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The ISSP Manual of Sports Psychiatry

Ira D. Glick, Todd Stull, Danielle Kamis
February 15, 2018

The ISSP Manual of Sports Psychiatry is the first text describing the role of a sports psychiatrist.  Covering both individual as well as team sports, contact and non-contact, from childhood through late adulthood, the manual describes the role of sports in our culture and details the psychiatric...

Processed Food Addiction: Foundations, Assessment, and Recovery

Joan Ifland, Marianne T. Marcus, Harry G. Preuss
February 09, 2018

Obesity and eating disorders have stubbornly refused to respond to treatment since the 1990’s. This book organizes the evidence for a possible answer, i.e., that the problem could be one of addiction to processed foods. In a Processed Food Addiction (PFA) model, concepts of abstinence,...

Behavior, Truth and Deception: Applying Profiling and Analysis to the Interview Process, Revised Edition

Michael R. Napier
December 21, 2017

Focusing on practical approaches for the experienced investigator, Michael R. Napier, a 27-year veteran of the FBI, presents Behavior, Truth, and Deception: Applying Profiling and Analysis to the Interview Process, 2nd Edition. This hands-on volume, drawn from years of experience interviewing...

The 2 x 4 Model: A Neuroscience-Based Blueprint for the Modern Integrated Addiction and Mental Health Treatment System

Robert Andrew Chambers
December 08, 2017

Over a quarter century of studies have shown that addictions, mental illnesses, and their combinations (dual diagnoses) are pervasive in the general population. Meanwhile, emerging neuroscience is revealing that the neurodevelopmental basis of major mental illness and addiction diseases are tightly...

Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation

Thomas Strentz
December 06, 2017

Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation, Third Edition, explores the methods and strategies for confronting the nine types of subjects typically encountered in hostage/suicide sieges by correctional staff and law enforcement crisis negotiators. Strentz, an experienced negotiator who designed...

Advances in Psychopharmacology: Improving Treatment Response

Mark S. Gold
November 29, 2017

The book focuses on the prediction and optimization of pharmacological treatment of psychiatric patients. Topics covered include the importance of accurate psychiatric diagnosis, medical problems which can mimic psychiatric illness, and the interface between psychiatric illness and opiate addiction...

Statistical Methods in Psychiatry and Related Fields: Longitudinal, Clustered, and Other Repeated Measures Data

Ralitza Gueorguieva
November 15, 2017

Data collected in psychiatry and related fields are complex because outcomes are rarely directly observed, there are multiple correlated repeated measures within individuals, there is natural heterogeneity in treatment responses and in other characteristics in the populations. Simple statistical...

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

Autism: The Movement Sensing Perspective is the result of a collaborative effort by parents, therapists, clinicians, and researchers from all disciplines in science including physics, engineering, and applied mathematics. This book poses questions regarding the current conceptualization and...

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...

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