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  1. Caregiving with Pride

    Edited by Karen I. Frediksen-Goldsen

    Groundbreaking information for caregivers—and those receiving care It is more common now than ever before for partners, family members, and friends to provide informal care, yet caregiving in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities has received little attention. Caregiving...

    Published October 10th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Social Group Work with Cardiac Patients

    By Maurice Scott Fisher

    Series: Haworth Social Work in Health Care

    Develop a comprehensive understanding of cardiac disease process Cardiovascular problems are on the rise in America. Care providers need to understand the overall clinical and statistical significance these life-changing events have to patients and families alike. Social Group Work with Cardiac...

    Published October 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  3. Trauma and Dissociation in Convicted Offenders

    Gender, Science, and Treatment Issues

    Edited by Kathryn Quina, Laura Brown

    Better understand the men and women most affected by trauma in our society Convicted offenders quite often are found to have a history of trauma. Trauma and Dissociation in Convicted Offenders: Gender, Science, and Treatment Issues provides a comprehensive look at the connection between complex...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Social Work Practice in Community-Based Health Care

    By Marcia Egan, Goldie Kadushin

    Make sure your practice skills are up-to-date with the changes brought on by managed careAs a result of escalating costs, the focus of health care in the United States has shifted from inpatient, hospital-based care to outpatient care in the community. Social Work Practice in Community-Based Health...

    Published June 20th 2007 by Routledge

  5. HIV Treatment Adherence

    Challenges for Social Services

    Edited by Lana Sue Ka'opna, Nathan L. Linsk

    Learn the latest social service interventions to promote HIV medication adherenceHighly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) can significantly improve the health outcomes of people living with HIV. Still, benefits rely on the steady adherence to the medication regimen as prescribed. Social Work...

    Published June 6th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Social Security for the Elderly

    Experiences from South Asia

    By S. Irudaya Rajan

    This book overviews the issue of population ageing in five countries in South Asia and projects the emerging scenarios. With a new field survey, it also documents existing policies and programs on pensions and social security, and examines their fiscal implications for the economy and society....

    Published June 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  7. Caesarean

    Just Another Way of Birth?

    By Rosemary Mander

    This book critically analyzes the place of caesarean in childbearing at the beginning of the twenty first century. It questions the changes that are taking place in childbirth and, in particular, the effects and implications of an increase in caesarean births. This controversial work by a...

    Published May 31st 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Incense Bible

    Plant Scents That Transcend World Culture, Medicine, and Spirituality

    By Dennis J Mckenna, Kerry Hughes

    Make a spiritual connection to nature with real, raw, natural incenseThe Incense Bible is a comprehensive guide to the spiritual meaning of real, raw, natural incense and how to use it in prayer, meditation, or simply in creating a home environment to “reconnect” with divinity and...

    Published April 12th 2007 by Routledge

  9. 21st Century Sexualities

    Contemporary Issues in Health, Education, and Rights

    Edited by Gilbert Herdt, Cymene Howe

    Exploring sexuality in the twenty-first century, this unique book collects together more than fifty timely and accessible contributions to create a wide-ranging and compelling picture of contemporary American sexuality. Incorporating the latest cutting-edge controversies, theory and methodological...

    Published April 5th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Cancer Care

    An International Analysis of Grassroots Integration

    By Philip Tovey, John Chatwin, Alex Broom

    Drawing on comparative fieldwork in the UK, Pakistan and Australia, this book provides the first systematic assessment of pathways and access to CAM and how it is used in health practice and by individuals with cancer. Giving fresh and invaluable insights into how differing health and societal...

    Published February 28th 2007 by Routledge