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Items in Health that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 30 days.

  • Aphasia and other acquired neurogenic language disorders : a guide for clinical excellence / Brooke Hallowell, PhD, CCC-SLP
    RC 425 H33 2017eb

  • Antipsychotics : history, science, and issues / Jeffrey Kerner and Bridget McCoy
    RM 333.5 K47 2017eb

  • Agents and multi-agent systems for health care : 10th International Workshop, A2HC 2017, São Paulo, Brazil, May 8, 2017, and International Workshop, A-HEALTH 2017, Porto, Portugal, June 21, 2017, Revised and extended selected papers / Sara Montagna, Pedro Henriques Abreu, Sylvain Giroux, Michael Ignaz Schumacher (eds.)

  • Chronic pancreatitis from basic research to clinical treatment / Zhao-Shen Li... [et al.], editors

  • Ambient air pollution and health impact in China Guang-Hui Dong, editor

  • The epilepsy book : optimizing diagnosis and treatment / Thalia Valeta

  • Laparoscopic liver resection theory and techniques / R. Liu (ed.)
    This book provides a comprehensive guide to the use of laparoscopic resection in the treatment of surgical liver lesions. As it introduces the steps and key techniques of laparoscopic anatomical liver resection, it will be of great interest to surgeons and physicians working in this area. Though each chapter covers a different technique, all chapters are written in a uniform style, including indications and contraindications, surgical steps, key techniques, complications and notes. This book provides readers with an overview of the current state of the art and deeper understanding of laparoscopic liver resections.

  • Nanotechnology applied to pharmaceutical technology / Mahendra Rai, Carolina Alves dos Santos, editors

  • Metal nanoparticles in pharma / Mahendra Rai, Ranjita Shegokar, editors

  • 3D echocardiography of structural heart disease an imaging atlas / Hakimeh Sadeghian, Zahra Savand-Roomi

  • TCTP/tpt1 - Remodeling Signaling from Stem Cell to Disease

  • Resistant hypertension in chronic kidney disease Adrian Covic, Mehmet Kanbay, Edgar V. Lerma, editors

  • Inflammation and Angiogenesis

  • Vaccine science and immunization guideline a practical guide for primary care / Pamela G. Rockwell, editor

  • Gene and cell therapies for beta-globinopathies Punam Malik, John Tisdale, editors

  • The biceps and superior labrum complex : a clinical casebook / Nikhil N. Verma, Eric J. Strauss, editors

  • Building a HIPAA-compliant cybersecurity program using NIST 800-30 and CSF to secure protected health information / Eric C. Thompson

  • Strabismus practical pearls you won't find in textbooks / Burton J. Kushner

  • Management of early progressive corneal ectasia accelerated crosslinking principles / Cosimo Mazzotta [and others]

  • Public health ethics and the social determinants of health Daniel S. Goldberg

  • An introduction to medical physics

  • Pediatric demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system and their mimics a case-based clinical guide / Emmanuelle Waubant, Timothy E. Lotze, editors

  • JIMD reports. Eva Morava, editor-in-chief ; Matthias Baumgartner, Marc Patterson, Shamima Rahman, Johannes Zschocke, editors ; Verena Peters, managing editor

  • Pediatric vaccines and vaccinations : a European textbook / Timo Vesikari, Pierre Van Damme, editors

  • Breast cancer : innovations in research and management / Umberto Veronesi, Aron Goldhirsch, editors-in-chief ; Paolo Veronesi, Oreste Davide Gentilini, Maria Cristina Leonardi, editors

    This book provides the reader with up-to-date information on important advances in the understanding of breast cancer and innovative approaches to its management. Current and emerging perspectives on genetics, biology, and prevention are first discussed in depth, and individual sections are then devoted to pathology, imaging, oncological surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, medical oncology, and radiotherapy. In each case the focus is on the most recent progress and/or state of the art therapies and techniques. Further topics to receive detailed consideration include particular conditions requiring multidisciplinary approaches, the investigation of new drugs and immunological agents, lifestyle and psychological aspects, and biostatistics and informatics. The book will be an excellent reference for practitioners, interns and residents in medical oncology, oncologic surgery, radiotherapy, pathology, and human genetics, researchers, and advanced medical students.

  • Big data-enabled nursing : education, research and practice / edited by Connie W. Delaney, Charlotte A. Weaver, Judith J. Warren, Thomas R. Clancy, Roy L. Simpson

  • Substance and non-substance addiction Xiaochu Zhang, Jie Shi, Ran Tao, editors

  • Menopause a comprehensive approach / Antonio Cano, editor

  • Psychiatry and the law basic principles / Tobias Wasser, editor

  • Absolute neurocritical care review Zachary David Levy, editor

  • Exercise for cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment from molecular to clinical. Junjie Xiao, editor

  • Interaction of mycophenolic acid and pantoprazole : a pharmacokinetic crossover study / Olesja Rissling

  • Medicinal plants and fungi : recent advances in research and development / Dinesh Chandra Agrawal, Hsin-Sheng Tsay, Lie-Fen Shyur, Yang-Chang Wu, Sheng-Yang Wang, editors

  • Emergency vascular surgery : a practical guide / Eric Wahlberg, Jerry Goldstone

  • Nuclear oncology : from pathophysiology to clinical applications / H. William Strauss, Giuliano Mariani, Duccio Volterrani, Steven M. Larson, editors

    This book discusses the role of nuclear medicine in the diagnosis, staging, and treatment of patients with specific cancers. It presents the incidence, pathophysiologic and clinical aspects of the disease, the use of nuclear imaging in diagnosis, staging requirements, management of specific tumors, and surveillance after primary treatment of cancers. It addresses the various diagnostic/therapeutic options that are currently available or are most likely to become available in the near future according to a prioritized approach, thereby keeping to a minimum the number of diagnostic imaging procedures the patient is expected to undergo.       

    Topics include basic science, clinical applications, radionuclide therapy, radioguided surgery, heart disease in the cancer patient, and adverse effects of cancer therapy. Each clinical chapter discusses the radionuclide procedures within an integrated framework, thereby identifying the information required for effective treatment of specific tumors. The book concludes with a series of cases that define and expand the didactic material in the  clinical application chapters. Thoroughly updated and revised, the second edition incorporates advances in imaging and therapy and features the  current staging guidelines of the American Joint Committee on Cancer. 

    With contributions from a group of internationally distinguished practitione

    rs, Nuclear Oncology: From Pathophysiology to Clinical Applications , Second Edition, is a valuable reference for nuclear medicine physicians, radiologists, medical and surgical oncologists, and other clinicians involved in the care and management of cancer patients.

  • Clinical management of pulmonary disorders and diseases / Mieczyslaw Pokorski, editor

  • A practical guide to social interaction research in autism spectrum disorders / Michelle O'Reilly, Jessica Nina Lester, Tom Muskett, editors

  • Handbook of DSM-5 disorders in children and adolescents Sam Goldstein, Melissa DeVries, editors

  • Forensic psychology / Joanna Pozzulo, Craig Bennell, Adelle Forth
    RA 1148 P69 2018
    An introductory text providing comprehensive and current coverage of forensic psychology, appropriate for Canadian undergraduate forensic psychology or psychology of law courses.

    Forensic Psychology , 5th edition is a market-leading Canadian text that provides stimulating and accessible course materials by pioneers in the field. The authors have taken a broad-based perspective that incorporates both experimental and clinical topics. The text covers topics that might otherwise be discussed in traditional social and cognitive psychology courses-including eyewitness testimony, jury decision making, and police procedures-as well as topics that are clinical in nature and might otherwise be discussed in traditional personality or abnormal psychology courses-such as the meaning of being unfit to stand trial, mentally disordered offenders, and psychopathy. The authors' goal in this edition was to update important ideas, issues, and research in a way that students will understand and enjoy, and in some cases find useful in their professional careers.

  • Psychopathology and psychotherapy : DSM-5 diagnosis, case conceptualization, and treatment / edited by Len Sperry, [and three others]
    RC 454 S68 2015

    Psychopathology & Psychotherapy: DSM-5 Diagnosis, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment, Third Edition differs from other psychopathology and abnormal psychology books. While other books focus on describing diagnostic conditions, this book focus on the critical link between psychopathology and psychotherapy. More specifically, it links diagnostic evaluation, case conceptualization, and treatment selection to psychotherapy practice. Research affirms that knowledge and awareness of these links is essential in planning and providing highly effective psychotherapy.

    This third edition incorporates detailed case conceptualizations and treatment considerations for the DSM-5 diagnoses most commonly seen in everyday clinical practice. Extensive case studies illustrate the diagnostic, case conceptualization, and treatment process in a way that makes it come alive. Written by practicing clinicians with expertise in specific disorders, this book will be an invaluable resource to both novice and experienced clinicians.

  • Handbook of diagnosis and treatment of DSM-5 personality disorders : assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment / Len Sperry, MD, PhD
    RC 554 S68 2016
    Since the publication of the acclaimed second edition of Handbook of Diagnosis and Treatment of DSM-IV-TR Personality Disorders, much has changed in how the personality disorders are understood and treated. However, like its previous editions, this new edition is a hands-on manual of the most current and effective, evidence-based assessment and treatment interventions for these challenging disorders. The beginning chapters describes several cutting-edge trends in the diagnosis, case conceptualization, and treatment of them. Then, specific chapters focus on evidence-based diagnosis and treatment interventions for each of the 10 DSM-5 personality disorders. Emphasized are the most recent developments from Cognitive Behavior Therapies, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Analysis System of Psychotherapy, Pattern-Focused Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Schema Therapy, Transference Focused Psychotherapy, and Mentalization-Based Treatment. As in previous editions, extensive case material is used to illustrate key points of diagnosis and treatment.  

  • Greenman's principles of manual medicine / Lisa A. DeStefano, D.O., Associate Professor and Chairperson, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    RM 724 G74 2017
    With a focus on the "how" and "why" of manual medicine techniques, Greenman,,s Principles of Manual Medicine, Fifth Edition, gives you the tools you need to improve patients,, neuromusculoskeletal system function. Covering the foundations of manual medicine as well as specific techniques for diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal pain, this popular guide features more than 1,000 photographs that walk you step by step through each technique. Taking you systematically from principles and concepts, through specific techniques and procedures, to clinical correlations, this new edition is thoroughly up to date, and features a clinical focus that prepares you for today,,s practice. NEW in the Fifth Edition: - A new chapter on clinical correlations of the upper quarter, covering the stabilizing roles of the specialized layers of the thoracolumbar fascia beyond the trunk into the thorax, cervical spine, and cranium. - Updated simple and effective diagnostic and sutural treatment approaches for the osseous cranium. - Easy to follow, consistent approach to cervical mobilization with impulse techniques. - Updated terminology for normal lumbosacral and sacroiliac motion.

  • Autism spectrum disorders : from theory to practice / Laura J. Hall, San Diego State University
    RJ 506 A9 H18 2018

    Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134539575.

    An established author helps educators implement the best evidence-based practices for teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

    With a solid emphasis on research, Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Theory to Practice offers a practical approach to teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) by providing a step-by-step guide for assessment and progress monitoring, and outlining a variety of evidence-based practices organized by major theoretical perspective. Hall devotes a complete chapter to cultural and linguistic diversity and addresses ASD across the lifespan, including preschool, school-age, and transition stages. Real-life In Their Words accounts give readers a first-hand look of what it is like to live with ASD. Updated with the latest research and strategies, the Third Edition includes a new chapter on systems of support for individuals with ASD and their families, new Sensory Considerations call-outs, and an enhanced focus on implementation science. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos .

    Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText
    The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is:

    Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience.*

    Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad#65533; and Android#65533; tablet.**

    Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book.

    * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads.

    *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

  • The social determinants of health : looking upstream / Kathryn Strother Ratcliff
    RA 418 R336 2017

    This timely book takes seriously the idea of understanding how our social world - and not individual responsibility or the healthcare system - is the primary determinant of our health. Kathryn Strother Ratcliff puts into practice the "upstream" imagery from public health discourse, which locates the causes (and solutions) of health problems within the social environment. Each chapter explains how the policies, politics, and power behind corporate and governmental decisions and actions produce unhealthy circumstances of living - such as poverty, pollution, dangerous working conditions, and unhealthy modes of food production - and demonstrates that putting profit and politics over people is unhealthy and unsustainable.

    While the book examines how these unhealthy conditions of life generate significant class and ethnic health disparities, the focus is on everyone's health. Arguing that none of us should be placed in health-threatening situations that could have been prevented, Ratcliff's provocative analysis uses social justice and human rights lenses to guide the discussion "upstream," toward possible changes that should produce a healthier world for us all. Using data and ideas from many disciplines, the book provides a synthesis of invaluable information for activists and policymakers, as well as for professionals and students in sociology, public health, and other fields related to health.

  • Computational art therapy / by Seong-in Kim, PH.D., Professor Emeritus, School of Industrial Management Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    RC 489 A7 K485 2017
    This book is concerned with the interdisciplinary studies applying computer technologies to the theory and practice of art therapy. The contents consist of the author's sixteen papers published, twelve patents in Korea, Japan, and the U.S.A., and other relevant materials, all organized in a logical sequence. This book is intended for art therapy courses at upper undergraduate and graduate levels. No prior computer knowledge is assumed. Interpretation of drawings no longer needs to be done manually by the therapists themselves because, as this book argues, computerized systems can perform the steps of evaluation and interpretation. The difficult concept of computer science is explained in a simple and concrete way with illustrations, sample drawings, and case studies. This book explains sta­tistical methods, various functions of a computer, technologies in digital image processing, computer algorithms, methodologies in expert systems, and the Bayesian network. All these elements can be used to improve the practice and theory in the evaluation of art and the interpretation of art. Readers do not need to worry about unfamiliar terms such as digital image, algorithm, expert system, and Bayesian network which appear here. Neither should they be concerned about pixel, cluster, edge, blurring, convex hull, regression, etc., the terms which appear later in the book. These terms will be explained with illustrations and drawings for easy understanding. Computational Art Therapy will not only promote the use of various art therapy tools but also provide a foundation for new methodologies through which art therapy researchers can develop their own methodologies to improve the practice and theory of art therapy. It will be of special interest to those studying art therapy, psychology, psychiatry, art, computer science and applied statistics.Includes C_Creates SoftwareAll the computer systems for art evaluation are visualized as a software package included in this book. Compatible with Microsoft Windows 10, 8, and 7.

  • The clinician's guide to forensic music therapy : treatment manuals for group cognitive analytic music therapy (G-CAMT) and music therapy anger management (MTAM) / Stella Compton Dickinson and Laurien Hakvoort ; foreword by Helen Odell-Miller.
    RC 451.4 P68 D53 2017

    The Clinician's Guide to Forensic Music Therapy provides information and advice on how to effectively and safely deliver two context-specific, systematic approaches in forensic music therapy.

    The two clinically tested treatment manuals have been specifically designed for use by music therapists and other clinicians working in prisons and secure hospital settings. They provide in-depth practical guidance for a variety of contexts and specific attention is given to risk assessment, responsivity to treatment and recovery. The book also includes advice on clinical evaluation, taking the complexities of diagnosis and patient needs into consideration.

    As the very first of its kind, and written by two leading practitioners of forensic music therapy, this book is essential reading for any music therapist and student of music therapy. It will also be of interest to other clinicians working in correctional or secure psychiatric settings and includes a chapter for them on how to use music effectively.

  • Art therapy for psychosis : theory and practice / edited by Katherine Killick
    RC 489 A7 A7694 2017

    Art Therapy for Psychosis presents innovative theoretical and clinical approaches to psychosis that have developed in the work of expert clinicians from around the world. It draws on insights that have emerged from decades of clinical practice to explain why and how specialised forms of art therapy constitute a particularly appropriate psychotherapeutic approach to psychosis.

    The contributors present a diverse range of current theoretical perspectives on the subject, derived from the fields of neuroscience, phenomenology and cognitive analytic theory, as well as from different schools of psychoanalysis. Collectively, they offer insights into the specific potentials of art therapy as a psychotherapeutic approach to psychosis, and describe some of the specialised approaches developed with individuals and with groups over the past 20 years. Throughout the book, the meaning and relevance of art-making as a medium for holding and containing unbearable, unthinkable and unspeakable experiences within the psychotherapeutic setting becomes apparent. Several of the chapters present detailed illustrated case studies which show how making visual images with an appropriately trained art psychotherapist can be a first step on the path into meaningful relatedness.

    This book offers fresh insights into the nature of psychosis, the challenges encountered by clinicians attempting to work psychotherapeutically with people in psychotic states in different settings, and the potentials of art therapy as an effective treatment approach. It will be essential reading for mental health professionals who work with psychosis, including psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, psychotherapists and arts therapists, and those in training.

    Full colour versions of the illustrations can be viewed at http://isps.org/index.php/publications/book-series/publication-photos

    Please see p. ix of the book for details of how to access them.

  • Art therapy and the creative process : a practical approach / Cynthia Pearson, Samuel Mann, Alfredo Zotti
    RC 455.4 A77 P43 2017

    International voices from across the globe come together in Art Therapy and the Creative Process to share their perspectives on art, the artist's process, and how art has been therapeutic for them.
    In the first section, the three primary contributors--Alfredo Zotti, Samuel Mann, and Cynthia Pearson--create a triple commentary on a piece of art. Zotti paints a picture, Mann analyzes it, and Pearson writes a poem to complement it. In later sections, various artists share why they write, paint, play music, or take photographs, including what their individual mediums mean to them, what they may mean to others, why they have chosen various art forms, how art allows them an opportunity to escape from the world, and how it can also help them heal.
    Artists will find kindred spirits in these pages. Lovers of literature, music, and art in all its forms will gain insight into artists' souls, how they view the world a little differently, and why. Art Therapy and the Creative Process gives art a purpose beyond what most of us usually think of it having--that art is a way to keep us all sane in a maddening world and it gives us the opportunity to create something to heal that same world that wounds us.

    " Art Therapy and the Creative Process is a fascinating, multi-perspective look at art. I found myself resonating with many of the pieces here. Art allows us to take control of the uncontrollable and make meaning out of chaos. Viewing art as therapy opens the door to a new understanding between art, science, and psychology."
    -- Tyler R. Tichelaar, Ph.D. and award-winning author of The Best Place and Narrow Lives

    "Creative activities heal. They lift us out of suffering for awhile. They validate us when we feel damaged and worthless. And, over time, they can transform our perception of our world, so that we change from sufferers to survivors, and even joyful surmounters. Art Therapy and the Creative Process can be a shining example for those who want a way out of a personal hell."
    --Bob Rich, PhD, psychologist and author

    "Personal stories and insight in the process of healing are at once empowering and therapeutic. Unlike the standardized medical therapies, healing via art, as sampled in this anthology, is the natural and most effective key to our most valuable asset--our health."
    --Ernest Dempsey, editor, Word Matters

    Learn more at www.AlfredoZotti.com
    Art: Criticism & Theory

  • Gluten-free and other special diets / by Marcia Amidon Lusted
    RM 237.86 L87 2016

    Gluten-Free and Other Special Diets helps readers trace the history of special diets, explore the science and--sometimes-- diseases behind them, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

  • Stress less! : a kid's guide to managing emotions / Rebecca Sjonger
    RA 785 S548 2016
    This important book gives children ways to reduce feelings of anxiety and manage their emotions. Simple activities help children learn how to relieve tension and improve concentration.

  • Encore vivre : à l'écoute des récits de la Shoah : la psychanalyse face à l'effacement des noms / Laurence Kaplan Dreyfus ; préface de Yolanda Gampel
    RC 451.4 H62 K36 2014
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