Handbooks and Companions: Health and Social Care

  • Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition book cover

    Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Victor R. Preedy

    Palliative care consists of medical care or treatment that focuses on alleviating disease symptoms, rather than delaying or reversing progression of the disease. It is given when a cure is not possible to help patients have the best quality of life through relieving pain and suffering. Diet and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06 
    CRC Press

  • 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: An Evidence-Based Guide 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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Men's Health Disparities book cover

    Handbook of Men's Health Disparities

    1st Edition

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

    Worldwide, men have more opportunities, privileges, and power, yet 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 orientation, gender…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Development, Mental Health and Wellbeing book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of International Development, Mental Health and Wellbeing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Davidson

    Despite its enormous impact on individuals, families, communities, and economies, globally mental health has always been a low priority, with mental health budgets rarely protected and often the first to be axed in times of austerity. Yet more than 650 million people worldwide are estimated to meet…

    Hardback – 2019-05-12 
    Routledge

  • Posttraumatic Stress and Substance Use Disorders: A Comprehensive Clinical Handbook book cover

    Posttraumatic Stress and Substance Use Disorders

    A Comprehensive Clinical Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anka A. Vujanovic, Sudie E. Back

    Posttraumatic Stress and Substance Use Disorders summarizes the state of the field from a biopsychosocial perspective, addressing key domains of interest to clinicians, students, instructors, and researchers. Chapters written by leaders in the field cover the latest research on assessment,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Global Urban Health book cover

    Handbook of Global Urban Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Igor Vojnovic, Amber L Pearson, Asiki Gershim, Geoff DeVerteuil, Adriana Allen

    Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Lifestyle Medicine, Third Edition book cover

    Lifestyle Medicine, Third Edition

    3rd Edition

    Edited by James M. Rippe

    The field of lifestyle medicine, which is the study of how daily habits and actions impact on both short- and long-term health and quality of life, continues to expand globally. The scientific and medical literature that supports the success of these lifestyle habits and actions is now overwhelming…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    CRC Press

  • The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Ravenscroft

    The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment examines current debates as well as cross-examining traditionally held beliefs around visual impairment. It provides a bridge between medical practice and social and cultural research drawing on authentic investigations. It is the intention of this…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Handbook of Parenting: Volume I: Children and Parenting, Third Edition book cover

    Handbook of Parenting

    Volume I: Children and Parenting, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein

    This highly anticipated third edition of the Handbook of Parenting brings together an array of field-leading experts who have worked in different ways toward understanding the many diverse aspects of parenting. Contributors to the Handbook look to the most recent research and thinking to shed light…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality in Society and the Professions book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality in Society and the Professions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laszlo Zsolnai, Bernadette Flanagan

    Increasingly, it is being recognized that spirituality, defined here as "a multiform search for a transcendent meaning of life that connects them to all living beings and brings them in touch with God or ‘Ultimate Reality,’" is an aspect of almost every sphere and aspect of social life. It appears…

    Hardback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Zempi, Imran Awan

    Islamophobic hate crimes have increased significantly following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and 7/7. More recently, the rhetoric surrounding Trump’s election and presidency, Brexit, the rise of far-right groups and ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks worldwide have promoted a climate where…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen A. Webb

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Social Work brings together the world’s leading scholars in the field to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the subject. Comprised of 48 chapters divided into six parts: Historical, social, and political…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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