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  1. Food, Morals and Meaning

    The Pleasure and Anxiety of Eating, 2nd Edition

    By John Coveney

    Following on from the success of the first edition, John Coveney traces our complex relationship with food and eating and our preoccupation with diet, self-discipline and food guilt. Using our current fascination with health and nutrition, he explores why our appetite for food pleasures...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Processing of Medical information in Aging Patients

    Cognitive and Human Factors Perspectives

    Edited by Roger W. Morrell, Kim Shifren, Denise Park, Denise Park

    This volume focuses on understanding the impact of age-related decline in cognitive abilities on medical decisions and compliance with medical instructions. It examines how medical information and the medical environment can be restructured to accommodate the decreased cognitive function associated...

    Published May 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Towards a Contextual Psychology of Disablism

    By Brian Watermeyer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    In recent years, disability studies has been driven by a model of disability which focuses on the social and economic oppression of disabled people. Although an important counterbalance to a pathologising medical model, the social model risks presenting an impoverished and disembodied view of...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Self-Identity after Brain Injury

    By Tamara Ownsworth

    Series: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Modular Handbook

    An injury to the brain can affect virtually any aspect of functioning and, at the deepest level, can alter sense of self or the essential qualities that define who we are. In recent years, there has been a growing body of research investigating changes to self in the context of brain injury....

    Published March 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Aids: Effective Health Communication For The 90s

    Effective Health Communicaton for the 90's

    Edited by Scott C. Ratzan

    Despite educational efforts, the majority of Americans are still under the misconception that they are not at risk from HIV/AIDS infection. In addition, the federal government only spends 2% of the total designated federal AIDS funding toward prevention. Thus, information in respect to AIDS and...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Circumcision, Public Health, Genital Autonomy and Cultural Rights

    Edited by Matthew Johnson, Megan O'Branski

    Circumcision is one of the oldest and most common surgical processes, being practised, for a range of medical, social and religious reasons, on up to 30% of males worldwide. It is currently being promoted by a range of health bodies as a means of tackling HIV in developing countries. Yet, there is...

    Published March 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

    Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Treatment

    Edited by Cecilia A. Essau, Franz Petermann

    Recent years have seen a growing awareness of the common occurrence of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. There has been a parallel increase in the number of studies examining the risk factors, comorbidity, course and outcome of such disorders, as well as the developments of numerous...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Promoting Healthy Behaviour

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Dominic Upton, Katie Thirlaway

    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....

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Decolonizing Global Mental Health

    The psychiatrization of the majority world

    By China Mills

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Decolonizing Global Mental Health is a book that maps a strange irony. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Movement for Global Mental Health are calling to ‘scale up’ access to psychological and psychiatric treatments globally, particularly within the global South. Simultaneously, in the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Implementing an Inpatient Smoking Cessation Program

    By Patricia M. Smith, C. Barr Taylor

    Implementing an Inpatient Smoking Cessation Program serves as a step-by-step manual for implementing a cost-effective tobacco cessation program for hospitalized patients. Based on the Staying Free program, which has evidenced among the highest cessation rates reported in the scientific literature,...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Psychology Press