Salem Health: Community & Family Health Issues

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3 volumes
1,500 pages
900 Entries
Sidebars & Tables
Photographs & Illustrations
Subject Index

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May 2017 · 3 volumes · 1,500 pages

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ISBN: 978-1-68217-337-4
# of Pages: 1,500
# of Volumes: 3
Print List Price: $395
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e-ISBN: 978-1-68217-338-1
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Salem Health:
Community & Family Health Issues

A comprehensive, understandable resource covering all aspects of community and family health issues. A must-have source for public library and health collections of all sizes!

Salem Health’s newest addition, Community & Family Health Issues, is a three-volume set with nearly 500 articles that cover a variety of social, mental health, and physical conditions, all of which can have a significant impact on the overall health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities.Written by experts from the healthcare and social services fields, articles provide helpful guidance on conditions, treatments, trends and issues facing children, families, and economically, physically or mentally disadvantaged members of the community.
All articles are arranged alphabetically and include 14 overviews with longer, more detailed information. Articles also include Definitions and Descriptions, Signs and Symptoms, Risk Factors, Interventions and Treatments, Assements and Assessment Tools, and much more. Topics in this comprehensive resource fall under the following broad categories:
  • Abandonment
  • Adolescents
  • Adoption/ Foster Care
  • Behavioral & Mental Health
  • Caregivers
  • Child & Family
  • Cultural Competency
  • Custody Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Ethical Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Homelessness
  • Immigration
  • Incarceration/Probation
  • Medical/Health
  • Military & Veterans
  • Palliative & Hospice Care
  • Parent/Child Relationships
  • Physical Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Therapy 
  • Violence
This new resource will be a helpful tool for those in need of support services, as well as their families, medical professionals, teachers, social workers, mental health professionals, and hospice providers. This guide is also a valuable asset to the collections of public libraries.