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  1. Past Trauma in Late Life

    Past Trauma in Late Life

    European Perspectives on Therapeutic Work with Older People

    Linda Hunt, Mary Marshall and Cherry Rowlings

    In the professional and practice literature on working with older people, little attention has been given to the potential impact of trauma experienced in childhood and early adult life. This book looks at the effect of trauma on behaviour, which is often mistakenly viewed as part of the pathology of old age. Learn More
    1997, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.18in / 233mm x 157mm, 224pp, £29.99
    ISBN: 978-1-85302-446-7
  2. Addictions and Problem Drug Use

    Addictions and Problem Drug Use

    Issues in Behaviour, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Michael Bloor and Fiona Wood

    This volume reviews recent research into the nature and effects of addiction and considers the usefulness of policies which aim to prevent it. The contributors focus on topics such as smoking, alcoholism, gambling and injecting drug use, examining treatment and the effectiveness of prevention and intervention programmes. Learn More
    1998, 224pp
  3. Elder Abuse Work

    Elder Abuse Work

    Best Practice in Britain and Canada

    Edited by Jacki Pritchard

    The abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people in community and residential care settings is increasingly being recognised and addressed as a serious social concern in Britain and Canada. Elder Abuse Work gives an overview of the developments and issues in both countries and draws out good practice guidelines. Learn More
    1999, 512pp
  4. The Perspectives of People with Dementia

    The Perspectives of People with Dementia

    Research Methods and Motivations

    Edited by Heather Wilkinson

    People with dementia have often played a passive role in the investigation of their condition. The contributors to this book look at ways of redressing the balance and involving them in the research process. They describe the skills that researchers and care staff need when seeking to validate the views of people with dementia successfully. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 256pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-001-0
    2001, Ebook, ePUB, 256pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-310-9
  5. Dementia and Social Inclusion

    Dementia and Social Inclusion

    Marginalised groups and marginalised areas of dementia research, care and practice

    Edited by Anthea Innes, Carole Archibald and Charlie Murphy

    Examining important issues in dementia research and care that are often neglected, the contributors to this book provide fresh perspectives on current practice. The authors put dementia care into a socio-cultural framework, highlighting the impact of social change on dementia care over the last two decades and challenging current stereotypes. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.18in / 233mm x 157mm, 288pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-174-1
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-025-2
  6. Understanding Care Homes

    Understanding Care Homes

    A Research and Development Perspective

    Edited by Katherine Froggatt, Sue Davies and Julienne Meyer

    This book draws together a range of research and development initiatives that emphasise the importance of partnership working, and of enabling older people and their families to maintain the highest quality of life. The book investigates how research and development can be undertaken to provide better care for the resident and their family. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.30in / 234mm x 160mm, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-553-4
    2008, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-884-5
  7. Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia

    Decision-Making, Personhood and Dementia

    Exploring the Interface

    Edited by Deborah O'Connor and Barbara Purves

    Based on papers from the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia workshop, experts discuss the interface between dementia, personhood and decision-making. Drawing on a range of perspectives, the book forges new understandings of relationships between informal decision-making and formal biomedical or legal processes for assessing competence. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-585-5
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-940-8
  8. Substance Misuse

    Substance Misuse

    The Implications of Research, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Joy Barlow

    Substance misuse and its pervasive problems is a constant challenge for social work, health and related professionals today. It is paramount that professionals remain up-to-date on current issues and their responsibilities. Based on research and evidence, this book provides a sound basis for grounded and innovative practice. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.02in / 232mm x 153mm, 240pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-696-8
    2009, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-219-8
  9. Tackling Addiction

    Tackling Addiction

    Pathways to Recovery

    Edited by Rowdy Yates and Margaret S. Malloch

    This edited collection brings together the thoughts and experiences of researchers, practitioners and service users from the fields of health, addiction and criminal justice and centres on current developments in addiction policy and practice. Tackling Addiction examines what recovery, addiction and dependence really mean. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 208pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-017-3
    2010, Ebook, ePUB, 208pp, £22.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-369-0
  10. Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

    Social Care, Service Users and User Involvement

    Edited by Peter Beresford and Sarah Carr

    This book provides a definitive critical introduction to service user views and involvement. It addresses both the theoretical and practical issues of service user involvement, and includes initiatives on the impact and outcomes from involvement. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.10in / 228mm x 155mm, 288pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-075-3
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-264-8

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