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Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children

Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children
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04/29/2017

Meredith Weber and Erica Burgoon

Impulse-Control and Conduct Disorders of Childhood will provide those who work with children a description of best practice in diagnosing and treating children with impulse-control and other disorders of conduct, including management of risk. It will also address what is evidence-based practice versus ill-informed policy so that those who work, live and teach children with challenging behaviors can best help them succeed.

A Systematic and Integrative Model for Mental Health Assessment and Treatment Planning

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$29.95
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12/31/2016

Julie Gosselin and Mélanie Joanisse

This book sets the stage by providing a clear, systematic, and integrative model for mental health assessment and treatment planning that can be used in a variety of clinical settings, with a diverse adult clinical population. The authors advocate for the importance of considering all aspects of evidence-based practice (i.e., best available research, clinician’s expertise, and experience, as well as clients’ preferences and idiosyncrasies) when conducting assessments and delivering psychological treatments.

Justice in Life and Society: How We Decide What Is Fair

Justice in Life and Society: How We Decide What Is Fair
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$29.95
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12/02/2016

Virginia Murphy-Berman

If somebody asked you whether life was fair, how would you respond? In this book, learn how to critically think about this question of justice in our lives. You will learn that people mean many different things when they talk of a just or fair outcome. For instance, have you gotten what you deserve? Have you been listened to and treated with respect? Have your rights been protected? Have you been unfairly privileged? Were you sufficiently rewarded for your contributions? Did you receive unjust punishment if you broke the law?

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Auto-Immunity Attacks the Body: Autoimmune Disease

Auto-Immunity Attacks the Body: Autoimmune Disease
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$49.95
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$29.95
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03/20/2017

Mary E. Miller

Auto-Immunity Attacks the Body will present progressive (acquired) diseases associated with dysfunction of the human immune system characterized by an inability to distinguish between self and nonself-components of body systems. Specifically, multiple sclerosis, graft rejection, and rheumatoid arthritis will be compared and contrasted as examples of this type of diseases. A description of the immune system will highlight the mechanisms by which immunity occurs.

Sickle Cell Disease: The Evil Spirit of Misshapen Hemoglobin

Sickle Cell Disease
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$29.95
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01/14/2017

Todd T. Eckdahl

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common genetic blood disorder in the world. Millions of people in the world have SCD and about 300,000 babies are born with it each year. Readers will learn about the major symptoms of SCD, including chronic anemia, delayed growth, spleen dysfunction, opportunistic infections, vision loss, leg ulcers, stroke, and heart problems. The book explains how the primary cause of SCD is a gene mutation that causes hemoglobin to polymerize in red blood cells, making them adopt an abnormal sickle shape.

Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
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$29.95
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11/07/2016

Lauren Stutts

This book covers the development and treatment of childhood and adolescent obesity. It is written from a biopsychosocial perspective and explores obesity from a holistic perspective and addresses the extent of the obesity epidemic and how obesity is defined and assessed in children. It also chronicles the varying causes and contributors to childhood obesity as well as the physical, psychological, and social consequences of it.

Sport Nutrition Strategies for Success: A Practical Guide to Improving Performance Through Nutrition

Sport Nutrition Strategies for Success
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$29.95
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12/02/2016

Abigail Larson and Kary Woodruff

This text provides science-based nutrition recommendations that support the optimal performance and well being of young athletes. The authors give an overview of sports nutrition fundamentals, including a breakdown of the macronutrient, micronutrient, and hydration recommendations, as well as optimal quantity and timing of nutrient intake. They also discuss weight management and how to support athletes in achieving healthy weight gain or weight loss; disordered eating and eating disorders signs, symptoms, and treatment; and risks and benefits of dietary supplements.

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Nerve Disease ALS and Gradual Loss of Muscle Function: Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Nerve Disease ALS and Gradual Loss of Muscle Function
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$29.95
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10/21/2016

Mary E. Miller

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, is a common form of motor neuron disease that involves a loss of function in upper and lower motor neurons. ALS causes a progressive loss of muscle function that frequently initiates in the limbs, called limb-onset ALS, or initiates in facial muscles, called bulbar-onset ALS. This book describes the current understanding of ALS symptoms, diagnosis, causes, and treatments. Initial symptoms vary in type of muscle dysfunction, intensity of symptoms, and speed of disease progression.

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Gradual Loss of Mental Capacity from Alzheimer’s

Gradual Loss of Mental Capacity from Alzheimer’s
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09/16/2016

Mary E. Miller

Most people have heard of senility, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, but how different are these conditions? Whenever memories begin to fail later in life, Alzheimer’s is a concern. Some people worry because their parents are not remembering a birthday, or a trip to the store. We all have our moments, right? But the idea of having Alzheimer’s disease, and the reaction to this possibility, is usually one of fear and some confusion.

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Hemophilia: The Royal Disease

Hemophilia: The Royal Disease
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$49.95
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$29.95
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10/16/2016

Todd Eckdahl

Hemophilia is a genetic disease that impairs the normal process of blood clotting and results in uncontrolled external and internal bleeding. The reader of this book will learn how a diagnosis of hemophilia is made by blood clot¬ting tests and measurements of clotting factor levels in blood.

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