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  • The No-Nonsense Guide to Menopauseby Barbara Seaman; Laura Eldridge

    Simon & Schuster 2008; Not Available

    For nearly as long as women have been around, they have been going through menopause. It is a bodily process as old as human birth, death, and of course, menstruation. Like many normal biological events, menopause was gradually medicalized, and with the rise of pharmaceutical medicine, women and their doctors were convinced that it was an "estrogen... more...

  • Selling Our Soulsby Adam Dalton Reich

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    Health care costs make up nearly a fifth of U.S. gross domestic product, but health care is a peculiar thing to buy and sell. Both a scarce resource and a basic need, it involves physical and emotional vulnerability and at the same time it operates as big business. Patients have little choice but to trust those who provide them care, but even those... more...

  • The Doctor is In(sane)by Dave Hepburn

    Greystone Books 2010; US$ 14.00

    Shrinking budgets, stressful conditions, demanding patients: today?s medical professionals face enormous pressure. What?s a doctor to do? For Dave Hepburn, the only relief is in relishing the ridiculousness of it all. In his first book, the GP and popular columnist proves the adage about laughter and medicine. He tackles a variety of health issues,... more...

  • Challenges in Counselling: Self-Harmby Andrew Reeves; Kirsten Amis

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 25.99

    Home in on the common problems and anxieties your students are likely to encounter in this notoriously difficult area of counselling. Working as a counsellor carries a high likelihood of working with clients who self-harm. This resource allows your students to develop and carefully reflect upon their understanding of self-harm and the different... more...

  • Challenges in Counselling: Researchby Jim Carmichael; Kirsten Amis

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 25.99

    Help both qualified and trainee counsellors understand and engage with past and current research in the field. This book both explains why research is relevant to practical counselling skills and addresses the common difficulties your students are likely to encounter when putting research into practice. As an invaluable resource for outlining... more...

  • Challenges in Counselling: Lossby Sally Flatteau Taylor; Kirsten Amis

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 25.99

    Draw upon relevant research and the author's experience to outline and contextualise the key aspects of loss: theoretical concepts, approaches and vocabulary terms. Loss and bereavement is a sensitive area; no two stories will ever be the same. At its core this resource aims to explore the common anxieties your students will encounter in this... more...

  • Challenges in Counselling: Student Counsellingby Kirsten Amis

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 25.99

    Facilitate differentiation among client groups with this resource which details student support services across colleges, universities and other educational settings. At the core of the book are strategies for managing the challenging situations and counsellors' personal anxieties related to counselling students over 16. To achieve this, the author... more...

  • LASIKby Ernest W. Kornmehl; Robert K. Maloney; Jonathan M. Davidorf

    Addicus Books 2006; US$ 6.99

    Three renowned ophthalmologists explain the benefits and risks of LASIK surgery and answer the most commonly asked questions about this extremely popular vision-correction surgery. From clarifying the basics of vision to a thorough collection of laser vision-correction surgery statistics, this guidebook addresses the entire gamut of LASIK questions,... more...

  • Affordable Care Act For Dummiesby Lisa Yagoda; Nicole Duritz; Joan Friedman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 13.59

    An essential and easy-to-understand guide to the Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act For Dummies is your survival guide to understanding the changes in our health care system and how they benefit you. Written in down-to-earth language, this handy resource outlines new protections under the Affordable Care Act, and walks you through what... more...

  • Critical Decisionsby Peter A. Ubel

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    ?As a physician and a social scientist, Peter Ubel is unparalleled in his understanding of some of the most important decisions we are facing, or will face.? ?Dan Ariely, New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational ?His ideas are important, his style is accessible (with the right balance of humor and compassion) and his topic... more...