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  1. Population Mental Health

    Evidence, Policy, and Public Health Practice

    Edited by Neal Cohen, Sandro Galea

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Over the last century public health efforts, such as immunization, safer food practices, public health education and promotion, improved sanitation, and water purification have been very successful in eradicating and controlling a host of diseases. The result has been a dramatic improvement in...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Technologies of Sexuality, Identity and Sexual Health

    Edited by Lenore Manderson

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Technologies of Sexuality, Identity and Sexual Health highlights the complex ways in which sexuality is expressed and enacted through local ideologies, global identities and material cultures, and their influence on people’s sexual health and well-being. Its impetus is the renewed interest in...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Ultra-Low Fertility in Pacific Asia

    Trends, causes and policy issues

    Edited by Paulin Straughan, Angelique Chan, Gavin Jones

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong SAR are among the very lowest-fertility countries in the whole world, and even China has reached fertility levels lower than those in many European countries. If these levels continue over long periods East Asia will soon face accelerating...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Obesity

    Prevention and Treatment

    Edited by James M. Rippe, Theodore J. Angelopoulos

    The prevalence of obesity in the United States and the rest of the industrialized world has skyrocketed in the past 20 years. Linked to heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome, it is also the leading cause of osteoarthritis and the second leading cause of cancer. With...

    Published May 10th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. A Textbook of Community Nursing

    Edited by Sue Chilton, Heather Bain, Ann Clarridge, Karen Melling

    A Textbook of Community Nursing is a comprehensive and evidence-based introduction covering the full range of professional issues, including community nursing roles, personal safety, public health, and health promotion. This is an essential text for all pre-registration nursing students, students...

    Published April 26th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Nutrition Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease

    Edited by Lynn K. Thomas, Jennifer Bohnstadt Othersen

    Kidney disease is a global health concern that affects people of all ages and races. Based on the work of the National Kidney Foundation and the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes foundation, guidelines have been developed outlining the parameters for patient care. Nutritional Therapy for...

    Published April 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Health Equity, Social Justice and Human Rights

    By Ann Taket

    Important links between health and human rights are increasingly recognised and human rights can be viewed as one of the social determinants of health. Furthermore, a human rights framework provides an excellent foundation for advocacy on health inequalities, a value-based alternative to views of...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Working in Mental Health

    Practice and Policy in a Changing Environment

    Edited by Peter Phillips, Tom Sandford, Claire Johnston

    A paradigm shift in the ways in which mental health services are delivered is happening—both for service users and for professional mental healthcare workers. The landscape is being changed by a more influential service user movement, a range of new community-based mental healthcare programmes...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. eHealth Applications

    Promising Strategies for Behavior Change

    Edited by Seth M. Noar, Nancy Grant Harrington

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    eHealth Applications: Promising Strategies for Behavior Change provides an overview of technological applications in contemporary health communication research, exploring the history and current uses of eHealth applications in disease prevention and management. This volume focuses on the use of...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Physical Activity and Public Health Practice

    Edited by Barbara E. Ainsworth, Caroline A. Macera

    Physical activity remains a critical area of research as we consider cost-effective measures for lowering the chronic disease epidemic worldwide. In our increasingly automated society, many adults and children are not active at health-enhancing levels. In Physical Activity and Public Health...

    Published February 21st 2012 by CRC Press