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  • A Public Health Perspective of Women’s Mental Health examines major issues in the organization, financing, and provision of women’s mental health services. It also presents an overview of the epidemiology of mental disorders across the lifespan of women, an in-depth discussion of selected mental and substance use disorders that particularly affect women, and includes an examination of emerging issues in women’s mental health.

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  • This new Third Edition of Mental Health Services: A Public Health Perspective is being completed in the midst of public debate over President Obama’s health care reform proposals. Debate over health care is hardly new. The First Edition of this text was published in 1996, shortly after the rejection of President Clinton’s health care reform proposal. The Second Edition of this text was published in 2004, shortly after President Bush’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health had issued its fi nal report decrying the state of public mental health in the United States....

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  • In many parts of the world, where medicines are not readily available or affordable, the public continue to rely on medicines used traditionally in their cultures. At the same time, affluent consumers in the industrialized world are spending their own money on healthcare approaches that fall outside what has been considered mainstream medicine. A growing body of national and international studies highlight the reality that there is exponential growth of global interest in and use of traditional (i.e. indigenous), complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM).

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  • Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về sinh học được đăng trên tạp chí sinh học quốc tế đề tài : “More money for health - more health for the money”: a human resources for health perspective

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  • This guide does not go into detail about how local and state health departments will function in a public health emergency because every state and locality does things differently. Although all public health departments share similar functions and a philosophy about serving the public, the federal government does not mandate how state and local health departments are structured. All states have a state health department, but the exact services that are offered and how they are administered vary greatly across the country.

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  • Urban Ecology is the study of ecosystems that include humans living in cities and urbanizing landscapes. It is an emerging, interdisciplinary field that aims to understand how human and ecological processes can coexist in human-dominated systems and help societies with their efforts to become more sustainable. It has deep roots in many disciplines including sociology, geography, urban planning, landscape architecture, engineering, economics, anthropology, climatology, public health, and ecology.

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  • Globalization exerts positive and negative impacts on health and has been linked to reduced government expenditures on health, education, and social programs, and restructured workplace and home life. Globalization is altering gender roles and relationships and influencing health determinants. Asymmetric rights and responsibilities, labor market segregation, consumption patterns, and discrimination are influenced differently by globalization and affect men and women’s health in distinct ways.

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  • Acknowledging the tremendous changes in the health care system, this book offers a current and fresh perspective on nursing in the 21st century. A departure from the "medical model", its emphasis on client education, shifting delivery of care, and a collaborative approach fosters a practical view of the challenges the student will encounter in the workplace. Core content areas are covered in detail, including pathophysiology, normal and high-risk pregnancy, and women's health across the life-span.

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  • Traffic moves slowly in Kathmandu’s ancient and narrow city streets and distances travelled are relatively short. Currently, there are 3,500 three-wheeled vehicles, tempos, clogging Kathmandu’s streets. These three-wheelers are the most common form of public transportation in the Kathmandu Valley. They account for 25 percent of all vehicular traffic in the city and contribute over 60 percent of vehicular emissions.

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  • The elderly in India often end up in a state of deprivation and negligence as there is no proper social security system as in the West (OASIS, 1999). The majority of the elderly work in the informal sector with low levels of wages and deficient working conditions and this has also put the aged in a state of deprivation, vulnerability and distress in old age in terms of both health and economic security (Helpage International, 2002). Empirical studies by different researchers have shown a gradual decline in the standard of life of the aged with high...

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  • The great majority of Wisconsin household residents have health insurance (counting both private and public coverage). In 2008, an estimated 5,045,000 Wisconsin household residents (92%) had health insurance and 433,000 (8%) did not. This estimate is a “snapshot” of Wisconsin at one point in time (Figure 4). (Respondents report on the health insurance coverage of each household member at the time of the survey interview; interviews are conducted from February through December.

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  • The Nutrition and HealthTM series of books have, as an overriding mission, to provide health professionals with texts that are considered essential because each includes: (1) a synthesis of the state of the science, (2) timely, in-depth reviews by the leading researchers in their respective fi elds, (3) extensive, up-to-date fully annotated reference lists, (4) a detailed index, (5) relevant tables and fi gures, (6) identifi cation of paradigm shifts and the consequences, (7) virtually no overlap of information between chapters, but targeted, inter-chapter referrals, (8) suggestions o...

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  • This invaluable new resource presents a state-of-the-art account of the psychology of pain from leading researchers. It features contributions from clinical, social, and biopsychological perspectives, the latest theories of pain, as well as basic processes and applied issues. The book opens with an introduction to the history of pain theory and the epidemiology of pain. It then explores theoretical work, including the gate control theory/neuromatrix model, as well as biopsychosocial, cognitive/behavioral, and psychodynamic perspectives.

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  • In May 2006, the nanotechnology consultancy firm Lux Research published a report entitled ‘‘Taking action on nanotech environmental, safety and health risks’’ (Lux Research, 2006). The report addressed the potential impact of real and perceived risks on nano-businesses from a commercial perspective, and concluded that ‘‘One of the biggest challenges facing firms commercializing nanotechnology innovations today is managing environmental, health and safety (EHS) risks)’’.

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  • The Social Insurance Institution was established in 1934 by means of an Ordinance of the President of the Republic of Poland of 24 October 1934 on the amendment of the Law of 28 March 1933 on social insurance. In accordance with the Ordinance, 5 insurance institutions have been merged (Social Insurance Chamber, Sickness Insurance Institution, Accident Insur- ance Institution, White-Collar Employees’ Insurance Institution, Blue-Collar Workers’ Insurance Institution).

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  • My journey within the field of spirituality and mental health has been an interesting one. It began 30-odd years ago on the day that I wandered into my first psychiatric ward, a student psychiatric nurse with not much of a clue about anything. In this strange land of madness, medication and control, spiritualitywas not a priority and the idea of spiritual care as a discrete aspect of nursing was not really on the agenda either in terms of education or practice. It’s not so much that it was avoided, it simply wasn’t an issue....

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  • Mental health and legal professionals face formidable challenges in applying their knowledge and expertise to the criminal justice system. This book addresses psycholegal issues from both law (e.g., statutes, case law, and legal theory) and clinical-forensic (e.g., empirically based knowledge and specialized methods) perspectives.Within the criminal justice system, it considers the major legal, empirical, and forensic issues found in the law–mental health interface.

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  • With the great voyages in the fifteenth century it became necessary to evaluate the damage caused by the potential loss of ships. Emerges then the term risk, with connotations similar to what is meant today, but the understanding of its causes was related to accidents and, therefore, impossible to predict. The development of classical probability theory, in the midseventeenth century, to solve problems related to gambling, allowed the start of the process of quantifying the risks, but the causes were still credited to chance....

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  • The chapters to follow have been written as a textbook in health care management and policy. The book may serve as an introduction to problems and issues in U.S. health care for people entering related professional fi elds. It is also intended for use by people already experienced in a particular aspect of management or policy for attaining perspective on the system as a whole. The book will have value far beyond the classroom. Every day, large numbers of Americans become newly interested in health care management and policy for a variety of reasons.

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  • The information has been organised thematically in possibly simple way. It concerns social nsurance benefi ts and some of non-insurance benefi ts that are, however, managed by ZUS, as a public institution servicing the social security system in Poland. The study also describes the general principles of operation of separate systems, which are not managed by ZUS: health insurance, family benefi ts, benefi ts in respect of unemployment as well as the scheme of social insurance of farmers.

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