Foundations Of Mental Health Promotion

Heftet / 2011 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780763793418
Publisert
2011
Utgiver
Vendor
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Aldersnivå
05, U
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
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Product format
Heftet
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334
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539 gr
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Foundations Of Mental Health Promotion

Heftet / 2011 / Engelsk
Foundations of Mental Health Promotion provides an overview of mental health and mental illness with a focus on medical, epidemiological, behavioral, sociological, political, historical, developmental, and cultural perspectives in the field. Students are given an introduction to the field of mental health promotion, and both individual level and population level approaches to handling mental health concerns are emphasized. This text is unique in that it was written as an introductory text in the area of mental health for undergraduate students, introductory graduate classes, and practitioners interested in working in mental health. Currently, such a text for health education and health promotion students does not exist. Topics covered: * Roles of health educators and health promoters in mental health promotion * Determinants of mental health * Stress and coping * Major psychotic mood, anxiety, and personality disorders * Alcohol dependence, tobacco use, and substance abuse * Essentials of psychopharmacology and treatment of mental health disorders * Mental health promotion for children and adolescents, mental health promotion for adults, mental health promotion for older adults
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Manoj Sharma, MBBS, Ph.D., MCHES (R) is a public health physician with a medical degree from the University of Delhi and a doctorate in Preventive Medicine (Public Health) from The Ohio State University. He is licensed to practice medicine and surgery anywhere in India by the Medical Council of India. He is also a master certified health education specialist certified from the National Commission on Health Education Credentialing. He has recently accepted a position as a tenured professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in the School of Public Health. In his career, spanning over 30 years, he has trained/taught over 6,000 health professionals that include physicians, health education specialists, dietitians, community health nurses, health care administrators, epidemiologists, sanitarians, health and development workers, allied health professionals and others. He has designed and taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in health behavior, health education, and health promotion at twelve national and international universities working full time or part-time (Jackson State University, University of Cincinnati, University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Central Michigan University, Walden University, National University, The Ohio State University, Saint Mary's College of Minnesota and Minnesota State University, Mankato). He has worked for local health departments (City of Columbus, OH; Douglas County Health Department, NE; City of Cincinnati Health Department, OH, etc.); state health departments/agencies (OH, MS, NE, Ohio Commission on Minority Health, etc.); federal government agencies (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- CDC, United States Environmental Protection Agency - USEPA, etc.); invited keynote presenter at universities (Chongqing Medical University, China; Lincoln Memorial University; University of Arkansas, University of Oklahoma); non-profit agencies (American Cancer Society, American Lung Association, Charles Drew Health Center, Indian Chicano Health Center, Voluntary Health Association of India, etc.); professional organizations (American Public Health Association, American School Health Association); and international agencies including governments of other nations (European Union, World Health Organization, Swiss Development Corporation, Government of Mongolia, Government of India, Associazione Italiana Amici di Raoul Follereau (Italy), etc.). He is a prolific researcher and as of January 2020 had published ten books, over 250 peer-reviewed research articles, and over 450 other publications and secured funding for over $4 million. He has been awarded several prestigious honors including the American Public Health Association's Mentoring Award, ICTHP Impact Award, William R. Gemma Distinguished Alumnus Award from College of Public Health Alumni Society at the Ohio State University and others. His research interests are in developing and evaluating theory-based health behavior change interventions, obesity prevention, stress-coping, community-based participatory research, and integrative mind-body-spirit interventions. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center Associate Professor, Kinesiology & Health, Miami University
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ISBN13
9780763793418
Publisert
2011
Utgiver
Vendor
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Aldersnivå
05, U
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
334
Vekt
539 gr
Se alle