Health & Well-Being

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Ethics and Aging

The Right to Live, the Right to Die

UBC Press

This book reflects the complexity of ethical questions, but develops them in relation to a single general theme: that of the involvement of the elderly in the design of social policy and the research which affects them.

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Growing Up with a Chronic Disease

The Impact on Children and Their Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The presence of a chronically sick or handicapped child in the family places considerable physical and emotional strain on parents, healthy siblings, and even extended relations. This book, drawing on theoretical and practical sources, acknowledges the potential for distress involved in caring for a sick child but also emphasizes the coping ...

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Dementia

New Skills for Social Workers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores the new skills needed in multidisciplinary work. These include counselling, creative use of the past, groupwork, empowerment, family therapy, care management, and network analysis. The book is intended to build on what readers already know, while exploring new dimensions of work in the field.

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Environmental Health Risks and Public Policy

Decision Making in Free Societies

UBC Press
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Play Therapy

Where the Sky Meets the Underworld

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Ann Cattanach outlines the theoretical basis and provides guidelines for work in this area. She examines the role of the therapist, and the different methods involved in therapy. Also covered is the use of play therapy in different work settings, such as the education service, the social services, and hospitals.

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Syphilis in Shakespeare's England

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The emergence of syphilis in Europe at the end of the fifteenth century had a profound influence on the history of Western civilization during the Renaissance. The author's assertion that syphilis was as widespread in England as in the rest of Europe challenges generally accepted views in the field. Working from primary sources, he shows ...

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