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  • Sustainable Diets: How Ecological Nutrition Can Transform Consumption and the Food System book cover

    Sustainable Diets

    How Ecological Nutrition Can Transform Consumption and the Food System

    By Pamela Mason, Tim Lang

    How can huge populations be fed healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining the ecosystems on which life depends? The evidence of diet’s impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic aspirations proves…

    eBook – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Women’s Mental Health Across the Lifespan: Challenges, Vulnerabilities, and Strengths book cover

    Women’s Mental Health Across the Lifespan

    Challenges, Vulnerabilities, and Strengths

    Edited by Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett, Lesia M. Ruglass

    Women’s Mental Health Across the Lifespan examines women’s mental health from a developmental perspective, looking at key stressors and strengths from adolescence to old age. Chapters focus in detail on specific stressors and challenges that can impact women’s mental health, such as trauma,…

    eBook – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Clinical Topics in Psychology and Psychiatry

  • Self and Social Identity in Educational Contexts book cover

    Self and Social Identity in Educational Contexts

    Edited by Kenneth I. Mavor, Michael J. Platow, Boris Bizumic

    This innovative volume integrates social identity theory with research on teaching and education to shed new and fruitful light on a variety of different pedagogical concerns and practices. It brings together researchers at the cutting edge of new developments with a wealth of teaching and research…

    eBook – 2017-02-24
    Routledge

  • Neurobehavioural Disability and Social Handicap Following Traumatic Brain Injury book cover

    Neurobehavioural Disability and Social Handicap Following Traumatic Brain Injury

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom M. McMillan, Rodger Ll. Wood

    Neurobehavioural disability (NBD) follows many forms of serious brain injury and is a major constraint on social independence. This book brings together a group of leading academics and practising clinicians to provide an overview of the nature of NBD, considering how it translates into social…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Psychology Press
    Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

  • CBT for Managing Non-cardiac Chest Pain: An Evidence-based Guide book cover

    CBT for Managing Non-cardiac Chest Pain

    An Evidence-based Guide

    By Elizabeth Marks, Myra Hunter, John Chambers

    CBT for Managing Non-cardiac Chest Pain is an evidence-based guide and workbook for clinicians working with people with non-cardiac chest pain (NCCP). NCCP affects around 25–30% of people in the UK, USA, and Europe and is associated with high levels of health care use and compromised quality of…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge

  • The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry: The Golden Smile through the Ages book cover

    The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry

    The Golden Smile through the Ages

    By Marshall Joseph Becker, Jean MacIntosh Turfa

    The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry offers a study of the construction and use of gold dental appliances in ancient Etruscan culture, and their place within the framework of a general history of dentistry, with special emphasis on appliances, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia and Egypt to modern…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters book cover

    Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    The pressure of climate change, environmental degradation, and urbanisation, as well as the widening of socio- economic disparities have rendered the global population increasingly vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters. With a primary focus on medical and public health humanitarian response…

    eBook – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Engaging Bioethics: An Introduction With Case Studies book cover

    Engaging Bioethics

    An Introduction With Case Studies

    By Gary Seay, Susana Nuccetelli

    Engaging Bioethics: An Introduction with Case Studies draws students into this rapidly changing field, helping them to actively untangle the many issues at the intersection of medicine and moral concern. Presuming readers start with no background in philosophy, it offers balanced, philosophically…

    eBook – 2017-02-03
    Routledge

  • The Umbilical Cord Blood Controversies in Medical Law book cover

    The Umbilical Cord Blood Controversies in Medical Law

    By Karen Devine

    Since the therapeutic value of umbilical cord blood (UCB) stem cells was first recognised in the late 1980s, there has been a proliferation of both public and private UCB banks worldwide. However, the ability to utilise such a potentially valuable resource has provoked a number of controversies. In…

    eBook – 2017-01-12
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Science, Technology and the Ageing Society book cover

    Science, Technology and the Ageing Society

    By Tiago Moreira

    Ageing is widely recognised as one of the social and economic challenges in the contemporary, globalised world, for which scientific, technological and medical solutions are continuously sought. This book proposes that science and technology also played a crucial role in the creation and…

    eBook – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Examination of the Newborn: A Practical Guide book cover

    Examination of the Newborn

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Helen Baston, Heather Durward

    Newborn babies are examined at around 6 to 72 hours after their birth to rule out major congenital abnormalities and reassure the parents that their baby is healthy. This practical text is a step-by-step guide for all practitioners who undertake this clinical examination. It is particularly…

    eBook – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Public Health Law: Ethics, Governance, and Regulation book cover

    Public Health Law

    Ethics, Governance, and Regulation

    By John Coggon, Keith Syrett, A. M. Viens

    Public health activity, and the state’s public health responsibilities to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy, can only be achieved through different means of social coordination. This places law and regulation at the heart of public health. They are fundamental both to methods of…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

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