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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
This comprehensive volume explores various forms of violence in health care settings. Using a broad range of critical approaches in the field of anthropology, cultural studies, gender studies, political philosophy and sociology, it examines violence following three definite yet interrelated streams: institutional and managerial violence against health... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 120.00
For almost nine decades, since their mass-resettlement to the Levant in the wake of the Genocide and First World War, the Armenian communities of Lebanon and Syria appear to have successfully maintained a distinct identity as an ethno-culturally diverse group, in spite of representing a small non-Arab and Christian minority within a very different,... more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 28.95
A study conducted at Brandeis University estimates that the total economic cost of smoking, drinking, and drug use was a "staggering" $238 billion in 1990 alone. With the huge medical cost attributable to stress related illnesses and the complications of HMO bureaucracy, there is a move toward scientifically sound self-help programs for alleviating... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2006; US$ 12.95
12 Steps on Buddha's Path is an inspiring firsthand account of what happens when life seems hopeless and the miracle of finding out that it's anything but. The author describes her own journey of recovery from alcoholism - an astonishing passage through strange and frightening territory - and marks out the path that allowed her to emerge from that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95
Learn about the latest federally supported research on ethnicity and drug use The National Institute on Drug Abuse has supported professional research into variation among ethnic groups? use, abuse, and recovery from alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, as well as research into perceptions of and readiness for treatment. 21st Century Research on Drugs... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.99
DO YOU WANT A LIFE WITHOUT ADDICTION? Whether you are battling drugs, nicotine, alcohol, food, shopping, sex, or gambling, 7 Tools to Beat Addiction is a hands-on, practical guide to overcoming addiction of any kind. If you or a loved one are struggling with addiction but do not find that twelve-step or other treatment programs work for you, this... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 37.95 US$ 32.89
Although doctors are mainly concerned with the physical or psychological problems of individual drinkers, the wider social consequences of alcohol misuse are just as important. Fully revised and updated, this fourth edition of the ABC of alcohol contains new sections on the impact of alcohol on Accident and Emergency departments and surgical practice... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 41.50 US$ 35.97
The misuse of alcohol presents both individual physical and psychological problems as well as wider social consequences. Alcohol misuse is a frequent cause of attendance in accident and emergency departments and an underlying factor in a range of long term and chronic conditions commonly treated and managed within primary care settings. This expanded... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62
The ABC of Smoking Cessation explains the practical problem of smoking and its contribution to health, and what can and should be done about it. It explains how much smoking damages health at individual and public level; the central role of nicotine addiction in smoking: how to assess and assist individual smokers to quit smoking; how to set up... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Within a variety of practice environments, health professionals often experience feelings of disgust and repulsion towards the presence of an abject object. Cadaverous, sick, disabled bodies, troubled minds, wounds, vomit and so forth are all part of health and care work and threaten the clean and proper bodies of those who undertake it, yet this 'unclean'... more...