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Understanding Wellbeing: An Introduction for Students and Practitioners of Health and Social Care

by Anneyce Knight and Allan McNaught Lantern Publishing
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Understanding Wellbeing provides students, professionals and practitioners of health and social care with the essential resources for understanding and promoting wellbeing. The book includes case studies, activities and reflection points to engage the reader with both the theory and its practical application.
The book provides an overview of the concept of wellbeing and its relationship with and role in health, including: Psychological aspects of wellbeing, mind/body influences, psychology, spirituality, physical aspects of wellbeing, food, exercise, genetics, health promotion, social approaches to wellbeing and social policy, culture, environment, housing, education.

Part 1: Overview 1 Defining Wellbeing Allan McNaught 2 Wellbeing and Health Stella Jones-Devitt 3 Ethics and Wellbeing Nevin Mehmet 4 Monitoring and Evaluating Wellbeing Projects Carlos Moreno-Leguizamon and Clarence Spigner Part 2: Psychological Aspects of Wellbeing 5 Psychoneuroimmunology and Wellbeing Christine Stacey 6 Psychological Aspects of Wellbeing Ben Bruneau 7 Spirituality and Wellbeing Anneyce Knight and Qaisra Khan Part 3: Physical Aspects of Wellbeing 8 Food and Wellbeing Stuart Spear 9 Exercise and Wellbeing Alfonso Jimenez, Silvano Zanuso and Mark Goss-Sampson 10 The Genetics and Genomics of Wellbeing Harry Chummun 11 Promoting Wellbeing in Long-term Conditions Silvano Zanuso and Alfonso Jimenez Part 4: Social Approaches to Wellbeing 12 Social Policy and Wellbeing Allan McNaught and Simten Malhan 13 Public Health, Wellbeing and Culture: A Critical Perspective Clarence Spigner and Carlos Moreno-Leguizamon 14 Environment and Wellbeing Veronica Habgood 15 Housing, the Built Environment and Wellbeing Jill Stewart and Fiona Bushell 16 Education and Wellbeing Bill Goddard 17 Wellbeing and the Workplace Kate Beaven-Marks, Anneyce Knight and Bill Goddard 18 Information for Wellbeing Anne Gill Conclusion Anneyce Knight and Allan McNaught

The Editors: Anneyce Knight is Senior Lecturer at the University of Greenwich Allan McNaught is Principal Lecturer at the University of Greenwich. The authors are a multi-professional group of health academics with considerable national and international experience across the statutory and non-statutory sectors.