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How People Change - Allen Wheelis"At a time when slick, superficial, psychological works are foisted on the lay-public, Allen Wheelis has written a serious treatise."--San Francisco Sunday Examiner-Chronicle
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May
The United States Health Care System: Combining Business, Health, and Delivery - Anne Austin, Victoria L. Wetle, Vikki WetleUNITED STATES HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, THE: COMBINING BUSINESS, HEALTH, AND DELIVERY, 2/e is the most readable, student-friendly overview of the US healthcare system. Written simply and informally, it focuses on breadth rather than non-essential depth, giving even inexperienced students the knowledge they need to succeed. It addresses these questions: "What is this business called healthcare?" "How do we pay for healthcare?" "Who provides healthcare?" and "Where and how is healthcare provided?" as well as related issues ranging from pharmaceuticals to research and prevention. This edition is fully
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May
A First Course In The Theory Of Linear Statistical Models - Raymond H. MyersThis is a teaching text for the advanced statistics undergraduate or the beginning graduate student of statistics. It is assumed that the user of the text has had at least a full year course in applied or mathematical statistics. The text is intended for a one semester introductory course in the theory of linear statistical models.
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Richer Ways of Living - Howard E. Wilson, Florence H. Wilson, Bessie P. ErbSocial studies book for elementary school, back in the day.
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May
Cracking the GRE, 2007 Edition (Graduate School Test Preparation) - Princeton Review, Karen Lurie, Adam Robinson, Magda PecsenyeCracking the GRE brings you proven techniques from the test prep experts! The 2007 edition includes over 300 practice questions and exclusive free access to practice exams and further review online. In Cracking the GRE, we�ll teach you how to think like the test writers and ·Solve analogies even when you don�t know the meanings of all the words in the problem ·Crack even the most complex algebra problems by plugging in numbers in place of variables ·Understand the nature of computer-adaptive tests and use that knowledge to your advantage ·Master even the toughest problems in the Verbal
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May
Drink: A Cultural History of Alcohol - Iain GatelyA spirited look at the history of alcohol from the dawn of civilization to the twenty first century For better or worse, alcohol has helped shape our civilization. Throughout history, it has been consumed not just to quench our thirsts or nourish our bodies but also for cultural reasons. It has been associated since antiquity with celebration, creativity, friendship, and danger, for every drinking culture has acknowledged it possesses a dark side. In Drink, Iain Gately traces the course of humanity's 10,000 year old love affair with the substance which has been dubbed the cause of - and
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May
POWER SYSTEMS ANALYSIS (Power & Energy) - John GraingerBased on William Stevenson's classic, "Elements of Power System Analysis", this new senior/graduate text offers a completely modern update of this popular textbook. Covering such topics as power flow, power-system stability and transmission lines, the book teaches the fundamental topics of power system analysis accompanied by logical discussions and numerous examples.
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May
Concepts of Chemical Dependency - Harold E. DoweikoCompletely rewritten from cover to cover, the contemporary new 8th edition of CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY provides comprehensive coverage and the latest information on a full spectrum of substance use disorders and the compounds commonly abused. Topics include: the abuse of and addiction to alcohol; how the active agent in marijuana, THC, affects neural growth and development; the emerging body of evidence suggesting a relationship between marijuana abuse and psychotic disorders; the emerging body of evidence suggesting that marijuana is not as benign as it was thought to be even a few years
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May
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers - Robert M. SapolskyRenowned primatologist Robert Sapolsky offers a completely revised and updated edition of his most popular work, with nearly 90,000 copies in print Now in a third edition, Robert M. Sapolsky's acclaimed and successful Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers features new chapters on how stress affects sleep and addiction, as well as new insights into anxiety and personality disorder and the impact of spirituality on managing stress. As Sapolsky explains, most of us do not lie awake at night worrying about whether we have leprosy or malaria. Instead, the diseases we fear-and the ones that plague us now-are