lasting effects of a stroke. Learn More
    2017, 232pp

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