Advances in Human Services and Public Health (AHSPH): 14 Volumes

Advances in Human Services and Public Health (AHSPH): 14 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Jennifer Martin (RMIT University, Australia)
ISSN: 2475-6571|EISSN: 2475-658X
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The well-being of the general public should be a primary concern for any modern civilization. Ongoing research in the field of human services and public healthcare is necessary to evaluate, manage, and respond to the health and social needs of the global population.

The Advances in Human Services and Public Health (AHSPH) book series aims to publish high-quality reference publications focused on the latest methodologies, tools, issues, and strategies for managing the health and social welfare of the public. The AHSPH book series will be especially relevant for healthcare professionals, policy makers, government officials, and students seeking the latest research in this field.

Topics Covered

  • Access to Healthcare Services
  • Assistance Programs
  • Domestic Violence
  • Health policy
  • Healthcare Reform
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Poverty
  • Public Funding
  • Public Welfare
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Social Work
  • Youth Development

Titles in Series

Mental Health Policy, Practice, and Service Accessibility in Contemporary Society
Jennifer M. Martin (Swinburne University, Australia)
Copyright © 2019. 334 pages.
Mental health and wellbeing has become an increasingly important issue that impacts communities in multiple ways. A critical discussion on the understanding and acce...
Socio-Cultural Influences on Teenage Pregnancy and Contemporary Prevention Measures
Devi Akella (Albany State University, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 300 pages.
Teenage pregnancy is a public health concern that is growing more prevalent in both developed and developing countries. Understanding the problems of teenage motherh...
Nutraceutical and Functional Foods in Disease Prevention
Raj K. Keservani (Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj Group of Institutions, India), Anil K. Sharma (Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, India), Rajesh K. Kesharwani (Nims University Rajasthan, India)
Copyright © 2019. 569 pages.
Current research on health, nutrition, and preventative care will always be in demand. As the battles against ailments such as diabetes and heart disease continue, m...
Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice
Antonio Sandu (Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania), Ana Frunza (LUMEN Research Center in Social and Humanistic Sciences, Romania)
Copyright © 2018. 328 pages.
Today’s practitioners and researchers are looking, now more than ever, at the ethical issues that are raised through the practice of social work and social services....
Global Perspectives on Human Migration, Asylum, and Security
Christina M. Akrivopoulou (Hellenic Open University, Greece)
Copyright © 2018. 268 pages.
Unstable social climates are causing the displacement of large numbers of people around the world. Thus, the issue of safe replacement arises causing the need for ne...
Nutraceuticals and Innovative Food Products for Healthy Living and Preventive Care
Amit Verma (SDAU, India), Kajal Srivastava (GBPUAT, India), Shivom Singh (ITM University, India), Hukum Singh (Forest Research Institute, India)
Copyright © 2018. 462 pages.
The proper nutrition can aid disease prevention and ensure an overall healthy lifestyle. In nutrition, certain natural and processed foods are particularly useful in...
Health Information Systems and the Advancement of Medical Practice in Developing Countries
Kgomotso H. Moahi (University of Botswana, Botswana), Kelvin Joseph Bwalya (University of Johannesburg, South Africa), Peter Mazebe II Sebina (University of Botswana, Botswana)
Copyright © 2017. 350 pages.
The continuous development of new technologies has led to significant socio-economic advances in modern society. When applied in the medical sector, healthcare deliv...
Examining the Role of Environmental Change on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Pandemics
Maha Bouzid (University of East Anglia, UK)
Copyright © 2017. 327 pages.
Climate change is one of the most widely debated and worrisome topics of our time. As environmental changes become more prevalent, there has been evidence to suggest...
Sexual Misconduct in the Education and Human Services Sector
Christopher Schwilk (Shippensburg University, USA), Rachel Stevenson (Shippensburg University, USA), David Bateman (Shippensburg University, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 291 pages.
Creating a safe and trusting environment is a pivotal concern within any professional setting. By increasing awareness and providing accurate information, misbehavio...
Public Health Genomics and International Wealth Creation
E. William Ebomoyi (Chicago State University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 463 pages.
In 2003, the secrets of the human genome were cracked open, creating a flurry of anticipation (and more than a little commercial buzz) about the role that genetic mo...
Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations
Mohamud Sheikh (The School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia), Aziza Mahamoud (Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar), Mowafa Househ (King Saud Bin Abdul Aziz University for Health Sciences, College Of Public Health and Health Informatics, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2015. 416 pages.
The rise of globalized business has created a world village wherein ideas and industry transcend national boundaries. Unfortunately, the resulting increase in travel...
Innovative Collaborative Practice and Reflection in Patient Education
Jennifer Lynne Bird (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 308 pages.
The process of patient education allows for patients to think about their health in new ways and for educators and professionals to propose new ways to heal, with th...
Evidence Discovery and Assessment in Social Work Practice
Margaret Pack (Australian Catholic University, Australia), Justin Cargill (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Copyright © 2015. 402 pages.
Social workers play a crucial part in contemporary society by ensuring that individuals are able to address, overcome, and manage obstacles in their daily lives. In...
Handbook of Research on Adult and Community Health Education: Tools, Trends, and Methodologies
Victor X. Wang (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 485 pages.
Medical breakthroughs and adult literacy have made it easier than ever before to acquire the knowledge, skills, and values needed to lead a productive and satisfying...

Editorial Advisory Board

Jennifer Martin, RMIT University, Australia

Editorial Advisory Board
Gill Raja, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
Jane Miller, Royal Children’s Hospital, Australia
Janki Shankar, University of Calgary, Canada
Lew Hess, RMIT University, Australia
Linette Hawkins, RMIT University, Australia
Ling, How Kee, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
Rosaleen Ow, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Supriya Pattanayak, Centurion University of Technology and Management, India
Virginia Mansel Lees, La Trobe University, Australia