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  1. Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine

    Edited by Antje Kampf, Barbara L. Marshall, Alan Petersen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Aging Men, Masculinities and Modern Medicine explores the multiple socio-historical contexts surrounding men’s aging bodies in modern medicine from a global perspective. The first of its kind, it investigates the interrelated aspects of aging, masculinities and biomedicine, allowing for a timely...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Affordable Care Act

    Advancing Long-Term Care Policy in the United States

    Edited by Edward Miller

    Long-term care in the United States and other countries suffers multiple problems. Many people find it difficult to afford the high costs of services available and there is often inadequate care coordination, which compromises care quality, particularly amongst those eligible for multiple public...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  4. War Trauma and Its Wake

    Expanding the Circle of Healing

    Edited by Raymond Monsour Scurfield, Katherine Theresa Platoni

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Decades after Charles Figley’s landmark Trauma and Its Wake was published, our understanding of trauma has grown and deepened, but we still face considerable challenges when treating trauma survivors. This is especially the case for professionals who work with veterans and active-duty military...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Ageing in Singapore

    Service needs and the state

    By Peggy Teo, Kalyani Mehta, Leng Leng Thang, Angelique Chan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Older persons are often portrayed as social and financial burdens because pensions, health and social care have to withstand increasing old age dependency ratios. Due to a lack of access to representation or a lack of social and economic power, older people have found few opportunities to have...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Women and Aging International

    Diversity, Challenges and Contributions

    Edited by Lee Ann Mjelde-Mossey, Iris Chi

    According to a recent population report by the United Nations, "in most countries, older women greatly outnumber older men. In many cases, the difference is so large that the concerns of the older population should in fact be viewed primarily as the concerns of older women." Internationally, the...

    Published April 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Techniques of Grief Therapy

    Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved

    Edited by Robert A. Neimeyer

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Techniques of Grief Therapy is an indispensable guidebook to the most inventive and inspirational interventions in grief and bereavement counseling and therapy. Individually, each technique emphasizes creativity and practicality. As a whole, they capture the richness of practices in the field and...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Productive Engagement in Later Life

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Nancy Morrow-Howell, Ada C. Mui

    Productive Ageing is the involvement of older adults in society through employment, volunteering, caregiving, education and skill building. In 2020 there will be 248 million people in China aged 60 and over. At the same time, the birth rate continues to drop and family structures are being...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Compassion Fatigue Workbook

    Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization

    By Françoise Mathieu

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    The Compassion Fatigue Workbook is a lifeline for any helping professional facing the physical and emotional exhaustion that can shadow work in the helping professions. Since 2001 the activities in this Workbook have helped thousands of helpers in the fields of healthcare, community mental health,...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge