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Health systems & services

Paperback. Reflecting changes in health promotion practice, policy and research, this title explores the potential at the local level for communities to be involved in promoting their own health and examines the role of statutory agencies and other organizations in the making of healthy public policy. Editor(s): Jones, Linda; Sidell, Moyra; Douglas, Jenny; Sidel, Moira. Num Pages: 376 pages, biography. BIC Classification: MBNH; MBP; MQCX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 178 x 243 x 24. Weight in Grams: 644.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Edition
2nd
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333949313
ISBN
9780333949313

€ 50.13

Paperback. Reveals the social inequalities that often represent significant threats to the health and well being of the poor, ethnic minorities, and women. This book defines an anthropology of policy concerned with decision-making and the impact of health policy on human lives. It is of interest to researchers and practitioners in medical anthropology. Editor(s): Castro, Arachu; Singer, Merrill. Num Pages: 408 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 154 x 20. Weight in Grams: 635.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
AltaMira Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780759105119
ISBN
9780759105119

€ 52.15
€ 48.44

Paperback. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBJK; HBTB; JHBZ; MBP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 229 x 30. Weight in Grams: 378.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Beacon Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780807076996
ISBN
9780807076996

€ 21.99
€ 17.37

Paperback. Offering a survey of the impact that the built environment can have on the health of the people who inhabit our cities, the authors go on to suggest ways in which the design of cities could be improved and have a positive impact on the well-being of their citizens. Num Pages: 288 pages, Ill.fig.tabs. BIC Classification: MBP; RPC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 154 x 22. Weight in Grams: 608.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Island Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781559633055
ISBN
9781559633055

€ 36.99
€ 34.59

Hardcover. Part of the "Research in Political Sociology" series, this title deals with health problems, challenges and accomplishments in democratic societies. It includes papers addressing health systems, health policies, obstacles to societal healthy behaviors, and/or health conditions that are experienced in democratic societies in the world. Editor(s): Wejnert, Barbara. Series Editor(s): Wejnert, Barbara. Series: Research in Political Sociology. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: JPHV; MBP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 153 x 21. Weight in Grams: 434.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Limited United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
300
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780522388
ISBN
9781780522388

€ 98.51

Paperback. This book offers new insights into the application of a well-established approach to people who have traditionally been thought not to benefit from them. It demonstrates that rehabilitation has positive outcomes for people with dementia's quality of life and self-esteem, especially if rehabilitation is seen as a positive philosophy of practice. Editor(s): Marshall, Mary. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JKS; MBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 378.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843102861
ISBN
9781843102861

€ 34.12

Paperback. This book explores how IT can help people with learning and communication difficulties increase their independence, communicate in more direct ways and express themselves as part of society. It examines common problems, and shows how IT can help solve them. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JFFG; MBP; UYZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 308.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843103752
ISBN
9781843103752

€ 22.97

Paperback. Advance directive (AD) is a way of making a person's views known if he or she should become mentally incapable of giving consent, or making informed choices about treatment, in the future. This book advises users on their choices about treatment in the event of future episodes of mental illness, covering all legal and medical aspects of AD. Num Pages: 216 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DBKW; JKSM; LNTM1; MBPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 158 x 12. Weight in Grams: 334.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843104834
ISBN
9781843104834

€ 34.12

Paperback. The author argues that the strong connections between moral meaning and spirituality are often not reflected in the health and social care literature. Using case studies and examples from everyday situations, the author provides a practical framework for incorporating spirituality into ethical decision-making and care. Num Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HRLK; JKS; MBDC; MBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 314.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843104988
ISBN
9781843104988

€ 27.92

Paperback. The manual is divided into ten sessions that introduce a topic related to autism and Asperger Syndrome. During each session parents are introduced to a new topic and are invited to participate in exercises and group discussions that serve to reinforce the key messages discussed earlier. Each session closes with recommended reading and 'homework'. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JKSB; JKSN2; MBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 208 x 293 x 16. Weight in Grams: 728.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843105480
ISBN
9781843105480

€ 40.31

Paperback. Although currently many people with dementia are not given the opportunity to receive professional counselling, this book explores the value of counselling for people living with this condition and how it enables them to make sense of themselves. The author shows how counselling can have positive outcomes for those with dementia and their carers. Num Pages: 128 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JKSN2; MBPK; MJND. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 9. Weight in Grams: 198.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843109785
ISBN
9781843109785

€ 21.72

Paperback. It has often been assumed that people with developmental disabilities are incapable of expressing or acquiring the level of emotional insight necessary to engage in any kind of therapy. This book explodes this myth, challenging mental health professionals and families to engage in genuine dialogue with people who are developmentally disabled. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: JMC; MBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 213 x 140 x 9. Weight in Grams: 182.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849050166
ISBN
9781849050166

€ 27.92

Paperback. The book addresses the complexities and dilemmas faced by practitioners involved in mental health care, and enable the reader to reflect on their understanding. Case studies covering psychodynamic theory, cognitive behavioural therapy, systemic family therapy, attachment therapy and therapeutic group-work are also included. Editor(s): Webber, Martin; Nathan, Jack; Rushton, Alan. Series Editor(s): Blewett, James. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1 tables, 13 figures. BIC Classification: JKSM; JKSN; MBPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 18. Weight in Grams: 402.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849050296
ISBN
9781849050296

€ 31.64

Paperback. The complete guide to making the transition from student to newly qualified adult or mental health social worker (NQSW). It covers everything you need to know to meet the requirements of NQSW status, and guides you through the challenges and hurdles. Strategies on staying motivated, managing stress and developing support networks are included. Num Pages: 192 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JKSN; MBPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 231 x 13. Weight in Grams: 290.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849051583
ISBN
9781849051583

€ 26.68

Paperback. The author shows beyond question that neglectful care is a systemic blight, rather than mere local blemish, within our health services. He analyses the causes and factors involved, reveals the widespread denial and lack of accountability from those responsible, and spells out implications of this failure to care for the vulnerable with humanity. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JKS; JPP; JPQB; MBP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 155 x 26. Weight in Grams: 568.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849051606
ISBN
9781849051606

€ 27.92

Paperback. This book looks at ways of improving care provision for people with learning disabilities who self-injure. The first part of the book sets out the theories behind psychological approaches to understanding self-injury, and in the second half case studies and 'practice pointers' propose ways of improving direct care. Editor(s): Heslop, Pauline; Lovell, Andrew. Num Pages: 160 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures. BIC Classification: JFFG; JKSN; MBPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 152 x 9. Weight in Grams: 240.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849052085
ISBN
9781849052085

€ 27.92

Paperback. This book looks at the problems facing healthcare systems from a social anthropological angle, and argues for a return to a values-based approach to healthcare. The author clarifies how organizations need to identify the goals that unite their members and how individuals at every level can contribute to positive change in their organizations. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures. BIC Classification: MBDC; MBPM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 402.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849053181
ISBN
9781849053181

€ 27.92

Paperback. This practical, research-based book is a comprehensive introduction to, and review of, the evidence-based assessment measures used in the commissioning and auditing of services for people with ASD, where increasing emphasis is being put on being able to demonstrate the benefits and effects of support and intervention. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: MBPK; MJNA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849055291
ISBN
9781849055291

€ 96.06

Paperback. Providing an insight into public health for a wide range of professionals, this book takes a problem-based approach and incorporates practical advice for daily practice. Chapters aim to explore each of the ten areas of public health competence outlined by the Faculty of Public Health Medicine. Num Pages: 164 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
164
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781857755015
ISBN
9781857755015

€ 56.10

Paperback. Num Pages: 168 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 203 x 127 x 13. Weight in Grams: 191.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Nicholas Brealey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
168
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781931930208
ISBN
9781931930208

€ 13.99
€ 10.89

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