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  • Childhood Adversity and Developmental Effects

    An International, Cross-Disciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Albers Prock

    Child trauma and violence is not an issue that is constrained to one nationality or one ethnicity. A staggering number of children around the world are subjected to violence and abuse, both domestic and political. The current volume examines the issue of developmental trauma from a variety of…

    Hardback – 2015-04-15
    Apple Academic Press

  • Tobacco Smoke Exposure Biomarkers

    1st Edition

    By Qingyuan Hu, Hongwei Hou

    Written by experts in the analytical chemistry of tobacco smoke, Tobacco Smoke Exposure Biomarkers summarizes the toxicology, metabolic pathway, and biomarkers of nicotine, TSNAs, PAHs, VOCs, AAs, Catechol and Hydroquinone, HCN, CO and NOx, and heavy metals, and the use of this biomarker in…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    CRC Press

  • Outsourcing the Womb

    Race, Class and Gestational Surrogacy in a Global Market, 2nd Edition

    By France Winddance Twine

    Through case studies, Outsourcing the Womb, Second Edition provides a critical analysis and global tour of the international surrogacy landscape in Egypt, India, China, Japan, Israel, Ukraine, the European Union and the United States. By providing a comparative analysis of countries that have very…

    Paperback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • Holistic Perspectives on Trauma

    Implications for Social Workers and Health-Care Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Albers Prock

    Children with a history of significant neglect and/or physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse are at higher risk for developing long-term emotional, behavioral, and mental health concerns, which have implications past childhood and into adulthood. Early trauma impacts individuals’ health in ways…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Apple Academic Press

  • School Nutrition and Activity

    Impacts on Well-Being, 1st Edition

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Childhood obesity is a major public health crisis nationally and internationally. This insightful compendium provides valuable information and assesses the research foundations behind several school initiatives to help combat the epidemic of…

    Hardback – 2015-03-20
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Childhood Obesity Epidemic

    Why Are Our Children Obese—And What Can We Do About It?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter D. Vash

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Child obesity is a serious condition that affects children around the world in growing numbers. With obesity comes an increased risk of other chronic diseases as well, making it even more important to understand and treat this condition from a…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    Apple Academic Press

  • Adolescent Mental Health

    Connections to the Community, 1st Edition

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Mental illnesses are often difficult to treat. They do not just affect individuals, they are rooted within communities and affect many other aspects of individuals’ social and physical lives as well. This book examines mental health specifically…

    Hardback – 2015-03-13
    Apple Academic Press

  • Psychology of Physical Activity

    Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions, 3rd Edition

    By Stuart J. H. Biddle, Nanette Mutrie, Trish Gorely

    The positive benefits of physical activity for physical and mental health are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of physical inactivity continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of physical activity has therefore become an important concern…

    Paperback – 2015-02-06
    Routledge

  • Relational Theory for Clinical Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Sharon Freedberg

    Relational Theory for Clinical Practice offers students and practitioners a conceptual framework for thinking relationally about social work with clients within a biological, psychological, and socio-cultural framework.  Integrating relational theory with the principles of clinical practice, and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge

  • Beginning Family Law

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Herring

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Family Law is all about, Beginning Family Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you come to terms…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge
    Beginning the Law

  • The Complexity of Adolescent Obesity

    Causes, Correlates, and Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter D. Vash

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. The research contained in this valuable compendium offers a much-needed perspective on one of the most dangerous health crises our world faces today: obesity. Obesity has become an epidemic, a fact frequently discussed in the media, with many…

    Hardback – 2014-12-22
    Apple Academic Press

  • Working with Involuntary Clients

    A Guide to Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Trotter

    Many social workers are employed in positions where they deal with involuntary clients. These positions are demanding, and require a specific set of skills. The new edition of this successful book provides an accessible and practical guide for managing difficult and sensitive relationships and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge

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