A practical and comprehensive resource for loved ones and young adults experiencing an episode of psychosis for the first time.Psychosis often first occurs in late adolescence or early adulthood - an exciting but often tumultuous time of role transitions and challenging new opportunities such as college and employment. An episode of psychosis can be frightening for those undergoing it, and for their loved ones, and navigating through evaluation, treatment, and recovery can be a stressful and isolating experience. The fully updated and revised edition of The First Episode of Psychosis is aimed at young people and their families experiencing the frightening and confusing initial episode of psychosis. The book covers a range of topics essential for those faced with the challenges posed by psychosis, including early warning signs, symptoms, types of disorders such as schizophrenia and schizophreniform disorder, evaluation, treatment, and healthy lifestyle choices. This new edition offers expandedcoverage of specialized early intervention services, going back to school and work, and the latest psychosocial treatments and medicines. Worksheets help readers to track and better understand their own experiences, and facilitate open communication with care providers, while an extensive glossary clarifiesthe dizzying array of terms used by medical professionals. Optimistic, practical, and recovery-oriented, The First Episode of Psychosis will help young people and their families to take an active, informed role in their care as they take steps towards recovery and achieving their goals."It's cool, man! Winter sport meets motor sport at the GP Ice Race.In the summer they're drawn to the racetracks, in winter they go to Scandinavia: during the cold season, there are spectacular races on frozen lakes and icy tracks. In 2019 Ferdinand Porsche revived the old tradition of ice races and with his pal Vinzenz Greger he brought back the GP Ice Race to Zell am See in Austria, the home of the Porsche family. For two days amateurs, professional racing drivers, teams and manufacturers of different classes meet there for racing competitions - facing the extreme conditions of an icy track at the old airport.Spectacular pictures of motor races on the icy track."Motorsport belongs to Zell am See like passes to the mountains," says Ferdinand Porsche, great-grandson of the Porsche patriarch of the same name. Apparently Ferdinand Porsche junior does not just share the great name, but also the motor sport genes of his ancestors.So the GP Ice Race unites a varied mix of participants, that should please all motorsport enthusiasts. Among others, participants are supercars, modern classic cars and classic cars, vehicles with combustion and electric engines. The two organisers even planned the traditional Skijoring, where courageous skiers, connected by a tow line, are pulled by a car. This racing weekend is a special experience of freedom, driving skills, sporting precision and speed - a must for motor racing enthusiasts!Text in English and German.
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