Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment

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Help your students understand the mysteries of human behavior with Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman's text. Now available with a personalized online learning plan, this social work-specific book looks at lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice. The authors use an empowerment approach to cover human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the authors present separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Disadvantages to taking birth control pills include un- desirable side effects such as nausea, headaches, constipation, water retention and the ... These symptoms usually disappear after 2 to 3 months, like they do in pregnancy. ... Additionally, because the pill is a prescription drug, cost is somewhat prohibitive. ... Although it appears that after stopping the pill, women take 0 to 26 weeks to resume ovulation (with an average of 2 weeks), ... The Transdermal Patch and the Vaginal Ring.

Title:Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment
Author:Charles Zastrow, Karen Kirst-Ashman
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2006-06-06


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