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  1. Persuasive Communication and Drug Abuse Prevention

    Edited by Lewis Donohew, Howard E. Sypher, William J. Bukoski

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The history of drug abuse prevention campaigns suggests limitations in producing measurable changes in behavior. In the past, there was concern over the possibility of such publicity actually encouraging interest in drug use, rather than discouraging such behavior. Although little or no...

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Negotiating the Crisis

    Drgs and the Transformation of Hospitals

    By Patricia Geist, Monica Hardesty

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In 1984 Congress revamped Medicare to save a financially distraught health care system, thus transforming the hospital as an organization. Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) -- the cornerstone of this extensive reorganization -- have triggered repercussions that are still adversely affecting health...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Communication Campaigns About Drugs

    Government, Media, and the Public

    Edited by Pamela J. Shoemaker

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. An Introduction to Psychological Care in Nursing and the Health Professions

    By Helena Priest

    Caring is at the core of what nurses and other health professionals do. But caring encompasses more than simply looking after people’s physical health needs. People requiring any health service will have psychological needs that affect their feelings, thoughts, and behaviour. Good psychological...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Social Cure

    Identity, Health and Well-Being

    Edited by Jolanda Jetten, Catherine Haslam, S. Alexander Haslam

    A growing body of research shows that social networks and identities have a profound impact on mental and physical health. With such mounting evidence of the importance of social relationships in protecting health, the challenge we face is explaining why this should be the case. What is it that...

    Published July 8th 2011 by Psychology Press

  6. Young People, Border Spaces and Revolutionary Imaginations

    Edited by Stuart Aitken, Fernando Bosco, Thomas Herman, Kate Swanson

    Drawing from discussions that pulled together child researchers working near the borders of Mexico, the United States and Canada, this book explores how material and metaphoric borders give way to young people's experimentations with cultural, social and political change. The contributors...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Teresa L. Thompson, Roxanne Parrott, Jon F. Nussbaum

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication brings together the current body of scholarly work in health communication. With its expansive scope, it offers an introduction for those new to this area, summarizes work for those already learned in the area, and suggests avenues for future research...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Recovery from Addiction in Communal Living Settings

    The Oxford House Model

    Edited by Leonard A. Jason, Joseph R Ferrari

    Research on treatment outcome for addictive disorders indicates that a variety of interventions are effective. However, the progress clients make in treatment frequently is undermined by the lack of an alcohol and drug free living environment supporting sustained recovery. This book suggests...

    Published December 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Women, Children, and Addiction

    Edited by Loretta P. Finnegan, Stephen R. Kandall

    This proposed book draws on the expertise of 35 experts in the field of Addiction Medicine to provide the reader with a current and comprehensive view of addiction as related to women, pregnancy, newborns, infants and children. The volume begins by placing current attitudes towards addicted women...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The End of the Obesity Epidemic

    By Michael Gard

    Despite apocalyptic predictions from a vocal alliance of health professionals, politicians and social commentators that rising obesity levels would lead to a global health crisis, the crisis has not materialised. In this provocative follow up to his classic work of obesity scepticism, The Obesity...

    Published November 3rd 2010 by Routledge