E-books: Health and Social Care

  • End of Life Communication: Stories from the Dead Zone book cover

    End of Life Communication

    Stories from the Dead Zone, 1st Edition

    By Christine S. Davis, Jonathan L. Crane

    This book examines the dialectic between fictional death as depicted in the media and real death as it is experienced in a hospital setting. Using a Terror Management theoretical lens, Davis and Crane explore the intersections of life and death, experience and fiction, to understand the…

    eBook – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • The Social Skills Handbook: Practical Activities for Social Communication book cover

    The Social Skills Handbook

    Practical Activities for Social Communication, 2nd Edition

    By Sue Hutchings

    Now in a revised second edition, this book offers practical guidance for setting up and running social skills sessions. Based on well-established therapeutic principles, this is a flexible, easy-to-use resource suitable for practitioners and professionals working in a range of settings. An overview…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Talkabout: A Social Communication Skills Package (US edition) book cover

    Talkabout

    A Social Communication Skills Package (US edition), 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Alex Kelly’s internationally renowned Talkabout books are a series of practical workbooks designed to develop the self-awareness, self-esteem and social skills of people with special needs. This core manual in the Talkabout series provides fully adaptable session plans, activities and games to…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • The Positive Parenting Handbook: Developing happy and confident children book cover

    The Positive Parenting Handbook

    Developing happy and confident children, 1st Edition

    By Judy Hutchings

    Drawing on Judy Hutchings many years of work with parents and children, The Positive Parenting Handbook is a concise, straightforward guide that offers simple solutions to daily dilemmas. The clear and easy advice provides parents with skills and tools that support positive parent/child…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    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

  • The Listening Advantage: Outcomes and Applications book cover

    The Listening Advantage

    Outcomes and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Judi Brownell

    This outcome-based text offers principles and skill-building experiences for the critical competence of listening. It serves as an adaptable supplement for courses in communication and professional studies. It draws from the author’s HURIER model, which identifies six interrelated components of…

    eBook – 2019-08-02
    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 Ecology of Malaria Vectors book cover

    The Ecology of Malaria Vectors

    1st Edition

    By Jacques Derek Charlwood

    This practical book covers all aspects of the biology of malaria vectors, with notes on the vectors of dengue. It is the first work in this field to concentrate on mosquitoes, rather than covering all disease vectors. Authored by renowned field entomologist Jacques Derek Charlwood, it…

    eBook – 2019-07-31
    CRC Press

  • The Psychology of Food Marketing and Overeating book cover

    The Psychology of Food Marketing and Overeating

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frans Folkvord

    Integrating recent research and existing knowledge on food marketing and its effects on the eating behaviour of children, adolescents, and adults, this timely collection explores how food promotion techniques can be used to promote healthier foods. Numerous factors influence what, when, and how we…

    eBook – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • Supporting Language and Emotional Development in the Early Years through Reading book cover

    Supporting Language and Emotional Development in the Early Years through Reading

    1st Edition

    By Maureen Glynn

    This invaluable resource comprises a set of six ‘Pip and Bunny’ picture books with accompanying professional guide and downloadable online content; all carefully written and illustrated to support language and emotional development through reading. By inspiring conversation and fueling the young…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Supporting Language and Emotional Development in the Early Years through Reading

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