E-books: Health and Social Care

  • Scaling Impact: Innovation for the Public Good book cover

    Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Psychosocial Interventions for Chronic Pain: An Evidence-Based Guide book cover

    Handbook of Psychosocial Interventions for Chronic Pain

    An Evidence-Based Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Kohn Maikovich-Fong

    Handbook of Psychosocial Interventions for Chronic Pain provides a cutting-edge and comprehensive review of interventions for chronic pain grounded in biopsychosocial frameworks. Each chapter gives readers the opportunity to solidify their knowledge of major approaches to chronic pain in an…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Recovering from a First Episode of Psychosis: An Integrated Approach to Early Intervention book cover

    Recovering from a First Episode of Psychosis

    An Integrated Approach to Early Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Chris Jackson, Eleanor Baggott, Mark Bernard, Ruth Clutterbuck, Diane Ryles, Erin Turner

    Despite years of research, debate and changes in mental health policy, there is still a lack of consensus as to what recovery from psychosis actually means, how it should be measured and how it may ultimately be achieved. In Recovering from a First Episode of Psychosis: An Integrated Approach to…

    eBook – 2019-05-07
    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

  • Helping Parents of Diagnosed, Distressed, and Different Children: A Guide for Professionals book cover

    Helping Parents of Diagnosed, Distressed, and Different Children

    A Guide for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Eric Maisel

    In Helping Parents of Diagnosed, Distressed, and Different Children, Eric Maisel provides clinicians with the tools they need to address the issues facing the parents of diagnosed children. In these pages, mental health professionals will find tips for using the right language to guide families…

    eBook – 2019-05-02
    Routledge

  • Health Entrepreneurship: A Practical Guide book cover

    Health Entrepreneurship

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Carrie R. Rich, Mark Vernooij, Seema S. Wadhwa

    The potential for health professionals to learn and practice the process of entrepreneurship to improve the quality of health care and services is enormous and untapped. Health professionals witness first-hand where changes to the health system should be made and where opportunities for improvement…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge

  • Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World: A Mind of One’s Own book cover

    Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World

    A Mind of One’s Own, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, David Waltner-Toews

    Any effective response to an uncertain future will require independently thinking individuals working together. Human ideas and actions have led to unprecedented changes in the relationships among humans, and between humans and the Earth. Changes in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the…

    eBook – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • Pacific Social Work: Navigating Practice, Policy and Research book cover

    Pacific Social Work

    Navigating Practice, Policy and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jioji Ravulo, Tracie Mafile'o, Donald Bruce Yeates

    As a region, the Pacific is changing rapidly. This edited collection, the first of its kind, centres Pacific-Indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being in Pacific social work. In so doing, the authors decolonise the dominant western rhetoric that is evident in contemporary social work practice in…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach book cover

    The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury

    An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monna Arvinen-Barrow, Damien Clement

    The use of psychological interventions and counselling strategies has become a central part of injury prevention, rehabilitation, and return to participation process. The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approach is the first book to offer students,…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge

  • Men’s Health Equity: A Handbook book cover

    Men’s Health Equity

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek M. Griffith, Marino A. Bruce, Roland J. Thorpe, Jr.

    Worldwide, men have more opportunities, privileges, and power, yet they also have shorter life expectancies than women. Why is this? Why are there stark differences in the burden of disease, quality of life, and length of life amongst men, by race, ethnicity, (dis)ability status, sexual…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    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

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