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AIDS and behavior

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Vol 1, 1997 -
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Springer
Holdings
Vol 1, 1997 -
Publication Frequency
Quarterly
ISSN
1573-3254
Specialty
Communicable Diseases
Social Sciences
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e-Journal
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Anti-Semitism and Psychiatry : Recognition, Prevention, and Interventions

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H. Steven Moffic, John R. Peteet, Ahmed Hankir, Mary V. Seeman, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book is a high-quality, innovative resource that examines the cross-cultural, psychiatric interaction between anti-Seminitism and clinical mental health, thereby filling the gap in the psychiatry literature on this particular stigma. Written by experts in this area with a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds, the text focuses on what psychiatrists need to know to combat the negative mental health impact that increasingly rise out of this particular phenomenon. This approach has ne…
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Moffic, H Steven
Peteet, John R.
Hankir, Ahmed
Seeman, Mary V.
Responsibility
H. Steven Moffic, John R. Peteet, Ahmed Hankir, Mary V. Seeman, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 374 p.) : 19 illus., 17 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030377458
9783030377441 (Print ed.)
9783030377465 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Judaism - psychology
Prejudice - psychology
Specialty
Psychiatry
Social Sciences
Abstract
This book is a high-quality, innovative resource that examines the cross-cultural, psychiatric interaction between anti-Seminitism and clinical mental health, thereby filling the gap in the psychiatry literature on this particular stigma. Written by experts in this area with a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds, the text focuses on what psychiatrists need to know to combat the negative mental health impact that increasingly rise out of this particular phenomenon. This approach has never been taken in a clinical text. The book begins by introducing the history of the problem before examining the intra- and interpersonal, psycho-, and social aspects of anti-Semitism in psychiatry. Chapters cover the key indicators for recognition, treatment of patients who struggle with the stigma, shock, and trauma created by hate toward this community, as well as tactics for prevention and intervention. Anti-Semitism and Psychiatry is the only non-political, clinical resource on this particular stigma and its negative impact on mental health for psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care physicians, pediatricians, geriatricians, hospital administrators, public health officials, counselors, social workers, and all others.
Contents
A Short History of the Jewish People -- A Short History of Anti-Semitism -- Prejudice: Intra and Interpersonal Aspects -- Biological Determinants of Bigotry and Its Role in the Resurgence of Severe Anti-Semitism -- An Artistic View of Anti-Semitism -- Anti-Semitism and the Jewish Identity -- A Personal Psychiatric History of Anti-Semitism -- Anti-Semitism: Social, Religious, and Clinical Considerations from a Jewish Psychiatrist -- Anti-Semitism: Social, Religious, and Clinical Considerations from a Christian Psychiatrist -- Anti-Semitism: Social, Religious, and Clinical Considerations from a Muslim Psychiatrist -- Anti-Semitism: Social, Religious, and Clinical Considerations from a Hindu Psychiatrist -- The Psychological Effects of Anti-Semitism on the Perpetrators and Victims -- Anti-Semitism: The Jungian Approach -- Anti-Semitism: The Psychoanalytic Approach -- Jewish Stereotypes in Diagnosis and Treatment -- The Treatment of Anti-Semitic Patients -- Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma -- Community Resilience and the Tree of Life Shootings -- Judaism and Rural Psychiatry -- Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism in the Middle East -- A Psychiatric Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Hate Crimes -- Harnessing the Power of Film to Challenge Anti-Semitism -- The Role of Jewish Agencies in Reducing Anti-Semitism -- Leadership for Reducing Anti-Semitism -- Can Anti-Semitism be Cured?
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Bioethics, Public Health, and the Social Sciences for the Medical Professions : An Integrated, Case-Based Approach

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Amy E. Caruso Brown, Travis R. Hobart, Cynthia B. Morrow, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2019.
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This unique textbook utilizes an integrated, case-based approach to explore how the domains of bioethics, public health and the social sciences impact individual patients and populations. It provides a structured framework suitable for both educators (including course directors and others engaged in curricular design) and for medical and health professions students to use in classroom settings across a range of clinical areas and allied health professions and for independent study. The textbook…
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Caruso Brown, Amy E.
Hobart, Travis R.
Morrow, Cynthia B.
Responsibility
Amy E. Caruso Brown, Travis R. Hobart, Cynthia B. Morrow, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 527 p.) : 6 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030035440
9783030035433 (Print ed.)
9783030035457 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Bioethical Issues
Ethics, Clinical
Public Health - ethics
Specialty
Ethics
Public Health
Social Sciences
Abstract
This unique textbook utilizes an integrated, case-based approach to explore how the domains of bioethics, public health and the social sciences impact individual patients and populations. It provides a structured framework suitable for both educators (including course directors and others engaged in curricular design) and for medical and health professions students to use in classroom settings across a range of clinical areas and allied health professions and for independent study. The textbook opens with an introduction, describing the intersection of ethics and public health in clinical practice and the six key themes that inform the book's core learning objectives, followed by a guide to using the book. It then presents 22 case studies that address a broad spectrum of patient populations, clinical settings, and disease pathologies. Each pair of cases shares a core concept in bioethics or public health, from community perspectives and end-of-life care to medical mistakes and stigma and marginalization. They engage learners in rigorous clinical and ethical reasoning by prompting readers to make choices based on available information and then providing additional information to challenge assumptions, simulating clinical decision-making. In addition to providing a unique, detailed clinical scenario, each case is presented in a consistent format, which includes learning objectives, questions and responses for self-directed learning, questions and responses for group discussion, references, and suggested further reading. All cases integrate the six themes of patient- and family-centered care; evidence-based practice; structural competency; biases in decision-making; cultural humility and awareness of the culture of medicine; and justice, social responsibility and advocacy. The final section discusses some challenges to evaluating courses and learning encounters that adopt the cases and includes a model framework for learner assessment.
Contents
I. Introduction -- Introduction -- Approaches to Using This Book -- II. Core Principles in Ethics and Public Health -- “How Many of These Surgeries Have You Done?” -- “Can't Stop Coughing (But I Need to Get Back to the Shelter by 6)” -- III. Community Perspectives -- “I Think I’m in Labor” -- “Why Does My Son Have Lead in His Blood?” -- IV. Healthcare Systems and Comparative Approaches -- “Our Baby Is Turning Blue” -- “I Have a Touch of Sugar but I Can’t Afford My Meds” -- V. Decision-Making for Children and Adolescents -- “I Don’t Want My Child to Get Vaccines” -- “Our Son's Cancer Is Gone. Why Can't We Stop Treatment?” -- VI. Trauma, Violence, and Mental Health -- “He Has a Gun and Wants to Kill Himself” -- “Bleeding Too Much” (In the Words of a Refugee) -- VII. Choices and Care at the End of Life -- “My Father Wouldn’t Want to Live Like This” -- “We’re Not Ready to Give Up” -- VIII. Quality of Life in the Context of Disability -- “Please Look Beyond My Disability” -- “It Runs in the Family” -- IX. Medical Mistakes and Patient Safety -- “I Know Something Is Wrong” -- “I’m in Pain!” -- X. Conducting Research -- “I Don't Want to Be a Guinea Pig” -- “Wait, I’m a Research Subject?” -- XI. Stigma and Marginalization -- “I Need Blockers So I Don’t Turn Into a Girl” -- “You Don’t Understand—He Needs That Bottle” -- XII. Global Health -- “They Say My Baby’s Head Is Too Small” -- “I Just Want to Help People and See the World” -- XIII. Evaluation and Assessment -- Evaluating Cases in Context -- A Practical Framework for Learner Assessment -- Supplementary Information.
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e-Book
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Case Reports
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The Biopsychosocial Model of Health and Disease : New Philosophical and Scientific Developments

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Derek Bolton, Grant Gillett. --Cham: Palgrave Macmillan , c2019.
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‘This is an incredibly audacious book. Derek Bolton and Grant Gillett brilliantly succeed in providing the big picture that was lacking in the defense of the biopsychosocial model promoted by Engel 40 years ago.’ - Steeves Demazeux, Assistant Professor in philosophy, Bordeaux-Montaigne University, France This open access book is a systematic update of the philosophical and scientific foundations of the biopsychosocial model of health, disease and healthcare. First proposed by George Engel 40 ye…
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Bolton, Derek
Other Authors
Gillett, Grant
Responsibility
Derek Bolton, Grant Gillett
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 149 p.)
ISBN
9783030118990
9783030118983 (Print ed.)
9783030119003 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Holistic Health
Philosophy, Medical
Social Medicine
Specialty
Public Health
Social Sciences
Abstract
‘This is an incredibly audacious book. Derek Bolton and Grant Gillett brilliantly succeed in providing the big picture that was lacking in the defense of the biopsychosocial model promoted by Engel 40 years ago.’ - Steeves Demazeux, Assistant Professor in philosophy, Bordeaux-Montaigne University, France This open access book is a systematic update of the philosophical and scientific foundations of the biopsychosocial model of health, disease and healthcare. First proposed by George Engel 40 years ago, the Biopsychosocial Model is much cited in healthcare settings worldwide, but has been increasingly criticised for being vague, lacking in content, and in need of reworking in the light of recent developments. The book confronts the rapid changes to psychological science, neuroscience, healthcare, and philosophy that have occurred since the model was first proposed and addresses key issues such as the model’s scientific basis, clinical utility, and philosophical coherence. The authors conceptualise biology and the psychosocial as in the same ontological space, interlinked by systems of communication-based regulatory control which constitute a new kind of causation. These are distinguished from physical and chemical laws, most clearly because they can break down, thus providing the basis for difference between health and disease. This work offers an urgent update to the model’s scientific and philosophical foundations, providing a new and coherent account of causal interactions between the biological, the psychological and social. Derek Bolton is Professor of Philosophy and Psychopathology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London, UK. He was awarded a double first in Moral Sciences and a PhD in Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. His subsequent professional career was in clinical psychology and he has published extensively in philosophy of psychiatry as well as basic and clinical health science. Grant Gillett is Professor of Bioethics at the University of Otago, New Zealand. His professional career was in Neurosurgery, punctuated by a D. Phil. at Oxford University in philosophy of mind and meta-ethics. He has published extensively in neuroethics, philosophy of mind and language, philosophy of medicine (particularly psychiatry), and the philosophy of medical and social sciences.
Contents
1. The Biopsychosocial Model 40 Years On -- 1.1 Doing Well—But with Underlying Problems -- 1.2 Locating the Content of the Biopsychosocial Model -- 1.3 The General Model: Biopsychosocial Ontology and Interactions -- 2. Biology Involves Regulatory Control of Physical–Chemical Energetic Processes -- 2.1 The New Biology/Biomedicine -- 2.2 The Limitations of Physicalism -- 2.3 Current Biomedicine Is Conducive to the Biopsychosocial Model -- 3. Psychology Regulates Activity in the Social World -- 3.1 The Psychological as Embodied Agency -- 3.2 Biopsychosocial Conditions of Agency -- 3.3 The Socio-Political: Who Gets to Control What? -- 3.4 General Theory of Biopsychosocial Systems -- 4. Biopsychosocial Conditions of Health and Disease -- 4.1 Conditions of Biopsychosocial Life -- 4.2 Biopsychosocial Conceptualisation of Health Conditions -- 4.3 Locating Causes in Biopsychosocial Systems -- 4.4 Compare and Contrast Physical and Mental Health Conditions -- 4.5 Locating the Biopsychosocial Model.
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Blacks in Medicine : Clinical, Demographic, and Socioeconomic Correlations

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Richard Allen Williams. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This socially conscious, culturally relevant book explores the little-known history and present climate of Black people in the medical field. It reveals the deficiencies in the American healthcare structure that have contributed to the mismanagement of healthcare in the Black population, and examines cross-currents that intersect with the major events in minority medical history. Illustrated across 10 expertly written chapters, this text features a longitudinal timeline with the presentation of…
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Williams, Richard Allen
Responsibility
Richard Allen Williams
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvii, 200 p.) : 146 illus., 102 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030419608
9783030419592 (Print ed.)
9783030419615 (Print ed.)
9783030419622 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
African Americans - history
History of Medicine
Race Factors
Racism
Specialty
History of Medicine
Social Sciences
Abstract
This socially conscious, culturally relevant book explores the little-known history and present climate of Black people in the medical field. It reveals the deficiencies in the American healthcare structure that have contributed to the mismanagement of healthcare in the Black population, and examines cross-currents that intersect with the major events in minority medical history. Illustrated across 10 expertly written chapters, this text features a longitudinal timeline with the presentation of evidence-based information drawn from historical, political, and clinical sources. The book begins with an analysis of diseases particularly prevalent in the Black community due to socioeconomic inequalities in available medical care. These diseases include sickle cell anemia, hypertension, heart failure, drug addiction, and HIV/AIDS. Bolstered by profiles of historically well-known Black physicians, stories of success in medical education, and the remarkable impact of Black medical organizations, subsequent chapters address the triumphs and tribulations of the Black medical professional in America. Concluding with an examination of the current health status of Black people in the United States, the book makes a case for future systemic improvements in healthcare delivery to minority communities. A unique, noteworthy reference, Blacks in Medicine: Clinical, Demographic, and Socioeconomic Correlations is written for a broad range of physicians and health providers, as well as professionals in the social sciences and public health.
Contents
1. Five Diseases That Are Devastating the African American Population -- 2. Profiles in Courage: African American Medical Pioneers in the United States—The Earliest Black Practitioners -- 3. Evolution of the Black Physician: Medical Education and Treatment Facilities for Blacks -- 4. The Impact of Black Medical Organizations on African American Health -- 5. Healthcare Reform Law (Obamacare): Update on “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” and the Persistence of Polarization on Repeal and Replace -- 6. Outstanding Black Physicians and Other Health Professionals in American History -- 7. The Importance of Trust in the Physician-Patient Relationship and in Medical Care -- 8. Current Health Status of Blacks in the United States: The Case for Future Improvement of Healthcare Delivery -- 9. The Socioeconomic Determinants of Health and Their Impact on African American Healthcare Delivery -- 10. Conclusion and Afterword.
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Bodily Integrity and the Politics of Circumcision : Culture, Controversy, and Change

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edited by George C. Denniston, Pia Grassivaro Gallo, Frederick M. Hodges, Marilyn Fayre Milos, Franco Viviani. --New York: Springer Science+Business Media , c2006.
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Denniston, George C
Other Authors
Gallo, Pia Grassivaro
Hodges, Frederick M
Milos, Marilyn Fayre
Viviani, Franco
Responsibility
edited by George C. Denniston, Pia Grassivaro Gallo, Frederick M. Hodges, Marilyn Fayre Milos, Franco Viviani
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer Science+Business Media
Date of Publication
c2006
ISBN
9781402049163
Subjects (MeSH)
Body Image
Body Modification, Non-Therapeutic - ethics
Circumcision, Female
Circumcision, Male
Bioethical Issues
Subjects (LCSH)
Medical ethics
Social sciences
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e-Book
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Canadian social trends

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Cape Breton Regional: 2005 - 2009.
Location
Cape Breton Regional
Holdings
Cape Breton Regional: 2005 - 2009.
Specialty
Social Sciences
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Journal
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Cape Breton Regional
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Case Studies in Society, Religion, and Bioethics

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Sana Loue. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book explores, through case studies, the interplay between religion, culture, government, and politics in diverse societies on questions arising in the domain of bioethics. The case studies draw from multiple disciplinary perspectives, including history, theology, law, bioethics, public policy, science, and medicine. The text's global perspective permits a comparison of the differing approaches adopted by countries facing similar bioethical quandaries and the extent to which religion has o…
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Loue, Sana
Responsibility
Sana Loue
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 268 p.) : 4 illus., 3 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030441500
9783030441494 (Print ed.)
9783030441517 (Print ed.)
9783030441524 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Bioethical Issues
Religion
Socioeconomic Factors
Specialty
Ethics
Religion
Social Sciences
Abstract
This book explores, through case studies, the interplay between religion, culture, government, and politics in diverse societies on questions arising in the domain of bioethics. The case studies draw from multiple disciplinary perspectives, including history, theology, law, bioethics, public policy, science, and medicine. The text's global perspective permits a comparison of the differing approaches adopted by countries facing similar bioethical quandaries and the extent to which religion has or has not been instrumental in addressing such dilemmas. Secular and religious societies across the globe are being confronted with complex questions involving religious belief and the extent to which specific religious perspectives have in the past or should in the future be adopted as official policy. Bioethical issues involving the interplay of religion and government have become particularly notable in recent years. How these issues are resolved has major implications for individuals, healthcare providers, and the future of medical research and medical care. Topics explored among the chapters include: Homosexuality: Sin, Crime, Pathology, Identity, Behavior Medical Error: Truthtelling, Apology, and Forgiveness Refusal of Medical Treatment Medical Deportation Case Study: Nazism, Religion, and Human Experimentation The New Frontier: Cloning Case Studies in Society, Religion, and Bioethics will find an engaged audience among researchers and scholars in history, religion/theology, medicine, and bioethics interested in the influence of religion on bioethical decision-making. Students—particularly upper-level undergraduate and graduate students interested in bioethics, humanities, and theology—will find the text helpful in understanding the processes through which religion may serve as a basis for both societal policy and law and individual decision-making in health-related matters.
Contents
1. Society, Religion, and Bioethics -- 2. Homosexuality: Sin, Crime, Pathology, Identity, Behavior -- 3. Body Modification of Minors -- 4. Medical Error: Truthtelling, Apology, and Forgiveness -- 5. Religious Refusal of Medical Treatment -- 6. Care of the Stranger: Medical Deportation of Noncitizens -- 7. Nazism, Religion, and Human Experimentation -- 8. Animal Experimentation in Biomedical Science -- 9. The New Frontier: Cloning -- 10. Concluding Remarks -- Index to Legal References -- Index to Scriptural References.
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Child abuse and neglect

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Elsevier
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Vol 31, 2007 -
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Online
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Elsevier
Holdings
Vol 31, 2007 -
Publication Frequency
Monthly
ISSN
0145-2134
Specialty
Pediatrics
Social Sciences
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e-Journal
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Concise rules of APA style

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American Psychological Association. --Washington,DC: American Psychological Association , 2005.
Call Number
BF 76.7 P82 2005 REF
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Sub-Location
REFERENCE
Call Number
BF 76.7 P82 2005 REF
Corporate Author
American Psychological Association
Place of Publication
Washington,DC
Publisher
American Psychological Association
Date of Publication
2005
Physical Description
212 p.
ISBN
1591472520
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychology - Handbooks
Social Sciences - Handbooks
Writing
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Sub-Location
REFERENCE
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Concise rules of APA style

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American Psychological Association. (6th ed.) --Washington, DC: American Psychological Association , 2010.
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BF 76.7 P82 2010 REF
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Sub-Location
REFERENCE
Call Number
BF 76.7 P82 2010 REF
Corporate Author
American Psychological Association
Edition
6th ed.
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher
American Psychological Association
Date of Publication
2010
Physical Description
280 p.
ISBN
9781433805608
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychology - Handbooks
Social Sciences - handbooks
Writing
Publishing
Authorship
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Sub-Location
REFERENCE
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1
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Converging Disciplines : A Transdisciplinary Research Approach to Urban Health Problems

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edited by Maritt Kirst, Nicole Schaefer-McDaniel, Stephen Hwang, Patricia O'Campo. --New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media , c2011.
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Online
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Author
Kirst, Maritt
Other Authors
Schaefer-McDaniel, Nicole
Hwang, Stephen
O'Campo, Patricia
Responsibility
edited by Maritt Kirst, Nicole Schaefer-McDaniel, Stephen Hwang, Patricia O'Campo
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer Science+Business Media
Date of Publication
c2011
ISBN
9781441963307
Subjects (MeSH)
Urban Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Public health
Social sciences
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e-Book
Location
Online
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Current and Emerging Trends in Aging and Work

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Sara J. Czaja, Joseph Sharit, Jacquelyn B. James, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This timely volume provides an up-to-date and comprehensive summary about what is known about aging and work and addresses the challenges and opportunities confronting older workers and organizations. The authors describe current and emerging topics related to work and aging adults such as working in teams, the increasing diversity of the labor force, work and caregiving, the implications of technology for an aging workforce, and health and wellness issues. The authors are renowned for their re…
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Czaja, Sara J.
Sharit, Joseph
James, Jacquelyn B.
Responsibility
Sara J. Czaja, Joseph Sharit, Jacquelyn B. James, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 463 p.) : 47 illus., 24 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030241353
9783030241346 (Print ed.)
9783030241360 (Print ed.)
9783030241377 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Aged
Aging
Occupational Medicine
Personnel Management
Workforce - trends
Specialty
Geriatrics
Social Sciences
Abstract
This timely volume provides an up-to-date and comprehensive summary about what is known about aging and work and addresses the challenges and opportunities confronting older workers and organizations. The authors describe current and emerging topics related to work and aging adults such as working in teams, the increasing diversity of the labor force, work and caregiving, the implications of technology for an aging workforce, and health and wellness issues. The authors are renowned for their respective work in the topical areas and represent a broad range of disciplines within academia, as well as offer perspectives from government and policy. Jobs, organizations, the labor market, and the workforce are experiencing dramatic change. Workers of all ages, including older workers, need to interact with the wide variety of ubiquitous technologies that are reshaping work processes, job content, work settings, communication strategies, and the delivery of training, and this book aims to update readers on the particular issues facing today’s aging adults in the workplace. The chapters’ broad and inclusive scope encompasses: Workplace aging and jobs in the 21st century; The retirement income security outlook for older workers; Population aging, age discrimination, and age discrimination protections; Older workers and the contemporary labor market; The role of aging, age diversity, and age heterogeneity within teams; The intersection of family caregiving and work. Current and Emerging Trends in Aging and Work is relevant to a broad audience of academic researchers, practitioners, and students in psychology, sociology, management, engineering (industrial and human factors), the health sciences, gerontology/geriatrics, and public health. It is also a useful resource for government and policy leaders, as well as workers and managers in the public and private sectors.
Contents
Part I: Current Employment Patterns and Demographics -- 1. Setting the Stage: Workplace and Demographic Trends -- 2. Workplace Aging and Jobs in the 21st Century -- 3. Leveraging Aging Workforce and Age Diversity to Achieve Organizational Goals: A Human Resource Management Perspective -- 4. Integrating the German and U.S. Perspective on Organizational Practices for Later-Life Work: The Later Life Work Index -- Part II: Policy Issues and An Aging Workforce -- 5. It is Time for a 21st Century Understanding of Older Workers, Aging, and Discrimination -- 6. Extended Working Lives: Feasible and Desirable for All? -- 7. The Retirement Income Security Outlook for Older Workers: Causes for Concern and Reasons for Optimism -- 8. How Much Does Work Pay at Older Ages? -- 9. Population Aging, Age Discrimination, and Age Discrimination Protections at the 50th Anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act -- Part III: Work Performance Issues -- 10. A Human Factors Engineering Perspective to Aging and Work -- 11. Work Motivation and Employment Goals in Later Adulthood -- 12. Can Acquired Skill and Technology Mitigate Age-Related Declines in Learning Rate? -- 13. Training the Older Workers: Pathways and Pitfalls -- Part IV: Trends in Jobs and Work Patterns -- 14. How Do Employers Respond to an Aging Workforce? Evidence from Surveys Among Employers, 2009-2017 -- 15. A Narrative Review: Understanding How Employment Context Influences the Occupational Health and Well-being of Older Workers in Low-Wage Jobs -- 16. The Role of Aging, Age Diversity, and Age Heterogeneity within Teams -- 17. Difficult Adjustments: Older Workers and the Contemporary Labor Market -- 18. Beyond the Livelong Workday: Is There a New Face of Retirement? -- 19. The Stickiness of Quality Work: Exploring Relationships Between the Quality of Employment and the Intent to Leave/Intent to Retire -- Part V: Health and Wellness Issues -- 20. The Intersection of Family Caregiving and Work: Labor Force Participation, Productivity, and Caregiver Well-being -- 21. Decreasing Disability Rates in Older Workers: Some Newer Research Directions -- 22. Designing Age-Friendly Workplaces: An Occupational Health Perspective.
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A Demographic Perspective on Gender, Family and Health in Europe

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Gabriele Doblhammer, Jordi Gumà, editors. --Cham: SpringerOpen , c2018.
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Online
This book is published open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. ; This open access book examines the triangle between family, gender, and health in Europe from a demographic perspective. It helps to understand patterns and trends in each of the three components separately, as well as their interdependencies. It overcomes the widely observable specialization in demographic research, which usually involves researchers studying either family or fertility processes or focusing on health and mortality…
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Doblhammer, Gabriele
Gumà, Jordi
Responsibility
Gabriele Doblhammer, Jordi Gumà, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
SpringerOpen
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 303 p.) : 28 illus., 18 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319723563
9783319723556 (Print ed.)
9783319723570 (Print ed.)
9783319891750 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Demography
Epidemiology
Family Characteristics
Gender Identity
Public Health
Other Subjects
Europe
Specialty
Population Health
Social Sciences
Abstract
This book is published open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.
This open access book examines the triangle between family, gender, and health in Europe from a demographic perspective. It helps to understand patterns and trends in each of the three components separately, as well as their interdependencies. It overcomes the widely observable specialization in demographic research, which usually involves researchers studying either family or fertility processes or focusing on health and mortality. Coverage looks at new family and partnership forms among the young and middle-aged, their relationship with health, and the pathways through which they act. Among the old, lifelong family biography and present family situation are explored. Evidence is provided that partners advancing in age start to resemble each other more closely in terms of health, with the health of the partner being a crucial factor of an individual’s own health. Gender-specific health outcomes and pathways are central in the designs of the studies and the discussion of the results. The book compares twelve European countries reflecting different welfare state regimes and offers country-specific studies conducted in Austria, Germany, Italy--all populations which have received less attention in the past--and Sweden. As a result, readers discover the role of different concepts of family and health as well as comparisons within European countries and ethnic groups. It will be an insightful resource for students, academics, policy makers, and researchers that will help define future research in terms of gender and public health.
Contents
Framework -- Summary and Research Implications -- Part I. Keynote Chapters -- Families and Health: A Review -- The New Roles of Men and Women and Implications for Families and Societies -- Sex Differences in Health and Survival -- Part II. Country Specific Chapters -- Gender Differences in the Relationship Between Household Position and Health in Twelve European Countries: Are They Associated with the Value Climate? -- Similarity of Perceived Health Between Household Members: The “Mutual Influences” Hypothesis -- Household Position, Parenthood, and Self-Reported Adult Health. Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Evidence from the Austrian Generations and Gender Survey -- The Contextual and Household Contribution to Individual Health Status in Germany: What Is the Role of Gender and Migration Background? -- Health-Risk Behaviour of Women and Men—Differences According to Partnership and Parenthood. Results of the German Health Update (GEDA) Survey 2009–2010 -- Fertility Histories and Health in Later Life in Italy -- The Effect of Current Family Situation on Slow Walking Speed at Old Age.
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e-Book
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Depression and Globalization : The Politics of Mental Health in the 21st Century

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by Carl Walker. --New York, NY: Springer-Verlag , c2008.
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Online
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Author
Walker, Carl
Responsibility
by Carl Walker
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2008
ISBN
9780387727134
Subjects (MeSH)
Depression
Health Policy
Mental Health Services - history
Social Conditions
Global Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Public health
Social sciences
Psychology, clinical
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e-Book
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Online
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Disability & International Development : Towards Inclusive Global Health

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edited by Malcolm Maclachlan, Leslie Swartz. --New York, NY: Springer-Verlag , c2009.
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Online
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Author
Maclachlan, Malcolm
Other Authors
Swartz, Leslie
Responsibility
edited by Malcolm Maclachlan, Leslie Swartz
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2009
ISBN
9780387938400
Subjects (MeSH)
Developing Countries
Disabled Persons
Economic Development
Global Health
Socioeconomic Factors
Subjects (LCSH)
Public health
Social sciences
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Doing your literature review : traditional and systematic techniques

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Jill K. Jesson, Lydia Matheson, Fiona M. Lacey. --Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications , c2011.
Call Number
H 62 J58 2011
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Guides students through the production of either a traditional or a systematic literature review, clearly explaining the difference between the two types of review, the advantages and disadvantages of both, and the skills needed. It gives practical advice on reading and organising relevant literature and critically assessing the reviewed field. Includes: Using libraries and the internet ; Note making ; Presentation ; Critical analysis ; and Referencing, plagiarism and copyright.
Call Number
H 62 J58 2011
Author
Jesson, Jill K
Other Authors
Matheson, Lydia
Lacey, Fiona M
Responsibility
Jill K. Jesson, Lydia Matheson, Fiona M. Lacey
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher
Sage Publications
Date of Publication
c2011
Physical Description
175 p.
ISBN
9781848601543
Subjects (MeSH)
Review Literature as Topic
Research - methods
Research Design
Subjects (LCSH)
Social sciences--Research
Abstract
Guides students through the production of either a traditional or a systematic literature review, clearly explaining the difference between the two types of review, the advantages and disadvantages of both, and the skills needed. It gives practical advice on reading and organising relevant literature and critically assessing the reviewed field. Includes: Using libraries and the internet ; Note making ; Presentation ; Critical analysis ; and Referencing, plagiarism and copyright.
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Getting information -- Part II. Using information.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
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1
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3 weeks
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Essentials of statistics for the social and behavioral sciences

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Cohen,Barry. --Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons , 2003.
Call Number
WA 950 K21e 2003
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Call Number
WA 950 K21e 2003
Author
Cohen,Barry
Place of Publication
Hoboken, NJ
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons
Date of Publication
2003
Physical Description
289 p.
Series Title
Essentials of behavioral science series
ISBN
0471220310
Subjects (MeSH)
Social Sciences
Behavioral Sciences - Statistics
Format
Book
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
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3 weeks
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Ethnicity and health

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Taylor and Francis
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Holdings
Vol 1(3), 1996 - (delayed 18 months)
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Online
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Taylor and Francis
Holdings
Vol 1(3), 1996 - (delayed 18 months)
ISSN
1465-3419
Specialty
Public Health
Social Sciences
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e-Journal
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Online
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Evidence Use in Health Policy Making : An International Public Policy Perspective

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Justin Parkhurst, Stefanie Ettelt, Benjamin Hawkins, editors. --Cham: Palgrave Macmillan , c2018.
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This open access book provides a set of conceptual, empirical, and comparative chapters that apply a public policy perspective to investigate the political and institutional factors driving the use of evidence to inform health policy in low, middle, and high income settings. The work presents key findings from the Getting Research Into Policy (GRIP-Health) project: a five year, six country, programme of work supported by the European Research Council. The chapters further our understanding of e…
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Parkhurst, Justin
Ettelt, Stefanie
Hawkins, Benjamin
Responsibility
Justin Parkhurst, Stefanie Ettelt, Benjamin Hawkins, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 245 p.) : 1 illus.
Series Title
International series on public policy
ISBN
9783319934679
9783319934662 (Print ed.)
9783319934686 (Print ed.)
9783030066673 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2524-7301
Subjects (MeSH)
Evidence-Based Practice
Health Policy
Internationality
Policy Making
Social Planning
Specialty
Health Services Research
Public Health
Social Sciences
Abstract
This open access book provides a set of conceptual, empirical, and comparative chapters that apply a public policy perspective to investigate the political and institutional factors driving the use of evidence to inform health policy in low, middle, and high income settings. The work presents key findings from the Getting Research Into Policy (GRIP-Health) project: a five year, six country, programme of work supported by the European Research Council. The chapters further our understanding of evidence utilisation in health policymaking through the application of theories and methods from the policy sciences. They present new insights into the roles and importance of factors such as issue contestation, institutional arrangements, logics of appropriateness, and donor influence to explore individual cases and comparative experiences in the use of evidence to inform health policy. Justin Parkhurst is Associate Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science (the LSE)’s Department of Health Policy, UK. He has conducted research on a range of global health policy issues and on the politics of evidence. He served as the Principal Investigator of the GRIP-Health programme of work. Benjamin Hawkins is Associate Professor at the Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. His research focuses on the role of research evidence and corporate actors in health policy making. In addition, he works on European integration, multi-level governance international trade and political economy approaches to health policy. Stefanie Ettelt is Associate Professor at the Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. Her work examines the tensions between structure and agency in explaining the influence of evidence and research on policy-making and health system governance, particularly from a comparative perspective.
Contents
1. Studying Evidence Use for Health Policymaking from a Policy Perspective -- 2. The Many Meanings of Evidence: A Comparative Analysis of the Forms and Roles of Evidence Within Three Health Policy Processes in Cambodia -- 3. The Role of Evidence in Nutrition Policymaking in Ethiopia: Institutional Structures and Issue Framing -- 4. The Use of Evidence in Health Policy in Ghana: Implications for Accountability and Democratic Governance -- 5. Using Evidence in a Highly Fragmented Legislature: The Case of Colombia’s Health System Reform -- 6. The Politics of Evidence Use in Health Policy Making in Germany: The Case of Regulating Hospital Minimum Volumes -- 7. Electronic Cigarettes Regulation in the UK: A Case Study in Evidence Informed Policy Making -- 8. Ministries of Health and the Stewardship of Health Evidence -- 9. Evidence Use and the Institutions of the State: The Role of Parliament and the Judiciary -- 10. Evidence and Policy in Aid-Dependent Settings -- 11. Conclusion: Reflecting on Studying Evidence Use from a Public Policy Perspective.
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