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  1. The Healing Bond

    The Patient-Practitioner Relationship and Therapeutic Responsibility

    Edited by Susan Budd, Ursula Sharma

    The growing popularity of alternative therapies poses challenging questions for the medical establishment and the state. By confronting these questions, The Healing Bond makes an important contribution to current debates about health care. The contributors, who are all experts in the fields of...

    Published August 31st 1994 by Routledge

  2. Genetic Counselling

    Practice and Principles

    Edited by Angus Clarke

    Series: Professional Ethics

    Contributions to this study are drawn both from health professionals engaged in genetic counselling and from observers and critics with backgrounds in law, philosophy, biology, and the social sciences. This diversity will enable health professonals to examine their activities with a fresh eye, and...

    Published May 4th 1994 by Routledge

  3. Safety In Numbers

    Safer Sex and Gay Men

    By Edward King

    Gay men remain the group primarily affected by the AIDS epidemic in most industrialized countries. Although governments and AIDS organizations increasingly stress the dangers of a heterosexual HIV epidemic, it is gay men who are still bearing the brunt of the crisis. Safety in Numbers provides a...

    Published April 26th 1994 by Routledge

  4. Women With Disabilities

    Found Voices

    By Mary Willmuth, Lillian Holcomb

    Here is a powerful stimulus for thought, discussion, and coalition building in the area of women and disability. This innovative book was written by women with disabilities and women professionals who work with persons with disabilities. Women With Disabilities covers many concerns about life with...

    Published February 24th 1994 by Routledge

  5. Health and Development

    Edited by David Phillips, Yola Verhasselt

    Health and Development presents a broad and detailed description of the multifaceted aspects of health and development across the globe. People are living longer, their lifestyles are changing and so too are the diseases from which they suffer. Recession in the North and debt servicing in the South...

    Published January 5th 1994 by Routledge

  6. AIDS and Community-Based Drug Intervention Programs

    Evaluation and Outreach

    By Dennis Fisher, Richard Needle

    Delve into the uncharted territory of the “hidden” drug addict--users who are not in treatment, not incarcerated, and not officially accessible for research purposes through traditional means. AIDS and Community-Based Drug Intervention Programs describes short-term interventions used to...

    Published November 4th 1993 by Routledge

  7. Towards a New Science of Health

    Edited by Stephen Fulder, Robert Lafaille

    The foundations of health sciences need rethinking. The mechanistic biomedical model, apparently so successful in the past, is now criticised for failing to explain what health is and how it can be preserved. The world's major health problems no longer seem so controllable. A new science of health...

    Published October 27th 1993 by Routledge

  8. Social Work With Groups

    Expanding Horizons

    By Stanley Wenocur

    Social Work With Groups describes continuity and change in group work. It revisits the theoretical ideas of group work and group work topics of the past decade, focusing on the continuity of group work theory and practice. At the same time it emphasizes the need for change to more effectively work...

    Published June 16th 1993 by Routledge

  9. Homelessness, Health Care and Welfare Provision

    Edited by Kevin Fischer, Dr John Collins

    Homelessness, Health Care and Welfare Provision is the first known publication in which service providers examine the particular difficulties encountered by homeless people in gaining access to healthcare, both in Britain and the US. Specific chapters examine the complex issue of mental health and...

    Published June 9th 1993 by Routledge

  10. Recreation, Leisure and Chronic Illness

    Therapeutic Rehabilitation as Intervention in Health Care

    Issues of leisure and dying are not often discussed in depth by those in recreation or thanatology. However, Recreation, Leisure, and Chronic Illness bridges the gap between leisure and thanatology. Professionals know that when illness, disability, stress, or poverty threaten the quantity and...

    Published May 25th 1993 by Routledge