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Perfectionism in School: When Achievement Is Not So Perfect

Perfectionism in School
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07/05/2017

Kathryn L. Fletcher and Kristie L. Spears Neumeister

Investigating the complex relationship between perfectionism and academic achievement, advanced students and researchers are introduced to different conceptualizations and measures of perfectionism in the opening chapter. Subsequent chapters of this book then provide an in-depth exploration of factors known to influence perfectionism such as parenting, attachment, and personality, as well as academic outcomes such as motivation, stress, burnout, anxiety, and procrastination. T

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Nutrition, Health, and Disease: A Public Health Link

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07/07/2017

Kaufui Vincent Wong

Currently, with so many commercial food companies selling ready-to-eat foods for the busy professional, nutrition science may be pushed to the wayside. For most of us, guidance is essential. This book is about the more logical and better substantiated nutritional practices and juried literature around the world, and its impact on health and disease.

The monograph is appropriate for use in a nutritional or an epidemiology course as well as for anyone who wants to better their own nutritional choices, their health, or lower their risk for certain diseases.

Nutrition, Health, and Disease: A Holistic View

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07/07/2017

Kaufui Vincent Wong

The association between nutrition and health and many diseases comes from the Chinese holistic view of the human health. This book is about the crucial and sometimes confusing role of nutrition in relation to human health and diseases.

This book, the second in a mini-series, will be suitable for a nutritional or an epidemiology course, as well as for people who wish to take back control of their nutrition and health (rather than staying surrendered to the whims of the food industry).

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence: A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective

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05/28/2017

Patricia K. Kerig

With the publication of the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), and the recent release of the draft diagnostic criteria to be used in the forthcoming International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), students, researchers, and clinicians are in need of an authoritative and practical guide to understanding the diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in childhood and adolescence.

Childhood Anxiety Disorders

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05/02/2017

Ashley J. Smith and Amy M. Jacobsen

Anxiety disorders affect almost 20 percent of youth at any point in time. Recognizing symptoms, accurately diagnosing, and providing effective intervention are imperative because untreated anxiety disorders are associated with significant comorbidities and functional impairment. Fortunately, there are effective treatments. A discrepancy, however, remains between what practitioners should do and what they actually do.

Pediatric Bipolar Spectrum Disorders

Pediatric Bipolar Spectrum Disorders
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06/27/2017

Elizabeth Burney Hamilton, Kristie Knows His Gun, and Christina Tuning

Pediatric Bipolar Spectrum Disorders provides an evidence-based biopsychosocial framework to address the unique challenges faced by children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders. Pivotal developmental considerations are highlighted. Chapters focus on differential diagnoses, co-morbid clinical issues, comprehensive evaluation strategies and intervention techniques grounded in current research. Case histories are provided to illustrate the complex issues of this specialized population.

Infectious Human Diseases: Bacteria and Viruses

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05/02/2017

Mary E. Miller

Infectious diseases caused by bacteria and viruses exist in many forms and significantly affect human health. The sources of infectious diseases are vast, but in most cases arise from infectious microorganism such as bacteria or viruses that are able to establish growth or replication in humans, harming specific systems of the human body. This book introduces the reader to the basic differences between bacteria and viruses, particularly focusing on structures that contribute to the infectious properties of the microorganism.

Huntington’s Disease: The Singer Must Dance

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04/08/2017

Todd T. Eckdahl

This book describes Huntington’s disease (HD), a rare neurodegenerative genetic disorder that causes a triad of motor, cognitive, and psychiatric/behavioral symptoms and affects about 6 in 100,000 people worldwide. Although the age of onset of HD symptoms is usually 30 to 50 years, a rare juvenileonset form of HD also occurs. The autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance followed by HD is illustrated in the book with pedigree scenarios.

Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children

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07/17/2017

Meredith Weber and Erica Burgoon

Children and teenagers who present with externalizing disorders such as conduct disorder or impulse control disorder can be incredibly challenging for their parents, teachers, and loved ones. The behaviors of these children can also be vexing for schools and other systems in which they are educated and treated. These children are at increased risk for delinquency, educational problems, and other outcomes, which may negatively impact their lives. These behaviors and the resultant consequences also pose steep costs to our society.

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

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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.

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