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  1. Eating Positive

    A Nutrition Guide and Recipe Book for People with HIV/AIDS

    By Jeffrey T Huber, Kris Riddlesperger

    Proper nutrition is essential to individuals with HIV/AIDS. Yet, it is often difficult to maintain an adequate diet due to a variety of conditions associated with the disease and/or medications used to alleviate symptoms. Eating Positive: A Nutrition Guide and Recipe Book for People with HIV/AIDS...

    Published January 12th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Women and AIDS

    Negotiating Safer Practices, Care, and Representation

    By Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum, Linda K Fuller, Nancy Roth

    For many women, the advice “Use a condom!” is not enough to help protect them from HIV infection. As Women and AIDS reveals, “negotiating” safer sex practices is a very complex issue for women who are involved in relationships where they do not enjoy physical, social, or...

    Published December 1st 1997 by Routledge

  3. Ethical Issues in Community Health Care

    By Ruth Chadwick, Mairi Levitt

    Despite the recent increased emphasis on ethics in health care, the subject of community health care is rarely specifically addressed. Yet it is in the community that many ethical issues arise, both in the particular practice situation and in the wider social issues connected with changes in...

    Published November 27th 1997 by CRC Press

  4. Emotions in Social Life

    Critical Themes and Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Gillian Bendelow, Simon J Williams

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 5th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Chaos and Intoxication

    Complexity and Adaptation in the Structure of Human Nature

    By Alan Dean

    Why are people often so unpredictable? Why do they do things which can cause great personal harm even when they know this to be the case? Chaos and Intoxication examines the nature of drug and alcohol abuse, seeking to address these and many other enduring questions through a detailed discussion of...

    Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge

  6. Teratologies

    A Cultural Study of Cancer

    By Jackie Stacey

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Stories of cancer are full of monster and marvels; the monstrousness of the disease and the treatments, the marvels of the cures and the saved lives. Still one of the most dreaded diseases to haunt our imaginations, cancer is more than an illness - it is a cultural phenomenon. People who have...

    Published July 30th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Youths Living with HIV

    Self-Evident Truths

    By John Dececco, Phd, G Cajetan Luna

    In this enlightening book, you’ll explore the life struggles and adaptations leading up to and following HIV infection in young Americans. The cases presented in Youths Living with HIV envisage a variety of experiences of youths living with HIV and AIDS, including individuals of different races, of...

    Published June 26th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Health and Illness in a Changing Society

    By Michael Bury

    Health and illness are intensely personal matters. It seems self evident that health is a basic necessity of the 'good life', though it is often taken for granted. Illness, on the other hand challenges our sense of security and may introduce acute anxiety into our lives. Health and Illness in a...

    Published May 14th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Nursing Perspectives on Quality of Life

    By Peter Draper

    Series: Routledge Essentials for Nurses

    One of the fundamental aims of nursing is to safeguard or promote patients' 'quality of life'. In Nursing Perspectives on Quality of Life, Peter Draper examines existing ways of defining the concept and argues that nurses need to adopt a fresh approach, which more accurately reflects patients'...

    Published April 30th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Activism and Marginalization in the AIDS Crisis

    By Michael A Hallett

    Activism and Marginalization in the AIDS Crisis shows readers how the advent of HIV-disease has brought into question the utility of certain forms of “activism” as they relate to understanding and fighting the social impacts of disease. This informative and powerful book is centrally...

    Published April 24th 1997 by Routledge