Download The Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep Disorders, Third Edition by Charles P., M.D. Pollak, Michael J., M.D. Thorpy, Jan, Ph.D. PDF

By Charles P., M.D. Pollak, Michael J., M.D. Thorpy, Jan, Ph.D. Yager

In keeping with the nationwide heart on Sleep problems learn of the nationwide Institutes of future health, 70 million American adults be afflicted by a few type of sleep problem. issues resembling sleep apnea were associated with an elevated probability of stroke, high blood pressure, or middle failure. it's now documented that sleep deprivation can facilitate errors or incidents at paintings; temper swings; an elevated likelihood of weight problems; and, drowsy riding, a major situation usually linked to site visitors injuries and fatalities. in recent times the variety of sleep problem practitioners has grown considerably, and researchers have made breakthroughs in realizing sleep, why it is an important to normal wellbeing and fitness, and what disrupts it. "The Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep problems, 3rd variation" examines the major phrases, stipulations, treatments, long term health and wellbeing results, and advances which were made in sleep healthiness, sleep study, and sleep problem analysis and remedy. This well timed revised version covers greater than eighty sleep issues in additional than 800 entries and comprises 3 informative essays - "History of Sleep and Man", "Psychology of Sleep", and "Sociology of Sleep", the latter of that is new to this version. An all-new advent, necessary appendixes, a bibliography, and an index whole this vast encyclopedia. subject matters lined during this identify contain: injuries; organic clock; nutrition and sleep; aged and sleep; little one sleep; Melatonin; Narcolepsy; Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome; stressed leg syndrome; surgical procedure and sleep issues; and, extra.

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Download Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition (2nd Edition) by Benjamin Caballero PDF

By Benjamin Caballero

The present prestige of human foodstuff is obviously summarized during this three-volume set. The editorial board and the participants are hugely revered teachers and practising nutritionists from around the globe. subject assurance is large, starting from meals regulations in constructing international locations to being pregnant and steatorrhea. each one access levels from 4 to forty eight pages in size and includes a record of contents, references to similar articles, and proposals for additional analyzing. The meant readership is scholars, researchers, physicians, social staff, and nutritionists, however the writing is such that the paintings is on the market to the lay reader. An extra function is a web-accessible digital model, that's to be had to libraries at a minimum every year cost and will be IP constrained for faculties and universities (that is, the net web page seems on the numerical net deal with of the pc logging to the net web page to ensure it's approved to log in). the most situation is the excessive fee, which places the set out of the achieve of so much public and small collage libraries. they might as an alternative are looking to examine David Bender's foodstuff: A Reference instruction manual (Oxford Univ., 1996). urged for scientific, collage, and big collage and public libraries.AEric D. Albright, Duke clinical Ctr. Lib., Durham, NC

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Download The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins by Robert Hendrickson PDF

By Robert Hendrickson

As a author, I fall into the pits of cliches and over used words that now not many folks comprehend. from time to time humans will pop out with anything that sounds relatively previous yet makes no sense.

Encyclopedia is key to any English and be aware fanatic in addition to author. this is often like an additional dictionary, in basic terms extra extensive. the associated fee is astounding and the phrases inside of are interesting. understanding the starting place of phrases and words will enlighten you to why it truly is used, how it really is used, and the way it truly is replaced through the years. Very fascinating, deeply specific, and essential!

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Download The Concise Encyclopedia of Western Philosophy and by Jonathan Ree, J. O. Urmson PDF

By Jonathan Ree, J. O. Urmson

On its first visual appeal in 1960, J.O. Urmson's Concise encyclopedia of Western philosophy and philosophers verified itself as a vintage. Its individuals incorporated a number of the prime philosophers of the English-speaking global: Ryle, Hare, Strawson, Ayer, Dummett, Williams etc. They wrote with an expert and individuality which made the Encyclopedia right into a energetic and interesting advent to philosophy in addition to a handy reference work.
For this version, supervised through Jonathan Rée, the unique articles were revised and up-to-date, and 80 articles by way of thirty one new authors were extra. The additions take account of modern advancements in philosophy, of literary, ancient and political concerns in philosophy, and of advancements in continental notion, together with in Marxism, psychoanalysis, phenomenology, existentialism, structuralism, post-structuralism and deconstruction. there's a transparent, critical cross-referencing approach which permits the reader to spot issues of overlap among philosophical traditions and their personalities at a look.

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Download A Theodore Dreiser Encyclopedia by Keith Newlin PDF

By Keith Newlin

For a century, Theodore Dreiser has represented for lots of readers a rebellious modernism whose novels either critiqued the yank dream and embodied a bleakly deterministic notion of existence. This reference is an authoritative consultant to his existence and works. integrated are numerous hundred entries on every one of Dreiser's books and brief tales, in addition to journal and newspaper items he amassed in the course of his existence.

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