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Journal/Periodical
v. ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Journal/Periodical
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Journal/Periodical
7 v. ; 29 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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2 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
The U.S. Surgeon GeneralAes report on mental health notes oSurveys estimate that during a 1-year period, 22 to 23 percent of the U.S. adult populationuor 44 million peopleuhave diagnosable mental disorders, according the reliable, established criteria.o The report goes on to say, oepidemiological estimates have shifted over time because of changes in the definitions and diagnosis of mental health and mental illness.o Indeed, some experts believe there has been an astonishing rise in mental illness. According to one report, oin 1987, prior to Prozac hitting the market and the current ubiquitous use of antidepressants and other psychiatric drugs, the U.S. mental illness disability rate was 1 in every 184 Americans, but by 2007 the mental illness disability rate had more than doubled to 1 in every 76 Americans.o Discussion now revolves around the questions: Are there truly more mentally ill people now or are there just more people being diagnosed and treated? And what are the roles of economics and the pharmacological industry in this controversy? At the core of what is going on with mental illness in American and around the world, we believe, is cultural sociology: How differing cultures treat mental illness and, in turn, how mental health patients are affected by the culture. In this multidisciplinary reference, we look at the culture of mental illness from the non-clinical perspectives of sociology, history, psychology, epidemiology, economics, public health policy, and finally, the mental health patients themselves.Specifications:A two-volume work, available in a choice of print or electronic formats.375 to 400 articles and 150 photos.An Introduction, thematic ReaderAes Guide, Chronology, Glossary, and a Resource Guide to Key Books, Journals, and Associations and their web sites.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781452255484 20160613
Green Library
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xxiv, 459 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Disease processes among American Indians and Alaska Natives often have distinct manifestations that need to be considered by clinicians and health policy makers involved with these populations. Equally important, all aspects of Indian life--including health--are governed by the special relationship between Indian tribes and the U.S. federal government. In American Indian Health, Everett R. Rhoades brings his extensive expertise to bear on these themes--he is an American Indian physician specializing in internal medicine and infectious diseases; from 1982 to 1993 he served as assistant surgeon general, and he was the first Indian director of the Indian Health Service. In this book, Rhoades gathers experts to present a comprehensive assessment of the health of American Indian peoples and the delivery of health services to them. The book is organized into four parts. Part I describes the migration and history of aboriginal peoples in North America, health conditions before Columbus, and demographic characteristics of Indians. Part II discusses the relations of Indian nations to the U.S. government, the history and organization of the Indian Health Service, and data sources for the Indian population. Part III forms the bulk of the book (chaps. 7-22); it addresses specific health problems, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, injury, suicide, and alcoholism. Part IV looks at the interaction of traditional Indian and modern Western medicine, cultural considerations involved in providing care to Indians, and research ethics. "The volume fills a previously vacant niche for scholars, students, policymakers, and clinicians with regard to the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives. American Indian Healthdeserves a place on the shelf of anyone with a serious interest in this field, as it stands alone as a single-volume reference about health and health care of American Indians and Alaska Natives"--JAMA "This book tells one of the great untold tales of health care in the United States: the campaign to improve the health of American Indians and Alaskan Natives. The true richness of this book lies in the beginning and the end. Its opening chapters start with a fascinating look at the origins of aboriginal populations of North America and their health conditions before Columbus. Then, the authors take us to an insightful historical and contemporary view of Indian-white relations and the history and organization of the Indian health care systems. The ending of the book covers such essential topics as traditional Indian medicine, cultural considerations in providing care to this population, conducting research among American Indians/Alaskan Natives, and the future of Indian health care in the United States."--Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine "This very needed book gives an overview of the history and current state of American Indian health with an emphasis on the role of the Indian Health Service. The book is important reading for scholars and students of public health and Indian policy, and it offers valuable insights to those working in public health programs in the developing world. It is also a very useful text for courses in public health, sociology, and epidemiology."--Philip A. May, The University of New Mexico "American Indian Health is a detailed, authoritative, and well-written volume that will be of great value to all those interested in American Indian/Native American health and public health in general." --Journal of Community Health "Well written and authoritative, and, in many parts, energetic and spirited. It provides excellent insights into the political and administrative arena of Indian health, as well as a review of some of the most important disease entities. In addition, it does so from a native perspective, blending in and emphasizing the cultural aspects of illness with the medical perspectives of those illnesses."--James M. Galloway, Lancet.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780801863288 20160527
Disease processes among American Indians and Alaska Natives often have distinct manifestations that need to be considered by clinicians and health policy makers involved with these populations. Equally important, all aspects of Indian life - including health - are governed by the special relationship between Indian tribes and the U.S. federal government. For American Indian Health, Everett R. Rhoades has gathered a distinguished group of scholars and practitioners to present a comprehensive assessment of the health of American Indian peoples today and the delivery of health services to them.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780801869044 20160528
Green Library
Book
415 p. ; 22 cm.
This is an important study of health care in America, which was conducted by the Center for Health Administration Studies, University of Chicago. Who, it asks, has access to health care and at what price? A large sample of people from various groups, including those with low incomes, and ethnic and rural groups, answered questions on such topics as the availability of doctor appointments and emergency care, waiting time in doctors' offices, and confidence in the doctor's ability. One of the study's most innovative features is its development of ways to measure health care needs. '...this book makes an important contribution to the fields of medical sociology and health services research.' -- American Journal of Sociology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780803913738 20160528
Green Library
Book
xviii, 322 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
This lively history of childbirth begins with colonial days, when childbirth was a social event, and moves on to the gradual medicalization of childbirth in America as doctors forced midwives out of business and to the home-birth movement of the 1980's. Widely praised when it was first published in 1977, the book has now been expanded to bring the story up to date. In a new chapter and epilogue, Richard and Dorothy Wertz discuss the recent focus on delivering perfect babies, with its emphasis on technology, prenatal testing, and Caesarean sections. They argue that there are many viable alternatives-including out-of-hospital births-in the search for the best birthing system. Review of the first edition: "Highly readable, extensively documented, and well illustrated...A welcome addition to American social history and women's studies. It can also be read with profit by health planners, hospital administrators, 'consumers' of health care, and all those who are concerned with improving the circumstances associated with childbirth." -Claire Elizabeth Fox, bulletin of the History of Medicine "A fascinating, brilliantly documented history not merely of childbirth, but of men's attitudes towards women, the effect of a burgeoning medical profession on our very conception of maternity and motherhood, and the influence of religion on medical technology and science."-Thomas J. Cottle, Boston Globe "This superb book...is both an impeccably documented recitation of the chronological history of medical intervention in American childbirth and a sociological analysis of the various meanings given to childbirth by individuals, interested groups, and American society as a whole."-Barbara Howe, American Journal of Sociology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780300040876 20160527
Green Library

8. Pediatrics [1948 - ]

Focuses on pediatrics and research related to pediatrics within the fields of nutrition, surgery, dentistry, public health, child health services, human genetics, animal studies, psychology, psychiatry, education, sociology, and nursing.
Book
xxi, 333 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
  • List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Foreword to First Edition Deborah Lupton Foreword to the Revised Edition Susan Hogan Chapter 1. Visions of Difference. An Introduction Susan Hogan Chapter 2. Problems of Identity: Deconstructing Gender in Art Therapy Susan Hogan Chapter 3. Black on Black: Dreaming in Colour Jean Campbell and Doris Abra Gaga Chapter 4. Feminism in Flux. Embracing Post-modernism in Feminism Susan Joyce Chapter 5. Women, Art Therapy and Feminist Theories of Development Helene Burt Chapter 6. Habitus and Social Control: Feminist Art Therapy and the Critical Analysis of Visual Representations Dafna Rehavia-Hanauer Chapter 7. Alice, Dora and Constance From the Eve of History Maggie Jones Chapter 8. Looking and Reflecting: Returning the Gaze, Re-enacting Memories and Imagining the Future Through Phototherapy Rosy Martin Chapter 9. Liberation and Embodiment Miche Fabre-Lewin Chapter 10. Women and Conflict Carol Ross Chapter 11. Ageing: Another Tyranny? Art Therapy with Older Women Val Huet Chapter 12. Visual Voice: Abusive Relationships, Women's Art, & Visceral Healing S. L. Jones Chapter 13. The Role of the Woman-only Group: A Creative Group for Women Experiencing Homelessness Judie Jackson Chapter 14. Hanging by a Thread. Articulating Women's Experience via Textiles Jane Landes Chapter 15. The Pregnant Art Therapist's Countertransference Sally Skaife Chapter 16. Art Therapy and Empowerment in a Women's Self-help Project Marian Liebmann Chapter 17. Many Murders: Art Therapy with a 'Traditional' Woman Harriet Wadeson Chapter 18. A Feminist Approach to Child Sexual Abuse and Shame Pauline McGee Chapter 19. A Tasty Drop of Dragon's Blood: Self-identity, Sexuality and Motherhood Susan Hogan Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780857453495 20160608
Susan Hogan encourages us to work with women to explore the construction of their identity not only on a personal level, but also on a cultural [one]...Feminist writers challenge us to look not only at other practices in order to locate biases, but to look also within [our own field's] epistemology. American Journal of Art Therapy This is an accomplished, well-researched, well-referenced book on feminist art therapy...It has coherence; edges of definition touch and overlap, patterns of thought and experience are picked up and expressed in a different area, in different terminology, in phototherapy...It expresses the richness of texture that is feminism at work. Susan Hogan...locates art therapy, western-style, in its cultural context, as a cultural practice inextricably woven together with others. Inscape: Journal of the British Association of Art Therapists Most psychotherapies lack the depth of the sociological and anthropological explorations and debates that Hogan's stimulating books provoke...even psychologists very often do not adequately consider the race, class, gender, nationality, and even the age of their clients...Hogan is a scholar well-renowned for her bright and stirring work on such issues as the social construction of women's mental health and sexuality. .., the social/cultural representation of women in psychiatric discourse, and the socio-political dimension of women's lives. Here she has applied her remarkably lucid analytical methods and writing skills...Writing for an audience of students and scholars, Hogan demonstrates clarity in her presentation of theoretical issues. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art Therapy Art therapy has been slow to embrace the critical and theoretical viewpoints, including feminism, that have made a huge impact on other areas of the humanities and social sciences. Art therapists are ideally situated, however, to respond to the growing awareness of how language, media, and images influence gender inequality and the pressures that can lead to poor mental health, and diminished wellbeing, among women. The contributors explore the ways in which gender issues can be addressed through art therapy. By being sensitive to the socio-cultural dimensions of women's lives, therapists can become more receptive to the needs of their female clients. The case studies included here illustrate how issues of class, ethnicity, and gender introduce a social element into what is sometimes described as a purely personal, cathartic process. By discussing empowerment, sexuality, pregnancy, and childbirth, this volume provides a comprehensive survey of women's issues within art therapy and will prompt a re-evaluation of current training and practice in the field. Susan Hogan is Professor of Cultural Studies and Art Therapy at the University of Derby and an art therapist in private practice specializing in work with women. Her research focuses on the position of women within psychiatry and in women's experience of pregnancy and childbirth.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780857453495 20160608
Green Library
Book
246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Depression is a problem faced by many people; research has shown that women compose the higher proportion of those identified as suffering from depression. Lives in Stress identifies what it is that depresses women and examines the stresses that impinge on their psychological well-being. 'Overall, Lives in Stress reflects a thorough, sensitive, and insightful research project, and the reader is left with the hope that this research group will find the support to continue its efforts.' -- Choice, September 1982 '...the richness of detailed observations and the extensive corroboration that is made with previous studies are striking. The references are excellent and especially important for those who would like to pursue the issues in depth.' -- Social Casework: The Journal of Contemporary Social Work, November 1982 '...a useful introduction to women's studies for its succinct restatements of current scholarship, its excellent bibliographies, and its stress on the need to look at women's problems in terms of the environment women inhabit.' -- The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol 466, March 1983 'There arises throughout the book a profound sense of gratitude for the sensitivity with which the project was approached, for recognition that whilst scientific detachment was needed, it could be interpreted with a knowledge of the depth of human need and a concern that participation of the mother involved should not add to their problems. Indeed, an outstanding feature of the whole study is the way in which mothers were allowed to express their own feelings and the effect of the research project itself on relationships. Many mothers actively enjoyed participation, were helped towards self-discovery and personal growth and thus the study itself acted as an important intervention process.' -- The Alliance News, November/December 1982 'Certainly all social work students and other members or future members of the "helping professions", including medical students, should read it. I would love to force the entire Reagan cabinet to read it and think of how much good the funds they want for one missile could do for these forty-three families.' -- Contemporary Sociology, Vol 12 No 6, November 1983 'This book would be a useful supplement to courses in women's studies or courses dealing with issues of poverty and mental health...each chapter includes a sizable reference list, which helps to make the book a valuable resource tool for researchers and students.' -- Sex Roles, Vol 9 No 11, 1983 'Overall, I found this book interesting, and well written...Lives in Stress makes it easier to understand and explain the stress experienced by women in poverty...' -- Journal of Gerontology, Vol 39 No 1, January 1984 '...with excellent literature reviews and effective presentation of the study results, the volume forms an excellent summary of research in the field...The book would serve well as a teaching resource for graduate or advanced undergraduate courses on women and poverty.' -- Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Vol 15 No 4, August 1984 'This spare, incisive volume should be on the desk of everyone involved in the care and treatment of disadvantaged women and families.' -- American Institute of Stress.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780803917699 20160528
Green Library
Book
vii, 160 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • G. Allen, The Ideology of Elimination: American and German Eugenics, 1900-1945-- R. Proctor, The Nazi Campaign Against Tobacco: Science in a Totalitarian State-- H. Friedlander, Physicians as Killers in Nazi Germany: Hadamar, Treblinka, and Auschwitz-- M. Kater, A Criminal Profession in the Third Reich: Toward a Group Portrait of Physicians-- W. Seidelman, Pathology of Memory: German Medical Science and the Crimes of the Third Reich-- M. Burleigh, The Legacy of Nazi Medicine in Context-- Appendix: Speech given by the President of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science Hubert Markl on the occasion of the opening of the symposium entitled "Biomedical Sciences and Human Experimentation at Kaiser Wilhelm Institutes - The Auschwitz Connection.".
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781571813862 20160528
The participation of German physicians in medical experiments on innocent people and mass murder is one of the most disturbing aspects of the Nazi era and the Holocaust. In this volume six distinguished historians address the critical issues raised by these murderous experiments, such as the place of the Holocaust in the larger context of eugenic and racial research, the motivation and roles of the German medical establishment, and the impact and legacy of the eugenics movements and Nazi medical practice on physicians and medicine since World War II. Based on the authors' original scholarship, these essays offer an excellent and very accessible introduction to an important and controversial subject. They are also particularly relevant in light of current controversies over the nature and application of research in human genetics and biotechnology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781571813862 20160528
" Brief and synthetic as the essays are, they will ...be of most use to students or to those new to the field. However, they provide engaging reading for those with more in-depth knowledge too." * Journal of Modern History " Educators and students owe a debt of gratitude ...all of the articles in this anthology are readily accessible to the non-specialist without compromising the cutting-edge scholarship that informs them." * ISIS " This in an engrossing book ...morally challenging to all physicians." * Journal of the American Medical Association " ...extraordinarily valuable essays combine perspectives from history, sociology, demography, and anthropology." * Choice " ...excellent orientation for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as physicians and the general public ...All in all, this is a stimulating set of essays that deserves a wide readership." * H-German The participation of German physicians in medical experiments on innocent people and mass murder is one of the most disturbing aspects of the Nazi era and the Holocaust.Six distinguished historians working in this field are addressing the critical issues raised by these murderous experiments, such as the place of the Holocaust in the larger context of eugenic and racial research, the motivation and roles of the German medical establishment, and the impact and legacy of the eugenics movements and Nazi medical practice on physicians and medicine since World War II. Francis R. Nicosia is professor of History at Saint Michael's College in Vermont where he teaches courses on modern German and European history and the Holocaust. Jonathan Huener is assistant professor of History at the University of Vermont where he teaches courses on the Holocaust, German history, and Polish history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781571813879 20160528
Green Library

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