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    • Ward, Richard (2015)
      Through studies of beheaded Irish traitors, smugglers hung in chains on the English coast, suicides subjected to the surgeon's knife in Dresden and the burial of executed Nazi war criminals, this volume provides a fresh ...
    • Miller, Ian (2016)
      It is the first monograph-length study of the force-feeding of hunger strikers in English, Irish and Northern Irish prisons. It examines ethical debates that arose throughout the twentieth century when governments authorised ...
    • Haggett, Ali (2015)
      Statistically, women appear to suffer more frequently from depressive and anxiety disorders, featuring more regularly in primary care figures for consultations, diagnoses and prescriptions for psychotropic medication. This ...
    • Millard, Chris (2015)
      This book is the first account of self-harming behaviour in its proper historical and political context. The rise of self-cutting and overdosing in the 20th century is linked to the sweeping changes in mental and physical ...
    • Meyer, Jessica (2019)
      "An Equal Burden forms the first scholarly study of the Army Medical Services in the First World War to focus on the roles and experiences of the men of the ranks of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC). These men, through ...
    • Deckers, Jan (2016)
      "In this book, Jan Deckers addresses the most crucial question that people must deliberate in relation to how we should treat other animals: whether we should eat animal products. Many people object to the consumption of ...
    • Woods, Abigail; Bresalier, Michael; Cassidy, Angela; Mason Dentinger, Rachel (2017)
      This book breaks new ground by situating animals and their diseases at the very heart of modern medicine. In demonstrating their historical significance as subjects and shapers of medicine, it offers important insights ...
    • Manguin, Sylvie (2013)
      Anopheles mosquitoes are highly important insects due to their involvement in the transmission of human malaria and its devastating consequences in endemic countries worldwide. In 2010 alone, malaria was responsible for ...
    • J. Burke, Nancy; Kampriani, Eirini; F. Mathews, Holly (2015)
      Cancer is a transnational condition involving the unprecedented flow of health information, technologies, and people across national borders. Such movement raises questions about the nature of therapeutic citizenship, how ...
    • Mode, Charles J. (2011)
      This volume is an eclectic mix of applications of Monte Carlo methods in many fields of research should not be surprising, because of the ubiquitous use of these methods in many fields of human endeavor. In an attempt to ...
    • Brown, Gary P.; Clark, David A. (2015)
      This volume brings together leading experts to explore the state of the art of cognitive clinical assessment and identify cutting-edge approaches of interest to clinicians and researchers. The book highlights fundamental ...
    • Pugh, Jonathan (2020)
      Personal autonomy is often lauded as a key value in contemporary Western bioethics, and the claim that there is an important relationship between autonomy and rationality is often treated as an uncontroversial claim in ...
    • Jackson, Mark; Moore, Martin D. (2020)
      Concepts of ‘balance’ have been central to modern politics, medicine and society. Yet, while many health, environmental and social challenges are discussed globally in terms of imbalances in biological, social and ecological ...
    • Brown, Rhona; Benchimol, Alex; Shuttleton, David (2015)
      Scotland was at the forefront in spreading the ideas of the Enlightenment. By the beginning of the nineteenth century its periodical press enjoyed an unparalleled reputation with magazines like Blackwood's Magazine and the ...
    • Radman, Zdravko (2017)
      Without consciousness we would not have the experientially flavoured world we have, but without the non-conscious we would not have it at all; for we would not be able to breathe, eat, move, walk, feel, mimic, gesture, ...
    • Rakotoarisoa, Noëline R.; Blackmore, Stephen; Riera, Bernard (2016)
      This book is the compilation of presentations made at the Conference. At the beginning botany had a very wide scope which diversified and specialized in the twentieth century. Advances in technology (genetic engineering, ...
    • Pradhan, Basant; Pinninti, Narsimha; Rathod, Shanaya (2016)
      This book offers a clinical guide that brings together a broad range of brief interventions and their applications in treating psychosis. It describes two core approaches that can narrow the current, substantial gap between ...
    • Bennett, Rachel E. (2017)
      This book provides the most in-depth study of capital punishment in Scotland between the mid-eighteenth and early nineteenth century to date. Based upon an extensive gathering and analysis of previously untapped resources, ...
    • Millard, Chris (2015)
      This book is the first account of self-harming behaviour in its proper historical and political context. The rise of self-cutting and overdosing in the 20th century is linked to the sweeping changes in mental and physical ...
    • Richards, Jennifer; Atkinson, Sarah; Macnaughton, Jane; Woods, Angela; Whitehead, Anne (2016)
      In this landmark Companion, expert contributors from around the world map out the field of the critical medical humanities. This is the first volume to introduce comprehensively the ways in which interdisciplinary thinking ...