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  • Stroke, Body Image, and Self Representation

    Psychoanalytic and Neurological Perspectives

    By Catherine Morin

    Stroke, Body Image, and Self Representation provides a psychoanalytic reading of the subjective difficulties encountered by patients who have suffered a stroke. The book is based on the words of stroke patients and on their self-portraits, which are then compared with the words and portraits of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Health Psychology

    Edited by Daryl O'Connor, Rory O'Connor

    In today’s sick world, the application of psychological research and methods to issues about and around health could not be more important. Health psychologists pursue ambitious goals, including: the promotion and maintenance of health; the prevention and management of illness; the improvement of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Psychology

  • Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health

    Edited by Bruce M.Z. Cohen

    The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health offers the most comprehensive collection of theoretical and applied writings to date with which students, scholars, researchers, and practitioners within the social and health sciences can systematically problematise the practices,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Economic Evaluation in Dementia Research

    Concepts, methods and experiences

    Edited by Carys Jones, Rhiannon Tudor Edwards, Martin Knapp

    The number of people with dementia is estimated to be 35 million worldwide, 800,000 of whom are in the UK, and with an aging population this figure is set to increase. This book provides an overview of the principles of health economics and its application to dementia research. Chapters present…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Informed Choice of Medical Services: Is the Law Just?

    Is the Law Just?

    By Marj Milburn

    This title was first published in 2001. This work is a uniquely multi-disciplinary contribution to the existing bioethical literature on the topic of informed choice of medical services. It is also the first comprehensive bioethical text to confront the central issue of power in the clinical…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Realising Participation

    Elderly People as Active Users of Health and Social Care

    By Kathryn Roberts, Tom Chapman

    This title was first published in 2001: During the last twenty years government rhetoric in the UK has increasingly advocated that statutory health and social care services should regard and treat recipients as 'consumers' in the same way as companies and organizations in the private sector. This…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Organisation Development in Health Care

    Strategic Issues in Health Care Management

    By Huw T.O. Davies, Mo Malek

    Edited by Rosemary K. Rushmer

    This title was first published in 2002: Health systems across the globe face similar problems: controlling costs while maintaining or improving health care quality and access. Notwithstanding the unprecedented health system reforms of the past decades, many outstanding problems remain in these…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Work Incentives and Welfare Provision

    The 'Pathological' Theory of Unemployment

    By Doris Schroeder

    This title was first published in 2000:  Over the past decade the welfare state has come under sustained attack not only from quarters which never approved of its policies, but also from political theorists who used to support it. With the collapse of communism, the policy of comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Community Health Needs in South Africa

    By Ntombenhle Protasia Khoti Torkington

    This title was first published in 2000:  Although the apartheid regime has now been abolished there is still a great deal of work to be done in order to eliminate the disadvantages it created for the health of black people at both micro and macro levels. This book presents the findings of a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Confronting Icarus: A Psycho-social Perspective on Haematological Malignancies

    By Pam McGrath

    This title was first publihsed in 2000:  Confronting Icarus, is the first book to bring together all of the original research that has been published to date on the psycho-social aspects of Haematological malignancies. This is a practical book to be used by health care practitioners and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Experiencing Poverty

    By Jonathan Bradshaw, Roy Sainsbury

    This title was first published in 2000:  Marking the centenary of Seebohm Rowntree’s first study of poverty in York, this volume examines the modern impact of poverty on health, nutrition, crime, gender and ethnicity.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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