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Queering Fat Embodiment

by Cat Pausé, Jackie Wykes & Samantha Murray

Shedding light on the ways in which fat embodiment is lived, experienced, regulated and (re)produced across a range of cultural sites and contexts, Queering Fat Embodiment destabilises established ideas about...


Health and Inequality: Applying Public Health Research to Policy and Practice

by Angela M. Tod & Julia Hirst

How can research on the social determinants of health be translated into real life public health practice? Challenging the research-practice gap, this text shows readers from a range of professions how their...


Curing Camden: How One City Became a Model for Smarter, More Affordable Healthcare

by Christina Hernandez Sherwood

As the federal health reform debate played out in the national media spotlight, author Christina Hernandez Sherwood was reporting on the American medical system from the street level. From 2010 to 2012, she...


Volunteer: A Traveller's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World

by Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Are you looking for a more meaningful travel experience?

Do you want to give back to the communities you visit, make a genuine connection with locals,...


Bright Kids Who Can't Keep Up: Help Your Child Overcome Slow Processing Speed and Succeed in a Fast-Paced World

by Ellen Braaten & Brian Willoughby

Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to "pick up the pace"? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done--whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or getting dressed...


Food Security, Poverty and Nutrition Policy Analysis: Statistical Methods and Applications

by Suresh Babu, S.N. Gajanan & Prabuddha Sanyal

Food insecurity, the lack of access at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life, continues to be a growing problem as populations increase while the world economy struggles. Formulating effective...


ADHD in the Schools, Third Edition: Assessment and Intervention Strategies

by Gary Stoner, George J. DuPaul & Robert Reid

This highly regarded practitioner guide provides state-of-the-art tools for supporting the academic and behavioral success of K-12 students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The authors explain...


Handbook of Depression, Third Edition

by Ian H. Gotlib & Constance L. Hammen

The authoritative reference on depression and mood disorders, this volume brings together the field's preeminent researchers. All aspects of unipolar and bipolar depression are addressed, from genetics, neurobiology,...


Child Psychopathology, Third Edition

by Eric J. Mash & Russell A. Barkley

This highly respected reference and text on developmental psychopathology brings together leading authorities on the psychological, biological, and social-contextual determinants of child and adolescent problems....


Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work

by Rose Dobrof

Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work presents a compassionate and illuminating update on ethnicity in this area of social work. This fine book looks at such topics as the relationship between white aged...


Aging in the Designed Environment

by Margaret Christenson & Ellen D Taira

Aging in the Designed Environment is the key sourcebook for physical and occupational therapists developing and implementing environmental designs for the aging. The physical environment remains one of the most...


Shared Grace: Therapists and Clergy Working Together

by Susan Bonfiglio, Harold G Koenig & Marion A Bilich

Learn how theology and psychology can work together to provide effective therapy!Shared Grace provides a framework within which mental health professionals and clergy can work together to provide people in need...


Psychiatric Medication Issues for Social Workers, Counselors, and Psychologists

by Kia J. Bentley

Learn more about psychiatric medications to better understand your clientele!

Psychiatric Medication Issues for Social Workers, Counselors, and Psychologists explores a range of issues and dilemmas in psychopharmocology...


Observations on Maniacal Disorder

by Pargeter & Stanley Jackson

First Published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Growth and Development Through Group Work

by Claudia Carson, Elizabeth Lewis & Anna Fritz

Examine group work's roots and fundamental beliefs to get a glimpse of the future

For more than 80 years, social group work has survived difficult times—a testament to the persistence of its practitioners as...


Charting the Impacts of University-Child Welfare Collaboration

by Katharine Briar-Lawson & Joan Levy Zlotnik

Train—and keep—a child welfare workforce that will make a difference!

Charting the Impacts of University-Child Welfare Collaboration addresses the challenges of implementing workforce development initiatives...


Clinical Gerontology: A Guide to Assessment and Intervention

by T.L. Brink

Here is a major text in psychogeriatrics for all professionals in the field of aging and mental health. Leading authorities provide valuable insights into assessment and intervention techniques for use with...


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Guide for Family, Friends, and Pastors

by Robert Collie

Examine the fourth largest mental health problem in America—OCD—and how YOU can help!

Since obsessive-compulsive disorder affects 2.5% of the world population, someone you know is likely to have this disorder....


Women and Healthy Aging: Living Productively in Spite of It All

by J Dianne Garner & Alice A Young

This book explores what is known about healthy living among older women, emphasizing overcoming illness and adversity. Women and Healthy Aging focuses on common age-related changes and illnesses that frequently...


Health Care for the Elderly: Regional Responses for National Policy Issues

by Kathleen G. Andreoli, Leigh A. Musser & Stanley J. Reiser

Leading experts in health policy, gerontology, economics, and ethics explore the potential impact of the growing number of elderly on our health care system. They provide valuable information on the continuing...