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Medicine and disease in relation to psychology. Terminal care. Dying

  • 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 Psychology in Global Perspectiveby Frances E. Aboud

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 85.00

    What do we know about health in other countries? How can we use explanations from health psychology to understand health issues around the world? This volume uses health psychology to compare health issues faced by people in developing and developed countries. Taking a broad social science perspective, Frances E Aboud brings mainstream health psychology... more...

  • Understanding and Changing Health Behaviourby Charles Abraham; Paul Norman; Mark Conner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    The identification of the factors predicting health behaviour has become a major focus of research in the field of health psychology and related disciplines. This awareness not only increases our understanding but also provides important targets for interventions to change health behaviour. Understanding and Changing Health Behaviour focuses on a... more...

  • Evidence-Based Palliative Careby H. H. Abu-Saad

    Wiley 2008; US$ 74.99

    This book describes the current state of the art in the field of palliative care in children and adults. Special emphasis is placed on addressing the efficacy and effectiveness of palliative care models, pain and symptom management, and on measuring quality of life. In addition the book evaluates current research methods in palliative care and suggests... more...

  • Key Concepts in Health Psychologyby Ian Albery; Marcus Munafo

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 46.00

    A `one stop' analysis of key issues, theories, models and methods in contemporary health psychology more...

  • Psychology of Health 2nd Edby Beth Alder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Workby Terry Altilio; Shirley Otis-Green

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 114.99

    The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work is a comprehensive, evidence-informed text that addresses the needs of professionals who provide interdisciplinary, culturally sensitive, biopsychosocial-spiritual care for patients and families living with life-threatening illness. Social workers from diverse settings will benefit from its international... more...

  • Empathie in sozialen und Pflegeberufenby Tobias Altmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.99

    Das Buch stellt ein Konzept vor, das es Mitarbeitern in sozialen und Pflegeberufen erleichtert, mit ihrer Empathie bewusst umzugehen. Im Mittelpunkt der Analysen steht dabei das Trainingsprogramm ?Mit Empathie arbeiten ? gewaltfrei kommunizieren?, das einen reflektierten, authentischen und langfristig gesunden Umgang mit Empathie einübt. Das Buch... more...

  • Ein Leben in Balanceby Angelika Amend

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99

    Angelika Amend vermittelt, dass die drei Komponenten ?Körper ? Seele ? Geist? nicht von einander zu trennen sind, sondern dass eine gesunde Balance wichtig ist, um bis ins hohe Alter gesund, vital und zufrieden zu leben: Letztlich ist Gesundheit ein Geschenk, zu dem aber jeder wesentliche Beiträge leisten kann. In ihrer langjährigen Berufserfahrung... more...

  • Medical Sociology in Africaby Jimoh Amzat; Oliver Razum

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book offers deep insight into the social dimensions of health and illness. It features global relevance coupled with illustrations from an African context. The book also presents current research directions in the field. more...