Nursing & Health: Health Conditions

  • Palliative Care

    Psychosocial perspectives

    By Alison Rodriguez

    Death is inevitable, and yet for most of us it is also unimaginable. This enlightening book is not about death and dying, but about how life-limiting illnesses influence culture, society and how we understand ourselves. It provides a critical, existential perspective on palliative care, examining…

    Paperback – 2017-04-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Sustainable Diets

    How Ecological Nutrition can Transform Consumption and the Food System

    By Pamela Mason, Tim Lang

    How can huge populations be fed sustainably – healthily, equitably and affordably – while maintaining the ecosystems on which humanity 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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge

  • Alcohol, Power and Public Health

    A Comparative Study of Alcohol Policy

    By Shane Butler, Karen Elmeland, Betsy Thom, James Nicholls

    In recent years, the reduction of alcohol-related harm has emerged as a major policy issue across Europe. Public health advocates, supported by the World Health Organisation, have challenged an approach that targets problem-drinking individuals, calling instead for governments to control…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Recrafting a Life

    Coping with Chronic Illness and Pain

    By Charles Johnson, Denise Webster

    Chronic illness and pain are now, more than ever, seen asas major problems in the current health care system. Because they are unresponsive to both antibiotics and surgery, theyr are seen as elusive and mysterious. The National Medical Expenditure Survey estimates that over 80 million U.S.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Social Science of the Syringe

    A Sociology of Injecting Drug Use

    By Nicole Vitellone

    This book addresses the history of harm reduction. It evaluates the consequences and constraints, stakes and costs of the policy of needle exchange for the purposes of harm prevention and health research. Vitellone situates the syringe at the centre of empirical research and theoretical analysis,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Youth Drinking Cultures in a Digital World

    Alcohol, Social Media and Cultures of Intoxication

    Edited by Antonia C. Lyons, Tim McCreanor, Ian Goodwin, Helen Moewaka Barnes

    Social media has helped boost the culture of intoxication, a central aspect of young people’s social lives in many Western countries. Initial research suggests that these technologies enable highly-nuanced, targeted marketing and innovations – creating new virtual spaces that alter the dynamics and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Brief Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Cancer Patients

    Re-Visioning the CBT Paradigm

    By Scott Temple

    Brief Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Cancer Patients is a practical, clinical guide that allows for the integration of techniques from multiple newer CBT models, organized around a clear conceptual foundation and case conceptualization. The book targets those cognitive, emotional, and behavioral…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of AIDS

    By Merrill Singer

    Features a collection of seven research-based articles on AIDS. This work seeks to cut through popular misunderstanding and conventional ideas about the spread and impact of AIDS by employing a political economic perspective in the analysis of the epidemic in diverse settings.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches in the Health Social Sciences Series

  • Heavenly Hurts

    Surviving AIDS-related Deaths and Losses

    By Sandra Jacoby Klein

    "Heavenly Hurts Surviving AIDS-Related Deaths and Losses" imparts vital information for anyone touched by deaths and losses of HIV/AIDS. In the AIDS pandemic, efforts are focused on persons living with AIDS (PLWA). Neglected are professional and non-professional caregivers, families, and friends.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Imperialism, Health and Medicine

    By Vicente Navarro

    Includes articles which offer an alternative view of the political and economic causes of substandard health care in the underdeveloped societies of the Third World.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Progress in Preventing AIDS?

    Dogma, Dissent and Innovation - Global Perspectives

    By David Ross Buchanan, George Peter Cernada

    Originally published in the "International Quarterly of Community Health Education", this work presents twenty-one chapters about the state of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in a global context.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Doping in Sport

    Edited by Vassilis Barkoukis, Lambros Lazuras, Haralambos Tsorbatzoudis

    This is the first book to draw together cutting-edge research on the psychological processes underlying doping use in sport and exercise, thereby filling an important gap in our understanding of this centrally important issue in contemporary sport. Covering diverse areas of psychology such as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

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