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Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives in Neuroethics

Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives in Neuroethics

by James J. Giordano (Editor), Bert Gordijn (Editor) While neuroscience has provided insights into the structure and function of nervous systems, hard questions remain about the nature of consciousness, mind,… Read more »

Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care: An A-Z Guide

Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care: An A-Z Guide

by Henry G. W. Paw, Gilbert R. Park Paw’s Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care: An A-Z Guide (1 84110 047 1 , May-00, $19.95) is another great example of… Read more »

Ghodse’s Drugs and Addictive Behaviour: A Guide to Treatment
                    / Edition 4

Ghodse’s Drugs and Addictive Behaviour: A Guide to Treatment / Edition 4

by Hamid Ghodse This classic text provides a comprehensive, accessible overview of substance misuse and dependence with an emphasis on practical and evidence-based approaches to the assessment, management and prevention… Read more »

The Recognition and Management of Early Psychosis: A Preventive Approach

The Recognition and Management of Early Psychosis: A Preventive Approach

by Henry J. Jackson (Editor), Patrick D. McGorry (Editor) Psychotic illness is managed and treated with best results when it is recognized at the earliest stages of a person developing… Read more »

Naturalized Bioethics: Toward Responsible Knowing and Practice

Naturalized Bioethics: Toward Responsible Knowing and Practice

by Hilde Lindemann (Editor), Marian Verkerk (Editor), Margaret Urban Walker (Editor) Naturalized Bioethics represents a revolutionary change in how health care ethics is practiced. It calls for bioethicists to give… Read more »

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Research and Clinical Advances

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Research and Clinical Advances

by Howard A. Liddle (Editor), Cynthia L. Rowe (Editor) Adolescent drug abuse is one of the most challenging disorders to treat. It impacts on schools, community-based programs, mental health and… Read more »

The Spectrum of Psychotic Disorders: Neurobiology, Etiology & Pathogenesis

The Spectrum of Psychotic Disorders: Neurobiology, Etiology & Pathogenesis

by Daryl Fujii (Editor), Iqbal Ahmed (Editor) The spectrum of psychotic disorders encompasses as many as 25 different etiologies, ranging from the primary psychoses through those secondary to medical conditions,… Read more »

Guide to the Psychiatry of Old Age

Guide to the Psychiatry of Old Age

by David Ames, Edmond Chiu, James Lindesay, Kenneth I. Shulman With rapid ageing of the world’s population, psychiatry of old age has become a crucial discipline. This succinct guide to… Read more »

Clinical Addiction Psychiatry

Clinical Addiction Psychiatry

by David Brizer (Editor), Ricardo Castaneda (Editor) Clinical Addiction Psychiatry is an anthology of essays that represent the most current and authoritative information now available on addiction theory, practice and… Read more »

Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

by David Drez, Jr. (Editor), Bernard Bach, Jr. (Editor), Charles Nofsinger (Editor) Cambridge Pocket Clinician Sports Medicine covers a wide variety of topics examining sports-related injuries, as well as clinical… Read more »

Nutritional Strategies for the Very Low Birthweight Infant

Nutritional Strategies for the Very Low Birthweight Infant

by David H. Adamkin The goal of nutritional management in VLBW and ELBW infants is the achievement of postnatal growth at a rate that approximates the intrauterine growth of a… Read more »

Antipsychotics and their Side Effects

Antipsychotics and their Side Effects

by David M. Gardner, Michael D. Teehan, Ross Baldessarini (Foreword by) With the remarkable expansion in the use of antipsychotics, concerns about their immediate, intermediate, and long-term adverse effects have… Read more »

Carcinoma of the Bladder

Carcinoma of the Bladder

by David MacVicar (Editor) Bladder cancer is a common and dangerous malignancy which is associated with a variety of known and unknown environmental factors. Clinical management and surgical techniques prioritise… Read more »

Informed Consent: A Primer for Clinical Practice

Informed Consent: A Primer for Clinical Practice

by Deborah Bowman, John Spicer, Rehana Iqbal The literature on informed consent and its ethico-legal significance in clinical practice has grown rapidly in recent years. This unique book offers a… Read more »

Professionalism in Mental Healthcare: Experts, Expertise and Expectations

Professionalism in Mental Healthcare: Experts, Expertise and Expectations

by Dinesh Bhugra, Amit Malik In mental health, as in other medical disciplines, the role of the professional is changing. The availability of information, enhanced roles of other healthcare professionals… Read more »

Neurocutaneous Disorders

Neurocutaneous Disorders

by E. Steve Roach (Editor), Van S. Miller (Editor), Roger Rosenberg (Foreword by) The neurocutaneous disorders comprise a group of neurological disorders featuring skin lesions and often eye lesions, central… Read more »

Obstetric Anesthesia and Uncommon Disorders                    / Edition 2

Obstetric Anesthesia and Uncommon Disorders / Edition 2

by David R. Gambling (Editor), M. Joanne Douglas (Editor), Robert S. F. McKay (Editor) This 2008 edition of Obstetric Anesthesia and Uncommon Disorders provides a convenient resource for practitioners suddenly… Read more »

Textbook of Cultural Psychiatry

Textbook of Cultural Psychiatry

by Dinesh Bhugra (Editor), Kamaldeep Bhui (Editor) Cultural psychiatry is concerned with understanding the impact of social and cultural differences and similarities on mental illness and its treatments. A person’s… Read more »

Migration and Mental Health

Migration and Mental Health

by Dinesh Bhugra (Editor), Susham Gupta (Editor) Human migration is a global phenomenon and is on the increase. It occurs as a result of ‘push’ factors (asylum, natural disaster), or… Read more »

Pediatric and Adolescent Psychopharmacology: A Practical Manual for Pediatricians

Pediatric and Adolescent Psychopharmacology: A Practical Manual for Pediatricians

by Donald E. Greydanus, Joseph L. Calles, Jr, Dilip R. Patel Current research indicates that up to ten percent of children suffer from mental health problems at some point before… Read more »

Ethical Issues in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Ethical Issues in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

by Donna L. Dickenson (Editor) This volume brings together an unusually broad range of experts from reproductive medicine, medical ethics, and law to address the important ethical problems in maternal-fetal… Read more »

Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Women

Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Women

by David Castle (Editor), Jayashri Kulkarni (Editor), Kathryn M. Abel (Editor), Jill Goldstein (Foreword by) Mood and anxiety disorders in women represent an increasingly important area of research and treatment… Read more »

Disturbances of the Mind

Disturbances of the Mind

by Douwe Draaisma, Barbara Fasting (Translator) Sergei Korsakoff, Alois Alzheimer, James Parkinson, Hans Asperger and other eminent scientists, are all names which have become synonymous with a disease, a syndrome,… Read more »

Demyelinating Disorders of the Central Nervous System in Childhood

Demyelinating Disorders of the Central Nervous System in Childhood

by Dorothee Chabas (Editor), Emmanuelle L. Waubant (Editor) Although multiple sclerosis and other disorders of myelin formation and repair are most commonly associated with adults, they can also occur in… Read more »

The Treatment of Drinking Problems: A Guide for the Helping Professions

The Treatment of Drinking Problems: A Guide for the Helping Professions

by Griffith Edwards, Christopher C. Cook, E. Jane Marshall This third edition represents the further development of a highly successful and internationally acclaimed clinical text. Two new authors bring strong… Read more »

Cancer Pain: Assessment and Management
                    / Edition 2

Cancer Pain: Assessment and Management / Edition 2

by Eduardo D. Bruera (Editor), Russell K. Portenoy (Editor) Drs. Eduardo D. Bruera and Russell K. Portenoy have completely revised and updated the widely respected Cancer Pain: Assessment and Management… Read more »

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders: A Comprehensive Treatment Guide

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders: A Comprehensive Treatment Guide

by Glenn Waller, Helen Cordery, Emma Corstorphine, Hendrik Hinrichsen, Rachel Lawson This book describes the application of cognitive behaviour principles to patients with a wide range of eating disorders –… Read more »

Dynamic Assessment in Practice: Clinical and Educational Applications

Dynamic Assessment in Practice: Clinical and Educational Applications

by H. Carl Haywood, Carol S. Lidz Dynamic assessment embeds interaction within the framework of a test-intervene-retest approach to psychoeducational assessment. This book offers an introduction to diagnostic assessors in… Read more »

Stress, the Brain and Depression

Stress, the Brain and Depression

by H. M. van Praag, E. R. de Kloet, J. van Os Can traumatic life events cause depression? Studies generally point to a connection between adverse life events and depression…. Read more »

Modelling and Managing the Depressive Disorders: A Clinical Guide

Modelling and Managing the Depressive Disorders: A Clinical Guide

by Gordon Parker, Vijaya Manicavasagar The DSM and ICD mental illness classificatory systems define mood disorder as essentially a single condition varying only by severity. Gordon Parker and Vijaya Manicavasagar… Read more »

Echoes of the Trauma: Relational Themes and Emotions in Children of Holocaust Survivors

Echoes of the Trauma: Relational Themes and Emotions in Children of Holocaust Survivors

by Hadas Wiseman, Jacques P. Barber This book discusses the echoes of the trauma that are traced in the relational narratives that the sons and daughters of Holocaust survivors tell… Read more »

Sleep Medicine

Sleep Medicine

by Harold R. Smith (Editor), Cynthia L. Comella (Editor), Birgit Hogl (Editor) Sleep disorders exact a high toll on society in terms of diminished quality of life, reduced productivity and… Read more »

Neurobiology of Obesity

Neurobiology of Obesity

by Jenni Harvey (Editor), Dominic J. Withers (Editor) Obesity is one of the prime contributors to ill health in modern society, affecting around 20-25% of the population. It can cause… Read more »

Vascular Disease: A Handbook for Nurses

Vascular Disease: A Handbook for Nurses

by Haytham Al-Khaffaf, Sharon Dorgan Caring for Patients with Vascular Disease: A Practical Approach for Medical and Nursing Staff offers a step-by-step guide to caring for patients in a variety… Read more »

Governance of Genetic Information: Who Decides?

Governance of Genetic Information: Who Decides?

by Caroline Mullen This volume maps the areas of ethical concern in the debate regarding the governance of genetic information, and suggests alternative ethical frameworks and models of regulation in… Read more »

Hormones, Cognition and Dementia: State of the Art and Emergent Therapeutic Strategies

Hormones, Cognition and Dementia: State of the Art and Emergent Therapeutic Strategies

by Eef Hogervorst (Editor), Victor W. Henderson (Editor), Robert B. Gibbs (Editor), Roberta Diaz Brinton (Editor) A decade ago, oestrogen-containing hormone therapy was viewed as a promising strategy for the… Read more »

When Language Breaks Down: Analysing Discourse in Clinical Contexts

When Language Breaks Down: Analysing Discourse in Clinical Contexts

by Elissa D. Asp, Jessica de de Villiers Doctors, nurses, and other caregivers often know what people with Alzheimer’s disease or Asperger’s ‘sound like’ – that is they recognise patterns… Read more »

Impulse Control Disorders

Impulse Control Disorders

by Elias Aboujaoude (Editor), Lorrin M. Koran (Editor) In the last decade, much needed attention and research has been focused on the group of psychiatric conditions termed “impulse control disorders”… Read more »

Management of Childhood Obesity

Management of Childhood Obesity

by Elizabeth Poskitt, Laurel Edmunds Childhood obesity is one of the most serious problems facing the developed world. It is damaging to the medical and psychological well-being of the child… Read more »

Challenging Behaviour
                    / Edition 3

Challenging Behaviour / Edition 3

by Eric Emerson, Stewart L. Einfeld ‘Challenging’ behaviours are common among people with intellectual disabilities, resulting in significantly reduced quality of life. These may include aggression, self-injury, destructiveness, hyperactivity and… Read more »