E-books: Health & Society

  • Intentional Self-Development and Positive Ageing: How Individuals Select and Pursue Life Goals book cover

    Intentional Self-Development and Positive Ageing

    How Individuals Select and Pursue Life Goals, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Leipold

    Are we in control of our own development in adulthood, or are we shaped by circumstances beyond our control? By adopting the concept of intentional self-development (ISD), this text outlines an action-theoretical approach to human development that emphasizes both an individual’s ability to shape…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences: What Students and Health Professionals Need to Know book cover

    Adverse Childhood Experiences

    What Students and Health Professionals Need to Know, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Waite, Ruth Ann Ryan

    This guide provides healthcare students and professionals with a foundational background on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) – traumatic early life experiences, which can have a profound impact on health in later life. ACEs can include being a victim of abuse, neglect or exposure to risk in the…

    eBook – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • Co-creating and Co-producing Research Evidence: A Guide for Practitioners and Academics in Health, Social Care and Education Settings book cover

    Co-creating and Co-producing Research Evidence

    A Guide for Practitioners and Academics in Health, Social Care and Education Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dorothy Newbury-Birch, Keith Allan

    The importance of a strong evidence-base is widely recognised in contemporary health, social care and education practice, meaning that there is a real need for research which can be quickly and easily translated into real world situations. Research co-produced by practitioners and academics from…

    eBook – 2019-08-05
    Routledge

  • Between Sickness and Health: The Landscape of Illness and Wellness book cover

    Between Sickness and Health

    The Landscape of Illness and Wellness, 1st Edition

    By Christopher D. Ward

    Between Sickness and Health is about illness rather than disease, and recovery rather than cure. The book argues that illness is an experience, represented by the feeling that ‘I am not myself’. From the book’s phenomenological point of view, feelings of illness cannot be ‘unreal’ or ‘fake’,…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    Routledge

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport book cover

    The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that chronic traumatic encephalopathy poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge

  • Loss, Grief, and Attachment in Life Transitions: A Clinician’s Guide to Secure Base Counseling book cover

    Loss, Grief, and Attachment in Life Transitions

    A Clinician’s Guide to Secure Base Counseling, 1st Edition

    By Jakob van Wielink, Leo Wilhelm, Denise van Geelen-Merks

    Loss, Grief, and Attachment in Life Transitions gives readers an attachment-informed grief counseling framework and a new way of understanding non-death loss and its treatment. Loss and grief are viewed through a wide-angle lens with relevance to the whole of human life, including the important…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • How to Find Information About AIDS: Second Edition book cover

    How to Find Information About AIDS

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Virginia A Lingle, M Sandra Wood, Jeffrey T Huber

    If you have ever attempted to research the AIDS epidemic or the HIV virus, you have discovered the overwhelming array of information sources. How do you know which information is the most accurate and most current? This second edition contains a directory of sources and resources in the AIDS…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Understanding Tourette Syndrome: A guide to symptoms, management and treatment book cover

    Understanding Tourette Syndrome

    A guide to symptoms, management and treatment, 1st Edition

    By Carlotta Zanaboni Dina, Mauro Porta

    Understanding Tourette Syndrome provides accessible, concise, evidence-based guidelines on this neurodevelopmental disorder, offering parents and professionals a deeper scientific understanding of the condition and its consequences. Zanaboni Dina and Porta explore signs, symptoms and treatment of…

    eBook – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Understanding Atypical Development

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children book cover

    The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Parenting: How Eastern and Western Parenting Styles Affect Child Development book cover

    Intercultural Parenting

    How Eastern and Western Parenting Styles Affect Child Development, 1st Edition

    By Koong Hean Foo

    How do parenting styles differ globally? How do different, international, parenting practices impact on children’s development? Can we bring together and hybridise different international parenting styles? Intercultural Parenting explores the relationship between family, culture and parenting by…

    eBook – 2019-05-02
    Routledge

  • The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators book cover

    The Living Well with Dementia Course

    A Workbook for Facilitators, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cheston, Ann Marshall

    The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators will be an indispensable guide to providing support to people after they have received a dementia diagnosis. The workbook provides facilitators with a realistic but positive approach to helping people with dementia understand and…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Managing Children with Developmental Language Disorder: Theory and Practice Across Europe and Beyond book cover

    Managing Children with Developmental Language Disorder

    Theory and Practice Across Europe and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Law, Cristina McKean, Carol-Anne Murphy, Elin Thordardottir

    Although most children learn language relatively quickly, as many as 10 per cent of them are slow to start speaking and are said to have developmental language disorder (DLD). Children with DLD are managed by a variety of different professionals in different countries, are offered different…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

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