books about: neurology
First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2014 (First Aid Series)
The world's bestselling medical review book--with more than 1,250 frequently tested facts and mnemonics An unmatched collection of 1,250+ must-know facts and mnemonics provide a complete framework for your USMLE review Updates and new facts based on the largest student survey in First Aid history 350+ color clinical photographs with new arrows and captions New composite diagrams integrate complex concepts for easy memorization Updated ...
Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers
Little, Brown and Company, 2013
The devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health. Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more. Dr. ...
First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2013 (First Aid USMLE)
THE WORLD'S BESTSELLING MEDICAL REVIEW BOOK--WITH MORE THAN 1,200 FREQUENTLY TESTED FACTS AND MNEMONICS Conveniently organized by organ system and general principles 125+ color clinical photographs integrated throughout the text Hundreds of full-color illustrations clarify essential concepts and improve retention Rapid-review section for last-minute cramming Detailed test-taking strategies to help you maximize your study time Hundreds ...
The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales
In his most extraordinary book, "one of the great clinical writers of the 20th century" (The New York Times) recounts the case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. Oliver Sacks's The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat tells the stories of individuals afflicted with fantastic perceptual and intellectual aberrations: patients who have lost their memories and with them the greater ...
Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment for Autism, Dyspraxia, A.D.D., Dyslexia, A.D.H.D., Depression, ...
New 2010 Edition with over 100 extra pages of information! Gut and Psychology Syndrome provides the information you need to heal a damaged digestive system. The perfect book for anyone suffering from Autism, Dyslexia, Depression, Dyspraxia, ADD, ADHD, Schizophrenia, and any other condition that has a link with gut dysbiosis.
Natural Therapies for Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
Parkinsons Recovery, 2013
Natural Therapies for Parkinsons Disease is one chapter which has been extracted from the comprehensive work on Parkinson's by Robert Rodgers, Ph.D. entitled Road to Recovery from Parkinsons Disease. Natural therapies for the following symptoms are discussed: Dyskinesia, Tremors, Lack of Arm Swing, Frozen Shoulder, Foot Dragging, Falls, Freezing, Sleep Disorders and Insomnia, Eye Problems, Depression, Rigidity, Facial Rigidity, Constipation, ...
All the Dancing Birds
Marcanti Clarke Literary Press, 2012
Lillie Claire Glidden is unraveling. She knows she’s in trouble when she finds her wallet and keys deep in the refrigerator, smelling of lettuce and forgetfulness. And not even her favorite California red wine can dull the pain of the dreaded diagnosis: Alzheimer’s. As language starts to fail her and words disappear, Lillie Claire is determined to find a way to pass on the lessons she learned as a child on a Southern porch. Surrounded by ...
Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom
New Harbinger Publications
If you change your brain, you can change your life. Great teachers like the Buddha, Jesus, Moses, Mohammed, and Gandhi were all born with brains built essentially like anyone else’sand then they changed their brains in ways that changed the world. Science is now revealing how the flow of thoughts actually sculpts the brain, and more and more, we are learning that it's possible to strengthen positive brain states. By combining ...
Manage Your Migraine: The Ultimate Guide to Reducing and Eliminating Your Migraine Naturally! (Migraine, Pain ...
Manage Your Migraine The Ultimate Guide to Reducing and Eliminating Your Migraine Naturally! Today only, get this Amazon bestseller for just $0.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or kindle device. Have you ever.... Had such a bad Migraine you haven't moved for days! Do Migraines control your life? Are they stopping you from doing the things you want to do? Have you been in so much pain you feel ...
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
An astonishing new science called "neuroplasticity" is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable. In this revolutionary look at the brain, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Norman Doidge, M.D., provides an introduction to both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity and the people whose lives they've transformed. From stroke patients learning to speak again to the remarkable case of a woman born with half ...
Making Sense of People: Decoding the Mysteries of Personality (FT Press Science)
FT Press, 2011
Every day, we evaluate the people around us: It's one of the most important things we ever do. Making Sense of People provides the scientific frameworks and tools we need to improve our intuition, and assess people more consciously, systematically, and effectively. Leading neuroscientist Samuel H. Barondes explains the research behind each standard personality category: extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and ...
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR)
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychiatric Association
Since the DSM-IV® was published in 1994, we’ve seen many advances in our knowledge of psychiatric illness. This Text Revision incorporates information culled from a comprehensive literature review of research about mental disorders published since DSM-IV® was completed in 1994. Updated information is included about the associated features, culture, age, and gender features, prevalence, course, and familial pattern of mental disorders. ...
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Revised and Expanded Edition
Revised and Expanded With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat , Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia , he shows us a variety of what he calls “musical misalignments.” Among them: a man struck by lightning who suddenly desires to become a pianist at the age of forty-two; an entire group of children ...
Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
Marsha M. Linehan
The Guilford Press
This book is a step-by-step guide to teaching clients four sets of skills: interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and mindfulness. A vital component in Dr. Linehan’s comprehensive treatment program, the manual details precisely how to implement DBT behavioral skills training procedures. It provides everything the clinician needs to implement the program in skills training groups or with individual clients. ...
Why Isn't My Brain Working?: A Revolutionary Understanding of Brain Decline and Effective Strategies to ...
Dr. Datis Kharrazian
Losing your memory? Can't focus or concentrate? Do you have brain fog or tire easily? Have you lost your zest for life or motivation? Do people tell you this is all a normal part of aging? If so, your brain may be growing old too fast, or degenerating. Modern diets, a stressful lifestyle, and environmental toxins all take their toll on the brain. This doesn't just happen to seniors-brain disorders and degeneration are on the rise for young and ...
First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Eighth Edition (First Aid USMLE)
An indispensable high-yield review for the USMLE Step 2 CK! The eighth edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK is written by medical students who successfully passed the exam and reviewed by top faculty. The result is proven information and strategies that maximize your study time and deliver the results you want! Features: Thousands of must-know facts that summarize frequently tested topics Completely updated based on feedback ...
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
Jill Bolte Taylor Ph.D.
The astonishing New York Times bestseller that chronicles how a brain scientist's own stroke led to enlightenment On December 10, 1996, Jill Bolte Taylor, a thirty-seven- year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist experienced a massive stroke in the left hemisphere of her brain. As she observed her mind deteriorate to the point that she could not walk, talk, read, write, or recall any of her life-all within four hours-Taylor alternated ...
To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of a visual migraine to powerful visions brought on by fever, injuries, drugs, sensory deprivation, exhaustion, or even grief. Hallucinations doubtless lie behind many mythological traditions, literary inventions, and religious epiphanies. Drawing on his own experiences, a wealth ...
Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil
A leading cognitive scientist argues that a deep sense of good and evil is bred in the bone. From John Locke to Sigmund Freud, philosophers and psychologists have long believed that we begin life as blank moral slates. Many of us take for granted that babies are born selfish and that it is the role of society—and especially parents—to transform them from little sociopaths into civilized beings. In Just Babies , Paul Bloom argues ...
Your Best Brain Ever: A Complete Guide and Workout
National Geographic, 2013
National Geographic presents a comprehensive guide to fighting mental decline. With cutting-edge neuroscience, information about Alzheimer's, fascinating case studies, and tips to fight brain aging symptoms such as slower mental acuity and "senior moments," this smart, engaging guide will help keep your memory sharp and your mind active. Fun, age-defying exercises--from body stretches to word games to foods that help you think--help the brain ...
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