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Mental Disorder: Anthropological Insights
Mental Disorder: Anthropological Insights
By Nichola Khan

This brief book introduces the ways in which contemporary anthropology engages with the "psych" disciplines: psychology, psychiatry, and medicine.

Published Nov 2016
Learning to Change Lives: The Strategies and Skills Learning and Development Approach
Learning to Change Lives: The Strategies and Skills Learning and Development Approach
By A. Ka Tat Tsang

Aimed at clinical practitioners, mental health professionals, social workers, and other human service professionals, this book can be used as a manual by practitioners and as a textbook for courses and training programs.

Published Mar 2013
Aboriginal Health in Canada: Historical, Cultural, and Epidemiological Perspectives
Aboriginal Health in Canada: Historical, Cultural, and Epidemiological Perspectives
By James B. Waldram, D. Ann Herring, and T. Kue Young

An overview of Aboriginal peoples in Canada provides a very general background for the non-specialist. Finally, contemporary Aboriginal healing traditions, the issue of self-determination and health care, and current trends in Aboriginal health issues are examined.

Published Jul 2006
Towards Positive Systems of Child and Family Welfare: International Comparisons of Child Protection, Family Service, and Community Caring Systems
Towards Positive Systems of Child and Family Welfare: International Comparisons of Child Protection, Family Service, and Community Caring Systems
Edited by Nancy Freymond and Gary Cameron

The comparisons made by the essays in this volume allow for a consideration of constructive and feasible innovations in child and family welfare and contribute to an enriched debate around each system. This book will be of great benefit to the field for many years to come.

Published May 2006
Introduction to Psychology and Law: Canadian Perspectives
Introduction to Psychology and Law: Canadian Perspectives
By James Ogloff and Regina Schuller

Leading Canadian scholars cover a wide range of topics spanning the applications of psychology in both criminal and civil areas of law. An authoritative introduction to law and psychology for a Canadian audience.

Published Apr 2001