The Health Studies Companion

The Health Studies Companion

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An instant access point for the study of health... The Health Studies Companion explains terminology, theories and underpinning concepts of health. It is ideal preparatory and introductory reading, and provides a reliable point of reference throughout your programme of study. This book will help you understand the competing and contested debates in contemporary health and social care. Highlights include easily searchable A-Z lists of explanations, reflective activities, stacks of further reading suggestions and an extensive research methods section. Plus with a detailed cross-referencing system, it allows you to make immediate connections between the various elements of knowledge and research. a–n Suitable for all health students: accessible and appropriate for all, whether applying, just starting or looking for support throughout your course. a–n Clear but detailed explanations: alphabetically explains and discusses key concepts, theories and ideologies, and draws links between them, offering you a foundation for all areas of study. a–n Evidence-based discussion: looks at four prominent health issues and uses research from these areas to aid understanding and enhance criticality. a–n Introduces research methods: understanding and critically analysing research is a vital skill for all students. a–n Offers careers guidance: in a section written specially by a careers consultant, find advice on job opportunities, professions and interview skills. This book is the launch pad to your degree success.Seedhouse, D. (1986) Health: The Foundations for Achievement. ... Analyzing Independent and Joint Associations Annals of Epidemiology 18(9), 682a€“95. SIRC (Social Issues Research Centre) (2005) Obesity and the Facts. 395 references.

Title:The Health Studies Companion
Author:Sophie Smailes, Clare Street
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2011-06-21


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