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Medicine, Psychology & Health
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Women's Studies / Medicine & Public Health / Sociology

The Abortion Myth

A new voice urges feminism to evolve a richer, more nuanced understanding of abortion.
Cannold, Leslie. Rene Denfeld, fwd.

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Medicine & Public Health


An innovative and indispensable guidebook for people traveling to Africa to work on health or humanitarian projects
Spielberg, Laurel A. and Lisa V. Adams, eds.

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Children's Health / Sports Health & Safety / Sports Medicine / Children's Health

Ahead of the Game

A new look at understanding and preventing sports concussion in children and teens
Moser, Rosemarie Scolaro, PhD.

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Caregiving / Eldercare / Self-Help - Aging

Around the House

Be surprised by what home caregiving really means in this NH woman’s inspiring daily account, at times blunt, poetic, and humorous
Swenson, Harriet K.

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Ecology & Environmental Studies / Dance / Health & Fitness / New Age

Body and Earth

An inspired synthesis of scientific detail and creative perception offers new insights into the relationship between body and earth.
Olsen, Andrea: Bill McKibben, fwd.

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Health & Fitness / Dance / Bodywork


An innovative guide to anatomy that uses techniques from yoga and dance to increase awareness of the body.
Olsen, Andrea in collaboration with Caryn McHose

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Medicine & Public Health

Breathe Easy

An informative and practical guide to better breathing
Mahler, Donald A., MD

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Sociology / Medical Ethics

Breeding Better Vermonters

The disturbing story of eugenics in Vermont and the dark side of progressive social reform.
Gallagher, Nancy L.

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Medicine & Public Health / Sociology of Disease & Health Issues

Building Partnerships in the Americas

A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
Krasnoff, Margo J. MD, editor

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Jewish Studies / Psychology & Psychiatry / Holocaust Studies


A powerful look at how French medical science apprehended and described Holocaust survival
Dorland, Michael

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Public Health / Oncology

Cancer Screening in the Developing World

Case studies featuring real-world issues, problems, and solutions for cancer screening programs in the developing world
Finkel, Madelon L. PhD, Editor

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Health - Pain Management / Alternative Therapies / Health Policy

Cannabis Consulting

An insider’s look at the medical marijuana debate
Parzybok, Ezra

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Medicine & Public Health / Women's Studies

Changing the Culture of Academic Medicine

A penetrating and personal look at a major problem in our nation’s medical schools affecting how doctoring is taught and how medicine is practiced
Pololi, Linda H.

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Medicine & Public Health / Education

Continuing Medical Education

The only full-scale history of continuing medical education and its future
Wentz, Dennis K., ed.

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Culture, Subject, Psyche

Rethinking relations between disciplines long held to be at odds.
Molino, Anthony, ed.

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Psychology & Psychiatry / Psychoanalysis

The Demanded Self

Goodman, David M.

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Psychology & Psychiatry / Psychology Research & Methodology

The Descriptive Phenomenological Method in Psychology

Giorgi, Amedeo

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Psychopathology / Psychology - Humanism

A Different Existence

van den Berg, J. H.

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Epidemiology / Infectious Diseases / Public Health

Diseases of Poverty

Comprehensive review of diseases of poverty and public health strategies to combat them
Adams, Lisa V. and John R. Butterly

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Health - Work-Related / Healthy Living / Medicine & Public Health

A Doctor's Dozen

A toolkit for sustaining wellness, building resilience, and modeling health, geared particularly toward health professionals
Pipas, Catherine Florio MD, MPH

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Public Health

Dominican Republic

A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in the Dominican Republic
Sadler, Karen and Kim Wilson

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Medicine & Public Health / Memoir

Double Vision

A mother’s extraordinary search for healing among the medical practices of East and West.
Todd, Alexandra Dundas

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Psychoanalysis / Psychology & Psychiatry / Philosophy


Leading psychotherapist offers compelling insights into the vital force of ecstasy.
Eigen, Michael

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Public Health

El Salvador

A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in El Salvador
Kasper, Jennifer and Clyde Lanford Smith

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Alzheimer's & Dementia / Eldercare / Caregiving

The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer's Family

An empathic and clear-eyed discussion of the emotional journey of family and friends who care for people with progressive forms of dementia
Santulli, Robert B. MD and Kesstan Blandin, PhD

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Psychology & Psychiatry / Self-Help/Motivational

Emotional Storm

Penetrating look at human relatedness by one of the field’s most innovative thinkers.
Eigen, Michael

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African Studies / Diseases / History - 18th Century

Essays on Some Maladies of Angola (1799)

A unique medical text describing healing practices in Africa at the peak of the transatlantic slave trade
Azeredo, José Pinto de

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Medical Ethics

Ethics at the Bedside

Twelve true stories of medical ethical dilemmas reveal how decisions are made in modern hospitals and demonstrate the role of ethics consultants
Culver, Charles M., ed.

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Medical Ethics / Public Health

Ethics for International Medicine

A handy guide to identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical issues that arise in international medicine
Wall, Anji E.

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Medical Education / Discrimination & Race / Higher Education

Faculty of Color in the Health Professions

Based on personal stories, a critical assessment of the multiple challenges that confront minority faculty members in the health professions
Hassouneh, Dena

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Memoir / Healthy Living / Personal Growth & Self-Esteem

A Fat Girl's Manifesto

Through humor, health, and one thin book, Daniel will leave you laughing and inspire you to trade in your scale for a healthy serving of happy
Daniel, Cyr V.

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Medicine & Public Health / Memoir

A Feather in My Wig—Ovarian Cancer

The courageous story of one woman's successful battle against ovarian cancer.
Van Billiard, Barbara R. Theodore C. Barton, M.D., fwd.

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Freud's Traumatic Memory

Marcel, Mary

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Public Health


A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Guatemala
Rohloff, Peter and Anne Kraemer Diaz

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Public Health


A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Haiti
Archer, Natasha and Phuoc Le

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Healthy Living / Health & Fitness / Public Health

The Hand Book

An energetic argument for the importance of maintaining clean hands, and advice on how to do it
Wahrman, Miryam Z.

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Medical Ethics / Rural Studies

Handbook for Rural Health Care Ethics

A comprehensive guide to the unique nature of rural health care ethics
Nelson, William A., ed.

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Medical Education / Philosophy of Education

The Hidden Curriculum in Health Professional Education

The first full-length book to examine the history, theory, methodology and application of hidden curriculum theory to health professional education
Hafferty, Frederic W., and Joseph F. O'Donnell

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Addiction / Medical Essays / Nervous System Diseases

Hijacked Brains

Personal narratives and recent studies in brain science illustrate how addiction is a chronic illness
Barnes, Henrietta Robin, MD

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Poetry / Medicine & Public Health

HIV, Mon Amour

Dent, Tory

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Public Health


A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Honduras
Alaniz, Ryan and Peter J. Daly

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Medicine & Public Health / Global Health


A timely and provocative look at the role political developments and the biology of nutrition play in world famine
Butterly, John R., and Jack Shepherd

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Health & Fitness / Emergency Medicine / History of Medicine


The heroic story of the invention of trauma care, from battlefield triage to level 1 trauma centers
Musemeche, Catherine MD

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Sport Biography / Philanthropy & Charity / Nervous System Diseases

The Ice Bucket Challenge

The true story behind the Ice Bucket Challenge
Sherman, Casey and Dave Wedge

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Medicine & Public Health / Biography / Education History / College History

Improve, Perfect, & Perpetuate

This is the first full-scale biography of Nathan Smith -- medical pioneer, founder of Dartmouth Medical School and cofounder of three other medical schools (Yale, Vermont, and Bowdoin), and progenitor of a long line of physicians.
Hayward, Oliver S., M.D., and Constance E. Putnam. C. Everett Koop, fwd. Philip Cash, introd.

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Psychology - Humanism / Psychology Research & Methodology

In the Wake of Trauma

An interdisciplinary discussion of traumatic experience seeks better understanding and care for the suffering of individuals and societies
Severson, Eric, David M. Goodman & Brian Becker, eds.

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Medical Administration / Health Policy


Dramatically recounts the causes and cascading effects of American insourcing of foreign healthcare workers
Tulenko, Dr. Kate; Laurie Garrett, fwd.

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Psychotherapy / Clinical Psychology / Existential Physchology

Integrating Existential & Narrative Therapy

Richert, Alphons J.

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Philosophy / Philosophy / Psychology & Psychiatry

Life Against Death

A shocking and extreme interpretation of the father of psychoanalysis.
Brown, Norman O. and Christopher Lasch, intr.

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Retirement Planning / Medicine - Physicians

Life beyond Medicine

A physicians’ guide to navigating retirement
Romm, Sharon, MD

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Poetry / Poetry - American / Psychology & Psychiatry / Manic-Depression

Living in Storms

A collection of poems on manic-depression, edited by Thom Schramm.
Schramm, Thom, ed.

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Psychology & Psychiatry


Bold and compassionate exploration of a powerful human drive
Eigen, Michael

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Sociology / Health & Fitness

Meeting the Needs of Children in Substitute Care

This study sets out to scrutinize to what extent the needs of children in four different European regions are similar.
Weyts, Arabella

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Public Health


A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Mexico
Palazuelos, Daniel and Linnea Capps

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Reference & Bibliography / Medicine & Public Health

The Mindful Medical Student

The essential primer on surviving the rigors of medical school—and thriving there—through the application of self-knowledge, self-care, and self-control
Spiegel, Jeremy, MD; Bernie Siegel, M.D., intro.

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Medicine & Public Health / Pharmacology


The story of Mylan, one of the world’s leading generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies
Seaman, John and John T. Landry

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Health - Pain Management / Pain Medicine / Health Policy

Needless Suffering

A fascinating and disturbing assessment of the failure of healthcare professionals and others to help people with chronic pain
Nagel, David, MD

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Public Health


A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Nicaragua
Saunders, James E., Margo J. Krasnoff, and Benjamin Jastrzembski, Belinda Forbes, and Gerardo Gutierrez

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Science-General / Intellectual History

Oliver Wendell Holmes in Paris

An innovative study that links the themes of Holmes’s best-known literary works to his medical training in nineteenth-century Paris.
Dowling, William C.

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Biography - Writers / Essays / Medical Essays

On Being Ill

With magnificent language, Virginia Woolf explores the ways that illness transforms our perceptions
Woolf, Virginia; Stephen, Julia; Lee, Hermione, Hussey, Mark, Charon, Rita

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Medicine & Public Health / Psychology & Psychiatry

On Suffering

The first book to address issues of suffering as separate from pain that require psychologically and culturally sensitive interventions
Clarke, Beverley M.

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Psychology & Psychiatry / Psychology Research & Methodology

Phenomenology and Psychological Research

Giorgi, Amedeo

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AIDS & HIV / Biography - Medical / History of Medicine

A Plague on All Our Houses

The medical detective story of Dr. Michael Gottlieb’s discovery of AIDS, his struggle with the medical establishment, and the temptations of Hollywood
Hillman, Bruce J. MD

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African-American Studies / Psychology & Psychiatry / Parenting

Prejudice and Your Child

Analyzes racial prejudice and its impact on white as well as black children, and provides wise counsel and a plan for action that is as fresh—and as necessary—as when the book was first written.
Clark, Kenneth B. Stuart W. Cook, fwd.; Kenneth B. Clark, intr.

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Philosophy / Psychotherapy / History of Psychology

Psychotherapy as a Human Science

Burston, Daniel, Frie, Roger

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Psychotherapy / Psychology Research & Methodology / Mind & Body

Psychotherapy for the Other

Krycka, Kevin C., Kunz, George, Sayre, George G.

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Psychology Research & Methodology / Psychology - Humanism

The Qualitative Vision for Psychology

Advocates a perspective rooted in human experience to discuss issues such as empathy, sexual assault, the natural environment
Fischer, Constance T., Leswin Laubscher and Roger Brooke, eds.

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World War I / Medicine & Public Health / World History

Radiology in a Trench Coat

A new medical discipline reaching full adulthood during the First World War
Van Tiggelen, René

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Psychoanalysis / Psychology & Psychiatry


Provides a complex account of a human emotion.
Eigen, Michael

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Psychoanalysis / Cultural Studies / Psychology & Psychiatry

Reason and Unreason

Explores issues concerning the justification and legitimacy of psychoanalytic knowledge, and its relevance to political and social questions.
Rustin, Michael

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Mental Health / Child & Adolescent Psychiatry / New England History

Riverview Hospital for Children and Youth

A personal history of the groundbreaking children’s mental health facility
Wiseman, Richard J.

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Mental Health / Child & Adolescent Psychiatry / New England History

Riverview Hospital Staff Manuals

The manual developed for Riverview Children’s Hospital
Wiseman, Richard J.

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Sociology / Psychology & Psychiatry

The Robbers Cave Experiment

A classic of behavioral science.
Sherif, Muzafer. O. J. Harvey, William R. Hood, Carolyn W. Sherif, Muzafer Sherif, and B. Jack White, contribs.; Donald T. Campbell, new introd.

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Physical Education / Child Developmental / Children's Health

The Science of Play

Links ways children thrive to the design of playgrounds
Solomon, Susan G.

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Medicine & Public Health / History of Medicine

The Science We Have Loved and Taught

Full-scale history of Dartmouth Medical School, a resilient and complex contributor to medical education nationwide.
Putnam, Constance

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Psychology & Psychiatry / Psychoanalysis

The Sensitive Self

Compelling insights into the role of emotional sensitivity.
Eigen, Michael

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Biography - Medical / Pregnancy & Childbirth / Physician - Patient Relationship


Literate, moving, and illuminating, Small is an unforgettable look inside the world of a pediatric surgeon
Musemeche, Catherine, MD

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Psychology & Psychiatry / Psychology of Religion

The Spiritual Path

de Wit, Hans F.

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Sports Medicine

That’s Gotta Hurt

How advances in sports medicine help bridge the gap between the pros and the rest of us, and make sports and exercise safer
Geier, Dr. David

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Gender Studies / LGBT Biography / Human Sexuality


A fascinating collective memoir of the lives and experiences of transgender people, in their own voices
Shultz, Jackson Wright

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Mental Health / Public Health / Sociology of Disease & Health Issues

Trauma and Recovery on War's Border

A guide for mental health workers in regions traumatized by war, human rights violations, and poverty across the globe
Allden, Kathleen, MD, and Nancy Murakami, LCSW, editors

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Psychoanalysis / Psychology & Psychiatry

The Vitality of Objects

Influential and potent essays enhance today’s discourse on the nature of self.
Scalia, Joseph, ed. Malcolm Bowie, preface.

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Psychoanalysis / Cultural Studies / Psychology & Psychiatry

Where Id Was

A unique authoritative analysis of the individual an social concerns informing the politics of contemporary psychoanalysis.
Molino, Anthony, and Christine Ware, eds.

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