The Reviews Are In!

In this monthly feature, we collect a few excerpts from reviews of our books.  Here is a sampling of our July book reviews:


Counseling Clients Near the End of Life: A Practical Guide for Mental Health Professionals, edited by James Werth, PhD

“[This book offers] over 20 contributors, all with impeccable credentials, covering many perspectives that we need to consider more frequently and in greater depth...There is much that awaits you in this book." —Illness, Crisis, and Loss

Fast Facts for Health Promotion in Nursing: Promoting Wellness in a Nutshell by Carol A. Miller, MSN, RN-BC

"I would highly recommend this book to any nurse or nursing student for its practical usefulness in any practice arena. It is a desirable reference for nurses who want access to pertinent health education information and resources at their fingertips...Score: 97, 5 Stars. —Doody's Medical Reviews

Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions, edited by Lisa Lopez Levers, PhD, PCC-S, LPC, CRC, NCC

"[This book is] heavy in weight and heavy in substance...It may be that you will not read this book from cover to cover, but it is likely that you will jump in and out, and often." — Illness, Crisis, and Loss

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 31, 2011: Pathways Through The Transitions of Care for Older Adults, edited by Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, PhD; Mary Palmer, PhD

"[This] volume contributes useful knowledge not only to the field of aging studies, but to multiple disciplines and public policy. Anyone interested in aging studies or health care would find this volume useful and enlightening."—Anthropology and Aging Quarterly

Middle Range Theory for Nursing, Third Edition, edited by Mary Jane Smith, PhD, RN; Patricia R. Liehr, PhD, RN  

This is an outstanding edition of this book. It has great relevance for learning about, developing, and using middle range theories. It is very user friendly, yet scholarly, which will appeal to readers…Score: 90, 4 Stars.—Doody’s Medical Reviews