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This stimulating, carefully-researched book on The Late Life Legacy of Very Early Life by Dr. Gabriele Doblhammer is the second volume of a new series of Demographic Research Monographs published by Springer Verlag. The topic of the book is fascinating. Is a person's lifespan influ­ enced by health and nutrition in-utero and shortly after birth? If so, why? The answers uncovered by the diligence, demographic and statistical ex­ pertise, and probing... more...

“Baby safe haven” laws, which allow a parent to relinquish a newborn baby legally and anonymously at a specified institutional location—such as a hospital or fire station—were established in every state between 1999 and 2009. Promoted during a time of heated public debate over policies on abortion, sex education, teen pregnancy, adoption, welfare, immigrant reproduction, and child abuse, safe haven laws were passed by the... more...

List of Contributors xviii An Aging Humankind: New Realities E. Dicgalusy Does Menopause Increase the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease? M.V. Huisrnan Chronic Low-Grade Metabolic Acidosis in Normal Adult Humans: Pathophysiology and Consequences L. Frassetto, R.C. Morris, Jr., K. Todd, and A. Sebastian The Menopause, Sex Hormones, and Rheumatic Disease G. Hall Novel Mechanisms of Estrogen Action J.-A. Gustafsson The Action of Ovarian Steroid Hormones on... more...

Insomnia is a pervasive problem among adults that impairs cognitive abilities and the immune system, and it can intensify other mental and physical disorders. Yet, existing medical, psychological, and alternative treatments have only limited success in treating this persistent disorder. In this clinical guide, Jason Ong introduces mental health practitioners to an innovative, evidence-based form of treatment to treat chronic insomnia: mindfulness-based... more...

Top down leadership techniques are outdated. Today’s organisations are horizontally networked and constantly changing. They need leaders who can adapt, accept risk, collaborate and be transparent.     This book distils 40 years of experience into 7 accessible skills that leaders need to thrive in business today. The 7 I’s of Leadership: Individuality, Insight, Initiate, Involve, Inspire, Improvise,... more...


Dr. Jane Greer, a classically trained therapist, began with the belief that the bond that exists between the living and the dead is not purely a psychological one, but is, in fact, much more dynamic and empowering. In the shattering aftermath of her own mother's death, Dr. Greer learned---and shows us as well---that transcommunication is not simply a "hello from heaven" but a powerful therapeutic tool that is available to any of us.... more...

James Kalat's best-selling INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY does far more than cover major theories and studies; it teaches you how to become better at evaluating information. Hands-on "Try It Yourself" activities and summaries of real research encourage you to ask yourself, "How was this conclusion reached?" and "Does the evidence really support it?" Students praise this streamlined, visually appealing text, which invites you to interact with psychological... more...

Many women have to spend one third of their lives in a postmenopausal state and they should have a good quality of life during this period. Althoug HRT is well accepted as the logical treatment of climacteric problems, the prevalence rate is very low in some countries. The reasons for not accepting HRT are manifold and complex. The objective of this book is to describe the essential advances in basic and clinical research that forms the basis of... more...

This fascinating and surprising book is the first ever by a classically trained therapist to explore the spiritual aspects of the bond that exists between the living and the dead. Dr. Jane Greer began with the belief that this bond was not purely a psychological one but was, in fact, much more dynamic and empowering. It was only in the shattering aftermath of her own mother's death, however--a turning point that, Dr. Greer admits,... more...

James Allen’s revolutionary book on the power of thought, combined with the bonus book Mastery of Destiny Originally published in 1903, James Allen’s As A Man Thinketh reveals the fundamental truth of human nature: “A man is literally what he thinks.” Allen’s deceptively simple principle has changed the lives of millions of readers, making As A Man Thinketh a classic bestseller for decades. Allen explains that our... more...