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Download Death Threats and Violence: New Research and Clinical by Stephen Morewitz (auth.) PDF

By Stephen Morewitz (auth.)

Threats of violence—and in particular of homicide—are a too-familiar a part of glossy lifestyles, paralleling annoying stipulations at domestic, at the task, on campus, and in relationships. demise Threats and Violence analyzes the that means and effect of homicidal threats, the potential wherein they're communicated, and their improvement from rare deepest prevalence to ongoing social challenge. utilizing information from the Stalking and Violence undertaking and up to date occasions together with the Virginia Tech bloodbath, Stephen Morewitz explores the lives of the boys (and to a lesser measure, girls) who make threats opposed to their companions, strangers, social teams, and associations. via balancing person variables opposed to the bigger context of social norms and controls, this e-book bargains a well-rounded evaluation of dying threats and their function in household and public violence.

Among the subjects incorporated:

  • Personal and societal hazard elements of possibility makers and their victims.
  • Possible hyperlinks among stalking, loss of life threats, and homicide.
  • The permitting features of substance abuse and entry to weapons.
  • Risk elements for partner-, university- and workplace-related loss of life threats.
  • Psychological and social results of demise threats on sufferers and their families.
  • Law enforcement and criminal procedure responses to loss of life threats, quite compared to offenders who are not making them.
  • Death threats as utilized in hate crimes, terrorism, and war.

Death Threats and Violence is an up to date paintings of specific curiosity to common and forensic psychologists, scientific social staff, felony justice and future health execs and people learning the present social weather within which such threats are common.

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Download Information Technology Essentials for Behavioral Health by Naakesh Dewan, John Luo, Nancy M. Lorenzi PDF

By Naakesh Dewan, John Luo, Nancy M. Lorenzi

“Technology will force behavioral healthiness options in potency and caliber, this publication is superb primer for clinicians, scholars, and choice makers on the way to procedure know-how in behavioral health and wellbeing” David ok. Nace M.D. vp, scientific improvement, McKesson well-being ideas, Philadelphia, PA, USA||Information know-how is just starting to innovate and remodel the perform and function of clinicians in behavioral healthcare. minimum investments in details know-how learn and improvement are essentially changing the lives of hundreds of thousands around the globe. This promise and way forward for behavioral informatics is printed within the chapters that follow.||Information know-how necessities for Behavioral well-being Clinicians deals an outline the whole panorama of behavioral informatics, together with functional applied sciences and discussions relating to privateness and safeguard. specified discussions additionally concentrate on the clinician, their wisdom, care, and expertise advancements and instruments. The e-book then is going directly to overview the applied sciences pushed through the recipient of care and concludes with a piece concentrating on the association and leaderships matters interested in reworking a behavioral overall healthiness care association into sleek expertise supported structures of care.||The international well known editors have crafted a e-book in collaboration with nationally well-known specialists within the box – physicians, psychologists, informatics executives, researchers, social employees, engineers, and sociologists – the variety of views bringing richness to the ebook and making it crucial interpreting for college kids and school in departments of psychiatry, psychology, social paintings, different human provider disciplines, and informatics departments.

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Download Clinical PET and PETCT by H. Jadvar, J.A. Parker PDF

By H. Jadvar, J.A. Parker

A realistic guide protecting the total spectrum of puppy imaging that's now in universal medical perform. It contains photographs of ordinary versions, artefacts, and pathologic stipulations. symptoms for and the relative scientific worth of puppy within the armamentarium of diagnostic scientific imaging may be reviewed. the data within the ebook might be prepared in 3 major sections and may be prepared in this sort of method as to be short, concise, easy-to-understand and with ease accessed. part III (PET medical functions) might be emphasised over the sections I (PET Physics & Instrumentation) and II, (PET Radiotracers) because it is anticipated that the majority readers may be attracted to studying the scientific purposes. Sections I & II will serve to supply a few short history info prior to a extra particular scientific part. the marketplace for this e-book is meant for all wellbeing and fitness practitioners who want a concise reference and evaluate of puppy imaging symptoms, protocols and medical purposes. The publication can be helpful to radiologists, nuclear medication physicians, and clinicians who refer their sufferers to puppy facilities for diagnostic imaging, together with neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, cardiologists, internists, and oncologists. Radiologic and nuclear medication technologists, and physicians in education also will reap the benefits of this booklet.

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Download Razoxane and Dexrazoxane - Two Multifunctional Agents: by Kurt Hellmann (auth.), Kurt Hellmann, Walter Rhomberg (eds.) PDF

By Kurt Hellmann (auth.), Kurt Hellmann, Walter Rhomberg (eds.)

Razoxane and dexrazoxane are novel medicines with a few uniquely precious beneficial properties. They block mobile department on the G2/M border, yet nowhere else, in order that they have a low toxicity profile. They suppress tumor metastasis and haemorrhages via normalization of pathological blood vessels. Razoxane potentiates radiotherapy in particular within the therapy of soppy tissue sarcomas and gastrointestinal neoplasms. They safeguard common tissues opposed to poisonous chemical compounds, e.g. the myocardium opposed to anthracyclines or subcutaneous tissue opposed to accidents as a result of incidental extravasations of anthracyclines. Dexrazoxane is the one drug authorized via the FDA/EMEA for the explicit objective of stopping cardiac harm while giving the generally used and powerful antitumor anthracyclines. The relief of cardiotoxicity is accomplished with out reaction aid or lowering of time to development of tumors. whereas the entire research in their activities on the molecular point isn't really but thoroughly understood, it kind of feels probably that it's through an inhibition at the topoisomerase II a. in addition, the medication be capable of chelate a number of metals together with iron, copper or zinc. the security of ordinary tissues is nowhere extra vital than that of mind, and there are symptoms that the proteins regarded as answerable for the ravages of Alzheimer´s sickness will be stabilized through one or either those drugs.

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Download Clinical Exercise Testing by Idelle M.; Zeballos, R. Jorge (Guest Editors) Weisman PDF

By Idelle M.; Zeballos, R. Jorge (Guest Editors) Weisman

Within the final a number of years, scientific workout trying out has turn into an more and more vital device for sufferer evaluate in medical drugs because of a turning out to be knowledge of the constraints of conventional resting cardiopulmonary measurements. Emphasizing clinical and technological advances and concentrating on medical functions for sufferer analysis and administration, this quantity offers a entire interdisciplinary evaluation of scientific workout checking out, focusing on Cardiopulmonary workout checking out (CPET). 25 reader-friendly chapters talk about vital themes, together with the physiologic responses to workout in basic topics, within the elderly and in a number of disorder states; the set-up of an workout lab; the technique and protocols used for scientific workout trying out; and an integrative method of the translation of CPET effects. CPET in middle failure, deconditioning, COPD, ILD, pulmonary vascular illness, neuromuscular illness, and bronchial asthma is carefully mentioned.

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Download Treating Victims of Torture and Violence: Theoretical by Peter Elsass PDF

By Peter Elsass

Torture is one of the most annoying and psychologically devastating of human behaviors. It dehumanizes its sufferers, leaving them with critical and lasting mental wounds. Like different mental trauma, torture often leaves in its wake denial and silence between either perpetrators and their sufferers. This communicative void creates a public and psychological block that may make therapy of torture survivors very tricky. Treating sufferers of Torture and Violence is the definitive handbook for therapists treating sufferers of torture, prisoners of warfare, and casualties of pressured migration. Divided into 5 sections facing easy ideas of torture--violence and aggression, the torture syndrome, psychotherapeutic therapy, the cultural psychology of torture syndrome, and cultural mental treatment-- Treating sufferers of Torture and Violence employs either vintage psychoanalytic and cognitive- behavioral equipment. understanding that torture sufferers are usually from varied cultures than these in their therapists, Peter Elsass presents in-depth reduction to therapists facing a multicultural consumers.

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Download Clinical Cardiac MRI With Interactive CD-ROM by Jan Bogaert, Steven Dymarkowski, Steven Dymarkowski, Andrew PDF

By Jan Bogaert, Steven Dymarkowski, Steven Dymarkowski, Andrew M. Taylor, A.L. Baert, N. Al-Saadi, J. Bogaert, H. Bosmans, P. Hamaekers, S.R. Hegde, V. Muthurangu, Y. Ni, R. Razavi, A.M. Taylor

MRI has develop into the popular noninvasive imaging modality for the center and nice vessels. The enormous technological development accomplished lately has supplied the person with state of the art MRI structures, yet their optimum use might be constrained by means of limited information of the capability sufferer profit and the need for instructing. This broadly illustrated quantity, including the accompanying CD-ROM, has been in particular compiled to satisfy those wishes. crucial theoretical history info is equipped, and imaging acquisition and strength pitfalls are thought of intimately. most significantly, established instructions are supplied at the interpretation of scientific info within the wide selection of cardiac pathology that may be encountered. all through, the emphasis is at the implementation of cardiac MRI in medical perform.

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