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Before Prozac: The Troubled ... - Edward Shorter

Before Prozac: The Troubled ...Edward Shorter

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Psychiatry today is a barren tundra, writes medical historian Edward Shorter, where drugs that don’t work are used to treat diseases that don’t exist. In this provocative volume, Shorter illuminates this dismal landscape, in a revealing acc… more

Before Prozac: The Troubled History of Mood Disorders in Psychiatry
Edward Shorter
Oxford University Press , English
Understanding Multiple Chemi... - Els Valkenburg

Understanding Multiple Chemi...Els Valkenburg

This personal view of multiple chemical sensitivity and environmental illness is supported by research. In a question-and-answer format, the effects of exposure to perfume, smoke, air fresheners, cleaning products, exhaust, and other air co… more

Understanding Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Causes, Effects, Personal Experiences and Resources
Els Valkenburg
McFarland , English
The New Yoga for Healthy Agi... - Suza Francina

The New Yoga for Healthy Agi...Suza Francina

A step-by-step guide for the millions of baby boomers who want one simple practice for feeling and looking great—yoga!One in five Americans is now moving toward the age bracket of “sixty and beyond,” and while many are calling sixty the “… more

The New Yoga for Healthy Aging: Living Longer, Living Stronger and Loving Every Day
Suza Francina
Health Communications , English
YOU: The Smart Patient: An I... - Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

YOU: The Smart Patient: An I...Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz

Everyone needs to become a smart patient. In fact, in the worst cases, your life may even depend on it. Number one bestselling authors and doctors Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz have written this indispensable handbook to help everyone to get… more

YOU: The Smart Patient: An Insider’s Handbook for Getting the Best Treatment
Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz
Free Press , English
Clues To Depression In Prima... - MD Rif S. El-Mallakh, MD Joh...

Clues To Depression In Prima...MD Rif S. El-Mallakh, MD Joh...

Appropriate intervention for depression is often delayed because patients are reluctant to report depressive symptoms or to face the stigma of the diagnosis. Therefore, primary care physicians need to be vigilant for manifestations of depre… more

Clues To Depression In Primary Care Practice (Postgraduate Medicine)
MD Rif S. El-Mallakh, MD John C. Wright, MD Kevin J. Breen, MD Steven B. Lippmann
JTE Multimedia , English
Inside the Outbreaks: The El... - Mark Pendergrast

Inside the Outbreaks: The El...Mark Pendergrast

Since its founding in 1951, the Epidemic Intelligence Service has waged war on every imaginable ailment. When an epidemic hits, the EIS will be there to crack the case, however mysterious or deadly, saving countless lives in the process. Ov… more

Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service
Mark Pendergrast
Mariner Books , English
IBD Self-Management: The AGA... - Sunanda V. Kane

IBD Self-Management: The AGA...Sunanda V. Kane

Nearly 100,000 Americans of all ages will be diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease - Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis - this year. Because IBD is a chronic condition, it requires a lifetime of daily self-management. Knowledge is t… more

IBD Self-Management: The AGA Guide to Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Sunanda V. Kane
AGA Press , English
Opium - Ph.D. Francis Moraes, Debra Kita

OpiumPh.D. Francis Moraes, Debra Kita

Though few challenge the efficacy of opium as a pain reliever during its 7,000-year history, today it is feared more than revered. This book reviews its storied history and pharmacology in nontechnical terms, providing useful “harm reductio… more

Ph.D. Francis Moraes, Debra Kita
Ronin Publishing , English
Harvard Medical School Guide... - Sandra White, Jeffrey Garber

Harvard Medical School Guide...Sandra White, Jeffrey Garber

A complete guide to understanding, treating, and living with thyroid disease, from Harvard Medical SchoolMore than 13 million people in the United States suffer from some form of thyroid disease, and that number is expected to rise precipit… more

Harvard Medical School Guide to Overcoming Thyroid Problems
Sandra White, Jeffrey Garber
McGraw-Hill , English
The Asthma Sourcebook (Sourcebooks) - Francis Adams

The Asthma Sourcebook (Sourcebooks)Francis Adams

Authoritative, comprehensive.”—Library Journal “Logical and straightforward.”—Harvard Women’s Health Watch “[Dr. Adams] succeeds admirably.”—Consumer Health Information Sourcebook Written by an award-winning pulmonary specialist and one… more

The Asthma Sourcebook (Sourcebooks)
Francis Adams
McGraw-Hill , English
Vaccines: What You Should Know - Paul A. Offit, Louis M. Bell

Vaccines: What You Should KnowPaul A. Offit, Louis M. Bell

Get the straight facts about vaccines and make informed choices Do you wonder whether vaccines are safe and whether they are all really necessary? This completely revised and updated edition of the classic Vaccines: What You Should Kno… more

Vaccines: What You Should Know
Paul A. Offit, Louis M. Bell
Wiley , English
100 Questions & Answers Abou... - Jonathan Corren

100 Questions & Answers Abou...Jonathan Corren

Empower Yourself!If you are among the 58 percent of Americans who suffer from allergies, or have a friend or relative who does, this book offers help. 100 Questions & Answers About Allergies gives you authoritative, practical answers to the… more

100 Questions & Answers About Allergies
Jonathan Corren
Jones & Bartlett Learning , English
The Hidden Face of Alzheimer... - Gwendolyn Cromer

The Hidden Face of Alzheimer...Gwendolyn Cromer

When I first started hearing about Alzheimer’s, I thought it was a Senior Citizen’s disease but I soon learned that young people are also being diagnosed with this mental disorder. Some say that Alzheimer’s is not necessarily a genetic dise… more

The Hidden Face of Alzheimer’s-Understanding the Spiritual History & Mechanics of the Disease
Gwendolyn Cromer
'Even Me'' - AWC - All Women Concerned

'Even Me''AWC - All Women Concerned

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What You Lose when You Respond to Ignorance You lose control. You lose your good life and place it on hold. You lose your focus. You lose your peace of mind. You lose your temper. You lose your smile. You lose your self respect. You lose … more

Even Me”
AWC - All Women Concerned
Xlibris , English
Something to Live For: Findi... - Richard J Leider, David A Shapiro

Something to Live For: Findi...Richard J Leider, David A Shapiro

ReadHowYouWant publishes a wide variety of best selling books in Large Print and Super Large Print formats in partnership with leading publishers. EasyRead books are available in 11pt and 13pt. type. EasyRead Large books are available in 16… more

Something to Live For: Finding Your Way in the Second Half of Life
Richard J Leider, David A Shapiro
Berrett-Koehler Publishers , English
When Your Doctor Says: Heart... - David A. Cooke

When Your Doctor Says: Heart...David A. Cooke

In this era when doctors are  ever busier—and harder to reach with questions—patients are turning to other sources for answers about the problems they face. But it is difficult to know where to turn to find the most reliable and up-to-date … more

When Your Doctor Says: Heart Disease
David A. Cooke
KWS Publishers , English
Living Well with Hypothyroid... - Mary J. Shomon

Living Well with Hypothyroid...Mary J. Shomon

The Most Comprehensive Resource Available on the Diagnosis and Treatment of HypothyroidismFor millions of Americans, hypothyroidism often goes untreated … or is treated improperly. This book, thoroughly researched by the nation’s top thyr… more

Living Well with Hypothyroidism: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You… That You Need to Know
Mary J. Shomon
William Morrow Paperbacks , English
The Guide to Living with HIV... - John G. Bartlett

The Guide to Living with HIV...John G. Bartlett

The Guide to Living with HIV Infection is the most complete source of medical, emotional, social, and practical advice available for those infected with HIV and their loved ones. Developed at the Johns Hopkins AIDS Clinic, the guide provide… more

The Guide to Living with HIV Infection: Developed at the Johns Hopkins AIDS Clinic (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)
John G. Bartlett
Johns Hopkins University Press , English
Better Birth: The Ultimate G... - Denise Spatafora

Better Birth: The Ultimate G...Denise Spatafora

It is the mind-body connection that will allow parents to fully experience and appreciate the emotional, physical, and spiritual beauty of childbirth. Better Birth will help guide parents through this journey of creation and destination to… more

Better Birth: The Ultimate Guide to Childbirth from Home Births to Hospitals
Denise Spatafora
Wiley , English
Depressive Disorders (WPA Se... -

Depressive Disorders (WPA Se...

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From Chapter 1 “Depression, like many other mental disorders, is characterised by the presence of a number of symptoms which are changeable over time.” Among these symptoms are a depressed mood and a loss of interest; physical and cognitive… more

Depressive Disorders (WPA Series in Evidence & Experience in Psychiatry)
Wiley , English