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Introduction to General Medical Conditions

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08/07/2017

Genevieve Ludwig and Megan Streveler-Lundstrom

Introduction to General Medical Conditions explains the most common non-orthopedic maladies seen in the active population. The text is designed to be a reference tool for students and professionals who work with athletes or a physically active population. Each chapter covers a specific body part or system. Also discussed are preventative measures to avoid developing these conditions. Coaches, students in allied health professions, physical education teachers, parents, and athletes will benefit from reading this text.

Working Together in Clinical Supervision: A Guide for Supervisors and Supervisees

Working Together in Clinical Supervision
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07/17/2017

Edward A. Johnson

This brief, practical guide to clinical supervision uniquely addresses supervisor and supervisee together. The purpose of the book is to help the supervisory dyad collaborate effectively to meet the goals of supervision: to ensure client welfare, educate and evaluate the supervisee, and help the supervisee cope with the emotional challenges of doing psychotherapy.

Nutrition, Health, and Disease: A Guide for Modern Living

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07/07/2017

Kaufui Vincent Wong

A Guide to Modern Living is an essential read for everyone. Nutrition is so tightly linked to the environment, which is rapidly deteriorating from contaminants, etc., mainly due to human activity. The author’s objectives in this series of books is to help educate those who are unaware of how critical our food choices are, and how detrimental it can be to our health when we don’t eat properly—specifically the link between poor nutrition and chronic disease.

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.

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