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Published June, 2020
By Jason Schnittker
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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The sociologist Jason Schnittker looks at the multiple actors involved in crafting the DSM and the many interests that the manual hopes to serve. The Diagnostic System urges us to become comfortable with the socially constructed nature of categorization and accept that a perfect taxonomy of mental-health disorders will remain elusive.

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Published June, 2020
By John Whysner
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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In The Alchemy of Disease, John Whysner offers an accessible and compelling history of toxicology and its key findings. He details the experiments and discoveries that revealed the causal connections between chemical exposures and diseases.

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Published April, 2020
By Jane Pauley and Irwin Redlener
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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In this memoir, the renowned pediatrician and children's advocate Irwin Redlener draws on poignant personal experiences to investigate the nation's healthcare safety net and the programs that too often fail to protect and nurture our most vulnerable kids. Redlener argues that we must drastically change our approach to meeting the needs of children.

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Published March, 2020
By Howard Chiang
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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Howard Chiang traces the genealogy of sexual knowledge in China from the demise of eunuchism to the emergence of transsexuality, showing its role in the formation of Chinese modernity. Theoretically sophisticated and far-reaching, After Eunuchs is an innovative contribution to the history and philosophy of science and queer and Sinophone studies.

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Published December, 2019
By Paul Offit
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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Paul A. Offit shares hard-earned wisdom on the dos and don'ts of battling misinformation. From conspiracy theories linking vaccines to autism to Holocaust and climate-change denial. Bad Advice is a humorous guide to taking on quack experts and self-appointed activists and a must-read for any American disturbed by politicized attacks on science.

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Published November, 2019
By Jay Schulkin and Jonathan D Moreno
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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In The Brain in Context, bioethicist Jonathan D. Moreno and neuroscientist Jay Schulkin provide an accessible account of the evolution of neuroscience and the neuroscience of evolution. They describe today's transformative devices, theories, and methods, and they show how theorizing about the brain and experimenting with it often go hand in hand.

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Published November, 2019
By Amee Baird
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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Amee Baird explores memorable cases of brain injuries and disease that have effected significant changes in sexual behavior and reveals what these exceptional stories have to say about human sexuality. Each chapter includes striking personal accounts, many from individuals Baird has met in her clinical practice, of unexpected changes in sexuality.

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Published November, 2019
By C. Pierce Salguero
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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A companion to Buddhism and Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources, this work presents a collection of modern and contemporary texts and conversations from across the Buddhist world dealing with the multifaceted relationship between Buddhism and medicine covering the early modern period to the present.

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Published November, 2019
By Shoshana Ringel and Jerrold Brandell
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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An expanded and revised edition of the first social work text to focus specifically on trauma, this comprehensive anthology incorporates the latest research in trauma theory and clinical applications. It features coverage of the experiences of historically disenfranchised, marginalized, oppressed, and vulnerable groups.

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Published November, 2019
By Shoshana Ringel and Jerrold Brandell
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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An expanded and revised edition of the first social work text to focus specifically on trauma, this comprehensive anthology incorporates the latest research in trauma theory and clinical applications. It features coverage of the experiences of historically disenfranchised, marginalized, oppressed, and vulnerable groups.

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