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  • What Your Doctor Really Thinksby Ian M.D. Blumer

    Dundurn 1999; US$ 9.99

    Ian Blumer looks at the doctor-patient relationship what your doctor will and wont tell you in the examining room. more...

  • Raising Generation Rxby Linda M. Blum

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    Recent years have seen an explosion in the number of children diagnosed with ?invisible disabilities? such as ADHD, mood and conduct disorders, and high-functioning autism spectrum disorders. Whether they are viewed as biological problems in brain wiring or as results of the increasing medicalization of childhood, the burden of dealing with the day-to-day... more...

  • The Burden of Sympathyby David A. Karp

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    What are the limits of sympathy in dealing with another person's troubles? Where do we draw the line between caring for a loved one, and being swallowed up emotionally by the obligation to do so? In this vivid and thoughtful study, David Karp chronicles the experiences of the friends and family members of the mentally ill, and how they draw "boundaries... more...

  • Issues in Palliative Care Researchby Russell K. Portenoy; Eduardo Bruera

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    Palliative care is rapidly evolving as a multidimensional therapeutic model devoted to improving the quality of life of all patients with life-threatening illness. Research is essential to realize progress in this field. Issues in Palliative Care Research describes the scientific work that has already occurred in t e diverse domains relevant to palliative... more...

  • Crossing Overby David Barnard; Anna M. Towers; Patricia Boston; Yanna Lambrinidou

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 57.99 US$ 49.87

    This volume present a series of case narratives, following individual patients and families throughout the course of illness and death in the context of hospice and palliative care. Using a variety of qualitative research methods, including participant-observation, interviews, and journal-keeping, the experiences, perceptions, and feelings of the patient,... more...

  • Understanding Fibromyalgiaby Naheed Ali

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    Fibromyalgia is often misunderstood, and finding good information about it can be difficult. This introduction provides background, causes and symptoms, treatments and lifestyle adjustments that can help sufferers live better with fibromyalgia, while helping caregivers and others achieve a better understanding of the needs of their loved ones. more...

  • The Anatomy of Hopeby Jerome Groopman

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.00

    An inspiring and profoundly enlightening exploration of one doctor?s discovery of how hope can change the course of illness Since the time of the ancient Greeks, human beings have believed that hope is essential to life. Now, in this groundbreaking book, Harvard Medical School professor and New Yorker staff writer Jerome Groopman shows us why. ... more...

  • Passages in Caregivingby Gail Sheehy

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.74

    ?One of those rare books that can drastically lighten even the heaviest of loads.? ?Rosalynn Carter   ?Trust me: there is no better guide to caregiving.?  ?Bill Moyers   Gail Sheehy, author of the groundbreaking Passages ?which was a New York Times bestseller for more than three years?now brings us Passages in Caregiving . In this... more...

  • A Letter To Sophieby Carolyn Delezio; Ron Delezio

    Penguin Random House Australia 2010; US$ 13.83

    A moving and beautiful collectionfrom Sophie Delezio's Mum and Dad's private diaries 18/12/03 Princess, your lips were red today! What beautiful lips. You are a miracle to have survived your serious injuries this long and I am so proud of you. My darling, we are taking just one hour at a time and you have survived your second serious operation since... more...

  • To Love What Isby Alix Kates Shulman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 14.99

    A personal story of crisis, commitment, and hope from the best-selling author of Memoirs of An Ex-Prom Queen One day it happens, the dreaded thing that will change your life forever, the more dreadful because, though you've half expected it, you don't know what form it will take or when it will come, and whether or not you will rise to the challenge.... more...