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  • The Last Word on Eating Disorders Prevention

    Edited by Leigh Cohn

    For the first time in one volume, many of the world’s most esteemed eating disorders prevention experts share their opinions and recommendations about future directions for the field. Employing "The Last Word" format of writing concise editorials about a focused area of research, authors from four…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 

  • Digitised Health, Medicine and Risk

    Edited by Deborah Lupton

    A prevailing excitement can be discerned in the medical and public health literature and popular media concerning the apparent ‘disruptive’ or ‘revolutionary’ potential of digital health technologies. Most of the wider social implications are often ignored or glossed over in such accounts. Critical…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 

  • 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 

  • 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 

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

  • Communicating Pain

    Exploring Suffering through Language, Literature and Creative Writing

    By Stephanie Potocka de Montalk

    Combining critical research with memoir, essay, poetry and creative biography, this insightful volume sensitively explores the lived experience of chronic pain. Confronting the language of pain and the paradox of writing about personal pain, Communicating Pain is a personal response to the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • 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 

  • 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 
    Critical Studies in Health and Education

  • 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 
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • 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 – 2018-08-14
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

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