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

  • ABC of Palliative Careby Marie Fallon; Geoffrey Hanks

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95 US$ 53.96

    This brand new edition pulls together the most up-to-date information on this complex, multidisciplinary area in a practical, user-friendly manner. It deals with the important social and psychological aspects for palliative care of people with incurable diseases including quality of life, communication and bereavement issues. more...

  • Adding Neurotherapy to Your Practiceby Paul G. Swingle

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 62.59

    This clinical manual argues for using neurotherapy to enhance mental health and medical practice across settings and specialties. The text takes readers through the tools and methods of neurotherapy: the ClinicalQ for intake assessment, a stimulated EEG modality called braindriving, and neurofeedback protocols to retrain brain function. Case studies... more...

  • Anwendungsfelder der medizinischen Psychologieby Friedrich Balck

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 9.92

    Im ärztlich-medizinischen Berufsfeld wird häufig unterschätzt, wie eng körperliche Krankheiten mit psychischen Vorgängen verknüpft sind. Das Fachgebiet der medizinischen Psychologie setzt an den zahlreichen Berührungspunkten zwischen Medizin und Psychologie an: den Auswirkungen körperlicher Erkrankungen oder medizinischer Eingriffe auf das psychische... more...

  • Arbeit zwischen Selbstverwirklichung und Selbstgefährdungby Gudrun Voggenreiter

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 2.96

    ​Arbeit ist in einem umfassenden Verständnis die Vorbedingung allen Lebens, ist Leben doch durch Bewegung und damit Veränderung, Umgestaltung definiert. Der Mensch möchte sein Selbst in eben diesen Umgestaltungen wiedererkennen, er möchte Spuren hinterlassen. Dabei kommt er häufig in Konflikt mit dem Wollen der Anderen – Arbeit wird mühsam. Der Weg... more...

  • Assessment in Behavioral Medicineby Ad Vingerhoets

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    How can the influence of behavioral factors on health and well-being be measured? Research over the past two decades has shown that psychological factors and lifestyle have been found to be relevant to the onset and course of disease. In addition, these factors codetermine how patients and those in their social environment cope with illness and what... more...

  • Behavioral Medicineby John S. Wodarski

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95

    Health care costs and the effective management of health care are of primary importance and concern to federal, state, and local governments. Consequently, it is necessary to develop innovative, successful, and integrated cost-effective treatments and procedures. Behavioral Medicine presents a new model to address these needs. Behavioral Medicine... more...

  • Behavioural Oncologyby Marisa Cordella; Aldo Poiani

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 153.54

    This book combines clinical wisdom and empirical data to illuminate the psychological, social and existential aspects of cancer, and to offer a framework for empathic, patient-centered care. Covers stress, pain, fatigue and other factors in long-term illness. more...

  • Being Mindful, Easing Sufferingby Christopher Johns

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 39.95

    The author describes how he has combined traditional medical and more reflective models in his palliative practice, enabling him to work mindfully to alleviate physical and non-physical pain and suffering throughout the health-illness cycle. This is an essential resource for professionals working with the seriously ill and the dying. more...

  • Being Mortalby Atul Gawande

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 10.65

    For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each year, we have become increasingly detached from the reality of being mortal. So here is a book about the modern experience... more...

  • Best Evidence Structural Interventions for HIV Preventionby Rachel E Golden; Charles B. Collins; Shayna D Cunningham; Emily N Newman; Josefina J. Card

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 200.79

    This book reports on successful HIV prevention initiatives from across the globe, representing countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas at diverse stages of the epidemic. It examines interventions at both the individual and community levels. more...