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Mental health. Mental illness prevention

  • Mental Health Issues and the Urban Poorby Dorothy Alita Evans; William L. Claiborn; Arnold P. Goldstein; Leonard Krasner

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Mental Health Issues and the Urban Poor is a collection of papers presented at the Third Annual Symposium on Current Issues in Community-Clinical Psychology: Mental Health Issues and the Urban Poor, held at the University of Maryland, in March 1973. This book presents the relevance of mental health theory and technology to problems in coping faced... more...

  • Youth-Community Partnerships for Adolescent Alcohol Preventionby Andrea J. Romero

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 92.70

    This forward-thinking reference spotlights an expansive and inclusive community model for youth alcohol prevention as opposed to traditional individual and school-based group approaches. Focusing on a long-term intervention in a Southwestern border town, it documents the development of critical consciousness in an affected community, and emphasizes... more...

  • Connecting Analytical Thinking and Intuitionby Anders Omstedt

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.81

    This book demonstrates how analytical thinking and intuition canbe systematically connected and trained. It is illustrated by figures andphotographs and includes creative and stimulating exercises. We are living in a world of increasing complexity, in whichperceiving reality accurately is increasingly important and difficult.Society?s need to address... more...

  • Pro-environmental Behaviorsby Kiyo Kurisu

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 74.58

    This book offers a much-needed practical and conceptual guide for various pro-environmental behaviors. Written by an expert in both the environmental psychology and engineering fields, the book presents an overview of various pro-environmental behaviors (Chapter 1), the psychological background of behaviors (Chapters 2 and 3), how to survey and understand... more...

  • Marriage and Fertility Behaviour in Japanby Nobutaka Fukuda

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 92.70

    This monograph examines the influence of ideational and socio-economic factors on Japanese marriage and fertility behaviour. It also investigates the historical change in attitudes toward partnership and family in Japan, which, if current trends continue, can lead to population shrinkage and an asymmetrical age structure. The author first details... more...

  • The Future Home is Wise, Not Smartby Gerhard Leitner

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 63.93

    This book introduces the concept of the wise home. Whilst smart homes focus on automation technologies, forcing users to deal with complex and incomprehensible control and programming procedures, the wise home is different. By going beyond intelligence (or smartness) the wise home puts technology in the background and supports explicit (enhanced user-experience)... more...

  • Community Psychologyby John Moritsugu; Elizabeth Vera; Frank Y Wong; Karen Grover Duffy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 151.95

    Community Psychology, 5/e focuses on the prevention of problems, the promotion of well-being, empowerment of members within a community, the appreciation of diversity, and an ecological model for the understanding of human behavior. Attention is paid to both ?classic? early writings and the most recent journal articles and reviews by today?s practitioners... more...

  • Traditional Chinese Medicineby Big Leung

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 95.00

    Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a great treasure of China's ancient history and culture. Written for health professionals, researchers, social scientists and educators, this book elaborates a view that TCM is embodied in diverse and complex human dimensions and meanings in Chinese culture. Encircling Cultural Meaning includes the TCM concept... more...

  • Introducing Mental Health, Second Editionby Caroline Kinsella; Connor Kinsella

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    This popular and accessible introduction to mental health is written for students, mental health practitioners and non-qualified professionals. Fully revised, this second edition is up to date with the latest knowledge on mental health conditions, good practice and the law. The authors explain key concepts in easily understandable language, accessible... more...

  • mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG)by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 24.00

    The mhGAP Intervention Guide (IG) is a clinical guide on mental neurological and substance use disorders for general health care workers who work in non-specialized health care settings particularly in low- and middle-income countries. These health care workers include general physicians family physicians nurses and clinical officers. The... more...