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  1. Children’s Food Practices in Families and Institutions

    Edited by Samantha Punch, Ian McIntosh, Ruth Emond

    This book brings together recent UK studies into children’s experiences and practices around food in a range of contexts, linking these to current policy and practice perspectives. It reveals that food works not only on a material level as sustenance but also on a symbolic level as something that...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Sport and Exercise Psychology

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Aidan Moran

    Although sport is played with the body, it is won in the mind. Inspired by this idea, the second edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive critical introduction to sport and exercise psychology – a discipline that is concerned with the theory and practice of helping athletes to...

    Published February 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Health Psychology

    Second Edition

    Edited by Andrew Baum, Tracey A. Revenson, Jerome Singer

    Considered the most comprehensive handbook in the field, this rich resource reviews the biological, psychological, and social factors that affect health, health behavior, and illness. Many chapters review the latest theories and research while others illustrate how research is translated into...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Psychology Press

  4. Teaching and Learning in Medical and Surgical Education

    Lessons Learned for the 21st Century

    Edited by Linda H. Distlehorst, Gary L. Dunnington, J. Roland Folse

    The idea for this book was originally conceived by Terrill Mast in conversations with Roland Folse. Dr. Mast was dedicated to the belief that all medical teachers should be generalists with skills and knowledge in all aspects of the field. Before his untimely death, he recruited most of the...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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