E-books: Health and Social Care

  • eHealth Research, Theory and Development: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach book cover

    eHealth Research, Theory and Development

    A Multi-Disciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen, Saskia M. Kelders, Hanneke Kip, Robbert Sanderman

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the social and technological context from which eHealth applications have arisen, the psychological principles on which they are based, and the key development and evaluation issues relevant to their successful intervention. Integrating…

    eBook – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • Treating PTSD: A Compassion-Focused CBT Approach book cover

    Treating PTSD

    A Compassion-Focused CBT Approach, 1st Edition

    By Shirley Porter

    Treating PTSD presents a comprehensive, compassion-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach that provides therapists with the evidence-based information they need to understand trauma’s effects on the mind and body as well as the phases of healing. Chapters offer discussion, practical…

    eBook – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • Welfare Conditionality book cover

    Welfare Conditionality

    1st Edition

    By Beth Watts, Suzanne Fitzpatrick

    Welfare conditionality has become an idea of global significance in recent years. A ‘hot topic’ in North America, Australia, and across Europe, it has been linked to austerity politics, and the rise of foodbanks and destitution. In the Global South, where publicly funded welfare protection systems…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Nutrition and HIV: Epidemiological Evidence to Public Health book cover

    Nutrition and HIV

    Epidemiological Evidence to Public Health, 1st Edition

    By Saurabh Mehta, Julia Finkelstein

    The world continues to lose more than a million lives each year to the HIV epidemic, and nearly two million individuals were infected with HIV in 2017 alone.  The new Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by countries of the United Nations in September 2015, include a commitment to end the AIDS…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    CRC Press

  • Fat book cover

    Fat

    2nd Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    In contemporary western societies, the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized, and…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Breastfeeding and Medication book cover

    Breastfeeding and Medication

    2nd Edition

    By Wendy Jones

    Sadly, women often feel they have no alternative but to give up breastfeeding, having been prescribed or purchased medication. In many cases, however, this is unnecessary. This book outlines the evidence base for the use of medication during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding and Medication presents a…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Gymtherapy: Developing emotional wellbeing and resilience in children through the medium of movement book cover

    Gymtherapy

    Developing emotional wellbeing and resilience in children through the medium of movement, 1st Edition

    By Rebekah Pierre

    This highly practical resource introduces the concept of ‘Gymtherapy’; a pioneering approach to working with children that uses movement as a means of promoting emotional wellbeing. Gymtherapy brings together the physical and emotional benefits of activity alongside the importance of safeguarding…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Teaching Reading and Phonics to Children with Language and Communication Delay book cover

    Teaching Reading and Phonics to Children with Language and Communication Delay

    1st Edition

    By Charlotte Lynch

    Teaching Reading and Phonics to Children with Language and Communication Delay is an accessible and jargon-free book full of practical ideas for teaching the first stages of reading and phonics to children who have speech and language delay. Written by a bestselling author, this invaluable toolkit…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • The Dictionary for Human Factors/Ergonomics book cover

    The Dictionary for Human Factors/Ergonomics

    1st Edition

    By JamesH. Stramler,Jr.

    The Dictionary for Human Factors/Ergonomics is a major compilation of the basic terminology in the field of ergonomics. This unique dictionary contains over 8,000 terms representing all areas of human factors. For many terms, a commentary is provided to help place the term in perspective and…

    eBook – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

  • Practice-Based Research: A Guide for Clinicians book cover

    Practice-Based Research

    A Guide for Clinicians, 1st Edition

    Edited by R. Trent Codd, III

    Practice-Based Research shows mental-health practitioners how to establish viable and productive research programs in routine clinical settings. Chapters written by experts in practice-based research use real-world examples to help clinicians work through some of the most common barriers to…

    eBook – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Alternative Schools: Ensuring Student Success and Preventing Dropout book cover

    Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Alternative Schools

    Ensuring Student Success and Preventing Dropout, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Franklin, Calvin L. Streeter, Linda Webb, Samantha Guz

    Solution Focused Brief Therapy in Alternative Schools (SFBT) provides a step-by-step guide for how school social workers and counselors can work with other school professionals to create an effective solution focused dropout prevention program. Along with illustrative cases and detailed…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Therapy with Harming Fathers, Victimized Children and their Mothers after Parental Child Sexual Assault: Forging Enduring Safety book cover

    Therapy with Harming Fathers, Victimized Children and their Mothers after Parental Child Sexual Assault

    Forging Enduring Safety, 1st Edition

    By Dale Tolliday, Jo Spangaro, Lesley Laing

    'This book explores with refreshing clarity the complexities and challenges of working with child sexual abuse in the family environment. Describing a victim-centred, family approach based on clear ethical principles and with reference to their own practice experiences, Tolliday, Spangaro and Laing…

    eBook – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

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