Books in category Social Science – Disease & Health Issues

  • Obesitas


    Dalam buku ini akan dibahas segala sesuatu tentang obesitas, penyebab, epidemiologi, cara mengukur dan mengendalikan berat badan normal dan berat badan ideal, pencegahan, nutrisi/mikronutrien, perencanaan menu untuk orang obesitas, obesitas …

  • Drugs and Culture

    Drugs and Culture
    Geoffrey Hunt, Maitena Milhet, Henri Bergeron

    Drugs and Culture presents alternative perspectives on psychoactive drugs, highlighting the socio-cultural features of drug use and regulation in modern societies.

  • Scurvy

    Stephen R. Bown

    From the earliest recorded appearance of the disease in the sixteenth century, to the eighteenth century, where a man had only half a chance of surviving the scourge, to the early nineteenth century, when the British conquered scurvy and …

  • Theory and Practice of Addiction Counseling

    Theory and Practice of Addiction Counseling
    Pamela S. Lassiter, John R. Culbreth

    Theory and Practice of Addiction Counseling by Pamela S. Lassiter and John R. Culbreth brings together contemporary theories of addiction and helps readers connect those theories to practice using a common multicultural case study.

  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

    The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
    Anne Fadiman

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor …

  • A Lucky Life Interrupted

    A Lucky Life Interrupted
    Tom Brokaw

    Again and again, the book returns to stories of loss but also of grace, luck and the beauty of having another swing at bat.”—The Washington Post “Engaging . . . [with] the kind of insight that is typical of Mr. Brokaw’s approach to …

  • Identity Health and Women

    Identity, Health and Women
    J. Christodoulou

    This book provides a three-part investigation into identity construction. Theory, voice and praxis are all represented as the book follows the rationale, stories and narrative methodology of the study of a group of women.

  • Contesting Intersex

    Contesting Intersex
    Georgiann Davis

    In Contesting Intersex, Davis draws on interviews with intersex people, their parents, and medical experts to explore the oft-questioned views on intersex in medical and activist communities, as well as the evolution of thought in regards …

  • However Long the Night

    However Long the Night
    Aimee Molloy

    This book is a testament to the fact that the connections between women can lead to a better world.

  • The Genetics of Obesity

    The Genetics of Obesity
    Claude Bouchard

    This book provides a comprehensive compilation of the evidence available regarding the role of genetic differences in the etiology of human obesities and their health and metabolic implications.

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