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- Scribner 2008; US$ 17.99
Everyone knows of the Hippocratic Oath, the famous invocation sworn by all neophyte physicians. But most don't realize that the father of modern medicine was an avid listener and a constant bedside presence. Hippocrates believed in the doctor-patient connection and gained worldwide renown for championing science over mysticism while respecting and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 180.00
Vast global resources are ploughed into the delivery of treatment interventions ranging from diet and lifestyle advice through to complex surgery. In all cases, whatever the intervention, unless the recipient is engaged with the process and understands wh more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
Within a variety of practice environments, health professionals often experience feelings of disgust and repulsion towards the presence of an abject object. This volume employs the work of Julia Kristeva, through a range of case studies from around the world to expose and highlight the important impact of the concept of abjection, which is historically... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 26.95
Practitioners in social care are often required to work with clients who do not want to work with them, and these 'reluctant' clients can often be the most challenging, but most rewarding, to work with. This practical, jargon-free book covers all the issues that practitioners are likely to encounter in the course of working with reluctant clients. more...
- Templeton Press 2009; US$ 9.99
Health care professionals, clergy, chaplains, social workers, and others who counsel people in medical crisis often find themselves faced with deeply painful questions: Why is this happening to me? Am I dying? Why should I live? I'm just a burden to others. Here is a workbook that suggests healing verbal responses to such expressions of spiritual... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95
Drawing together the latest research from Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US, (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings engages with the work of critical theorists such as Bourdieu, Butler, Foucault, Latour, and iek, amongst others, to address the issue of violence and theorise its workings in creative and controversial ways. more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 64.99
There is a vast literature on what has often been called the doctor-patient relationship, patient-provider interaction, therapist-patient encounter, and such like. However, it is thanks to recent advances within neuroscience, that we now find ourselves in a much better position to be able to describe and discuss the biological mechanisms that underlie... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 126.00
Coercive Care asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and the social services. The book combines philosophical analysis with comparative studies of social policy and law in a large number of industrialized countries. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95
This reader provides a diverse selection of accounts of interpersonal communication and relationships in the context of health and social care. Most of the contributions are personal narratives by people using or working in care services; the majority are contemporary and many have been written especially for this anthology. The book also includes... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 48.00
All the tips and tools you need to build a successful mental health practice from the ground up Many mental health professionals currently working for group practices, hospitals, and private or government agencies have both the skills and the drive to become solo practitioners. But how and where do you begin? Getting Started in Private Practice is... more...