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  1. Pharmacology and Treatment of Substance Abuse

    Evidence and Outcome Based Perspectives

    Edited by Lee M. Cohen, Frank L. Collins, Jr., Alice Young, Dennis E. McChargue, Thad R. Leffingwell, Katrina L. Cook

    Series: Counseling and Psychotherapy: Investigating Practice from Scientific, Historical, and Cultural Perspectives

    Given the prevalence of substance abuse in general clinical populations, it is important for healthcare providers to have knowledge and skill in the treatment of these problems. Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) involves the integration of the best evidence with clinical expertise and patient values....

    Published June 18th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Housing and Health in Europe

    The WHO LARES project

    Edited by David Ormandy

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In this cross-disciplinary research David Ormandy and expert contributors explain the nature and development of the World Health Organization's study of housing across Europe. In-depth analysis provides new evidence of links between the health of inhabitants and their housing conditions,...

    Published April 27th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Health Promotion for Nurses

    Theory and Practice

    By Stewart Piper

    Health promotion is an increasingly high profile aspect of a nurse’s role – both in line with health policy and as nursing has shifted from a disease model to a health model. This textbook explores how and why health promotion works in nursing, developing a new framework for understanding the nurse...

    Published January 26th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Statistical Detection and Surveillance of Geographic Clusters

    By Peter Rogerson, Ikuho Yamada

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Interdisciplinary Statistics

    The widespread popularity of geographic information systems (GIS) has led to new insights in countless areas of application. It has facilitated not only the collection and storage of geographic data, but also the display of such data. Building on this progress by using an integrated approach,...

    Published December 24th 2008 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  5. The Psychology of Lifestyle

    Promoting Healthy Behaviour

    By Kathryn Thirlaway, Dominic Upton

    Improving lifestyles is thought to be one of the most effective means of reducing mortality and morbidity in the developed world. However, despite decades of health promotion, there has been no significant difference to lifestyles and instead there are rising levels of inactivity and obesity. The...

    Published November 26th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Public-Private Partnerships in Health Care in India

    Lessons for developing countries

    By A. Venkat Raman, James Warner Björkman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Public-private partnerships are increasingly advocated to alleviate deficiencies in the public health system as well as to reduce economic stress on those who seek services from an expensive, burgeoning and unregulated private health sector. Focusing on India, this book examines how the private...

    Published November 4th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Defeating Autism

    A Damaging Delusion

    By Michael Fitzpatrick

    Autism: disease, disorder or difference? What causes autism – genes or environment? Can biomedical treatments cure autism, and are they safe? An increased public awareness of autism has resulted in a rising trend of diagnoses, creating the impression of an ‘epidemic’. Many parents of children...

    Published October 20th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Health and Inequality

    Edited by Kate Pickett, Richard Wilkinson

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Some groups of people are healthier than others. Overwhelmingly, for almost all kinds of morbidity and mortality, groups at the bottom of the social scale are less healthy than those at the top. But this simple observation describes a complex phenomenon that has become a major focus of research,...

    Published October 14th 2008 by Routledge

  9. HIV/AIDS: Global Frontiers in Prevention/Intervention

    By Cynthia Pope, Renee T. White, Robert Malow

    HIV/AIDS: Global Frontiers in Prevention/Intervention provides a comprehensive overview of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. The unique anthology addresses cutting-edge issues in HIV/AIDS research, policymaking, and advocacy. Key features include: · Nine original essays from leading scholars in...

    Published September 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Animal Abuse and Family Violence

    Linkages, Research, and Implications for Professional Practice

    By Marti T. Loring, Robert Geffner, Janessa Marsh

    Learn how animal cruelty is linked to family violenceExperts find a disturbingly close relationship between animal abuse and family violence. Animal Abuse and Family Violence: Linkages, Research, and Implications for Professional Practice explores the difficult link between family violence and...

    Published April 10th 2008 by Routledge