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Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol and Addictive Behavior by
Call Number: REF HV 5804 .E53 2009
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
The Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol, and Addictive Behavior updates and expands upon the social, medical, legal, and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Noted scholars in the fields of drugs, alcohol, and addiction bring new scholarship within the discipline to the set alongside discussion of topics often mentioned in today's media.
The Harvard Medical School Guide to Men's Health by
Call Number: RA777.8 .S545 2004
Publication Date: 2004-02-03
The Harvard Medical School Guide to Men's Health assembles into a single volume knowledge about men's health -- knowledge that men need to lead longer, healthier lives. These studies provide the ultimate resource on what keeps men healthy. Features include the most current information on the health-preserving functions of diet, exercise, and over-the-counter drugs and supplements; gives straight answers to questions about alcohol; advice on behavior modification and stress control; includes crucial information on diseases that are particularly important to men, including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, erectile dysfunction, and kidney and bladder problems; provides an easy-to-navigate guide to the health-care system that gives balanced views on the benefits and drawbacks of common medical tests.
Our bodies, ourselves by
Call Number: RA778 .N49 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Our Bodies, Ourselves is the resource that women of all ages turn to for information about their bodies, sexuality, and reproductive health. Completely revised and updated, these pages provide women with the information and tools they need to make key health decisions—accurate, evidence-based information, input from leading experts, and personal stories from women who share their experiences.
Promoting men's mental health by
Call Number: RC451.4 .P76 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Men's Mental Health outlines the breadth of the challenges and provides guidance for those working in primary care on targeting and helping men who need support. Good mental health is more than the absence of mental illness, and this book therefore highlights methods to promote positive mental health by increasing psychological wellbeing, competency and coping skills, and by creating supportive living and working environments The book highlights examples of best practice throughout the UK, Europe and America, and will be essential reading for all those with an interest in men's mental health.