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            The Boy Who Felt Too Much: How a Renowned Neuroscientist and His Son Changed Our View of Autism Forever

            The Boy Who Felt Too Much: How a Renowned Neuroscientist and His Son Changed Our View of Autism Forever (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wagner, Lorenz

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            Kai is different. Kai, the doctors will eventually realize, is autistic. Of course, like everyone on the spectrum, Kai isn't just autistic - he's so much more than that. Kai is Kai. Doctors used to find one case of autism among every five thousand people. Today, according to a st...udy by the US Department of Health and Human Services, the ratio is one in fifty-eight. Scientists speak of an epidemic. Kai may be different, but he is not alone. Henry, Kai's father, is one of the world's most famous neuroscientists, the man behind the billion dollar Blue Brain Project to build a supercomputer model of the human brain. Nevertheless, when his son began withdrawing, Henry was as helpless as all the other parents. He asked himself the same questions they did: What is autism? How can I help my child? He researched for fifteen years. His findings would upend everything we thought we knew about autism. They would offer us a whole new vantage from which to consider all disorders of the mind. If Henry had just been a scientist, even a great one, he would have failed. He only succeeded thanks to Kai, the boy who changed everything.
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            ISBN 9781760529437
            Published AU 3 Dec 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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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

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              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
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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

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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

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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
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            Published AU 15 Apr 2013
            Publisher Elsevier Australia
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Herbs: An A-Z Guide to Gardening, Cooking & Health

            Herbs: An A-Z Guide to Gardening, Cooking & Health (Paperback)

            By Reader's Digest

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            Herbs are the most hardworking of plants. They have been used for thousands of years to flavour and preserve food, treat ailments, ward off pests and diseases, freshen the air, and decorate and enhance our lives. Over the centuries, they have also become associated with fascinati...ng myths and folklore. This practical directory provides information on how to grow, harvest and store herbs and how to make the best use of them in your daily life. You'll find recipes, homemade beauty products, safe herbal remedies and ways to make and use herbal cleaning products in the home. * An A-Z guide to growing, harvesting, storing and using more than 100 herbs. * More than 50 recipes for easy cooking. * Safe herbal treatments for common health conditions. * Save money with natural beauty products and herbal household cleaners. * More than 400 full-colour photographs.
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            ISBN 9781922083593
            Published AU 1 Nov 2013
            Publisher Reader's Digest (Australia) Pt
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            The XX Brain: The Groundbreaking Approach for Women to Prevent Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease and Improve Brain Health
             

            The XX Brain: The Groundbreaking Approach for Women to Prevent Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease and Improve Brain Health (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mosconi, Lisa

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              17 Mar 20

            Women are twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, and women are far more likely than men to suffer from anxiety, depression, migraines, brain injuries and strokes. The XX Brain reveals groundbreaking research showing that women's brains age distinctly fro...m men's, due mostly to the decline of a key brain-protective hormone: estrogen. Until now, medical research has focused on 'bikini medicine', assuming that women are essentially men with breasts and tubes. The XX Brain reveals how the two powerful X chromosomes that distinguish women from men impact women's brains first and foremost. Taking on all aspects of women's health, including brain fog, memory lapses, depression, stress, insomnia, hormonal imbalances, and the increased risk of dementia, Dr. Mosconi introduces cutting-edge, evidence-based approaches to protect the female brain, including diet and lifestyle strategies proven to work for women. She also examines the controversies about soy and hormonal replacement therapy, the perils of environmental toxins, and gut health. Luckily, it is never too late to take care of yourself. The XX Brain gives women the first plan to address the unique risks and strengths of the female brain for optimal, lifelong brain health.
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            ISBN 9781760875497
            Published AU 17 Mar 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            High Risk: A doctor's notes on pregnancy, birth, and the unexpected
             

            High Risk: A doctor's notes on pregnancy, birth, and the unexpected (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Karkowsky, Chavi Eve

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              3 Mar 20

            One doctor's testament to the importance of listening - truly listening - to women and their medical experiences of pregnancy and childbirth. Although there are countless books aimed at expectant mothers and fathers, on subjects from prenatal nutrition to birthing methods, there ...is a lack of works that attempt to illuminate, unpack, and chronicle the complex, potentially life-and-death truth of this fundamental human experience. High Risk fills that gap. From an expert in maternal-foetal medicine - the subspecialty of obstetrics that concerns high-risk pregnancies - here is a timely and unflinching account of all that pregnancy, labour, and birth can entail. As an outspoken champion of women's health, a mother of four, and a humane, wry, and altogether remarkable writer, Dr Chavi Eve Karkowsky tells of miracles and joy, but also of challenge and loss - illustrating the complexity of reproduction and the health services that surround it. With historical insight and journalistic verve, she unpacks what is involved for women, for a family, and for us as a society, and explores what's at risk when these aspects of life remain clouded in mystery and misinformation.
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            ISBN 9781925849974
            Published AU 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            Whaiora: Maori Health Development
               

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

            By Durie, Mason

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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

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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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            Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

            Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gottlieb, Lori

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            As a therapist, Lori knows a lot about pain, about the ways in which pain is tied to loss, and how change and loss travel together. She know how affirming it feels to blame the outside world for her frustrations, to deny ownership of whatever role she might have in the existentia...l play called My Incredibly Important Life. When a devastating event takes place in Lori?s life, she realises that, before being able to help her patients, she must first learn how to help herself. Girl Walks into a Therapy Room is the story of an incredible relationship - between Lori, a therapist at a critical life juncture, and her own therapist, Wendell, a veteran therapist with an unconventional style. Through their sessions, Wendell teaches Lori how to become a better person and a better therapist, as she goes about the business of helping her own patients - the couple who are struggling after having a baby, the narcissist TV producer, the older woman who feels she has nothing to live for, the self-destructive alcoholic young woman, the terminally ill 35-year-old newlywed. Taking place over one year, beginning with the devastating event that lands her in Wendell?s office, this is a rare and candid insight into a profession conventionally bound with rules and secrecy, told with charm and compassion, vulnerability and humour.
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            ISBN 9781925322811
            Published AU 7 May 2019
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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