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Fibromyalgia

Bill McCarberg, Daniel Clauw
October 18, 2017

Utilizing evidence-based research, this revolutionary source explores the difficult diagnosis and management of the controversial syndrome of fibromyalgia. Carefully guiding physicians through the steps leading to diagnosis, Fibromyalgia emphasizes targeting the underlying fibromyalgia syndrome...

Autism: The Movement Sensing Perspective

Elizabeth B. Torres, Caroline Whyatt
October 03, 2017

This is the first book to present the movement approach to autism in a comprehensive way, integrating scientific methods and results with the experience of affected people, ways to improve their experiences, and the societal integration of autism....

Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition

Jonathan Dakin, Mark Mottershaw, Elena Kourteli
September 18, 2017

Respiratory problems are the most common cause of acute admission to hospital. A variety of diagnostic investigations are required, both for acute and clinic assessment. Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition familiarises both trainees and more experienced clinicians with the...

Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction

Cynthia M. Kuhn, George F. Koob
September 14, 2017

Understanding the phenomenon of long-lasting vulnerability to addiction is essential to developing successful treatments. Written by an international team of authorities in their respective fields, Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction provides an excellent overview of the available...

Forensic Psychiatry: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice

Basant Puri, Ian H. Treasaden
August 22, 2017

This book covers the basic science and neurobiology of violence and integrates this with clinical, legal, and ethical aspects of forensic psychiatry. Unique text which integrates the basic sciences, clinical, legal, and ethical aspects Highly illustrated. Numerous colour images in the basic...

Traumatic Brain Injury: Rehabilitation, Treatment, and Case Management, Fourth Edition

Mark J. Ashley, David A. Hovda
August 17, 2017

In the last decade neuroscience has matured at a remarkable pace, shedding a far more exacting light on mechanisms of neurophysiology, pathophysiology of injury, neuroendocrinology, neuro-immunology, neuroplasticity, neuropharmacology and neurodegenerative processes. Individuals with acquired brain...

Forensic Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluations in Murder Cases: A Guide for Practitioners in Law, Mental Health, and Neuroscience

John M. Fabian
August 15, 2017

This essential reference for forensic mental health professionals and attorneys, neuroscientists, and social workers engaged in criminal law provides a guide on how to best assess and defend murder defendants through criminal forensic psychological evaluations. Combining forensic psychological,...

Perceived Health and Adaptation in Chronic Disease

Francis Guillemin, Alain Leplege, Serge Briancon, Elisabeth Spitz, Joel Coste
August 14, 2017

Chronic diseases have become predominant in Western societies and in many developing countries. They affect quality of life and daily activities and require regular medical care. This unique monograph will bring readers up to date with chronic disease research, with a focus on health-related...

Capture-Recapture Methods for the Social and Medical Sciences

Dankmar Bohning, Peter G.M. van der Heijden, John Bunge
July 17, 2017

Capture-recapture methods have been used in biology and ecology for more than 100 years. However, it is only recently that these methods have become popular in the social and medical sciences to estimate the size of elusive populations such as illegal immigrants, illicit drug users, or people with...

Eating Disorders in Special Populations: Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments

Jonna Fries, Veronica Sullivan
July 14, 2017

Eating disorders are among the most complex disorders to treat, typically requiring medical, nutritional, and psychotherapeutic interventions. High relapse rates and the sense of urgency to save lives and minimize or prevent lifelong problems present challenges for even the most seasoned treatment...

Equivocal Child Abuse

Sandra B. McPherson, Farshid Afsarifard
June 14, 2017

Child abuse cases with hard-to-prove allegations pose challenges for all those who seek to protect the welfare of children. Helping courts, evaluators, guardians, and lawyers understand and work with difficult cases, Equivocal Child Abuse brings together insights, experience, and guidance from...

Emergencies in Psychiatry in Low- and Middle-income Countries, Second Edition

Thara Rangaswamy, Lakshmi Vijayakumar
June 13, 2017

There is a need to not only understand psychiatric emergencies in low- and middle-income countries but also to formulate logical and acceptable forms of intervention. This book gives the reader an overview of the kinds of psychiatric emergencies that can occur and the strategies employed to manage...

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