A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition
There is ever growing recognition by governments and healthcare professionals of the need to respond to the challenges of preventable diseases, especially so-called "lifestyle diseases", and of the influence that social class, gender, ethnicity, as well as individual differences play in health....
To Be Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge
What makes someone feel healthy? Why do some people respond differently under stress to others? Why dont people always follow nursing advice?This second edition of Introducing Psychology for Nurses and Healthcare Professionalsprovides an accessible but thorough introduction to the key...
Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge
A Practical Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Professionals
Lifestyle diseases are the scourge of the modern Western world. Smoking, eating badly, not exercising, excessive drinking: these are but a few of the major challenges facing the NHS. People understand why these habits are bad for them, and most people understand how to tackle them so...
Published April 28th 2010 by Routledge
Talking to patients is not always easy. Sometimes you have to deliver bad news or encourage them to change their behaviour such as quitting smoking or practicing safe sex. With this easy to use pocket-sized guide you can quickly access information on how to reach your patient with...
Published January 17th 2010 by Routledge
Promoting Healthy Behaviour
Improving lifestyles is thought to be one of the most effective means of reducing mortality and morbidity in the developed world. However, despite decades of health promotion, there has been no significant difference to lifestyles and instead there are rising levels of inactivity and obesity. The...
Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge