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  1. Power in the Blood

    A Handbook on Aids, Politics, and Communication

    Edited by William N. Elwood

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In this single volume, William N. Elwood has gathered potent evidence of the impact that the HIV/AIDS epidemic has had on the world, its communities, and its inhabitants, and he addresses the role of communication in affecting the way in which people respond to AIDS. With a multidisciplinary group...

    Published October 31st 1998 by Routledge

  2. Professionally Speaking

    Public Speaking for Health Professionals

    By Frank De Piano, Arnold Melnick

    Your knees are shaking, your throat is dry, and out in front of you in the Lerenbaum Room of the Ramada Inn is the 167th Annual Meeting of the Tucson Dentists Weekend Warrior Organization. You step to the podium, there’s a short crackle of microphone feedback, and all eyes are on you. What do you...

    Published September 24th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Preventing Aids

    A Sourcebook for Behavioral Interventions

    By Seth C. Kalichman

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of behavioral interventions to prevent HIV-AIDS risk-related behaviors. It synthesizes the empirical literature on individual, group, and community-level interventions and provides an objective and detailed assessment of intervention outcomes. Factors...

    Published April 30th 1998 by Psychology Press

  4. Aspects of Confused Speech

    A Study of Verbal Interaction Between Confused and Normal Speakers

    By Pamela Shakespeare

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Based on research focusing on the experience of having confused speech and being with confused speakers, this book begins with everyday, commonly understood ideas such as "talking too much" and examines how confused speech is "brought off" as a collaborative activity by the people involved. The...

    Published November 30th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Aspects of Confused Speech

    A Study of Verbal Interaction Between Confused and Normal Speakers

    By Pamela Shakespeare

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Based on research focusing on the experience of having confused speech and being with confused speakers, this book begins with everyday, commonly understood ideas such as "talking too much" and examines how confused speech is "brought off" as a collaborative activity by the people involved. The...

    Published November 30th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Black Women's Health

    A Special Double Issue of women's Health: Research on Gender, Behavior, and Policy

    Edited by Hope Landrine, Elizabeth A. Klonoff

    In this special issue, top researchers from a diversity of disciplines provide an overview of and insights into the major social, cultural, and structural variables that play a role in Black women's poor health, and differential morbidity and mortality. The articles focus on the major threats to...

    Published November 30th 1997 by Psychology Press

  7. Humor and the Healing Arts

    A Multimethod Analysis of Humor Use in Health Care

    By Athena du Pr‚, Athena du Pre

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Offering a social scientific look at humor's role in medical transactions, this volume is based on extensive field study in seven medical settings. It includes excerpts from dozens of actual conversations between patients and caregivers. Analysis of these episodes reveals that humor is a practical...

    Published October 31st 1997 by Routledge

  8. Partnership for Health

    Building Relationships Between Women and Health Caregivers

    By Christina S. Beck, Sandra L. Ragan, Athena du Pr‚, Athena du Pre

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In the 1960s, feminists voiced their outrage about the health care system in the United States which routinely discriminated against women and, in so doing, literally jeopardized their health and well-being. Over a decade later, women's health advocates still stressed the need for reform of this...

    Published June 30th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Health Promotion and Interactive Technology

    Theoretical Applications and Future Directions

    Edited by Richard L. Street, William R. Gold, Timothy R. Manning

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book's purpose is to offer various perspectives relating to the development, effectiveness, and implementation of interactive computing technology for health promotion--programs and interventions aimed at improving various health-related outcomes such as involvement in care, quality of life,...

    Published March 31st 1997 by Routledge

  10. The Fragile Community

    Living Together With Aids

    By Mara B. Adelman, Larry R. Frey

    Series: Everyday Communication Series

    This book examines the concept of "community," focusing on how communication practices help manage the tensions of creating and sustaining everyday communal life amidst the crisis of human loss. While acknowledging how the contradictory and inconsistent nature of human relationships inevitably...

    Published October 31st 1996 by Routledge