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Dec 17 2014

Access Routledge Health and Social Care Collection

Free access to research on disabilities

Disability is Health & Social Care Arena theme this month in recognition of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Highlights include:

  • Free access to over 50 articles on the theme of disability and technology
  • Free online access to the first issue of Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Four questions for the editor of Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research
  • Related books

Please click here to explore the latest disability research.

HKUL users can continue to access Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3884314

Health, Risk & Society Editor’s choice

The editor of Health, Risk & Society Andy Aleszewski, will be highlighting one article from each issue which will be free to read online for one month from publication.

Please click here to read the latest editor’s choice article, ‘Risk, social protection and trust amidst cuts in welfare spending’ for free until 31 December 2014.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2518186

Free access articles on mindfulness

Mindfulness article collection explore key topics including neuroscience, anxiety, social work, eating disorders, HIV/AIDS and depression.
Please click here to enjoy free access until the end of 2014.

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Dec 16 2014

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

1. Can You Improve Brain Health? Scientists Weigh in

2. Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence

3. Mindfulness-Based Weight Loss Programs Questioned

4. Warning Over Experimental Brain Boost

5. Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says

6. Poor Sleep May Raise Risk of Dementia

7. Mindfulness Intervention Boosts Brain Activation for Healthy Pleasures

8. Vitamin D Deficiency, Depression Linked in International Study

Source: http://www.legacy.socialpsychology.org/

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Dec 11 2014

Access Routledge Anthropology Collection

Explore new Anthropology article collections

To mark this month’s American Anthropological Association conference, Routledge have created two FREE TO ACCESS Virtual Special Issues highlighting key articles from journals.

  • Explore growing Portfolio of Anthropology journals by reading free articles that focus on several medical specialities from an Anthropological perspective. Read the collection here.
  • Take a closer look at local content from around the globe. This collection focuses on regional themes and aims to give you a taster of content from publications you may not be familiar with. Explore the collection here.

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Dec 02 2014

South China Morning Post withdrawn from WiseNews 1 January 2015

As per the new arrangement between the publishers of South China Morning Post and WiseNews, SCMP will be withdrawn from WiseNews effective from 1st January 2015. Users can access the historic archive (from 1903 onward up to 10 years ago ) via ProQuest’s historical newspapers, and the current 10 years up to today via SCMP.com.

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Dec 01 2014

Access Routledge Health & Social Care Research

Free Access to Highly Cited Sexuality and Sexual Health Research

To celebrate Thomson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index® listed sexuality and sexual health journals, read a selection of highly cited articles online.

Please click here to find out more.

Health Care for Women International Presents Triple Issue on “Women & Health in Africa”

With the assistance of Chimaraoke O. Izugbara from the African Population and Health Research Center in Nairobi, Kenya, HCWI Editor, Eleanor Krassn Covan has published a Special Triple.

Please click here to read the Issue: ‘Research on Women’s Health in Africa: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities’ until March 2015.
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2081920

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Nov 29 2014

Access Health & Justice Popular Papers, SpringerOpen

Health & Justice aims to present original experimental research on the area of health and well-being of people involved in the adult or juvenile justice system, including people who work in the system; Health & Justice presents meta-analysis or systematic reviews in the area of health and justice for those involved in the justice system.

Health & Justices Popular Papers:

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Nov 28 2014

Access the latest Behavioral Science research from Routledge

Access the DSM-5 Article Collection

To celebrate the highly anticipated release of the 5th Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), Routledge Journals offers FREE ACCESS to a collection of over 40 mental health and counseling articles.

Please click here to read the free articles until 31st January 2015.

Free Access to Articles on Culture

The Key Themes in Social Psychology article collection for November/December is on culture. The articles in this collection explore a number of issues including stereotypes, cultural identity, wellbeing, and the influence of culture on behavior.

Please click here to read the collection.

Free access to selected articles from Health Psychology Review

Health Psychology Review now has an Impact Factor of 6.750 (©2014 Thomson Reuters, 2013 Journal Citation Reports®) and is ranked 3/111 in the Clinical Psychology category. Read a selection of articles online until 31 December 2014.
Please click here to read the free articles.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4147745.

Children’s Mental Health Article Collection

Please follow this link to view and download the articles in this collection.

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Nov 26 2014

Access open access articles from Brain Informatics, SpringerOpen

Brain Informatics provides a unique platform for researchers and practitioners to disseminate original research on the latest applications of computing technology in the study of the human brain and cognition.

Read the first published articles:

Please click here to read more articles.

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Nov 18 2014

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

1. “Smart Drug” Does Not Make People Smarter, Say Researchers

2. In Heart Disease Cases, Stress Affects Women More Than Men, Study Finds

3. This Is Your Brain Trying to Be Funny

4. Smelling Egg-Cigarette Odor While Asleep Reduces Smoking

5. Mindfulness Meditation Has Positive Impact on Breast Cancer Survivors

6. Parent-Infant Communication Differs by Gender Shortly After Birth

7. Working Late or Irregular Shifts Linked to Cognitive Decline

8. Are Psychologists in the U.S. States That Have the Most Mental Illness?

Source: http://www.legacy.socialpsychology.org/

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Nov 17 2014

Access Routledge Behavioral Science Open Access collection from Routledge

To make it as simple and enjoyable as possible for you to keep up-to-date with the latest open access publications, Routledge has collated all articles published on an open access basis. Uniting articles from Cognitive Psychology, Creative Arts, Mental Health, Neuroscience & Neuropsychology, Psychology and Psychotherapy & Counselling portfolios, these articles are all freely available to read online from publication.

Please click here to read the Behavioral Science open access collection.

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