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  1. A Good Death

    Conversations with East Londoners

    By Lesley Cullen, Michael Young

    A Good Death is based on a survey in East London and provides a wide range of fascinating and helpful insights into all aspects of experiencing death and surviving grief.The voices in the book are those of people who have managed to cope despite being under the shadow of impending death. Their...

    Published June 5th 1996 by Routledge

  2. HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS-Related Terminology

    A Means of Organizing the Body of Knowledge

    By M Sandra Wood, Jeffrey T Huber, Mary L Gillaspy

    HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS-Related Terminology: A Means of Organizing the Body of Knowledge offers an adaptable and extensive framework for organizing the ever-expanding number of resources on the HIV/AIDS epidemic. It lays down the groundwork upon which future blocks of information can be placed. As...

    Published May 23rd 1996 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 1996 by Routledge

  4. 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 8th 1996 by Routledge

  5. 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 3rd 1995 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 1995 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 1995 by Routledge

  8. 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 30th 1995 by Routledge

  9. 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 2nd 1995 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 1995 by Routledge