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Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
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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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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: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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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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$29.95
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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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$29.95
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10/16/2016

Todd T. 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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Childhood Sleep Disorders

Childhood Sleep Disorders
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$29.95
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10/26/2016

Connie J. Schnoes

Childhood Sleep Disorders is a thorough introduction to pediatric sleep disorders. The book focuses on behavioral pediatric sleep disorders with guidance for sleep disorders that have a medical component. Readers will learn about the key factors contributing to the etiology, assessment and treatment of sleep disorders in children.

Depression in Childhood and Adolescence: A Guide for Practitioners

Depression in Childhood and Adolescence: A Guide for Practitioners
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12/13/2016

Rebecca A. Schwartz-Mette, Hannah R. Lawrence, Douglas W. Nangle, Cynthia A. Erdley, Laura Andrews and Melissa Jankowski

Depression in Childhood and Adolescence: A Guide for Practitioners fills a gap in the literature by providing practitioners with a “go to” resource for understanding, assessing, and treating youth depression. All in one source, practitioners will find easy-to-follow and clearly worded coverage of diagnosis, bio psychosocial conceptualization, assessment, and treatment, as well as special topics including gender and developmental differences, suicidality, and the use of antidepressant medication in treatment.

Elimination Disorders: Evidence Based Treatment for Enuresis and Encopresis

Elimination Disorders: Evidence Based Treatment for Enuresis and Encopresis
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12/02/2016

Thomas M. Reimers

The literature on treatment of elimination disorders has been stagnant for many years. In fact, beyond a few provocative correlations, nothing new or novel has been discussed for decades. It is possible, however, for the intrepid author to assemble the existing research in new and novel ways and to do so in a way that makes the material readily understandable, clini¬cally useful, and downright interesting. Tom Reimers has done just that in this book, which will grace my shelf now and for many years to come.”—Patrick C.

A Guide for Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences

 A Guide for Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences
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10/10/2016

Jeff Foster

This book is a learning tool and reference guide for individuals who are confronted with statistical or research terminology commonly used in the behavioral sciences, whether it be psychology, education, communication, political science, or any of dozens of other fields that study society and individual differences. It provides an overview of common statistical terms, techniques, and processes.

Intellectual Disabilities

Intellectual Disabilities
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08/25/2016

Charles J. Golden, Lisa K. Lashley, Andrew Grego, Johanna Messerly, Ronald Okolichany, Rachel Zachar

Clinicians within the fields of neuropsychology and school psychology may find this text to be a useful guide in understanding and assessing intellectual disabilities. This resource will provide information regarding the current status of diagnosis, conceptualization, and evaluative methods of intellectual disabilities. Interventions regarding the remediation of the various subtypes of intellectual disabilities will be provided as well as case studies.

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