Category Archives: Book Review

Book Review: Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting Practices

Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting Practices Edited by Cordet Smart & Timothy Auburn Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018 371 pages 145 CAD (eBook), 180 CAD (hardcover) ISBN: 978-3-319-98227-4 Review by: Kristina Stein, BA, Concordia University of Edmonton   Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting… Read More »

Book Review: Police Response to Mental Health in Canada

Police Response to Mental Health in Canada Edited by Uzma Williams, Daniel J. Jones, and John R. Reddon. Canadian Scholars’ Press, August 2019 342 pages, Print $69.95, eBook $64.95 ISBN: 978-1-773-38145-9 Review by Jenan Halabi, Department of Applied Psychology, Concordia University of Edmonton   Police Response to Mental Health in Canada is an editorial style… Read More »

Book Review: Therapeutic Justice

  Therapeutic Justice Karen A. Snedker, Springer International Publishing Place Published: Gewerbestrasse 11, 6330 Cham, Switzerland Date: 2018 Pages: 325 Price: Hardcover—$159.0 or Ebook—$119.00 ISBN: 978-3-319-78902-6   Review by Deborah-Rae Chizek, Concordia University of Edmonton   Therapeutic justice by Karen A. Snedker provides and insightful perspective from someone who has personally been touched by mental… Read More »

Book Review: The Globalization Of Addiction: A Study In Poverty Of The Spirit

The Globalization of Addiction: A Study in Poverty of the Spirit Bruce K. Alexander. Oxford University Press, 2008 (reprinted 2011). 470 pages, 38.00 Canadian Dollars (approximate). ISBN: 978-0-19-958871-8 Review by Peter Jensen, Program Facilitator (Addictions and Anger Management), Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton Author Bruce K. Alexander, a professor of psychology at the University of… Read More »

Book Review: Collaborative Practice in Critical Care Settings – A workbook

Collaborative Practice in Critical Care Settings: A Workbook By Scott Reeves, Janet Alexanian, Deborah Kendall-Gallagher, Todd Dorman, Simon Kitto 1st Edition, London, Routledge, 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315207308 138 pages, eBook £17,50, ISBN9781351798662 Reviewed by Dr Andreas Xyrichis, King’s College London   It is a rare pleasure to be reviewing a book that delivers exactly on what… Read More »

Book Review: Global Health Collaborations Challenges and Lessons

Title: Global Health Collaborations Challenges and Lessons Editors: Margaret S. Winchester, Caprice A. Knapp, and Rhonda BeLue Place of publication and publisher: New York City, Springer International Publishing Date: 2018 Number of Pages: 107 Price: open access ISBN Number: 9783319776859 Review by : Jaqueline Brodbin, Concordia University of Edmonton   Global Health Collaborations Challenges and… Read More »

Book Review: Current and Emerging mHealth Technologies: Adoption, Implementation and Use

It is the season of books, with fall and slowly winter approaching, hence another book review. The topic of this is very relevant to the journal. We are now seeing technology become more relevant for collaboration and interprofessional education in the health sector. This book review helps add to the growing discussion. Kunal Current and… Read More »

Book Review: Rape Culture, Gender Violence, and Religion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Rape Culture, Gender Violence, and Religion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Edited by Caroline Blyth, Emily Colgan, Katie B. Edwards Published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2018 222 pages ISBN: 978-3-319-72224-5 (eBook), 978-3-319-72223-8 (Hardcover)   Review by Abigail F. Smith, Concordia University of Edmonton   Through this segment of the Religion and Radicalism series, editors Caroline Blyth, Emily Colgan, and… Read More »

Report Review: The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health

The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health Mental Health Taskforce, England, UK Date: February 2016, Number of pages: 82 Link: https://bit.ly/1Lp9kD3     Review by Carline Core, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Edmonton This report is a guide written by the independent Mental Health Taskforce for initiating change in England’s current mental health services… Read More »