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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,...

Practical Aspects of Interview and Interrogation, Third Edition

David E. Zulawski, Douglas E. Wicklander, Shane G. Sturman, L. Wayne Hoover
August 15, 2017

Techniques for interview and interrogation have become even more sophisticated and complex in recent years. With all chapters revised and expanded, the third edition of this bestselling book provides the latest information on establishing credibility as well as interpreting verbal and physical...

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...

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

Mark J. Ashley, David A. Hovda
August 07, 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...

Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition

Jonathan Dakin, Mark Mottershaw, Elena Kourteli
July 21, 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...

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...

Psychotropics and Sleep Architecture

Vishal Madaan, Durga Prasad Bestha, Venkata Bharadwaj Kolli
July 15, 2017

Sleep difficulties are a major issue in psychiatric illness and care and a significant management issue in treatment. Sleep disorders have been increasingly associated with worsening morbidity and mortality. It is important for providers to understand and manage the sleep difficulties produced/...

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...

Eating Disorders in Women and Children: Prevention, Stress Management, and Treatment, Second Edition

Kristin Goodheart, James R. Clopton, Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb
May 24, 2017

Our understanding of eating disorders has improved markedly over the past 10 years since the publication of the previous edition of this volume. Early intervention is the key, as body dissatisfaction, obsession with thinness, and restrained and binge eating can be found in those as young as ten....

Ethics in Mental Health-Substance Use

David B. Cooper
May 10, 2017

Ethics in Mental Health-Substance Use aims to explore the comprehensive concerns and dilemmas occurring from mental health and substance use problems, and to inform, develop, and educate by sharing and pooling knowledge, and enhancing expertise, in this fast developing region of ethics and ethical...

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