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  • Managing Anxiety with Mindfulness For Dummiesby Joelle Jane Marshall

    Wiley 2015; US$ 14.99 US$ 11.99

    Don't panic! Managing Anxiety with Mindfulness For Dummies is a practical guide to overcoming your worries and minimising anxiety using mindfulness techniques. The National Health Service and the National Institute for Care and Excellence recommend mindfulness as a legitimate treatment for anxiety, and its also been proven to alleviate stress,... more...

  • The Advanced Practice Nurse Cardiovascular Clinicianby FNP PhD Kelley M. Anderson

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 94.99

    Focusing on the interdisciplinary team, this cardiovascular resource provides evidence-based knowledge and guidance for advanced practice nurses in a variety of care settings. Its clinically relevant and directly applicable information is presented in an accessible and well-organized format. The book encompasses clinical findings, diagnostic testing,... more...

  • Engineering Patient Safety in Radiation Oncologyby Lawrence Marks; Lukasz Mazur; Bhishamjit Chera; Robert Adams

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Because radiation is a central curative and palliative therapy for many patients, it is essential to have safe and efficient systems for planning and delivering radiation therapy. Factors such as rapid technological advances, financial reorganization, an aging population, and evolving societal expectations, however, may be compromising our ability... more...

  • On Hysteriaby Sabine Arnaud

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 44.00

    These days, hysteria is known as a discredited diagnosis that was used to group and pathologize a wide range of conditions and behaviors in women. But for a long time, it was seen as a legitimate category of medical problem?and one that, originally, was applied to men as often as to women. In On Hysteria , Sabine Arnaud traces the creation and rise... more...

  • Breast Cancer in the Eighteenth Centuryby Marjo Kaartinen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Early modern physicians and surgeons tried desperately to understand breast cancer, testing new medicines and radically improving operating techniques. In this study, the first of its kind, Kaartinen explores the emotional responses of patients and their families to the disease in the long eighteenth century. more...

  • Institutionalizing the Insane in Nineteenth-Century Englandby Anna Shepherd

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The nineteenth century brought an increased awareness of mental disorder, epitomized in the Asylum Acts of 1808 and 1845. Shepherd looks at two very different institutions to provide a nuanced account of the nineteenth-century mental health system. more...

  • Nervous Disease in Late Eighteenth-Century Britainby Heather R Beatty

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This study, based on extensive use of eighteenth-century newspapers, hospital registers and case notes, examines the experience of suffering from nervous disease ? a supposedly upper-class malady. Beatty concludes that ?nervousness? was a legitimate medical diagnosis with a firm basis in eighteenth-century medical theory. more...

  • Insanity and the Lunatic Asylum in the Nineteenth Centuryby Serena Trowbridge

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The nineteenth-century asylum was the scene of both terrible abuses and significant advancements in treatment and care. The essays in this collection look at the asylum from the perspective of the place itself ? its architecture, funding and purpose ? and at the experience of those who were sent there. more...

  • Plague Among the Magnoliasby Deanne Stephens Nuwer

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Deanne Stephens Nuwer explores the social, political, racial, and economic consequences of the 1878 yellow fever epidemic in Mississippi. A mild winter, a long spring, and a torrid summer produced conditions favoring the Aedes aegypti and spread of fever. In late July New Orleans newspapers reported the epidemic and upriver officials established... more...

  • Multicultural Neurorehabilitationby PhD Dr. Jay M. Uomoto; PhD Dr. Tony M. Wong

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 84.99

    Designing rehabilitation programs for patients who have suffered brain injury or disease is one of the core functions of clinical neuropsychologists. Ironically, the more that neuropsychologists have learned about the functional anatomy of the brain, the more they have realized how important the variable of culture is, not only in the expression of... more...