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  • Crises, Conflict and Disabilityby David Mitchell; Valerie Karr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    People with disabilities are among the most adversely affected during conflict situations or when natural disasters strike. They experience higher mortality rates, have fewer available resources and less access to help, especially in refugee camps, as well as in post-disaster environments. Already subject to severe discrimination in many societies,... more...

  • Angehörigenbefragung in der Aphasiediagnostikby Sandra Schütz

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.76

    Aphasie bedeutet nicht nur eine plötzlich auftretende Störung der Sprache, sondern auch eine Beeinträchtigung der Kommunikation mit psychosozialen Folgen für die Betroffenen und ihre Familien. Sandra Schütz setzt sich umfassend mit diesem Aspekt, der kommunikationsorientierten Aphasiediagnostik, auseinander: Sie vermittelt die Grundlagen des pragmatisch-funktionalen... more...

  • Disability and Justiceby Christopher A. Riddle; Jerome E. Bickenbach

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 69.99

    Disability & Justice: The Capabilities Approach in Practice is an interdisciplinary examination of the practical application of the capabilities approach viewed through the lens of the experience of disability. Careful and critical examination of vital foundational concepts is undertaken prior to contextualizing the experience of disability and... more...

  • Essentials of Global Mental Healthby Samuel O. Okpaku

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 108.00

    Defines an approach to mental healthcare focused on achieving international equity in coverage, options and outcomes. more...

  • Mental Health and Deafnessby Margaret du Feu; Cathy Chovaz

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 35.99

    The assessment and treatment of mental health concerns for Deaf individuals has been largely ignored and/or misunderstood by many mental health professionals. In Mental Health and Deafness, Margaret du Feu and Cathy Chovaz seek to rectify this by outlining current issues surrounding mental health and deafness. The book provides valuable information... more...

  • Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusionby Eileen Hyder

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Popular reading groups in public libraries, linked to the learning and social inclusion agenda, have expanded to include a wide range of sections in society, including people with visual impairments. This book discusses whether reading is still a visual activity or if technological developments have led to a broadening of its definition. It considers... more...

  • For the Benefit of Those Who Seeby Rosemary Mahoney

    Little, Brown and Company 2014; US$ 12.99

    "In this intelligent and humane book, Rosemary Mahoney writes of people who are blind....She reports on their courage and gives voice, time and again, to their miraculous dignity."-- Andrew Solomon, author of Far From the Tree In the tradition of Oliver Sacks's The Island of the Colorblind , Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without... more...

  • Pastoral Care of Depressionby Glendon Moriarty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This book is designed to help clergy and mental health professionals understand how depression negatively affects the way people emotionally experience God and how, through therapy, this hurtful God image can be changed into a much more positive one focused on healing. Inside you'll find numerous tests (complete with sample test forms) that identify... more...

  • Disability, Obesity and Ageingby Debbie Rodan; Katie Ellis; Pia Lebeck

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Disability, Obesity and Ageing offers an engaging account of a new area of pressing concern, analysing the way in which ‘spurned’ identities are depicted and reacted to in televisual genres and on-line forums. Examining the symbolic power of the media, this book presents case studies from reality, drama and comic television programmes popular... more...

  • Mental Health and Povertyby Rob Poole; Robert Higgo; Catherine A. Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 68.00

    Draws together evidence that poverty causes serious mental illness and gives recommendations as to what can be done about this. more...