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      teen health series

      PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens, 1st Ed.

      By: Angela L. Williams
      Library binding. 400 pages. Dec 2019.
      978-0-7808-1768-5.

      Provides basic consumer health information for teens about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); different types of trauma; and risk factors, co-occurring conditions, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD. Includes index and resource information.

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      Web Price: $62.00

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      health reference series

      Health Reference Series Online

      By: Omnigraphics
      Annual Subscription.
      978-0-7808-1608-4.

      Online access to the Health Reference Series and Teen Health Series collections. Includes all the features of the print volumes plus a powerful natural-language search, individual user accounts, handy research tools including citation generation and more.

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      Web Price: $2,750.00

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      health reference series

      PTSD and Coping with Trauma Sourcebook, 1st Ed

      By: Angela L. Williams
      Library binding. 544 pages. Nov 2019.
      978-0-7808-1767-8.

      Consumer health information about posttraumatic disorder, covering topics such as types of trauma, diagnosis and treatment and living with PTSD. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

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      Web Price: $85.00

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      health reference series

      Depression Sourcebook, 5th Ed.

      By: Angela L. Williams
      Library binding. 600 pages. Nov 2019.
      978-0-7808-1735-7.

      Consumer health information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various forms of depression, along with coping tips and strategies for building resilience and self-esteem.  Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

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      Web Price: $85.00

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      disability series

      Mental Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook, 1st Edition

      By: Angela L. Williams
      Library binding. 250 pages. Nov 2019.
      978-0-7808-1766-1.

      Provides an overview of the most common types of mental disability, behavioral-health therapies, co-occurring disorders, medications commonly used to treat mental disability, treatment options, culturally competent care, accessibility, rehabilitation, and the ways in which the Affordable Care Act provides parity protections for behavioral-health services, along with tips on finding a therapist, supporting a friend or family member through diagnosis and treatment, and information about the neurodiversity movement, along with information on how to find government and local disability programs and resources.

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      Web Price: $39.00

Free Resources

  • World AIDS Day— December 1st

    In the United States, almost 40,000 people get HIV every year. Many people infected with HIV don’t know they have it. This devastating disease attacks the immune system and affects all parts of the body, eventually leading to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), it’s most deadly and advanced stage, for which there is currently no cure. Yet there is hope for the many Americans living with HIV infection or AIDS. Researchers are developing new and more effective drug combinations, and scientists are growing ever closer to a vaccine. Improvements in medication and earlier diagnosis mean that those infected with HIV are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives.

    Established by the World Health Organization in 1988 and observed each year on December 1st, World AIDS Day is an opportunity for organizations around the world to raise awareness and advocate for progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care.

    free resource button small  World AIDS Day— December 1stThis chapter offering advice for coping with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis is from AIDS Sourcebook.

    Comprehensive information about risk factors, prevention, transmission, and treatment of HIV and related complications, along with tips for living with HIV/AIDS, is available in AIDS Sourcebook, 7th Edition.

    Posted: December 1, 2019

  • November is National Diabetes Month

    Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health problems if it’s not controlled. According to the American Diabetes Association, one in 10 American’s have diabetes and another 84 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

    free resource button small  November is National Diabetes MonthThis chapter, from Diabetes Sourcebook, provides information and resources on healthy eating.

    Comprehensive information about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes is available in Diabetes Sourcebook, 7th Edition.

    Posted: October 31, 2019