Health Studies

Special Issues As Books

  1. Children’s Food Practices in Families and Institutions

    Edited by Samantha Punch, Ian McIntosh, Ruth Emond

    This book brings together recent UK studies into children’s experiences and practices around food in a range of contexts, linking these to current policy and practice perspectives. It reveals that food works not only on a material level as sustenance but also on a symbolic level as something that...

    Published February 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Child Welfare Practice with Immigrant Children and Families

    Edited by Alan Dettlaff, Rowena Fong

    Children in immigrant families represent nearly one-fourth of all children living in the United States. As this population of children has increased, so has their representation among children involved in child welfare and related systems. Once immigrant families come to the attention of these...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Family Support and Family Caregiving across Disabilities

    Edited by George H.S. Singer, David E. Biegel, Patricia Conway

    Family members provide the majority of care for individuals with disabilities in the United States. Recognition is growing that family caregiving deserves and may require societal support, and evidence-based practices have been established for reducing stress associated with caregiving. Despite the...

    Published August 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violence

    Current Controversies, Research and Treatment Approaches

    Edited by Lisa M. Conradi, Robert Geffner

    The perpetration of intimate partner violence by women has long been a controversial topic. More recently, researchers, treatment providers and other professionals have begun to critically examine theoretical, research and practice perspectives to gather a better understanding of this controversial...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Forensic Mental Health Consulting in Family Law

    Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

    Edited by Robert L. Kaufman, Margaret Lee

    Forensic Mental Health Professionals have entered the fray of child custody litigation in ways that could not have been predicted even a decade ago. Traditionally engaged as neutral court appointed evaluators or mediators, or as treatment providers for children, parents or families, FMHPs are...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Genetics and Global Public Health

    Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia

    Edited by Simon M. Dyson, Karl Atkin

    Sickle cell and thalassaemia are among the world’s most common genetic conditions. They are especially common in Africa, Brazil, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia. They affect all ethnic groups but they particularly impact on minority ethnic groups in North America, Europe and Australasia....

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Military Sexual Trauma: Current Knowledge and Future Directions

    Edited by Carolyn B Allard, Melissa Platt

    Military Sexual Trauma: Current Knowledge and Future Directions showcases the work of several prominent military sexual trauma (MST) researchers, scholars, and clinicians from across the United States. A review of existing research and original empirical findings converge to indicate that MST...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Mindfulness-Related Treatments and Addiction Recovery

    Edited by Marianne Marcus, Aleksandra Zgierska

    While mindfulness meditation has been used in clinical settings as an adjunctive treatment for substance use disorders for some time, there has been limited empirical evidence to support this practice. Mindfulness-Related Treatments and Addiction Recovery bridges this gap by reporting the findings...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  9. A Minyan of Women

    Family Dynamics, Jewish Identity and Psychotherapy Practice

    Edited by Beverly A. Greene, Dorith Brodbar

    This book explores the diverse manner in which family dynamics shaped Jewish identities in ways that were unique and directly connected to their experiences within their families of origin. Highlighted is the diversity of experience of ethnic identity within members of a group of women who are...

    Published September 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Recovery from Addiction in Communal Living Settings

    The Oxford House Model

    Edited by Leonard A. Jason, Joseph R Ferrari

    Research on treatment outcome for addictive disorders indicates that a variety of interventions are effective. However, the progress clients make in treatment frequently is undermined by the lack of an alcohol and drug free living environment supporting sustained recovery. This book suggests...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  11. The Value of Transnational Medical Research

    Labour, Participation and Care

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, P. Wenzel Geissler

    What is the value of medical research? With contributions from anthropologists, sociologists and activists, this approach brings into focus the forms of value – social, epistemic, and economic – that are involved in medical research practices and how these values intersect with everyday living....

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  12. Women, Children, and Addiction

    Edited by Loretta P. Finnegan, Stephen R. Kandall

    This proposed book draws on the expertise of 35 experts in the field of Addiction Medicine to provide the reader with a current and comprehensive view of addiction as related to women, pregnancy, newborns, infants and children. The volume begins by placing current attitudes towards addicted women...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge