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First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship, Third Edition (First Aid Series)
Latha Ganti, Matthew Kaufman, ...

McGraw-Hill Medical, 2011

A high-yield insider's guide to the psychiatry clerkship in the super-effective First Aid format 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW (of previous edition) "This is probably the best overall review book for medical students doing a psychiatry rotation. Its organization and thoroughness are unsurpassed, putting it above similar review books. Students who thoroughly read this book should have no trouble successfully completing their psychiatry clerkship ...
  
  











  



  
DSM-5® Made Easy: The Clinician's Guide to Diagnosis
James Morrison MD

The Guilford Press, 2014

In this indispensable book, master diagnostician James Morrison presents the spectrum of diagnoses in DSM-5 in an accessible, engaging, clinically useful format. Demystifying DSM-5 criteria without sacrificing accuracy, the book includes both ICD-10-CM and ICD-9-CM codes for each disorder. It also includes the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) Scale (from DSM-IV-TR), with a clear rationale for its continued use. More than 130 detailed case ...
  
  











  



  
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
Christopher Hitchens

Twelve, 2009

In the tradition of Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris's recent bestseller, The End of Faith , Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion. With a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts, he documents the ways in which religion is a man-made wish, a cause of dangerous sexual repression, and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos. With eloquent clarity, Hitchens frames the argument ...
  
  











  



  
The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins

Mariner Books, 2008

A preeminent scientist -- and the world's most prominent atheist -- asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11. With rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his forms, from the sex-obsessed tyrant of the Old Testament to the more benign (but still illogical) Celestial Watchmaker favored by some Enlightenment thinkers. He eviscerates the major arguments for ...
  
  











  



  
The Disease Delusion: Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life
Dr.Jeffrey S. Bland, Dr. Mark Hyman

HarperWave, 2014

For decades, Dr. Jeffrey Bland has been on the cutting edge of Functional Medicine, which seeks to pinpoint and prevent the cause of illness, rather than treat its symptoms. Managing chronic diseases accounts for three quarters of our total healthcare costs, because we’re masking these illnesses with pills and temporary treatments, rather than addressing their underlying causes, he argues. Worse, only treating symptoms leads us down the path ...
  
  











  



  
I'm Too Young To Be Seventy
Judith Viorst

Free Press, 2005

The beloved author of Forever Fifty and Suddenly Sixty tackles the ins and outs of becoming a septuagenarian with wry good humor. Fans of Viorst’s funny, touching, and wise decades poems will love these verses filled with witty advice and reflections on marriage, milestones, and middle-aged children. Viorst explores, among the many other issues of this stage of life, the state of our sex lives and teeth, how we can stay married though ...
  
  











  



  
Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box
Arbinger Institute

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2010

NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Since its original publication in 2000, Leadership and Self-Deception has become a word-of-mouth phenomenon. Its sales continue to increase year after year, and the book’s popularity has gone global, with editions now available in over twenty languages. Through a story everyone can relate to about a man facing challenges on the job and in his family, the authors expose the fascinating ways that we can blind ...
  
  











  



  
Runaway Realization: Living a Life of Ceaseless Discovery
A. H. Almaas

Shambhala, 2014

For the first time in print, well-known spiritual teacher A. H. Almaas presents the highest level and most profound teachings of the Diamond Approach on the true nature of reality and the path to enlightenment. The teaching in this book is off the map—because reality itself cannot be captured in a map. In fact, reality is far more alive, far more mysterious than anything we can conceive of.  It is always revealing itself by knowing ...
  
  











  



  
Vasistha's Yoga (Special Paper; 27)
Venkatesananda

State Univ of New York Pr, 1993

This translation is a two volume book combined into one book. "It's purpose is to provide a means to eliminate psychological conditioning and to attain liberation."
  
  











  



  
Free Will
Sam Harris

Free Press, 2012

A BELIEF IN FREE WILL touches nearly everything that human beings value. It is difficult to think about law, politics, religion, public policy, intimate relationships, morality—as well as feelings of remorse or personal achievement—without first imagining that every person is the true source of his or her thoughts and actions. And yet the facts tell us that free will is an illusion. In this enlightening book, Sam Harris argues that this ...
  
  











  



  
Lange Q&A Psychiatry, 10th Edition
Sean Blitzstein

McGraw-Hill Medical, 2011

The most thorough and up-to-date psychiatry review available for the USMLE Step 2 CK and psychiatry clerkship exam 800+ board-style questions cover the clerkship’s core competencies Covering all of the clerkship's core competencies, LANGE Q&A Psychiatry delivers more than 800 exam-style questions and answers with concise but comprehensive explanations of correct and incorrect answer options. The 10th edition of this this trusted ...
  
  











  



  
Surviving Schizophrenia, 6th Edition: A Family Manual
E. Fuller Torrey

Harper Perennial, 2013

Updated throughout and filled with all the latest research, the bestselling Surviving Schizophrenia is back, now in its sixth edition. Since its first publication in 1983, Surviving Schizophrenia has become the standard reference book on the disease and has helped thousands of patients, their families, and mental health professionals. In clear language, this much-praised and important book describes the nature, causes, symptoms, treatment, ...
  
  











  



  
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
Richard Dawkins

Free Press, 2010

Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone. He revolutionized the way we see natural selection in the seminal bestseller The Selfish Gene . Now, he launches a fierce counterattack against proponents of "Intelligent Design" in his latest New York Times bestseller, The Greatest Show on Earth . "Intelligent Design" is being taught in our schools; ...
  
  











  



  
The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values
Sam Harris

Free Press, 2011

Sam Harris’s first book, The End of Faith , ignited a worldwide debate about the validity of religion. In the aftermath, Harris discovered that most people—from religious fundamentalists to non-believing scientists—agree on one point: science has nothing to say on the subject of human values. Indeed, our failure to address questions of meaning and morality through science has now become the primary justification for religious faith. In ...
  
  











  



  
The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and its Scientific Pretensions
David Berlinski

Basic Books, 2009

Militant atheism is on the rise. In recent years Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens have produced a steady stream of best-selling books denigrating religious belief. These authors are merely the leading edge of a larger movement that includes much of the scientific community. In response, mathematician David Berlinski, himself a secular Jew, delivers a biting defense of religious thought. The Devil’s ...
  
  











  



  
The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology
Jack Kornfield

Bantam, 2009

Experience the Transformational Power of Buddhism’s Psychology of the Heart with Bestselling Author Jack Kornfield You have within you unlimited capacities for extraordinary love, for joy, for communion with life, and for unshakable freedom—and here is how to awaken them. In The Wise Heart , celebrated author and psychologist Jack Kornfield offers the most accessible, comprehensive, and illuminating guide to Buddhist psychology ever ...
  
  











  



  
Diagnosis Made Easier, Second Edition: Principles and Techniques for Mental Health Clinicians
James Morrison MD

The Guilford Press, 2014

This popular practitioner guide and course text takes the reader step by step through diagnostic decision making in mental health. Acclaimed for both the clarity of his writing and his clinical expertise, James Morrison provides principles and decision trees for evaluating information from multiple sources and constructing a valid, clinically useful working diagnosis. More than 100 vivid vignettes--from the straightforward to the toughest ...
  
  











  



  
Quick Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-IV-TR
American Psychiatric Association

American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., 2000

The Quick Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-IV-TR® is a handy, low priced companion to the ultimate psychiatric reference, DSM-IV-TR® . It includes all the diagnostic criteria from DSM-IV-TR® in an easy-to-use, paperback format. In making DSM-IV diagnosis, clinicians and researchers may find it convenient to consult the Quick Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-IV-TR® , a pocket sized book that contains the ...
  
  











  



  
Essentials of Psychiatric Diagnosis, Revised Edition: Responding to the Challenge of DSM-5®
Allen Frances MD

The Guilford Press, 2013

This trusted practitioner resource and widely adopted text helps the busy clinician find the right psychiatric diagnosis and avoid the many pitfalls that lead to errors. Covering every disorder routinely encountered in clinical practice, Allen Frances provides the ICD-9-CM codes and (where feasible) ICD-10-CM codes required for billing, a useful screening question, a descriptive prototype, diagnostic tips, and other disorders that must be ruled ...
  
  











  



  
Psychiatry PreTest Self-Assessment And Review, Thirteenth Edition (PreTest Clinical Medicine)
Debra Klamen, Phil Pan

McGraw-Hill Medical, 2012

The closest you can get to seeing the USMLE Step 2 CK without actually taking it Psychiatry: PreTest Self-Assessment & Review is the perfect way to assess your knowledge of psychiatry for the USMLE Step 2 CK and shelf exams. You'll find 500 USMLE-style questions and answers that address the clerkship's core competencies along with detailed explanations of both correct and incorrect answers. All questions have been reviewed by students who ...
  
  











  








   



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