E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Anxiety book cover

    Anxiety

    4th Edition

    By Stanley J. Rachman

    Anxiety is a complex phenomenon and a central feature of many psychological problems. This new edition of Anxiety, part of the popular Clinical Psychology: A Modular Course Series, updates the remarkable developments that have occurred in the understanding of anxiety and the astonishing…

    eBook – 2019-12-11
    Psychology Press
    Clinical Psychology: A Modular Course

  • Welfare and the Welfare State: Central Issues Now and in the Future book cover

    Welfare and the Welfare State

    Central Issues Now and in the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Bent Greve

    The welfare state is still very much central in people’s everyday lives. The welfare state is at the same time contested and debated, and has often been argued to be in a crisis not only in the wake of the financial crisis. Welfare and welfare states used to be a national issue and prerogative.…

    eBook – 2019-12-11
    Routledge

  • Gerontological Social Work in Action: Anti-Oppressive Practice with Older Adults, their Families, and Communities book cover

    Gerontological Social Work in Action

    Anti-Oppressive Practice with Older Adults, their Families, and Communities, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Hulko, Shari Brotman, Louise Stern, Ilyan Ferrer

    Gerontological Social Work in Action introduces "anti-oppression gerontology" (AOG), a critical approach to social work with older adults, their families, and communities. AOG principles are applied to direct and indirect practice and a range of topics of relevance to social work practice in the…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence: An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective book cover

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence

    An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Steiner, John Wooldredge

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence considers both the individual and prison characteristics associated with violence perpetration and violent victimization among both prison inmates and staff. Prison violence is not a random process; rates of violence vary across prisons and the odds of…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Microbiome and the Brain book cover

    The Microbiome and the Brain

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Perlmutter

    Brain related disorders are among the most challenging health issues of our time. The development of effective therapeutic and preventive strategies for these disorders relies on a comprehensive understanding of the underlying causative mechanisms. And, until recently, these mechanisms have…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment book cover

    Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl. L. Hendriks

    This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities book cover

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Chris Berry, Guo Liping

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities is the first book to reflect on the power of film in representing medical and health discourse in China in both the past and the present, as well as in shaping its future. Drawing on both feature and documentary films from mainland China, the chapters…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Psychological Therapies in Acquired Brain Injury book cover

    Psychological Therapies in Acquired Brain Injury

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giles N. Yeates, Fiona Ashworth

    The psychological impact of an acquired brain injury (ABI) can be devastating for both the person involved and their family. This book describes the different types of psychological therapies used to ameliorate psychological distress following ABI. Each chapter presents a new therapeutic approach…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Neuropsychology

  • Life After a Rare Brain Tumour and Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome: Awake Behind Closed Eyes book cover

    Life After a Rare Brain Tumour and Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome

    Awake Behind Closed Eyes, 1st Edition

    By Alex Jelly, Adel Helmy, Barbara A. Wilson

    This book offers a personal insight into the experience of Alex Jelly, a professional fundraiser who developed a rare brain tumour, a papillary meningioma, which was successfully removed. She was left with Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome and associated problems including motor and speech…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Inclusive Physical Education Around the World: Origins, Cultures, Practices book cover

    Inclusive Physical Education Around the World

    Origins, Cultures, Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Heck, Martin E. Block

    Inclusive Physical Education Around the World is the first book to survey inclusive physical education worldwide, to examine the history of inclusive physical education across different regions, and to compare their policy, practice and educational cultures. Featuring the work of leading…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Women, Work and Migration: Nursing in Australia book cover

    Women, Work and Migration

    Nursing in Australia, 1st Edition

    By Diane van den Broek, Dimitria Groutsis

    This book looks at the migration and work experiences of six women who have migrated to Australia from China; Zimbabwe; South Korea; the United Kingdom; India and the Philippines. It sets their journeys out into three distinct periods of migration, including the first period of their lives when…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Applied Population Health: Delivering Value-Based Care with Actionable Registries book cover

    Applied Population Health

    Delivering Value-Based Care with Actionable Registries, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Berkovich, PhD, MA, Amy Sitapati, MD

    Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems today provide increasing levels of clinical decision support and are the fulcrum for change for value-based healthcare delivery. Billions of dollars of government and insurer payments are dependent on evidence-based workflow design and quality report. In this…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Productivity Press
    HIMSS Book Series

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