• Binge Eating Disorder: The Journey to Recovery and Beyond book cover

    Binge Eating Disorder

    The Journey to Recovery and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Amy Pershing, Chevese Turner

    Binge Eating Disorder, written by a clinician and an advocate who have personally struggled with Binge Eating Disorder (BED), illuminates the experience of BED from the patient perspective while also exploring the disorder’s etiological roots and addressing the components of treatment that are…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • For the Living: Coping, Caring and Communicating with the Terminally Ill book cover

    For the Living

    Coping, Caring and Communicating with the Terminally Ill, 1st Edition

    By Mark Golubow

    Rarely heard about in our society are caregivers' thoughts and feelings about life, death, and dying and how they act on those feelings. "For the Living: Coping, Caring and Communicating with the Terminally Ill" provides an in-depth, qualitative look at the experiences of oncology healthcare…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Healing with Death Imagery book cover

    Healing with Death Imagery

    1st Edition

    By Anees Ahmad Sheikh, Katharina S. Sheikh

    Sages of various traditions and ages have reiterated that we must incorporate the inevitability of death into the fabric of life to experience life's breadth and beauty. Imagery is an important tool in dealing with death, and this book is devoted to exploring many facets of this fascinating issue.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Imagery and Human Development Series

  • Critical Medical Anthropology book cover

    Critical Medical Anthropology

    2nd Edition

    By Merrill Singer, Hans Baer

    The purpose of this book is to provide an introduction and overview to the critical perspective as it has evolved in medical anthropology over the last ten years. Standing as an opposition approach to conventional medical anthropology, critical medical anthropology has emphasized the importance of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches in the Health Social Sciences Series

  • Excess Baggage: Leveling the Load and Changing the Workplace book cover

    Excess Baggage

    Leveling the Load and Changing the Workplace, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Rosskam, Ray H Elling

    Based on groundbreaking research on the working conditions of airport check-in workers in two countries, a previously unstudied category of predominantly women workers, Ellen Rosskam describes a form of work characterized as modern-day Taylorism. An occupation greatly affected by new forms of work…

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    Routledge
    Critical Approaches in the Health Social Sciences Series

  • Hypnosis and Imagination book cover

    Hypnosis and Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Robert G. Kunzendorf, Nicholas P. Spanos, Benjamin Wallace

    The book's first three chapters-by Sheehan and Robertson; Wagstaff; Council, Kirsch, and Grant - conclude that three different factors turn imagination into hypnosis. The next three chapters-by Lynn, Neufeld, Green, Rhue, and Sandberg; Rader, Kunzendorf, and Carrabino; and Barrett-explore the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Imagery and Human Development Series

  • On Death without Dignity: The Human Impact of Technological Dying book cover

    On Death without Dignity

    The Human Impact of Technological Dying, 1st Edition

    By David Wendell Moller

    Candidly written, ""On Death Without Dignity: The Human Impact of Technological Dying"", attempts to re-humanize the inevitable biological occurrence called dying. It is Moller's view that through the advancement of medicalized technology, has come the demise of the contemporary dying process. The…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Death and Dying

  • Occupational Health and Safety: International Influences and the New Epidemics book cover

    Occupational Health and Safety

    International Influences and the New Epidemics, 1st Edition

    By Chris Peterson, Claire Mayhew

    This text provides a theoretical and empirical approach to investigating the nature of emerging OSH (Occupational Health and Safety) epidemics across the industrialized world. The author of each chapter in this book deals with exposure to a particular OSH hazard and examines the epidemic nature of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Stress at Work: A Sociological Perspective book cover

    Stress at Work

    A Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Chris Peterson

    This book provides a theoretical background to occupational stress, and traces the early work of Hans Selye and the development of bio-physiological, psychological and then sociological models of stress. It also reports on a study of stress and ill-health in a large manufacturing organisation in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Lessons on Aging from Three Nations: The Art of Caring for Older Adults book cover

    Lessons on Aging from Three Nations

    The Art of Caring for Older Adults, 1st Edition

    By Sara Carmel, Carol A. Morse, Fernando M. Torres-Gil, Hendricks Hendricks

    The global phenomenon of the aging of societies during a period of outstanding scientific, economic, and technological advancements is a blessing for humanity. These fundamental changes, however, create new needs and problems in all areas of life, often difficult to address. In some countries, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Soul Pain: The Meaning of Suffering in Later Life book cover

    Soul Pain

    The Meaning of Suffering in Later Life, 1st Edition

    By Helen K Black

    This book explores the multifaceted experience of suffering in old age. Older adults suffer from a variety of causes such as illness, loss, and life disappointment, to name a few. Suffering also occurs due to experiences related to one's gender, ethnic background, and religion. Although…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges book cover

    The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges

    Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Michael Clair, Richard Allman

    "The Gerontological Prism" promotes disciplinary cooperation in aging research and practice. To some extent, each chapter explores a unified objective, that of generating a disciplinary-blind gerontology. The fundamental assumption throughout this book is that the aging individual and society can…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

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