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Illness & addiction: social aspects books

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The Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness by Gregory L. (Roanoke College, USA) Weiss, Lynne E. Lonnquist The Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness
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With thorough coverage of inequality in health care access and practice, this leading textbook has been widely acclaimed by teachers as the most accessible of any available. It introduces and integrates recent research in medical sociology and emphasizes the importance...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/02/2018

State, Society and Health in Nepal by Madhusudan (Professor, Department of Sociology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal) Subedi State, Society and Health in Nepal
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This book focuses on health, healing and health care in Nepal. It presents an intriguing picture: the interplay between the natural processes that cause ill health or diseases and the socio-cultural processes through which people try to understand and cope...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/02/2018

Hurt Chronicles of the Drug War Generation by Miriam Boeri Hurt Chronicles of the Drug War Generation

Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation weaves engaging first-person accounts of the lives of baby boomer drug users, including the author Miriam Boeri's own knowledge as the sister of a heroin addict. The compelling stories are set in historical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/12/2017

The Ceremonial Order of the Clinic Parents, Doctors and Medical Bureaucracies by P.M. Strong, Robert Dingwall The Ceremonial Order of the Clinic Parents, Doctors and Medical Bureaucracies
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This title was first published in 2001. A classic ethnographic study of the interactions between paediatricians and parents of children thought to be neurologically handicapped. Strong used this work to systematize the often chaotic ideas of Erving Goffman, to explore...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/12/2017

Dementia Person-Centered Assessment and Intervention by Ellen (Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada) Hickey Dementia Person-Centered Assessment and Intervention
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Revised edition of: Dementia: from diagnosis to management: a functional approach / Michelle S. Bourgeois and Ellen M. Hickey, 2009.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/12/2017

Dementia Person-Centered Assessment and Intervention by Ellen (Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada) Hickey Dementia Person-Centered Assessment and Intervention
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Revised edition of: Dementia: from diagnosis to management: a functional approach / Michelle S. Bourgeois and Ellen M. Hickey, 2009.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/12/2017

Hurt Chronicles of the Drug War Generation by Miriam Boeri Hurt Chronicles of the Drug War Generation

Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation weaves engaging first-person accounts of the lives of baby boomer drug users, including the author Miriam Boeri's own knowledge as the sister of a heroin addict. The compelling stories are set in historical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/12/2017

European Neonatal Research Consent, Ethics Committees and Law by Su Mason European Neonatal Research Consent, Ethics Committees and Law

This title was first published in 2001. An important book presenting the results of the European Union funded EURICON project in biomedical ethics. Involving experts in eleven countries, this project was motivated by European neonatal clinicians' concerns about the problem...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/12/2017

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Sober But Stuck by Dan F. Sober But Stuck


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Courage To Be Me Living with Alcoholism by Hazelden Publishing Courage To Be Me Living with Alcoholism

Al-Anon's latest, Courage to Be Me, is a treasure-trove of recovery stories specially written by and for Alateens. Every teen living with an alcoholic - recovering or not - should read this book.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Futures at Stake Youth, Gambling and Society by Futures at Stake Youth, Gambling and Society

The widespread legalization of gambling across the US has produced concerns for serious social, economic, and health problems. This work covers discussions of the pathology and treatment of gambling addictions, the legal ramifications of youth gambling, and the social aspects...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/03/2018

Growing Up With A Schizophrenic Mother by Margaret J. Brown, Doris Parker Roberts Growing Up With A Schizophrenic Mother
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A unique book based on interviews with over forty adult children of mothers diagnosed as schizophrenic. The authors provide an overview of schizophrenia, behaviours of the affected parent, and the marital relationship of the patient and her non-schizophrenic spouse. The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Recovering Intoxication and its Aftermath by Leslie Jamison The Recovering Intoxication and its Aftermath

Addiction is seemingly inexplicable. From the outside, it can look like wilful, arrogant self-destruction; from the inside, it can feel as inevitable and insistent as a heartbeat. It is possible to describe, but hard to explore. Yet in The Recovering,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2018

Other books in this genre

Psychoactive Drug Abuse in Hong Kong Life Satisfaction and Drug Use by Yuet Wah Cheung, Nicole Wai-ting Cheung Psychoactive Drug Abuse in Hong Kong Life Satisfaction and Drug Use
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This book studies young people's use of psychoactive drugs and its social and psychological correlates in Hong Kong. Specifically, it focuses on how life satisfaction may affect drug use among a sample of psychoactive drug users in Hong Kong. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Community Health Needs in South Africa by Ntombenhle Protasia Khoti Torkington Community Health Needs in South Africa

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

Public Health and National Reconstruction in Post-War Asia International Influences, Local Transformations by Liping (Alma College, USA) Bu Public Health and National Reconstruction in Post-War Asia International Influences, Local Transformations
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This book, based on extensive original research, considers the transformation of public health systems in major East, South and Southeast Asian countries in the period following the Second World War. It examines how public health concepts, policies, institutions and practices...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2017

Identifying Hyperactive Children The Medicalization of Deviant Behavior Expanded Edition by Peter Conrad Identifying Hyperactive Children The Medicalization of Deviant Behavior Expanded Edition

This is a new and expanded edition of a classic case-study in the medicalization of ADHD, originally published in 1976. The book centres on an empirical study of the process of identifying hyperactive children, providing a perceptive and accessible introduction...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Disability in the Global South The Critical Handbook by Shaun Grech Disability in the Global South The Critical Handbook

This first-of-its kind volume spans the breadth of disability research and practice specifically focusing on the global South. Established and emerging scholars alongside advocates adopt a critical and interdisciplinary stance to probe, challenge and shift common held social understandings of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Posthumanism and Public Health by Simon (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK) Cohn Posthumanism and Public Health
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The intellectual and moral imperatives that underscore public health have sustained the idea that its fundamental scope is the study of human health, illness and suffering, and that these are self-evidently attributable to individuals and groups of people. This edited...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Informed Choice of Medical Services: Is the Law Just? Is the Law Just? by Marj Milburn Informed Choice of Medical Services: Is the Law Just? Is the Law Just?

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Towards a Sociology of Health Discourse in Africa by Jimoh Amzat, Oliver Razum Towards a Sociology of Health Discourse in Africa
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This book discusses fundamental discourses relating to health in Africa arising out of the consequences of endemic diseases in Africa.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Social Research in Health and Illness Case-Based Approaches by Dr Constantinos N. Phellas, Costas S. Constantinou Social Research in Health and Illness Case-Based Approaches
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Social Research in Health and Illness offers a theoretically informed guide to practising the key social research methods in investigating health and illness. Examining both methods and methodology, the authors explore the importance of selecting the appropriate research method for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

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