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  1. HIV/AIDS Community Information Services

    Experiences in Serving Both At-Risk and HIV-Infected Populations

    By M Sandra Wood, Jeffrey T Huber

    Information forms the basis for education, and currently education is the only weapon available to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS and to foster empathy toward individuals already affected by the disease. HIV/AIDS and Community Information Services provides readers with insight into the information...

    Published May 23rd 1996 by Routledge

  2. The Cellular Basis of Central Nervous System HIV-1 Infection and the AIDS Dementia Complex

    By Richard W Price, John J Sidtis

    In this exciting symposium, the editor brings to print important new information on AIDS and how HIV affects the brain. Each chapter focuses on one or more of the cell types that reside in or traffic through the central nervous system (CNS). Each of these cells is important to considerations of the...

    Published February 9th 1996 by Routledge

  3. Teaching AIDS

    By Douglas Tonks

    Teaching AIDS begins with a discussion of how teachers can create an environment of support for an AIDS education programme. Recognizing that AIDS education must differ for students of different age groups, the author presents tailored, age-appropriate content - what and how teachers should...

    Published December 4th 1995 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis

    By Ray Fitzpatrick, Stanton Newman, Tracey Revenson, Suzanne Skevington, Gareth Williams

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a major cause of disability affecting about 1% of the population. Although much effort has been expended on research into the causes and cures of RA, little progress has been made. The focus of treatment in RA is on reducing the disabling consequences of the disease and...

    Published November 30th 1995 by Routledge

  5. Worlds of Illness

    Biographical and Cultural Perspectives on Health and Disease

    By Alan Radley

    In recent years the study of illness as experienced by patients has emerged as an approach to understanding sickness. Descriptions of the everyday situations of people with particular diseases, provide a commentary upon the nature of symptoms and upon the relation of the body to society. This...

    Published October 19th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Gendered Moods

    Psychotropics and Society

    By Elizabeth Ettorre, Elianne Riska

    Tranquillisers are prescribed to almost twice as many women as men, yet very little gender-based research has been carried out on the social context of their use. Gendered Moods offers the first feminist analysis of the gendered character of psychotropic drug use, based on studies of long-term...

    Published August 31st 1995 by Routledge

  7. The Sociology of Health Promotion

    Critical Analyses of Consumption, Lifestyle and Risk

    Edited by Robin Bunton, Roger Burrows, Sarah Nettleton

    Promotion of health has become a central feature of health policy at local, national and international levels, forming part of global health initiatives such as those endorsed by the World Health Organisation. The issues examined in The Sociology of Health Promotion include sociology of risk, the...

    Published August 3rd 1995 by Routledge

  8. Culture and Sexual Risk

    Edited by Hans ten and Herdt Brummelhuis

    Brummelhuis and Herdt provide an intense examination of sexual risk and its cultural configurations heretofore missing from the AIDS literature. The chapters on Western gay men speak to the pressing methodological, conceptual and theoretical needs in HIV/AIDS research while providing an...

    Published June 22nd 1995 by Routledge

  9. People With HIV and Those Who Help Them

    Challenges, Integration, Intervention

    By Carlton Munson, R Dennis Shelby

    In this guidebook, People With HIV and Those Who Help Them, author Dennis Shelby uses the reported experiences of HIV-positive men to chart the course of living with HIV. He offers a consistent clinical-theoretical framework that encompasses the vast range of clinical problems clinicians may...

    Published May 10th 1995 by Routledge

  10. Society and Health

    An Introduction to Social Science for Health Professionals

    By Rosemary Gillespie, Graham Moon

    A concise introduction to the central issues concerning health and health care in contemporary society, Society and Health is written for all health professionals undergoing basic training. It explains social science concepts and theories and shows their relevance to work in health settings.Each...

    Published May 4th 1995 by Routledge