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  • Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health

    A Guide for Health Professionals and Support Workers, 1st Edition

    By Jane Hanley

    Listening Visits in Perinatal Mental Health focuses on how women and families suffering from perinatal mental illness can be supported by a wide range of practitioners. Based on the skills of attentive listening, it is designed for use by health professionals and support workers concerned with…

    Paperback – 2015-05-19
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Global Mental Health Practice

    Seeing the Unseen, 1st Edition

    By Craig L. Katz, Jan Schuetz-Mueller

    Drawing on the authors’ experience in developing and implementing global mental health programs in crisis and development settings, A Guide to Global Mental Health Practice: Seeing the Unseen is designed for mental health, public health, and primary care professionals new to this emerging area…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge

  • Choosing Nursing

    From application to offer and beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy Poole

    Becoming a nurse is a life-changing process and making the decision to study nursing at university is the first step. This short guide will help you decide whether it is the right move for you, give you an idea of which field of nursing might suit you best and provide useful tips for making a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-22
    Routledge

  • Culture, Health and Sexuality

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Richard Parker, Felicity Thomas

    The last twenty years have seen a growth in multi-disciplinary work in the area of sexuality, culture and health. What was once a set of specialist concerns has been steadily mainstreamed. Alongside this, a broader interest has developed in ‘social’ and 'cultural’ factors relating to sexuality…

    Paperback – 2015-04-21
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Social Constructionism

    3rd Edition

    By Vivien Burr

    Now in its third edition, this successful book introduces students to the area of social science theory and research known as social constructionism. Using a variety of examples from everyday experience and from existing research in areas such as personality, sexuality and health, it clearly…

    Paperback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge

  • 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

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