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Ethics and Neurodiversity

Increasingly, voices in the growing neurodiversity movement are alleging that individuals who are neurologically divergent, such as those with conditions related to bipolar disorder, autism, schizophrenia, and depression, must struggle for their civil rights. This movement therefore raises questions of interest to scholars in the h...
£49.99

Post Traumatic Survival

Some refugees who survive wars recover and thrive; others do not. This study sets out to discover what successful survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime found instrumental for both their survival and their mental health. The aim is to contribute to the understanding of resilience, here understood as the ability to recover from misfort...
£44.99

Travellers and Showpeople

The late-twentieth century has witnessed a particular prominence assigned to the discourses of “difference” and “Otherness”. An examination of this “othering” discourse as related to Travellers, Gypsies and Showpeople ennumerates the projective function of the “Othering” process, a form of rejection and marginalisation that is the ...
£29.99

Nordic Work with Traumatised Refugees

The Nordic welfare societies have been described as ‘beacons of light’ in work with refugees, with their emphasis on egalitarian and extensive benefit levels, wealth redistribution, promotion of gender equality and maximisation of labour force participation. Members of the population benefit from free education, universal healthcar...
£52.99

Psychology and the Three Cultures

This book discusses the history and evolution of the field of psychology and its position as a global, integrated, hub science. It presents the nexus between science, the humanities and social sciences. It addresses the seminal work of Cambridge physicist C.P. Snow, who, more than five decades ago, wrote the book on The Two Cultur...
£61.99

The Fashion Industry and Eating Disorders

The world of fashion models is attractive for everybody. For the average audience, a fashion model’s life is glamourous, elegant and enviable, and many young women aspire to follow such ideals. Today, in the age of modern information technologies, there are endless tools for communicating with the world related to fashion. The dail...
£61.99

Dark Tales of Illness, Medicine, and Madness

The text is an astonishingly strange—and often mordant—journey through the world of illness, doctors and patients. It shows the extremes of human nature in the complex, dangerous relationships between patients and doctors, public responses to notorious medical quacks, murders, unscrupulous treatments and other crimes in the world o...
£61.99

The Italian Psychiatric Experience

The 1978 Italian Psychiatric Reform was welcomed as a significant advancement in the care of the mentally ill, as it involved, for the first time ever, the complete shutdown of psychiatric hospitals in a major Western country. Today, Italian psychiatry is totally different from that of the rest of the world, due to its complete com...
£61.99

Co-Occurring Disorders and Prisoner Reentry

This book tackles the important issue of the effects of co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders on criminal offenders as they make the transition from incarceration back into society. It provides estimates of the prevalence of these disorders among criminal justice populations, and examines the various screening an...
£61.99