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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
By linking health, social and architectural theory and establishing conceptual principles, this book defines 'hospice' as a philosophy that is underpinned by space and spatial practice. In putting forward the notion of 'hospice space', removed from the bounds of a specific building type, it suggests that hospice philosophy could and should be available... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 22.95
Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today. Topics addressed include: The range of moral... more...
- Templeton Press 2013; US$ 19.99
Praise for the previous edition: “I highly recommend this book as reading for all physicians and would certainly recommend it for any course on medical ethics and/or required reading for any medical student.”— Journal of the National Medical Association Since the publication of the first edition of Spirituality in Patient... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Author Kathlyn Conway, a three-time cancer survivor, believes that the triumphalist approach to writing about illness fails to do justice to the shattering experience of disease. By wrestling with the challenge of writing about the reality of serious illness and injury, she argues, writers can offer a truer picture of the complex relationship between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 136.95
Over the past decades, the field of health psychology has witnessed a tremendous growth, and social psychologists have contributed substantially to the theoretical foundation of this field. Their research has focused on a wide variety of health-relevant topics such as how individuals decide to respond to threats to their health and well-being, how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
A chief aim of this resource is to rekindle interest in seeing health care not solely as a set of practices so problematic as to require ethical analysis by philosophers and other scholars, but as a field whose scrutiny is richly rewarding for the traditional concerns of philosophy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
Based on George Engel?s model, The Biopsychosocial Formulation Manual presents ways to help psychiatry residents and students effectively gather and organize patient data to arrive at a complete mental health history in a limited timeframe. While most current models only take one factor into account, Campbell and Rohrbaugh emphasize and analyze... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 55.95
This brand new edition pulls together the most up-to-date information on this complex, multidisciplinary area in a practical, user-friendly manner. It deals with the important social and psychological aspects for palliative care of people with incurable diseases including quality of life, communication and bereavement issues. more...
- The Spinney Press 2013; US$ 25.00
Euthanasia has been illegal in Australia since the federal government overturned short-lived Northern Territory laws in 1996. Despite it being a crime to assist in euthanasia, prosecutions have been rare. Four decades? worth of opinion polls have shown that a majority of Australians appear to support the legal option of aid-in-dying for those suffering... more...
- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 24.99
Everyone knows someone who?s sick or suffering. Yet when a friend or relative is under duress many of us feel uncertain about how to cope. Throughout her recent bout with breast cancer, Letty Cottin Pogrebin became fascinated by her friends? and family?s diverse reactions to her and her illness: how awkwardly some of them behaved; how some misspoke... more...