Encyclopedia Of Family Health, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412994071
  • ISBN-13: 9781412994071
  • DDC: 610
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1144 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Including entries from disciplines across the social sciences, this two-volume set provides coverage of a variety of issues related to the theory, research, practice and policy of health within a family context.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Entries.
Reader’s Guide.
About the Editors.
The Relationship of Family to Health: Historical Overview.
1: Abortion Experienced by Childbearing Couples.
2: Access to Health Care: Child Health.
3: Access to Health Care: Elderly.
4: Access to Health Care: Uninsured.
5: Acute Care/Hospitalization of Family Members.
6: Acute Health Problems and Interventions for the Childrearing Family.
7: Acute Health Problems and Interventions for the Midlife Family.
8: Addition of Family Members Through Marriage.
9: Adolescent Counseling.
10: Adoption Experiences for Infertile Couples.
11: Adult Child Returning Home.
12: Adult Child with Disability: Planning for by Parents.
13: Adult Children Living at Home.
14: Adult with Disability Living at Home.
15: Adults with Childhood-Acquired Conditions.
16: Advance Directives and the Family.
17: Advocacy for Families.
18: Affect Management and the Family.
19: African American Families: Perspectives of Health.
20: Aging and Shifting Roles in Families.
21: Alcohol Addictions in the Family.
22: Allergies and the Family.
23: Alzheimer’s Disease: An Overview of Family Issues in.
24: Alzheimer’s Disease: Caregiver Burden.
25: Alzheimer ’s Disease and Communication.
26: American Indian Families: Perspectives of Health.
27: Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family.
28: Animal-Assisted Therapy and the Family.
29: Anorexia and Family Dynamics.
30: Asian Families: Perspectives of Health.
31: Assessing Family Health.
32: Assisted Living Placement.
33: Asthma Family Issues: Prevention and Control.
34: Asynchronous Development Between Partners.
35: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Family Involvement and Management.
36: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and the Family.
37: Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Family.
38: Babysitting and the Family.
39: Bereavement and Perinatal Loss in Childbearing Families.
40: Biopsychosocial Theoretical Perspectives of Family Systems.
41: Bipolar Disorders and the Family.
42: Birth Defects and the Family.
43: Birth Order of Children in Families.
44: Blindness and the Family.
45: Buddhism’s Influence on Health in the Family.
46: Bulimia and Family Dynamics.
47: Bullying and the Family.
48: Cancer in the Family.
49: Cancer Survivorship and the Family.
50: Caregivers of Adults with Developmental Disabilities.
51: Caregiving: Adults with Developmental Disabilities.
52: Caregiving: Elderly.
53: Caregiving: Infants.
54: Caregiving: Partners/Spouses.
55: Case Management For Chronic Illness/Disability And The Family.
56: Cerebral Palsy and the Family.
57: Changes in Family Structure.
58: Changes in Family Structure, Roles.
59: Changing Family and Health Demographics.
60: Changing Views of Marriage, Home Responsibilities, and Caregiving.
61: Child Beginning School.
62: Child Emotional Abuse and the Family.
63: Child Neglect and the Family.
64: Child Physical Abuse and the Family.
65: Child Sexual Abuse and the Family.
66: Childbirth by Childbearing Couples: Reported Meanings.
67: Childlessness.
68: Childproofing Medications and Dangerous Agents.
69: Children’s Health: Dental Development.
70: Chiropractic Care for Families.
71: Christianity ’s Influence on Health in the Family.
72: Chronic Health Problems and Interventions for the Childrearing Family.
73: Chronic Health Problems and Interventions for the Elderly Family.
74: Chronic Health Problems and Interventions for the Midlife Family.
75: Chronic Illness and Family Management Styles.
76: Cigarettes, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke and Family Health.
77: Clarifying Family as Context of Care and Family as Focus of Care in Family Health.
78: Cocaine Exposure and the Neonate.
79: College Transition for Families.
80: Communicable Disease: Adult and Elderly.
81: Communicable Disease: Children.
82: Communication in Families related to Health and Illness.
83: Community Resources for Families related to Health.
84: Community Services Supporting Health.
85: Community Violence Exposure and Family Health.
86: Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
87: Complicated Grief.
88: Computerized Records and Family Health Care Information.
89: Conflict in Family Life, Role and Management of.
90: Constructionist Family Theoretical Perspectives.
91: Contraception in Childbearing Couples.
92: Coparenting: Children.
93: Coping Management Styles in Families.
94: Cord Blood Banking and the Childbearing Family.
95: Costs of Medical Care and Existing National, State, and Private Pay Avenues for Families.
96: Critical Theory and Family Health.
97: Culturagram Use With Culturally Diverse Families.
98: Cultural Attitude Toward Help Seeking and Beliefs About Illness in Families.
99: Cystic Fibrosis and the Family.
100: Deaf and Hearing Families.
101: Death: Ambiguous Feelings Related to Loss.
102: Death and the Grieving Process in Families.
103: Death from Unnatural Causes: Drug Overdose.
104: Death from Unnatural Causes: Homicides, Drive-By Shootings.
105: Death from Unnatural Causes: Injuries.
106: Death from Unnatural Causes: Poisoning.
107: Death Rituals in Families.
108: Decision Making in the Context of Health and Illness.
109: Defining Family: An Overview of Family Definitions from a Historical Perspective.
110: Depression in the Family.
111: Developmental Assessment Scales.
112: Developmental Care of Preterm Infants and the Childbearing Family.
113: Developmental Transitions in Families.
114: Diabetes, Type 1, and the Family.
115: Diabetes, Type 2, and the Family.
116: Dietary and Exercise Patterns in Families.
117: Disabilities and Family Management.
118: Discharge Teaching for Families Taking a Family Member Home from an Acute Care Setting.
119: Divorce: Effect on Children or the Family.
120: Divorce: Loss of Family Members.
121: Divorce and Child Custody.
122: Down Syndrome and the Family.
123: Drinking by Underage Family Members.
124: Drug Addictions in the Family.
125: Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Program for Low-Income Children.
126: Ecomaps for Families.
127: Economic Downturn and Families.
128: Economics as it Relates to Family Health.
129: Educating the Family Regarding Chronic Physical Illness.
130: Educating the Family Regarding Serious Mental Illness.
131: Education of Child Life Providers in Family Health.
132: Education of Health Care Providers: WHO Family Health Nurses.
133: Education of Medical Health Care Providers in Family Health.
134: Education of Nursing Health Care Providers in Family Health.
135: Education of Occupational Health Providers in Family Health.
136: Education of Physical Therapists in Family Health.
137: Education of Recreational Therapy Providers in Family Health.
138: Elder Care Options for Families: Long-Term Care.
139: Elder Emotional Abuse and the Family.
140: Elder Neglect and the Family.
141: Elder Physical Abuse and the Family.
142: Elder Sexual Abuse and the Family.
143: Electronic Health Record and Family Health Information.
144: Emergency Care Use by Families.
145: Employment/Unemployment and Family Health Insurance Coverage.
146: Ethnic/Racial Influences in Families.
147: Exercise Promotion and Fitness.
148: Factors Influencing Access to Health Care for Families.
149: Factors Influencing Family Health Values, Beliefs, and Priorities.
150: Families: The Basic Unit of Societies.
151: Families Experiencing a Child’s Illness.
152: Families Experiencing Chronic Physical and Mental Health Conditions.
153: Family Adherence to Health Care Regimen.
154: Family Caregiving: Caring for Children, Adults, and Elders with Developmental Disabilities.
155: Family Conflict Related to Caregiving.
156: Family Emotional Climate and Mental Health.
157: Family Experiencing Transitions.
158: Family Health Maintenance.
159: Family Health Perspectives.
160: Family Interventions Across the Life Span.
161: Family Interviews.
162: Family Pediatric Adherence to Health Care Regimen.
163: Family Secrets in Family Therapy.
164: Family Self-Management.
165: Family Therapy.
166: Family Transitions and Ambiguous Loss.
167: Fetal Alcohol Exposure and Family Health.
168: Fictive Kin Relationships.
169: First Aid and the Family.
170: Food Allergies and Family Experiences.
171: Foster Care Emancipation.
172: Foster Care for Minors.
173: Fragile X Syndrome and the Family.
174: Gambling Addictions in the Family.
175: Genetic Conditions, Communication in Families.
176: Genetic Conditions, Experiences of Families During the Prediagnosis and Diagnosis Phases of.
177: Genetic Discoveries, New: Health Information in Families Derived Through.
178: Genetic Family Histories.
179: Genetic Information and Family Interviews.
180: Genetic Research Findings and Disease Management for Families.
181: Genetic Research Findings and Family Health.
182: Genetics: The Family Pedigree.
183: Genetics and Family Health.
184: Genograms and the Family.
185: Grandparenting.
186: Grandparents Parenting.
187: Grief Work Facilitation.
188: Guardianship/Conservatorship.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Entries.
1: Health Care or Medical Home.
2: Health Care Reforms, Current and Projected Future Reforms and their Benefits for Families.
3: Health Care Transition Planning.
4: Health Management in Families.
5: Health Needs of Childbearing Families.
6: Health Needs of Childrearing Families.
7: Health System Options for Families.
8: Health-Related Accommodations.
9: Health-Seeking Behavior in Families.
10: Heart Disease and the Family.
11: Hinduism ’s Influence on Health in the Family.
12: HIPAA: Privacy Laws and the Family.
13: Hispanic/Latino Families: Perspectives of Health.
14: History of Families.
15: HIV/AIDS and Influence on Family Structure and Roles.
16: Home Care.
17: Home Environment Assessment for Families.
18: Home Environments and their Relationship to Safety.
19: Home Remedies.
20: Homeless Families.
21: Hospice Care.
22: Hospitalization and Family Presence.
23: Huntington’s Disease and the Family.
24: Hypertension and the Family.
25: Illegal Alien Status and Family Health.
26: Immigrant Families.
27: Immigration Status and Family Health.
28: Immunizations and Vaccinations.
29: Incest in Families.
30: Influence of Close Relationships on Health.
31: Influence of Policy on Health Care for Families.
32: Informed Consent Issues in Family Health Research.
33: Injury Prevention for Infants and Children Family Members.
34: Injury Prevention for the Elderly Family Member.
35: Integrative Medicine and Health Care Settings.
36: Intellectual Disability in the Family.
37: Islam’s Influence on Health in the Family.
38: Job Loss Transition for Families.
39: Judaism’s Influence on Health in the Family.
40: Kinship Care.
41: Last Child Leaving Home.
42: Lead Poisoning and the Family.
43: Learning Disabilities in the Family.
44: Life Span: Care Coordination for Chronic Illness/Disabilities And The Family.
45: Lifestyle Changes and Family Health.
46: Life-Threatening Experiences, Support for the Family.
47: Life-Threatening Illness and the Family.
48: Long-Term Care Facilities for Families.
49: Managed Care.
50: Managing Work and Family Responsibilities in the Age of Increased Technology.
51: Marriage and Family Therapy for Families.
52: Maternal Lactation.
53: Medicaid and Family Health.
54: Medicare and Family Health.
55: Men’s Health.
56: Mental Health Assessment for Families.
57: Moving, Effect on the Family.
58: Multiple Sclerosis and the Family.
59: Muscular Dystrophy and the Family.
60: Music and Family Health.
61: Natural Disasters, Destruction of Family Home During.
62: Navigating the U.S. Educational System When a Child has Special Needs.
63: Newborn Screening for Families.
64: Nonmarital Childbearing.
65: Nutrition and Nutrition Promotion for Families.
66: Obesity, Weight Problems, and Healthy Weight for Families.
67: Oncological Radiation Process in the Family.
68: Optimal Healing Environments for Families.
69: Outpatient Mental Health Care for Families.
70: Pain Management in the Home.
71: Palliative Care and the Family.
72: Parental Abandonment.
73: Parental Attachment.
74: Parenting.
75: Partnering with Families: Family-Centered Care.
76: Pediatric Primary Care for the Family.
77: Pharmacotherapy in the Context of Family for Acute Mental Illness.
78: Pharmacotherapy in the Context of Family for Chronic Mental Illness.
79: Pharmacotherapy in the Context of Family for Chronic/Terminal Physical Illness.
80: Postpartum Depression.
81: Poverty, Children in, and Health Care.
82: Power of Attorney.
83: Preconceptual Counseling for Childbearing Couples.
84: Prediction of Genetic Health Problems in Family Members.
85: Premature Infant in the Childbearing Family.
86: Prenatal Surgery and the Family.
87: Problem Solving in the Context of Health and Illness.
88: Psychiatric Medication for Families.
89: Psychoeducational Interventions for Families.
90: Psychological Theories Related to Family Health.
91: Qualitative Methods and Data Analysis in Family Health Research.
92: Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis in Family Health Research.
93: Rape and the Family.
94: Recreation in Family Health.
95: Refugees and Family Health.
96: Rehabilitation Act.
97: Religious/Spiritual Influences on Health in the Family.
98: Remarriage and Step-families.
99: Research Designs and Data Analysis Methods Used for Family Health Research.
100: Research Perspectives Used for the Study of Families.
101: Resilience in Families with Health Challenges.
102: Resources for Families During Life-Threatening Illnesses.
103: Respite Care.
104: Resuscitation, Family Presence During.
105: Retirement.
106: Risk Perception Based on Family Health History.
107: Rituals, Routines, and their Influence on Health in Families.
108: Role of Families in Health Promotion.
109: Roles and Functions of Families: Divorce.
110: Roles of Health Care Providers for Families, Current.
111: Roles of Health Care Providers for Families, Emerging.
112: Same-Sex Partner Rights.
113: Schizophrenia and the Family.
114: School Nursing and the Health of Families.
115: Selecting Adult Day Services.
116: Selecting Child Care for Children.
117: Selecting Health Care for Families with Children and Youth.
118: Selecting Long-Term Care Placement for Family Members.
119: Sexually Transmitted Diseases and the Family.
120: Shaken Baby Syndrome in Childbearing Families.
121: Sibling Conflict.
122: Sibling Death/Loss.
123: Sibling Physical Abuse.
124: Siblings of Ill Children.
125: Sickle Cell Disease and the Family.
126: Social Security.
127: Social Support Systems for the Family.
128: Socioeconomic Status of Families.
129: Sociological Theories of Families.
130: Spina Bifida and the Family.
131: Sport-Related Accidents and Injuries and the Family.
132: Spouse/Domestic Partner Physical Abuse.
133: Standardized Languages Use in the Health Care of Families.
134: Stress Management Theory and Techniques in Families.
135: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in Childrearing Families.
136: Suicide in the Family.
137: Systems Supporting Family Health.
138: Teen Pregnancy.
139: Theoretical Perspectives Related to the Family.
140: Therapeutic Play and the Family.
141: Types of Family Provider Relationships.
142: United States Military Families, Disruptions.
143: Verbal Abuse in Families.
144: War and Families.
145: Welfare Benefits and Family Health.
146: Women’s Health.
147: Youth Violence Prevention in the Family.
Appendix: Resource Guide.