Every day, newspapers and television news programs present stories on the latest controversies over healthcare and medical advances, but they do not have the space to provide detailed background on the issues. Websites and weblogs provide information from activists and partisans intent on presenting their side of a story. But where can students - or even ordinary citizens - go to obtain unbiased, detailed background on the medical issues affecting their daily lives? This volume in the Health and Medical Issues Today series provides readers and researchers a balanced, in-depth introduction to the medical, scientific, legal, and cultural issues surrounding mental health and its import in today's world of healthcare.This volume in the Health and Medical Issues Today series provides everything a student requires to understand the issues involved in mental health and provides a springboard for further research into the issue.
Author: Marie Thompson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 9.34h x 6.52w x 0.91d
Scitech Book News 03/01/2007 pg. 90
About the Author
Marie L. Thompson is a writer and editor specializing in medical topics for reference works and medical journals.