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11. Treatment

11. Treatment  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.003.0011
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9780199567157
‘Treatments’ considers the treatments available for anxiety disorders. The two types of treatment are psychological therapy — principally cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and medication. ... More
5. Containing deviancy and liberating work

5. Containing deviancy and liberating work  

Colin Ward

in Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2004
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776069
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804778.003.0005
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9780192804778
Anarchists are against imprisonment and have an impressive history of releasing the confined. Kropotkin claimed in 1886 that a society built around cooperation rather than competition would ... More
9. Changing perspectives

9. Changing perspectives  

Martin Luck

in Hormones: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
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Jul 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780011
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199672875.003.0009
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9780199672875
It is now more realistic to see hormones as a collection of biologically active chemicals, each of which just happens to cause one cell to change its behaviour in response to another, ... More
Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

Criminology: A Very Short Introduction  

Tim Newburn

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2018
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Apr 2018
eISBN: 
9780191785511
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199643257.001.0001
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book
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9780199643257
Criminology: A Very Short Introduction considers how to measure crime, how crime trends can be studied, and how those trends can be used to inform preventative policy and ... More
1. The experience of schizophrenia

1. The experience of schizophrenia  

Christopher Frith and Eve Johnstone

in Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775529
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802217.003.0001
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chapter
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9780192802217
‘The experience of schizophrenia’ explores a condition that is diverse and associated with bizarre, inexplicable, and frightening experiences and with behaviour that is strange and ... More
5. Positive and successful ageing

5. Positive and successful ageing  

Nancy A. Pachana

in Ageing: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
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Nov 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792670
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725329.003.0005
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9780198725329
‘Positive and successful ageing’ examines how, as a society, we can promote positive and successful ageing in terms of physical, mental, and social well-being in later life. It addresses ... More
Epilogue

Epilogue  

William H. Brock

in The History of Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
eISBN: 
9780191785085
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716488.003.0008
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9780198716488
The Epilogue concludes with a brief look at some of the exciting, and more positive, aspects of chemistry since the 1960s: the use of computers to study perfect three-dimensional structural ... More
Drugs: A Very Short Introduction

Drugs: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Les Iversen

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191808210
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745792.001.0001
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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
3. Drugs as medicines

3. Drugs as medicines  

Les Iversen

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

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
eISBN: 
9780191808210
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745792.003.0003
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9780198745792
‘Drugs as medicines’ highlights the principles behind the successful use of medicines to cure or ameliorate the symptoms of many illnesses. These range from infectious diseases, such as ... More
4. Cancer research

4. Cancer research  

Nicholas James

in Cancer: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777424
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560233.003.0004
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9780199560233
The mainstays of cancer treatment have been surgery and radiotherapy. Both of these techniques have seen incremental technical improvements since they were introduced in the ... More
7. What international law does badly (or not at all)

7. What international law does badly (or not at all)  

Vaughan Lowe

in International Law: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2015
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Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785818
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199239337.003.0007
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9780199239337
International law cannot manufacture agreement where none exists. For this reason, international law is not well suited to the promotion of innovative solutions to international problems ... More
5. When learning goes wrong

5. When learning goes wrong  

Mark Haselgrove

in Learning: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2016
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Jul 2016
eISBN: 
9780191785412
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199688364.003.0005
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9780199688364
Learning can be very adaptive, but sometimes, for some reason, it goes wrong. First, the properties of learning can go awry, so that inappropriate associations develop. Alternatively, ... More
8. The impact of microscopy

8. The impact of microscopy  

Terence Allen

in Microscopy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2015
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May 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785290
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198701262.003.0008
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9780198701262
Almost every aspect of our day-to-day existence has been influenced by microscopy. ‘The impact of microscopy’ considers a few examples to demonstrate the universality of microscopy. It ... More
Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction

Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction  

Chris Frith and Eve C. Johnstone

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775529
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802217.001.0001
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book
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9780192802217
Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction considers a common mental disorder that has a devastating effect on sufferers and their families. While patients typically hear voices ... More
4. Schizophrenia and drugs

4. Schizophrenia and drugs  

Christopher Frith and Eve Johnstone

in Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775529
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802217.003.0004
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9780192802217
According to ‘Schizophrenia and drugs’, one of the most exciting scientific developments in the second half of the twentieth century concerned the discovery of the role of chemical ... More
2. Organized crime structures around the globe

2. Organized crime structures around the globe  

Georgios A. Antonopoulos and Georgios Papanicolaou

in Organized Crime: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191836879
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198795544.003.0002
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9780198795544
‘Organized crime structures around the globe’ looks at how different structures of organized crime exist in particular contexts worldwide. It begins by considering the connection between ... More
6. Genetic engineering

6. Genetic engineering  

Aysha Divan and Janice A. Royds

in Molecular Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2016
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Aug 2016
eISBN: 
9780191791192
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198723882.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198723882
Gene-cloning processes enable us to produce large amounts of a DNA sequence so that its function can be studied. These technologies can also be applied in medicine and agriculture to ... More
7. Extending the reach of clinical psychology

7. Extending the reach of clinical psychology  

Susan Llewelyn and Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

in Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
eISBN: 
9780191815690
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753896.003.0007
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9780198753896
‘Extending the reach of clinical psychology’ concerns the future, and reviews some recent developments that seem likely to take clinical psychology further in its quest to balance science ... More
6. Madness cast out

6. Madness cast out  

Andrew Scull

in Madness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778230
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199608034.003.0006
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9780199608034
‘Madness cast out’ examines the dramatic changes in the psychiatric landscape that marked the late 20th century. These include the eclipse of psychoanalysis, a shift back to biological ... More
7. HIV/AIDS

7. HIV/AIDS  

Christian W. McMillen

in Pandemics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780190625214
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199340071.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199340071
HIV/AIDS had been percolating in central Africa since the early twentieth century, but it appeared in its now recognizable form in the spring of 1981. Doctors in America spotted a strange ... More

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