Chronic Diseases Products

  • Contested Illness in Context

    An Interdisciplinary Study in Disease Definition, 1st Edition

    By Harry Quinn Schone

    What makes a disease real? Why is it that patients with chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia are doubted when they say they are in pain, and cannot access the same benefits of patient-hood that others can? What defines the limits of our belief and, ultimately, compassion, when it comes to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Haemophilia in Aotearoa New Zealand

    More Than A Bleeding Nuisance, 1st Edition

    By Julie Park, Kathryn Scott, Deon York, Michael Carnahan

    Haemophilia in Aotearoa New Zealand provides a richly detailed analysis of the experience of the bleeding disorder of haemophilia based on longterm ethnographic research. The chapters consider experiences of diagnosis; how parents, children, and adults care and integrate medical routines into…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Recrafting a Life

    Coping with Chronic Illness and Pain, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Communicating Pain

    Exploring Suffering through Language, Literature and Creative Writing, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca S Allen, Brian D Carpenter, Morgan K. Eichorst

    The challenges faced by individuals and families at the end of life are still incredibly diverse, and many behavioural interventions and clinical approaches have been developed to address this great diversity of experiences in the face of dying and death, helping providers to care for their clients…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work

    Autoimmunity and the contemporary disease experience, 1st Edition

    By Liz Price, Liz Walker

    Whilst the body has recently assumed greater sociological significance, there has been less engagement in social work and social care on the bodily experience of health, illness and disease. This innovative volume redresses the balance by exploring chronic illness and social work, through the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Constructing Pain

    Historical, psychological and critical perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Robert Kugelmann

    Everyone experiences pain, whether it’s emotional or physical, chronic or acute. Pain is part of what it means to be human, and so an understanding of how we relate to it as individuals - as well as cultures and societies - is fundamental to who we are.  In this important new book, the first in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Regulating Tobacco, Alcohol and Unhealthy Foods

    The Legal Issues, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Clinical Exercise Science

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Culture, Ethnicity and Chronic Conditions

    A Global Synthesis, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Managing Long-term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care

    A Guide to Good Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Judith Carrier

    Effective management of long-term conditions is an essential part of contemporary nursing policy and practice. Systematic and evidence-based care which takes account of the expert patient and reduces unnecessary hospital admissions is vital to support those with long-term conditions/chronic…

    Paperback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge

  • Living with the Enemy

    Coping with the stress of chronic illness using CBT, mindfulness and acceptance, 1st Edition

    By Ray Owen

    ‘This isn’t living, this is just existing.’ A long-term physical health condition – a chronic illness, or even a disability – can take over your existence. Battling against the effects of the condition can take so much of your time and energy that it feels like the rest of your life is ‘on hold’.…

    Paperback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge

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