Nursing & Health: Health Conditions

  • Group Psychotherapy with Addicted Populations: An Integration of Twelve-Step and Psychodynamic Theory, Fourth Edition book cover

    Group Psychotherapy with Addicted Populations

    An Integration of Twelve-Step and Psychodynamic Theory, Fourth Edition

    By Philip J. Flores

    This newly updated, streamlined, and more affordable edition of Group Psychotherapy with Addicted Populations provides proven strategies for combating alcohol and drug addiction through group psychotherapy. Philip J. Flores, a highly regarded expert in the treatment of alcoholism and in group…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Recrafting a Life: Coping with Chronic Illness and Pain book cover

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Employee Assistance Services in the New South Africa book cover

    Employee Assistance Services in the New South Africa

    By R Paul Maiden

    Employee Assistance Services in the New South Africa discusses the immense changes in employee assistance programs (EAP) in South Africa since the end of Apartheid in the early 1990s. EAP professionals and social workers will gain insight into the challenges of developing new programs in South…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of AIDS book cover

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches in the Health Social Sciences Series

  • Heavenly Hurts: Surviving AIDS-related Deaths and Losses book cover

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Imperialism, Health and Medicine book cover

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Progress in Preventing AIDS?: Dogma, Dissent and Innovation - Global Perspectives book cover

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Cancer and Creativity: A psychoanalytic guide to therapeutic transformation book cover

    Cancer and Creativity

    A psychoanalytic guide to therapeutic transformation

    Edited by Esther Dreifuss-Kattan

    Cancer and Creativity is a dialogue between accounts by cancer patients and survivors and a more clinical consideration and theoretical discussion from a psychoanalytic point of view of using creativity in coping with serious illness. The contributions featured demonstrate the power of creative…

    Paperback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Corporations, Schools and the War on Obesity: Childhood Obesity Inc. book cover

    Corporations, Schools and the War on Obesity

    Childhood Obesity Inc.

    By Darren Powell

    This book explores how corporations fund, devise and implement various programmes in schools as ‘part of the solution’ to childhood obesity. Drawing on data from across the globe, it shows how children, teachers, school leaders and external providers (both public and private), understand and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Health and Education

  • Palliative Care: Psychosocial perspectives book cover

    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 – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • A Visual History of HIV/AIDS: Exploring The Face of AIDS film archive book cover

    A Visual History of HIV/AIDS

    Exploring The Face of AIDS film archive

    Edited by Elisabet Björklund, Mariah Larsson

    The Face of AIDS film archive at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, consists of more than 700 hours of unedited and edited footage, shot over a period of more than thirty years and all over the world by filmmaker and journalist Staffan Hildebrand. The material documents the HIV/AIDS pandemic…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Public Health, Disease and Development in Africa book cover

    Public Health, Disease and Development in Africa

    Edited by Ezekiel Kalipeni, Juliet Iwelunmor, Diana S. Grigsby-Toussaint, Imelda K. Moise

    The closure of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015 prompted the need for a book of this kind. An interdisciplinary group of global health scholars contribute to the understanding of the emerging and fast-growing problem of the dual burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases (…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

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