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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicineby

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 169.00

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Ethics, the Patient, and the Physician is the first comprehensive, multidisciplinary book to focus on the ethical challenges of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), examining the ethical considerations and challenges that increasingly face patients, physicians and complementary and alternative medicine... more...

  • Establishing Medical Realityby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00

    Medicine has been a very fruitful source of significant issues for philosophy over the last 30 years. The vast majority of the issues discussed have been normative ? they have been problems in morality and political philosophy that now make up the field called bioethics. However, biomedical science presents many other philosophical questions that have... more...

  • Advanced Decision Making Methods Applied to Health Careby

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 159.00

    This book presents a collection of concrete applications to situations detailing the problem areas of making difficult decisions in the health care field. It examines the methodology employed in making these decisions, the implementation and results. more...

  • Mental Well-Beingby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book provides a new generation of research into positive mental health, in which scholars are investigating mental health and human development as not merely the absence of illness or dysfunction, but also as the presence of subjective well-being. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Health Psychologyby

    Springer US 2014; US$ 349.00

    From the reviews: "It consists of short articles ? related to health psychology ? . The articles are clear and concise. ? The cross-referencing is good, and each entry has a short bibliography of useful further reading. ? gives a considerable proportion of its space to biographical entries for living health-related psychologists. " (Martin Guha,... more...

  • Reframing Disability and Quality of Lifeby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This text explores quality of life issues among chronically ill or disabled people from across the globe. It considers the lived experience and subjective well being of these people and also addresses the challenges of psychometric measurement and comparison. more...

  • Health and Cognition in Old Ageby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00

    In recent years, the aim of research on aging has shifted from prolonging life to fostering healthy and cognitively robust aging of older people.  In order to improve the quality of life of older people, we need to better understand cognitive aging as well as bodily aging.   Health and Cognition in Old Age assembles the cream of research across... more...

  • Clinica psicologica dell?obesitàby

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 29.95

    Il testo si propone di affrontare il tema dell?obesità e dei disturbi del comportamento alimentare ad essa associati in una prospettiva psicologica che coniuga l?esperienza riabilitativa e di ricerca di psicologi e medici all?interno dell?Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico storicamente impegnato nel trattamento... more...

  • Human ICT Implants: Technical, Legal and Ethical Considerationsby

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2012; US$ 109.00

    Human information and communication technology (ICT) implants have developed for many years in a medical context. Such applications have become increasingly advanced, in some cases modifying fundamental brain function. Today, comparatively low-tech implants are being increasingly employed in non-therapeutic contexts, with applications ranging from... more...

  • An Integrated View of Health and Well-beingby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    The traditional health system of India, Ayurveda, seeks a balance in individuals among their biology, psychology and environmental demands. This book details how Ayurveda can be integrated in a general, globalized model of health and well-being. more...