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Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties (Hardcover, 2nd edition) Loot Price: R1,112
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Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties (Hardcover, 2nd edition): Ronald M. Doctor, Ada P. Kahn

Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties (Hardcover, 2nd edition)

Ronald M. Doctor, Ada P. Kahn

Series: Facts on File Library of Health and Living

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The Facts On File Library of Health and Living series is comprised of clear, comprehensive, and up-to-date resources for understanding and coping with the complexities of modern health and social concerns. Written for general readers and professionals alike, each volume contains:
-- An extensive A-to-Z reference section that defines the causes, cures, key research, medical terms, symptoms, treatments, and trends of each field of study
-- Detailed appendixes that provide current statistical information
-- Extensive bibliographies that serve as starting points for further research
-- Comprehensive directories that list organizations, associations, schools, support groups, and publications readers can turn to for further information.

This comprehensive and accessible reference provides the basic information on the most common phobias and anxieties.

Completely updated and revised throughout, the second edition offers more than 2,000 entries, including:
-- Specific phobias, such as fear of public speaking and fear of heights
-- Psychopharmacology, such as antianxiety and antidepressant drugs
-- Outstanding persons working in the field
-- The historical aspects of phobias.

The second edition features new and expanded entries on:
-- Newly named phobias
-- Developments in treatment, such as aromatherapy, thought field therapy, and the thyrotropin-releasing hormone test
-- Topics such as psychoneuro-immunology (PNI) and stress, the flight or fight response, and biorhythms

An updated bibliography and extensively revised appendixes of key references and resources are also included.

General

Imprint: Facts on File Inc
Country of origin: United States
Series: Facts on File Library of Health and Living
Release date: June 2000
Authors: Ronald M. Doctor • Ada P. Kahn
Dimensions: 235 x 184 x 32mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 568
Edition: 2nd edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-3989-0
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Psychology > Physiological & neuro-psychology
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Neurology & clinical neurophysiology
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Encyclopaedias & reference works > Reference works > General
LSN: 0-8160-3989-5
Barcode: 9780816039890

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