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Adolescents with Cancer:

The Influence of Close Relationships on Quality of Life, Distress, and Health Behaviors
Melissa Carpentier and Larry Mullins
ISBN: 9781604975802

In this first critical study of close peer and dating relationships among adolescents on active treatment for cancer, Drs. Carpentier and Mullins examine specific, discrete dimensions of close relationships. Read More..

Contingent Employment, Workforce Health, and Citizenship

Marcia E. Facey
ISBN: 9781604977431

The increasing prevalence of contingent work has prompted concerns about its health implications for contingent workers.The research reported in this book casts light on the discrepant health-related findings by examining contingent work from the perspective of workers, through an exploration of how they experience and understand this form of work and how these experiences and understandings might affect health. The study revealed a strong discursive aspect to workers’ experience, and these discourses are the focus of this book. Read More..

AIDS Crisis Control in Uganda:

The Use of HAART
Dorothy J. N. Kalanzi
ISBN: 9781604977875

This book is a compelling study of the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) treatment in Uganda to overcome the AIDS crisis. The physical, psychological, and emotional challenges are shown using case studies and an extensive empirical method. This book is an important addition to collections in African studies and public health. Read More..

The Logic and Legitimacy of American Bioethics

Mary R. Leinhos
ISBN: 9781604975079

This pioneering book makes new contributions to the fields of higher education studies and science studies, where ethics, and the relationship between legitimacy and expertise, have been little explored. Read More..

Adolescents With HIV:

Attachment, Depression, and Adherence
Erin Leonard
ISBN: 9781604975338

This unprecedented study examines the quality of attachment relationships, symptoms of depression, and medication adherence among perinatally HIV-infected adolescents. Read More..

The Availability of Care for Late-Middle-Aged Adults With Chronic Conditions

Julie C. Lima and Susan M. Allen
ISBN: 9781604975765

In this first critical study of the availability and receipt of care for late-middle-aged adults, Julie Lima and Susan Allen uncover a host of vulnerabilities that challenge the wellbeing of those who find themselves in need of personal assistance at a critical point in their lives. Read More..

Sexual Health and Bollywood Films:

A culturally based program for South Asian Teenage Girls
Anvita Madan-Bahel
ISBN: 9781934043813

"This work is unique and innovative in many key ways. ... Dr. Madan-Bahel offers a variety of recommendations for practice, research, and policy that will continue to influence the field for years to come." Read More..

ADHD and Maternal Resiliency:

A Cross-Cultural Examination of Canadian and American Mothers
Patricia Neff
ISBN: 9781604975901

This is the first book to provide a detailed analysis of the impact of raising an ADHD child, as compared to a non-ADHD child, on maternal well-being. Read More..

The Political and Economic Sustainability of Health Care in Canada:

Private-Sector Involvement in the Federal Provincial Health Care System
Howard A. Palley, Marie-Pascale Pomey, and Owen B. Adams
ISBN: 9781604978155

"A rare contribution to Canadians studies——a most welcome addition to scholarly works in this field. A bonus: the chapter on Quebec. It is extremely useful for teaching because there is so little written about this French-speaking province. Many studies omit Quebec because it is so hard to find material in English ... this alone makes the book extremely valuable to scholars." - Publius: The Journal of Federalism Read More..

Pediatric Burns

Bradley J. Phillips
ISBN: 9781604976960

Each year in the United States alone, over 125,000 children suffer serious burn injuries, and only a relative few are treated at specialized centers. Ratios are even more dismal in other regions of the world. These cases require immediate and complex care from a myriad of disciplines if survival and full functional recovery are to be achieved. This unprecedented book is therefore a vital resource as it describes the most advanced practices in use throughout the world in every type of burn wound category, providing clear descriptions of treatment methods from every discipline’s perspective and from a variety of countries. Read More..

 

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