Nursing & Health: Health Conditions

  • Drinking in Context: Patterns, Interventions, and Partnerships book cover

    Drinking in Context

    Patterns, Interventions, and Partnerships

    Edited by Gerry Stimson, Marcus Grant, Marie Choquet, Preston Garrison

    Drinking beverage alcohol is a widespread source of individual and social pleasure in most countries around the world. Yet, some drinking patterns can lead to serious physical, mental, and social harms. Drinking in Context is intended to complement existing volumes dealing with international…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11

  • Music at the Edge: The Music Therapy Experiences of a Musician with AIDS book cover

    Music at the Edge

    The Music Therapy Experiences of a Musician with AIDS, 2nd Edition

    By Colin Andrew Lee

    Music at the Edge invites the reader to experience a complete music therapy journey through the words and music of the client, and the therapist’s reflections. Francis, a musician living with AIDS, challenged Colin Andrew Lee, the music therapist, to help clarify his feelings about living and dying…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01

  • Regulating Tobacco, Alcohol and Unhealthy Foods: The Legal Issues book cover

    Regulating Tobacco, Alcohol and Unhealthy Foods

    The Legal Issues

    Edited by Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, Jonathan Liberman

    The need to reduce disability and premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is increasingly engaging international organisations and national and sub-national governments. In this book, experts from a range of backgrounds provide insights into the legal implications of regulating…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10

  • The Biological Basis of Mental Health book cover

    The Biological Basis of Mental Health

    3rd Edition

    By William T. Blows

    This book explores the underlying biology associated with the pathology of mental health disorders and the related nervous system. Fully revised for this third edition, each chapter has been updated to include the latest research, ideas and concepts in each field, and includes a new chapter on…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08

  • The Anthropology of Obesity in the United States book cover

    The Anthropology of Obesity in the United States

    By Anna Bellisari

    This volume examines the biocultural dimensions of obesity from an anthropological perspective in an effort to broaden understanding of a growing public health concern. The United States of America currently has the highest rates of obesity among developed countries, with an alarming rise in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23

  • One Health: Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa book cover

    One Health

    Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa

    Edited by Kevin Bardosh

    Zoonotic diseases – pathogens transmitted from animals to people – offer particularly challenging problems for global health institutions and actors, given the complex social-ecological dynamics at play. New forms of risk caused by unprecedented global connectivity and rapid social and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Clinical Exercise Science book cover

    Clinical Exercise Science

    Edited by Andrew Scott, Christopher Gidlow

    Clinical Exercise Science is an introduction to core principles and best practice in exercise science for students and practitioners working with clinical populations. Combining the latest scientific research with evidence-based, practitioner-led analysis, the book offers integrated coverage of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01

  • Culture, Ethnicity and Chronic Conditions: A Global Synthesis book cover

    Culture, Ethnicity and Chronic Conditions

    A Global Synthesis

    Edited by Charles Agyemang, Ama de-Graft Aikins

    The global burden of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as hypertension, diabetes and cancers, and of common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety, has a disproportionate impact on the low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) of Africa, Asia and Latin America. The pattern…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10

  • Substance Use Disorders in African American Communities: Prevention, Treatment and Recovery book cover

    Substance Use Disorders in African American Communities

    Prevention, Treatment and Recovery

    Edited by Mark Sanders

    This book is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and recovery of African Americans with substance use disorders. African Americans are disproportionately represented in the addictions, criminal justice, and child welfare systems. It is clear that, when their culturally specific needs are not…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04

  • The Video Game Debate: Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games book cover

    The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01

  • Addiction and Recovery in the UK book cover

    Addiction and Recovery in the UK

    Edited by Jeffrey D. Roth, David Best

    Addiction and Recovery in the UK captures the essence of the emerging addictions recovery movement and in particular the emerging evidence base that had been gathered around the umbrella of the Recovery Academy UK. The Recovery Academy was established with the aim of creating a forum for people in…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Women, Children, and Addiction book cover

    Women, Children, and Addiction

    Edited by Loretta Finnegan, Stephen Kandall

    This proposed book draws on the expertise of 35 experts in the field of Addiction Medicine to provide the reader with a current and comprehensive view of addiction as related to women, pregnancy, newborns, infants and children. The volume begins by placing current attitudes towards addicted women…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01

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