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

  • Health Psychology in Global Perspectiveby Frances E. Aboud

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 85.00 US$ 72.25

    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$ 77.99 US$ 67.59

    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 LCSW ACSW Terry MSW Altilio; OSW LCSW ACSW Shirley MSW Otis-Green

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    This text is the definitive resource for practicing palliative social work clinicians. It is designed to meet the needs of professionals who seek to provide culturally sensitive biopsychosocial-spiritual care for patients and families living with life-threatening illness. more...

  • Empathie in sozialen und Pflegeberufenby Tobias Altmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 18.29

    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$ 4.56

    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$ 97.97

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of Health and Behaviorby Norman B. Anderson

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 432.00 US$ 367.20

    This Encyclopedia was designed with the overarching goal to collect together in a single resource the knowledge generated by this interdisciplinary field, highlighting the links between science and practice. In it, scholars, health care practitioners and the general public will find a wealth of information on topics such as physical activity,... more...