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Published June, 2019
By Laura C. Rodrigues and Maria Glória Teixeira
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP USA)
Series: What Everyone Needs To Know
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ZIKA: WWhat Everyone Needs to Know® offers both a summary of the virus' history to date and an expert overview of what's known — and unknown — about its medical impacts. Written in clear language and in a highly navigable question-and-answer format, this book offers expert answers to the most common and difficult questions surrounding this new global threat: · Where did Zika come from? · Where is Zika likely to migrate geographically? · What are the risks associated with travel and sex in Zika-affected areas? · Does Zika cause birth defects in all pregnant hosts? · Do some people's medical histories make them more susceptible to Zika? · How long after infection is conception safe? · Is a Zika vaccine likely? Authored by two of the world's leading infectious disease experts, this book offers practical and accessible information on this most unpredictable epidemic. It cuts through the slow, opaque information feed of the world's shepherding health organizations to provide the most current information available and a reliable resource for those who stand to be affected.

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Published February, 2019
By Laura C. Rodrigues and Maria Glória Teixeira
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP USA)
Series: What Everyone Needs To Know
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ZIKA: WWhat Everyone Needs to Know® offers both a summary of the virus' history to date and an expert overview of what's known — and unknown — about its medical impacts. Written in clear language and in a highly navigable question-and-answer format, this book offers expert answers to the most common and difficult questions surrounding this new global threat: · Where did Zika come from? · Where is Zika likely to migrate geographically? · What are the risks associated with travel and sex in Zika-affected areas? · Does Zika cause birth defects in all pregnant hosts? · Do some people's medical histories make them more susceptible to Zika? · How long after infection is conception safe? · Is a Zika vaccine likely? Authored by two of the world's leading infectious disease experts, this book offers practical and accessible information on this most unpredictable epidemic. It cuts through the slow, opaque information feed of the world's shepherding health organizations to provide the most current information available and a reliable resource for those who stand to be affected.

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Published March, 2018
By Berit Brogaard
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP USA)
Series: Philosophy in Action
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Written with a general audience in mind, On Romantic Love offers a new theory of love as a partially unconscious, sometimes rational and always controllable emotion, while explaining some of the neuroscience underlying our wildest passions

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Published March, 2018
By Katie Watson
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP USA)
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Although statistically common, and legal since 1973, abortion still bears significant stigma—a proverbial scarlet A. Fear of this stigma leads most of the women and men who are part of the 21% of American pregnancies that end in abortion to remain silent. This book brings the story of ordinary abortion out of the shadows and invites a new conversation about its actual practice, ethics, politics, and law. Katie Watson lends her incisive legal and medical ethics expertise to navigate wisely and respectfully one of the most divisive topics of contemporary life.

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Hidden beneath consciousness, the brain mechanisms controlling personal space affect every aspect of our lives— social, emotional, cultural, and practical. A neuroscientist, award-winning novelist, and science columnist for The Atlantic, Graziano tells this compelling story with humor, drama, and a deeply personal connection.

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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know® provides information not only about these conditions, but, crucially, about the many psychological and social strengths possessed by people diagnosed. Identifying and using those strengths can improve the quality of life of all concerned in non-pharmacological ways. This book thoroughly informs readers of the clinical history of these conditions, their causes and treatments, and methods of caring for and communicating effectively with those with AD.

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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know® provides information not only about these conditions, but, crucially, about the many psychological and social strengths possessed by people diagnosed. Identifying and using those strengths can improve the quality of life of all concerned in non-pharmacological ways. This book thoroughly informs readers of the clinical history of these conditions, their causes and treatments, and methods of caring for and communicating effectively with those with AD.

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In Guns and Suicide, Michael Anestis reframes our perspective on gun violence by shifting the focus to suicide. Guns play a uniquely profound role in American suicide, and Anestis explains how they have this effect—not by making otherwise non-suicidal people want to die, but by facilitating suicide attempts among suicidal individuals.

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Published March, 2018
By Michael Ellis
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP USA)
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Autism: A Doctor's Personal Perspective delves into all these questions and more. As the father of a daughter with ASD and as a trained psychiatrist who specializes in ASD, Dr. Michael A. Ellis provides a holistic view of what comes after diagnosis. In user-friendly tones, he answers the most commonly asked questions about what it's actually like to live with ASD, what medications and therapies are available, and the global impact it has on the child's environment. With the help of his wife to provide a mother's perspective, Dr. Ellis shares personal stories of their 10-year journey in order to provide insight and support for anyone - patient, parent, caregiver - traversing the difficulties of autism.

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Published February, 2018
By Hiram E. Fitzgerald and Leon I. Puttler
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP USA)
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Alcohol Use Disorders takes a life-span/developmental approach to understanding the etiologic processes that heighten risk or resilience factors for alcohol use disorders (AUD).

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