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            Anxiety: Expert Advice from a Neurotic Shrink Who's Lived with Anxiety All His Life
             

            Anxiety: Expert Advice from a Neurotic Shrink Who's Lived with Anxiety All His Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cross, Dr Mark

            • RRP: $34.99
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            • Pub Date
              24 Feb 20

            Expert advice from a neurotic shrink who's lived with it all his life In his trademark warm and friendly style, Dr Mark Cross, the author of CHANGING MINDS (2016), demystifies this mental illness that affects up to one in four Australians (one in three women, one in five men), an...d how it can impact at different life stages. He looks at treatments, both medical and natural, and offers his own experiences as well as stories from others to help sufferers lead great lives while living with anxiety.
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            ISBN 9780733339424
            Published AU 24 Feb 2020
            Publisher ABC Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease
              

            Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (Paperback)

            By Cooke, Brian Douglas

            • RRP: $79.99
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            Provides up-to-date information on the use of biological control agents to manage wild rabbit populations.

            ISBN 9780643096127
            Published AU 1 Jun 2014
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions
             

            Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Hoffmann, Tammy; Bennett, Sally, MS; Del Mar, Christopher

            • RRP: $125.50
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            Provides the reader with a foundation in the knowledge and skills necessary to perform and understand the implications of evidence-based practice within a healthcare environment. This title includes a range of practical strategies to facilitate shared decision making and effectiv...e communication with clients for improved client outcomes.
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            ISBN 9780729541350
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780729542555
            Published AU 15 Apr 2013
            Publisher Elsevier Australia
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Whaiora: Maori Health Development
               

            Whaiora: Maori Health Development (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Durie, Mason

            • RRP: $82.99
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            This work documents progress in Maori health development over the 20th century with a special emphasis on the post-1980s. This second edition updates the first by five years and takes account of the changing government objectives for Maori health and Maori priorities for health d...evelopment.
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            ISBN 9780195584035
            Published AU 1 Oct 1998
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
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            Pain and Prejudice: A Call to Arms for Women and Their Bodies

            Pain and Prejudice: A Call to Arms for Women and Their Bodies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Jackson, Gabrielle

            • RRP: $29.99
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            'Gabrielle Jackson's reporting for The Guardian on endometriosis helped us blow the disease out of the water , according to one leading specialist, turning what had been known as the silent disease into a major news story read by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. ...Women responded vociferously and in great numbers, showing that Gabrielle's work had tapped into a worldwide need for information on endometriosis and other women's health issues. This book could not be more timely or important.' - Katharine Viner, editor of The Guardian 'Gabrielle Jackson is a brilliant journalist and a wonderful feminist-and incapable of being dull.' - Emily Wilson, Editor of New Scientist In 2015, Guardian journalist Gabrielle Jackson wrote a piece about her own struggles with the crippling pain caused by endometriosis. It triggered such an overwhelming response that the Guardian launched a world-wide investigation into the disease. This time the response was so huge it almost crashed their website. Thousands contacted the Guardian and hundreds of thousands more read and shared the material. This was the catalyst for Gabrielle thinking more widely about women's pain and how it is viewed and treated not just by the medical profession but wider society. The stark reality is that women's pain is not taken as seriously as that of men's. We are more likely to be dismissed, fobbed off and denied treatment than men even though our bodies are vastly more complex. One of the most important things we can do to help ourselves is to understand more about how our bodies work.
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            ISBN 9781760529093
            Published AU 3 Sep 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            All Our Relations: Indigenous trauma in the shadow of colonialism
             

            All Our Relations: Indigenous trauma in the shadow of colonialism (Paperback)

            By Talaga, Tanya

            • RRP: $27.99
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            • Pub Date
              3 Mar 20

            The world's Indigenous communities are fighting to live and dying too young. In this vital and incisive work, Tanya Talaga explores intergenerational trauma and the alarming rise of youth suicide. From Northern Ontario to Nunavut, Norway, Brazil, Australia, and the United States,... the Indigenous experience in colonised nations is startlingly similar and deeply disturbing. It is an experience marked by the violent separation of Peoples from the land, the separation of families, and the separation of individuals from traditional ways of life - all of which has culminated in a spiritual separation that has had an enduring impact on generations of Indigenous children. As a result of this colonial legacy, too many communities today lack access to the basic determinants of health - income, employment, education, a safe environment, health services - leading to a mental health and youth suicide crisis on a global scale. But, Talaga reminds us, First Peoples also share a history of resistance, resilience, and civil rights activism, from the Occupation of Alcatraz led by the Indians of All Tribes, to the Northern Ontario Stirland Lake Quiet Riot, to the Standing Rock protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, which united Indigenous Nations from across Turtle Island in solidarity. All Our Relations is a powerful call for action, justice, and a better, more equitable world for all Indigenous Peoples. 'An essential work of nonfiction . . . Through storytelling, on-the-ground reporting, literature surveys, and plenty of statistics, Talaga demonstrates the extent to which Indigenous children continue to live under the full weight of colonial history . . . All children, she writes, 'need to know who their ancestors are, who their heroes and villains are.' In All Our Relations, Talaga restores that basic right to Indigenous children who have been robbed of it. And the rest of us, as an epigraph from author Thomas King makes clear, no longer have the excuse of saying we haven't he
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            ISBN 9781925849547
            Published AU 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit This is Going to Hurt

            Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit This is Going to Hurt (Hardback)

            By Kay, Adam

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            From the award-winning and million-copy bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt comes 'Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, a humorous gift book and a love letter to those who spend the festive season on the front line of the hospital ward.

            ISBN 9781529018585
            Released AU 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Real Lunchtime Food: Delicious, Healthy Lunches to Suit Your Family's Busy Lifestyle

            Real Lunchtime Food: Delicious, Healthy Lunches to Suit Your Family's Busy Lifestyle (Paperback)

            By Tschiesche, Jenny

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            Delicious and nutritious advice for a healthier lunchbox, no matter how busy your family life

            ISBN 9781472142863
            Released AU 10 Dec 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Ethical Issues in Biotechnology

            Ethical Issues in Biotechnology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Sherlock, Richard; Morrey, John D.

            • Imp. $150.50
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            This work focuses on biotechnology broadly conceived to include the development of genetically engineered plants and animals, genetically altered animal organs for human transplant, genetic testing and therapy for human beings and, finally, animal and human cloning.

            ISBN 9780742513778
            Released AU 9 Oct 2002
            Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
              

            The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

            By Brown, Brene; Read by Fortgang, Lauren

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            In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brene Brown - a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging - shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted Living - a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from soc...iety and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel inadequate. So most of us perform, please, and perfect, all the while thinking, What if I can't keep all of these balls in the air? Why isn't everyone else working harder and living up to my expectations? What will people think if I fail or give up? When can I stop proving myself? In her 10 guideposts, Brown engages our minds, hearts, and spirits as she explores how we can cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough, and to go to bed at night thinking, Yes, I am sometimes afraid, but I am also brave. And, yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable, but that doesn't change the truth that I am worthy of love and belonging.
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            ISBN 9781486287826
            Published AU 1 May 2015
            Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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