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Spree Killers: Practical Classifications for Law Enforcement and Criminology

1st Edition

Mark Safarik, Katherine Ramsland
November 06, 2019

Spree Killers: Practical Classifications for Law Enforcement and Criminology  is the only exhaustive, up-to-date analytical book on spree killers, standing apart from those dedicated to mass murderers and serial killers. Multicides have traditionally been categorized as double, triple, mass,...

Forensic Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Issues

2nd Edition

John Gunn, Pamela Taylor
September 23, 2019

John C. Gunn, CBE FRCPsych FMedSci Member, Parole Board, England & Wales, Emeritus Professor of Forensic Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK Pamela J. Taylor, FRCPsych FMedSci, Professor of Forensic Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK...

Chemical & Biological Aspects of Drug Dependence

1st Edition

S. J. Mulé, Henry Brill
August 27, 2019

First published in 1972 this book guides the reader through the various elements behind drug dependency and addiction. Taking an objective view at the characteristics both chemical and biological, the criteria for evaluating dependency as well as the physiological effects drug dependency can have...

Psychiatric Aspects of Opiate Dependence

1st Edition

Albert A. Kurland
August 27, 2019

First published in 1978: This book discusses the Psychiatric effects of Opiate dependence....

Amphetamines and Related Stimulants: Chemical, Biological, Clinical, and Sociological Aspects

1st Edition

John Caldwell, S. Joseph Mule
August 27, 2019

First published in 1980: The current texts represent the state-of-the-art on the use and abuse of amphetamines and related stimulants, from chemical, pharmacological, clinical, and social aspects....

Multiple-Monitored Electroconvulsive Therapy

1st Edition

Barry M. Maletzky
August 27, 2019

First published in 1981: This book will explain the development and rationale for MMECT, document its safety and efficacy, and just as importantly, describe the equipment and technique in sufficient detail to allow the reader to duplicate it if he desires....

Pocket Prescriber Psychiatry

1st Edition

Jonathan Rogers, Cheryl CY Leung, Timothy RJ Nicholson
August 15, 2019

Pocket Prescriber Psychiatry is a concise, up-to-date prescribing guide containing all the "must-have" information that psychiatrists and mental health professionals need to know. This book provides the key essential information for all mental health professionals prescribing drugs and is essential...

Alzheimer's Disease: Cause(s), Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care

1st Edition

Zaven S Khachaturian, Teresa S. Radebaugh
June 04, 2019

Published in 1996: Alzheimer's disease is characterized by memory disturbances and changes in personality and is associated with aging, although it can occur in people under 65. It is a progressive disease, painful to witness as the patient's health declines. Alzheimer's Disease: Cause(s),...

Behavior and Immunity

1st Edition

Alan J. Husband
June 04, 2019

First publishe din 1992: Find out by reading Behavior and Immunity, a new volume that consists of papers presented at the Scientific Meeting of the Australian Behavioral Immunology Group (ABIG) held in November, 1990, at the University of Newcastle, Australia. The ABIG was established in response...

Perceived Health and Adaptation in Chronic Disease

1st Edition

Francis Guillemin, Alain Leplege, Serge Briancon, Elisabeth Spitz, Joel Coste
May 21, 2019

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...

Limbic Motor Circuits and Neuropsychiatry

1st Edition

Peter W. Kalivas, Charles D. Barnes
April 11, 2019

Published in 1993. Limbic Motor Circuits and Neuropsychiatry explores the neural circuitry employed by mammals to interpret environmental stimuli that provoke adaptive behavioral responses. Internationally recognized biomedical scientists have contributed chapters that describe and evaluate the...

Exploring Ethical Dilemmas in Art Therapy: 50 Clinicians From 20 Countries Share Their Stories

1st Edition

Audrey Di Maria
April 04, 2019

Exploring Ethical Dilemmas in Art Therapy: 50 Clinicians From 20 Countries Share Their Stories presents a global collection of first-person accounts detailing the ethical issues that arise during art therapists’ work. Grouped according to themes such as discrimination and inclusion, confidentiality...