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Dr. House Syndrome
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,490. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Dr. HOUSE SYNDROME is an essay on a type of psychopathic behaviour in some people. It is characterized by the person's unconscious ability to avoid an emotional condition as if it was a physical ailment. These people do not know why they behave well. This is due to dissociation between the cerebral hemispheres. The right brain performs processes bypassing the rationality of the left brain.
Communities Creating Health: What Would Happen If the Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Health Interventions Became Something We Do with Communities Rather than to Them?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
People want to lead satisfying lives, and that includes feeling well. Health, as defined by medicine, is only part of feeling well, and yet the majority of our society’s health investments go to the health care sector. Understanding the goals that communities see for themselves, and pursuing those along with medically defined ones, has the potential to create lasting improvements in health.
A Single Swim
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
A Single Swim follows Courtney Nash's life and death, taking a close look into an amoebic infection few people know about - until it's too late. Tracing as far back as 1960s, Naegleria fowleri and the resulting infection of this parasite have taken more than a dozen lives, with a fatality rate of nearly 100%. This book tells the stories of those victims, and what can happen after a single swim.
Asylum Bound
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Asylum Bound is a wild weird walk through the experiences of a student nurse entering the unknown world of the mental "asylum" of the 1970s. It is a bizarre world, a world of terrible extremes. Within this odd place there are Hogarthian characters of varying chaotic hues, some aggressive, some sad, some disturbed and some institutionalised, both patients and staff. Sadly, it is all true.
Des hommes malades des animaux
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,850. Language: French. Published: October 24, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Ce numéro des Cahiers d’anthropologie sociale réunit des contributions portant sur des aires culturelles différentes engageant des relations variables entre hommes et animaux à l’occasion des maladies qui les affectent en commun. Un article inédit de Claude Lévi-Strauss ouvre ce volume.