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Health Studies: An Introduction

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Description for Health Studies: An Introduction Paperback. Health Studies: an Introduction is a comprehensive introduction to health and illness, approaches to healthcare, and the psychological, social and environmental factors that influence public and personal health. This thoroughly revised edition includes new chapters on geography & physiology, and increased coverage of global health issues. Editor(s): Naidoo, Jennie; Wills, Jane. Num Pages: 472 pages, 15 tables, 20 figures, 5 halftones. BIC Classification: MBN; MBP; MQC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 248 x 192 x 23. Weight in Grams: 1016.
This new edition of a very successful textbook provides an up-to-date, broad and authoritative introduction to studying health. With chapters including biology, epidemiology, anthropology, politics and psychology, it is the only book to explore all the major disciplines and highlight how they can contribute to our understanding of health in one single volume. Comprehensive, accessible and written by leading experts in the different fields, this is the introductory text for all students of health studies.  New to this Edition: - A whole new chapter on geography and health: it explores the relationship between people's health and the natural ... Read more

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About Jennie Naidoo
Jennie Naidoo is Principal Lecturer in Health Promotion and Public Health at the University of the West of England, UK. Jane Wills is Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion and Public Health at South Bank University, UK.

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"This text informs my teaching and underpins the learning outcomes that relate to a range of 'health' modules and courses. It is a text that I shall certainly recommend to students, as it is written in a user friendly style, encourages critical thinking and focuses on developing an appreciation of knowledge that underpins practice and the application of theory to ... Read more

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