Mar 222017
 

McGraw-Hill Education 500 Review Questions for the MCAT: Behavioral Sciences


By (author): Koni S. Christensen

500 Ways to Achieve Your Highest Score

We want you to succeed on the Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior section of the MCAT. This book has been organized to familiarize you with the psychological theories covered by the exam. The book’s extensive reading passages emphasize the biological, social, and environmental influences that shape human health, making them an invaluable aid in reviewing the concepts tested by the MCAT. The 500 questions that follow these passages will help you study more effectively, use your review time wisely, and get your best score.

You can use these questions to supplement your overall MCAT preparation or run them all shortly before the test. Either way, 500 Review Questions for the MCAT will get you closer to achieving the score you want.

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Jan 122017
 

Inflammation-Associated Depression: Evidence, Mechanisms and Implications (Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences)


Inflammation has invaded the field of psychiatry. The finding that cytokines are elevated in various affective and psychotic disorders brings to the forefront the necessity of identifying the precise research domain criteria (RDoCs) that inflammation is responsible for. This task is certainly the most advanced in major depressive disorders. The reason is that a dearth of clinical and preclinical studies has demonstrated that inflammation can cause symptoms of depression and conversely, cytokine antagonists can attenuate symptoms of depression in medical and psychiatric patients with chronic low grade inflammation. Important knowledge has been gained on the symptom dimensions that inflammation is driving and the mechanisms of action of cytokines in the brain, providing new targets for drug research and development. The aim of the book “Inflammation-Associated Depression” is to present this field of research and its implications in a didactic and comprehensive manner to basic and clinical scientists, psychiatrists, physicians, and students at the graduate level.
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Jan 112017
 

Essentials of Intellectual Disability Assessment and Identification (Essentials of Psychological Assessment)


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By (author): Alan W. Brue, Linda Wilmshurst

Brue’s Essentials Intellectual Disabilityis a concise, up-to-date overview of intellectual disability evaluation and assessment. This text offers a practical, concise overview of the nature of intellectual disability and adaptive skills functioning in children, adolescents, and adults. Coverage includes the latest information on prevalence, causes, differential diagnoses, behavioral and social concerns, test instruments, and the new DSM-5 diagnostic criteria. The discussion promotes a deeper understanding of the use of assessment data to inform interventions in clinical practice.

Designed for easy navigation, each chapter highlights important points and key cautions to allow quick reference without sacrificing depth. A sample assessment report illustrates how findings should be communicated to better inform treatment, giving you a practical reference to ensure comprehensive reporting. In 2013, the DSM-5 conceptualization of intellectual disabilities was significantly changed. It’s important for professionals to have access to the most current guidelines from a variety of sources, and this book compiles them all into a single reference.

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Jan 112017
 

Sexual Health in Drug and Alcohol Treatment: Group Facilitator’s Manual


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By (author): Douglas Braun-Harvey

Braun-Harvey’s manual deserves to become widely adopted at treatment centers across the United States and beyond. His approach offers an effective method for mitigating the shame that binds people to their addictions. In doing so, it may help pave the way to protracted recovery.”–Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery

The curriculum…provides a vision for chemical dependency treatment I have attempted to address for many years. This looks like an approach that finally meets this need.”

Eli Coleman, PhD
Director of the Program in Human Sexuality
University of Minnesota

In this new evidence-based curriculum…Doug Braun-Harvey challenges our attitudes and beliefs, as well as our traditional ways of providing treatment….This material on sexual health can help to provide a missing piece for many recovering addicts.”

Stephanie S. Covington, PhD, LCSW
Author, Women and Addiction: A Gender-Responsive Approach

For men and women in addiction recovery, sexual behavior linked with drug or alcohol use is too often the primary reason for relapse. When sexuality is not directly and positively addressed in drug and alcohol treatment, it can result in treatment failure or relapse.

This group facilitator’s guide introduces a pioneering, evidence-based curriculum, designed to integrate concepts of sexual health, current sex research, and recent developments in relapse prevention research. With this guide, group facilitators can offer clients a positive and safe forum within which to understand and change their sex/drug- linked behaviors.

Key Features:

  • Requires no specialized training, and can be integrated into a wide variety of treatment programs with all types of clientele
  • Contains lesson plans on dating and relationships, spirituality and sexuality, non-consensual sex, out-of-control sexual behavior, and more
  • Complete with suggested group activities, guided discussions, questions, role- plays, and more
  • Has been proven to improve client retention and decrease sexual behavioral problems
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Jan 072017
 

Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience (9th Edition)


By (author): Neil R. Carlson

Helps apply the research findings of behavioral neuroscience to daily life.

 

The ninth edition of Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience offers a concise introduction to behavioral neuroscience. The text incorporates the latest studies and research in the rapidly changing fields of neuroscience and physiological psychology. The theme of strategies of learning helps readers apply these research findings to daily life. Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience is an ideal choice for the instructor who wants a concise text with a good balance of human and animal studies.

 

MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Carlson program. Key learning applications include the MyPsychLab Brain.

 

Teaching & Learning Experience

 

  • Personalize LearningMyPsychLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance.
  • Improve Critical Thinking –Each chapter begins with a list of Learning Objectives that also serve as the framework for the Study Guide that accompanies this text.
  • Engage Students –An Interim Summary follows each major section of the book. The summaries provide useful reviews and also break each chapter into manageable chunks.
  • Explore Theory/ResearchAPS Reader, Current Directions in Biopsychology in MyPsychLab
  • Support Instructors – A full set of supplements, including MyPsychLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need.

0205962092 / 9780205962099 Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience Plus NEW MyPsychLab with eText — Access Card Package

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Jan 072017
 

Relationships Among the Brain, the Digestive System, and Eating Behavior: Workshop Summary


By (author): Institute of Medicine, Food and Nutrition Board, Food Forum

On July 9-10, 2014, the Institute of Medicine’s Food Forum hosted a public workshop to explore emerging and rapidly developing research on relationships among the brain, the digestive system, and eating behavior. Drawing on expertise from the fields of nutrition and food science, animal and human physiology and behavior, and psychology and psychiatry as well as related fields, the purpose of the workshop was to (1) review current knowledge on the relationship between the brain and eating behavior, explore the interaction between the brain and the digestive system, and consider what is known about the brain’s role in eating patterns and consumer choice; (2) evaluate current methods used to determine the impact of food on brain activity and eating behavior; and (3) identify gaps in knowledge and articulate a theoretical framework for future research. Relationships among the Brain, the Digestive System, and Eating Behavior summarizes the presentations and discussion of the workshop.

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Jan 042017
 

BRS Behavioral Science (Board Review Series)


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By (author): Barbara Fadem PhD

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Prepare for success on the USMLE with this up-to-date resource! Offering current coverage of behavioral science, psychiatry, epidemiology, and related courses, this review book prepares you to rapidly recall key information on the mind-body relationship, and apply that knowledge on the day of the exam. Hundreds of USMLE-style questions with detailed answers and explanations help you prepare.

  • Chapters cover the full range of behavioral science, from growth and development through assessment, specific disorders, therapies, legal and ethical issues, and much more.
  • Each chapter begins with a “Typical Board Question,” which provides an example of how the subject is tested and familiarizes you with what you’re likely to see on the USMLE.
  • This edition conforms with the most recent psychiatric classification system, the DSM-5.
  • More than 700 USMLE-style, clinical vignette questions (many new to this edition), along with detailed answers, are found in Review Tests at the end of each chapter and a Comprehensive Examination at the end of the book.
  • Written in outline format for efficient review and study.
  • An interactive online question bank makes it easy for you to create personalized practice tests to gauge your understanding.
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Jan 042017
 

Handbook of Tourette’s Syndrome and Related Tic and Behavioral Disorders, Second Edition (Neurological Disease and Therapy)


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Relating breakthroughs in phenomenology and neurobiology and current strategies for diagnosis, assessment, and clinical care, this long-anticipated Second Edition provides expanded descriptions of clinical features, further evidence linking heritability to etiology, and revised epidemiological estimates as observed in the most recent research on Tourette’s syndrome (TS) and associated disorders. The latest information about the controversial poststreptococcal hypothesis is also presented and discussed.
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Jan 012017
 

The Effective Teacher’s Guide to Behavioural and Emotional Disorders: Disruptive Behaviour Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, and … Disorder (The Effective Teacher’s Guides)


By (author): Michael Farrell

‘Michael Farrell offers well sourced overviews of the conflicting and contradictory advice that is available to schools, suggests a variety of solutions to challenges, empowering the reader to make their own choices.’ – Carol Smart,Special Needs Information Press

Fully updated with the latest research and advice on best practice, this new edition of The Effective Teacher’s Guide to Behavioural and Emotional Disorders covers a range of conditions that cause learning difficulties for children, including disruptive behaviour, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety and depressive disorders. The theoretical underpinning is fully updated but also condensed in this edition to make way for more practical strategies for teachers.

Teachers are likely to meet children with varying types and degrees of emotional behavioural disorders. This comprehensive guide equips you with informed and practical strategies to ensure that all pupils are included and provided for in the best possible way. The new edition has also been adapted to be more widely relevant to readers in different countries, focusing more on the strategies that work regardless of national context.

Writing in his popular accessible style, Michael Farrell suggests the best ways of dealing with a variety of conditions, always with practical classroom situations in mind. In each section, the book:

  • sets out the definitions of the condition
  • looks at the range of provision
  • suggests intervention and support strategies
  • gives points for reflection and suggested further reading.

Highly accessible and authoritative, this book provides teachers with an invaluable resource to help you create a truly inclusive classroom.

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Dec 242016
 

ADHD Does Not Exist: The Truth About Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder


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By (author): Richard Saul

In this groundbreaking and controversial book, behavioral neurologist Dr. Richard Saul draws on five decades of experience treating thousands of patients labeled with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder—one of the fastest growing and widely diagnosed conditions today—to argue that ADHD is actually a cluster of symptoms stemming from over 20 other conditions and disorders.

According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 6.4 million children between the ages of four and seventeen have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. While many skeptics believe that ADHD is a fabrication of drug companies and the medical establishment, the symptoms of attention-deficit and hyperactivity are all too real for millions of individuals who often cannot function without treatment. If ADHD does not exist, then what is causing these debilitating symptoms?

Over the course of half a century, physician Richard Saul has worked with thousands of patients demonstrating symptoms of ADHD. Based on his experience, he offers a shocking conclusion: ADHD is not a condition on its own, but rather a symptom complex caused by over twenty separate conditions—from poor eyesight and giftedness to bipolar disorder and depression—each requiring its own specific treatment. Drawing on in-depth scientific research and real-life stories from his numerous patients, ADHD Does not Exist synthesizes Dr. Saul’s findings, and offers and clear advice for everyone seeking answers.

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