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4. Michael Palin and Graham Taylor: Everyday anxiety and how to cope with it

4. Michael Palin and Graham Taylor: Everyday anxiety and how to cope with it  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199567157
‘Michael Palin and Graham Taylor: Everyday anxiety and how to cope with it’ presents two real-life accounts of people dealing with anxiety almost every day of their working lives. The first ... More
Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction  

W. J. Rorabaugh

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2020
Published Online: 
Jan 2020
eISBN: 
9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190280109
Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction traces the origins of prohibition back to the evangelical-based voluntary abstinence temperance movement in the early 1800s. It makes ... More
2. Energy nutrition

2. Energy nutrition  

David A. Bender

in Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2014
Published Online: 
Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779985
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199681921.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199681921
Apart from water, the body’s first requirement under all conditions is for an energy source to perform physical and chemical work. ‘Energy nutrition’ explains that the metabolic fuels to ... More
4. Recreational drugs

4. Recreational drugs  

Les Iversen

in Drugs: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Published Online: 
Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191808210
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745792.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198745792
‘Recreational drugs’ explores the origins, mechanisms, and criminalization of many widely used drugs. Many recreational drugs are legal including alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine, which are ... More
3. Crime scene management and forensic investigation

3. Crime scene management and forensic investigation  

Jim Fraser

in Forensic Science: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
eISBN: 
9780191872488
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198834410.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198834410
‘Crime scene management and forensic investigation’ shows how the actions of investigating officers at a crime scene can affect the availability and efficacy of forensic tests later in the ... More
5. Counselling

5. Counselling  

Tom Burns and Eva Burns‐Lundgren

in Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2015
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780191781599
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199689361.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199689361
Counselling refers to a confidential relationship between a client and an individual who is trained to listen attentively and who will try and help you to improve things through support and ... More
8. Sleep and society

8. Sleep and society  

Steven W. Lockley and Russell G. Foster

in Sleep: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777912
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199587858.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199587858
Society affects sleep and sleep affects society, influencing childhood learning and development, workplace safety and efficiency, and the economy. Society's attitude to sleep affects how ... More
Drugs: A Very Short Introduction

Drugs: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Les Iversen

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Published Online: 
Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191808210
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745792.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198745792
Drugs: A Very Short Introduction provides a non-technical account of how drugs work in the body. The 20th century saw a remarkable upsurge of research on medicinal drugs, with ... More
8. Drugs and toxicology

8. Drugs and toxicology  

Jim Fraser

in Forensic Science: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
eISBN: 
9780191872488
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198834410.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198834410
‘Drugs and toxicology’ provides an overview of the range and complexity of forensic drug examination. The work of a forensic toxicologist involves the analysis of body fluids and tissues to ... More
4. Laboratory examination: search, recovery, analysis

4. Laboratory examination: search, recovery, analysis  

Jim Fraser

in Forensic Science: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
eISBN: 
9780191872488
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198834410.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198834410
‘Laboratory investigation: search, recovery, analysis’ outlines the various stages of recovering, documenting, and analysing evidence. It describes the types of examinations carried out, ... More
4. The words of slang: themes and development

4. The words of slang: themes and development  

Jonathon Green

in Slang: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2016
Published Online: 
Feb 2016
eISBN: 
9780191796418
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198729532.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198729532
Slang’s thematic range is not wide, though its synonymy runs very deep. It is stripped down, modern, and cutting edge. ‘The words of slang: themes and development’ outlines the main themes ... More
1. History

1. History  

Les Iversen

in Drugs: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
Published Online: 
Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191808210
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745792.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198745792
‘History’ outlines the knowledge and use of drugs through the ages. Early written records of medicinal drugs are known to have existed in a range of ancient cultures, including the Greek, ... More

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