Book chapters

Elsevier,

Preventing Domestic Homicides, Lessons Learned from Tragedies, 2020, Pages 39-61

This chapter supports SDGs 3, 5 and 16 by examining domestic homicides in rural communities, providing insights into their prevalence, risk factors, case studies, and prevention.
Elsevier,

Preventing Domestic Homicides, Lessons Learned from Tragedies, 2020, Pages 209-231

This chapter supports SDGs 3, 5 and 16 by analyzing violence and homicide in a workplace setting, reviewing impact and case studies, and offering recommendations and potential approaches to prevention.
Elsevier,

Assistive Technology for the Elderly, 2020, Pages 1-43

Assistive technology for the elderly has the ability to greatly enhance the experience of the elderly needing assistive technology. This book chapter addresses SDG 10 by covering the design of assistive technology including magnifying book contents, speaking electronic devices, alarms for doors and windows, smart alert bands, panic buttons, medication dispensers and reminders, Wander Gard, physiological parameters monitoring systems and smart home monitoring systems.
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Technology and Adolescent Health, March 2020, Pages 283-304

This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 10 by describing and discussing (1) the existing evidence examining associations between mental health and technology use including depression, anxiety, body dissatisfaction, attention-deficit disorders (and risks of distraction), and addictive behaviors and (2) the impacts of risky online communities on adolescents’ mental health, focusing on networks promoting proeating disorder behaviors and prosuicidality.
Elsevier,

Climate Change and Soil Interactions, 2020.

This book chapter advances SDGs 15 and 12 by studying plant–soil interactions in mine degraded reclaimed land which provides an important foundation for restoration ecology.
Elsevier,

Technology and Health, Promoting Attitude and Behavior Change, 2020, Pages 129-148

This chapter addresses Goal 3 by examining clinical virtual reality interventions which can help individuals suffering from mental health disorders.
Elsevier,

Wood Microbiology, Second Edition, 2020.

This book chapter advances SDG 15 by presenting the major positive and negative attributes of wood before moving onto a review of the field of biodeterioration and its relation to its origins from Forest Pathology. The roles of various researchers in understanding the nature of deterioration are reviewed to provide context then common terminology related to degradation is reviewed.
Elsevier,

Plastic Waste and Recycling, Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions, 2020, pages 223 - 249

This book chapter addresses goals 14, 15, and 12 by exploring the origins of microplastics (relating to our society, production and consumption) and the diverse and harmful impacts of microplastics in the marine environment on life underwater, as well as interactions with humans and other life on land at the end of the cycle.
Elsevier,

Assistive Technology for the Elderly 2020, Pages 81-105

This book chapter advances SDG3 Good Health and Wellbeing and SDG10 Reducing Inequalities by exploring a fall-detection monitoring solution that implements both accelerometer and sound-based detection algorithm.
Elsevier,

Adolescent Addiction (Second Edition), Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment, Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional, 2020, Pages 215-240

This chapter addresses Goal 3 by discussing smartphone addiction in adolescents.

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