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Translating Training into Leadership: The Reasons Psychologists Make Effective Leaders

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02/12/2018

Andrea Piotrowski

This book highlights the training in professional psychology programs that prepares students and psychologists to be effective leaders. The scientist-practitioner model promotes proficiency in both clinical and analytical skills that are important in leadership positions, though the translation of these skills into leadership roles is often neglected by psychologists.

Diseases Spread by Insects or Ticks

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01/29/2018

Mary E. Miller

Vector borne diseases transmitted through ticks and mosquitos cause seri ous loss of life and signi cantly impact human populations worldwide. Each of these diseases is caused by a distinct pathogen, and symptoms vary depending on the type and severity of infection. The spread of these diseases occur through the blood meals of tick or mosquitos, where the pathogen gains access to the human body, usually triggering an immune response that contributes to disease progression.

Genetic Testing: What Do We Know?

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01/29/2018

Ronnee Yashon and Michael R. Cummings

It is hard to avoid hearing about genetic testing. It is advertised, discussed, debated, and offered to patients. Some are over the counter, such as paternity testing, testing for risk for diabetes and others. Others are offered by private companies and still others by drug companies, These tests may or may not show a distinct answer, so it important for patients to understand these results.

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Childhood Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Assessment and Intervention

Childhood Autism Spectrum Disorder
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01/04/2018

Jessica Glass Kendorski and Amanda Guld Fisher

The research literature on intervention strategies for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has mushroomed in the past 20 years. As the number of students diagnosed with ASD has grown, so has the number of professionals involved in developing and implementing effective treatment and educational practices. With this rapid expansion, it has become increasingly difficult to assimilate and utilize the varied range of strategies—encompassing behavioral, educational, ancillary or therapeutic.

Hereditary Blindness and Deafness: The Race for Sight and Sound

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08/08/2017

Todd T. Eckdahl

This book presents examples of hereditary blindness and deafness that illustrate the large variety of genetic diseases that affect vision and hearing. It describes seven hereditary eye diseases, three genetic syndromes that cause deafness, and four types of nonsyndromic deafness. The author explains the diagnosis of hereditary blindness and deafness in children and adults and describes the patterns of inheritance of blindness and deafness, illustrating each with family scenarios.

Down Syndrome: The Amazing Cookie

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11/27/2017

Todd T. Eckdahl

This book presents Down syndrome, which is the most common chromosomal disorder in humans, occurring at a rate of about 1 in 700 births. It describes the characteristic physical features caused by Down syndrome and the myriad of symptoms and health complications it brings, including heart defects, congenital vision and hearing loss, abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system, digestive problems, epilepsy, leukemia, an increased risk of infectious disease, dementia, and intellectual disability.

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Transition to Success: Training Students to Lead Peer Groups in Higher Education

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11/27/2017

Melinda S. Harper and Christine L. Allegretti

Using students as peer leaders, mentors, supporters, and sources of information for other students, especially first-year students, is an established practice among higher-education institutions. These student leaders are especially influential at creating a social community for first-year students. However, many student leaders in these important roles are not provided with the necessary training to develop, lead, and maintain a connected and cohesive peer group.

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Information System Research: Fundamentals of Scientific Research for the Consumer

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11/27/2017

Matthew A. Taylor

This book explores how to conduct information system (IS) research using various approaches that are grounded in proven scientific methods. It is primarily for consumers of IS research and for individuals involved in any type of academic research across various disciplines. This book is designed to enable IS researchers and consumers to make more professional and scientific decisions about evaluating, locating, reading, and critiquing the findings of scientific research. It has been shown that many IS research community lacks its own scientific theories and models.

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Nutrition, Health, and Disease: Man in the Environment

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10/15/2017

Kaufui Vincent Wong

The author relates his holistic view of human health within this text. Holistic health has existed for many years in China as well as India, two great Asian civilizations that continue to this day. There is advocacy for the ordinary person to take back control of their daily nutrition and their overall health. Since some of the practices of manufacturing food companies seem to produce packaged foods which are not recommended by the World Health Organization, people need filtered knowledge and wisdom, to help them make informed decisions regarding the foods they are consuming.

Nutrition, Health, and Disease: Living in Harmony

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10/15/2017

Kaufui Vincent Wong

The author relates his holistic view of human health within this text. Holistic health has existed for many years in China as well as India, two great Asian civilizations that continue to this day. There is advocacy for the ordinary person to take back control of their daily nutrition and their overall health. Since some of the practices of manufacturing food companies seem to produce packaged foods which are not recommended by the World Health Organization, people need filtered knowledge and wisdom, to help them make informed decisions regarding the foods they are consuming.

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