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  1. Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity and Mental Health

    Edited by Panteleimon Ekkekakis

    A growing body of evidence shows that physical activity can be a cost-effective and safe intervention for the prevention and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. As researchers and clinicians around the world look for evidence-supported alternatives and complements to established...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    By Guy Ramsay

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Suicide

    Edited by Keith Hawton, Rory C. O'Connor

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    Suicide is increasingly recognized as a major global issue of public health, with far-reaching social, economic, and emotional consequences. The World Health Organization estimates that around 800,000 people die each year by suicide, with suicide attempts perhaps up to twenty times more frequent...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Responding to Men in Crisis

    By Brian Taylor

    Responding to Men in Crisis is based on new research looking at gendered assumptions about rationality and men's mental health. It looks at postmodern theory in relation to masculinities and madness, and discusses key contemporary debates in political uses of risk, dangerousness and so on. The...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Mothers, Infants and Young Children of September 11, 2001

    A Primary Prevention Project

    Edited by Beatrice Beebe, Phyllis Cohen, K. Mark Sossin, Sara Markese

    The group of papers presented in this volume represents ten years of involvement of a group of eight core therapists, working originally with approximately forty families who suffered the loss of husbands and fathers on September 11, 2001. The project focuses on the families of women who were...

    Published February 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Police Responses to People with Mental Illnesses

    Global Challenges

    Edited by Duncan Chappell

    Series: Police Practice and Research

    According to the World Health Organisation during their lifetime more than one quarter of all individuals will develop one or more mental or behavioural disorders. Given prevalence data like this it is not surprising that wherever they reside on the planet many persons suffering from a mental...

    Published November 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Autism

    By Stuart Murray

    Series: The Routledge Series Integrating Science and Culture

    Autism is the first book on the condition that seeks to combine medical, historical and cultural approaches to an understanding of the condition. Its purpose is to present a rounded portrayal of the ways in which autism is currently represented in the world, It focuses on three broad areas: the...

    Published September 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violence

    Current Controversies, Research and Treatment Approaches

    Edited by Lisa M. Conradi, Robert Geffner

    The perpetration of intimate partner violence by women has long been a controversial topic. More recently, researchers, treatment providers and other professionals have begun to critically examine theoretical, research and practice perspectives to gather a better understanding of this controversial...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge