Prozac Nation

Elizabeth Wurtzel’s New York Times best-selling memoir, with a new afterword “Sparkling, luminescent prose . . . A powerful portrait of one girl’s journey through the purgatory of depression and back.” —New York Times “A book that became a cultural touchstone.” —New Yorker Elizabeth Wurtzel writes with her finger on the faint pulse of an overdiagnosed generation […]

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Pesticide Law and Compliance Decision Making

This book investigates pesticide compliance in China in order to provide a more comprehensive understanding of compliance and offers some feasible and adaptable suggestions for enhancing the effectiveness of this compliance. It discusses the weak implementation of Chinese laws and rules and emphasizes the necessity and importance of a compliance perspective in China that focuses […]

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Identifying and Intervening with Students Exhibiting Signs of Gaming Addiction and Other Addictive Behaviors: Implications for Professional School Counselors (Featured Research) (Report)

This article discusses strategies professional school counselors can use to recognize and intervene with students who are presenting with signs of addictive behaviors. First, the authors present a definition of addictive behaviors. The authors then define and discuss the most common addictive behaviors impacting adolescents, with a special emphasis on gaming addiction. Finally, the article […]

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People Skills

Improve your personal and professional relationships instantly with this timeless guide to communication, listening skills, body language, and conflict resolution. A wall of silent resentment shuts you off from someone you love….You listen to an argument in which neither party seems to hear the other….Your mind drifts to other matters when people talk to you…. […]

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Decision Making in the Treatment of Hallux Valgus.

Hallux valgus (HV) is a valgus angulation of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint of the great toe. Hallux valgus is distinct from a bunion, which is an exostosis on the dorsomedial aspect of the first metatarsal (MT) head. The word bunion is derived from the Greek, bunio, and means turnip; better known is the meaning […]

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Death’s Acre

Dr. Bill Bass, one of the world’s leading forensic anthropologists, gained international attention when he built a forensic lab like no other: The Body Farm. Now, this master scientist unlocks the gates of his lab to reveal his most intriguing cases-and to revisit the Lindbergh kidnapping and murder, fifty years after the fact. Download Now […]

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Using Multimedia to Reduce Bullying and Victimization in Third-Grade Urban Schools.

This study investigated the effects of increasing levels of multimedia interventions (cognitive behavioral treatment, videotapes, and CD-R OM modules) on self-reported bullying and victimization among urban third graders. Students’ self-ratings were assessed using Reynolds’ Bully Victimization Scale (Reynolds, 2003). The results indicated that the interventions did produce statistically significant reductions in bullying and victimization scores; […]

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Food: The Good Girl’s Drug

Bingeing, compulsive eating, food addiction, emotional overeating—no matter what you call it, too many women wrestle day to day with what they eat. It’s a love-hate relationship that always seems to be spiraling out of control. Food: The Good Girl’s Drug is one recovered binge eater’s attempt to inject some sanity back into the discussion […]

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