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  • Back to the Breastby Jessica Martucci

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    After decades of decline during the twentieth century, breastfeeding rates began to rise again in the 1970s, a rebound that has continued to the present. While it would be easy to see this reemergence as simply part of the naturalism movement of the ?70s, Jessica Martucci reveals here that the true story is more complicated. Despite the widespread... more...

  • Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reformby Carin Berkowitz

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Sir Charles Bell (1774?1842) was a medical reformer in a great age of reform?an occasional and reluctant vivisectionist, a theistic popularizer of natural science, a Fellow of the Royal Society, a surgeon, an artist, and a teacher. He was among the last of a generation of medical men who strove to fashion a particularly British science of medicine;... more...

  • The Politics of Pain Medicineby S. Scott Graham

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    Chronic pain is a medical mystery, debilitating to patients and a source of frustration for practitioners. It often eludes both cause and cure and serves as a reminder of how much further we have to go in unlocking the secrets of the body. A new field of pain medicine has evolved from this landscape, one that intersects with dozens of disciplines... more...

  • El Momento Freudianoby Christopher Bollas; Jose Maria Ruiz Vaca

    Ediciones Karnac 2015; US$ 15.95

    Bollas aboga elocuentemente por el retorno a nuestra comprension de como funciona el psicoanalisis freudiano de inconsciente a inconsciente. El incumplimiento de los supuestos basicos de Freud acerca de la escucha psicoanalitica se ha traducido en el abandono de la busqueda de la "la logica de la secuencia", que Freud consideraba la forma principal... more...

  • Los Pioneros de Psicoanalisis de Ninosby Beatriz Markman Reubins; Jose Maria Ruiz Vaca

    Ediciones Karnac 2015; US$ 27.95

    En Pioneros del psicoanalisis infantil, Beatriz Markman Reubins nos acerca la vida y las teorias de los primeros innovadores de la teoria psicoanalitica aplicada al desarrollo del nino -Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, D.W. Winnicott, Margaret Mahler y John Bowlby. El pensamiento creativo mostrado por Markman Reubins se basa en su tejido unico... more...

  • Influencing the Quality, Risk and Safety Movement in Healthcareby Asst Prof Kim Sears; Ms Briana Broderick; Professor Denise Stockley

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Influencing the Quality, Risk and Safety Movement in Healthcare explores the inner workings of some of the most influential minds in healthcare quality, risk and safety. The book was created in cooperation with the Master of Science in Healthcare Quality graduate program, developed and delivered by Queen?s University, Canada. This is the only standalone... more...

  • The Second Part of the Popular Errorsby Laurent Joubert; Gregory de Rocher

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    This book is an English translation of the second volume of Laurent Joubert?s 1578 French work Erreurs Populaires . In it, Joubert proposed to dispel folk remedies and folklore still relied on by doctors and care-givers in France. It also challenged medical theories and advice from classical Greek and Latin writers that French doctors followed uncritically.... more...

  • Popular Errorsby Laurent Joubert; Gregory de Rocher

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.75

    Laurent Joubert was an important figure in the medical world of the French Renaissance. Born in 1529, he became a doctor at age 29 and shortly thereafter was appointed personal physician to Catherine de Medici and later became physician to three French monarchs. Joubert was an educator as well as a physician, and he wrote several works of medical... more...

  • Essential Biological Psychologyby G Neil Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Essential Psychology Series bridges the gap between simple introductory texts aimed at pre-university students and higher level textbooks for upper level undergraduates. Each volume in the series is designed to provide concise yet up-to-date descriptions of the major areas of psychology for first year undergraduates or students taking psychology... more...

  • Adventures in Human Beingby Gavin Francis

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 26.99

    We assume we know our bodies intimately, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory, an enigma of bone and muscle, neurons and synapses. How many of us understand the way seizures affect the brain, how the heart is connected to well-being, or the why the foot holds the key to our humanity? In Adventures in Human Being , award-winning author... more...