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The Burden of Mental Illness, Alcohol Use Disorder, and Underage Drinking By Atul Bhardwaj
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Studies have shown that alcohol causes or contributes to numerous neuropsychiatric diseases, which is why Atul Bhardwaj focused on determining the impact of alcohol on mental and behavioral disorders... More > in a detailed study. Using an analysis of variance, the author found that alcoholic consumption accounts for 42.5 percent of the total variance in disability-adjusted life years caused by mental and behavioral disorders. The study highlights the effect alcohol has on underage drinkers, which statistics show often engage in excessive and high-risk drinking that results in higher health care costs, educational failures, fatal and serious accidents, and increased crime. Policy makers must take urgent action to prevent substance abuse at critical transitional life stages. By lessening the stigma of seeking help and removing other barriers that prevent many from seeking treatment, we’ll be able to start solving problems related to alcohol addiction.< Less
How to teach FAS/FAE children usin technology By Vincient Spears
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Abstract The education of fetal alcohol effect children differs greatly from the education of stand course of study student. Fetal Alcohol Effect children often have development delays that require... More > their education to be approached with care. Technology is an important aid in the education of special needs students. Technology can be the great equalizer for educating special needs children. When appropriate technology is used, special needs students are able to overcome their specific disabilities and learn what is teaching taught. In order for technology to be used effectively school system must be able to purchase the items< Less
Humanitas: Readings in the Development of the Medical Humanities By Brian Dolan
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This reader reprints critical essays published over the course of a 100-year history that grapple with the challenges of defining and justifying the presence of humanities instruction in medical... More > education. It provides insights to some of the newer approaches that branch out from the familiar subjects of history and literature to include theater, art, poetry, and disability studies. With a comprehensive historiographical introduction as well as prefaces to each article, including new reflections by many of the original authors themselves, the volume enables reflection on how the diversity of disciplinary perspectives and multiplicity of theoretical frameworks relate to each other historically and thematically. This volume is an invaluable resource for anyone engaged with humanities in health care education.< Less
Humanitas: Readings In the Development of the Medical Humanities By Brian Dolan
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This reader reprints critical essays published over the course of a 100-year history that grapple with the challenges of defining and justifying the presence of humanities instruction in medical... More > education. It provides insights to some of the newer approaches that branch out from the familiar subjects of history and literature to include theater, art, poetry, and disability studies. With a comprehensive historiographical introduction as well as prefaces to each article, including new reflections by many of the authors themselves, the volume enables reflection on how the diversity of disciplinary perspectives and multiplicity of theoretical frameworks relate to each other historically and thematically. This volume is an invaluable resource for anyone engaged with humanities in health care education.< Less
Philosophy for Medical Students and Practitioners By Edward Makhene
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Merited attention to the scientific basis of Medicine should not eclipse the philosophical associations that run through its theory and practice as discussed in this book, especially its... More > phenomenology. The role of precision in defining medical concepts like normality, knowledge, existence, signs and symptoms of disease, illness, and disability are discussed in the book; so are the controversial and divisive topics of abortion and euthanasia. Finally a plea is made for the inclusion of Darwinian Medicine in the study and understanding of many disease processes. Above all, the importance of understanding, communication, and empathy with patients in their diverse types of existential predicaments as well as their less serious medical afflictions is emphasized throughout the book.< Less
English: Reading and Speech By Dennis Brooks
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The primary purpose of this book is to teach reading syllable-by-syllable using alphabetics, active decoding, syllabication, active spelling, memorization, and repetition. By reading the articles and... More > studying the content, students can learn reading theory and become reading teachers. All of the lessons are included in three separate tables of content. This workbook is designed to teach native English speakers as well as English language learners. It also teaches those who have learning disabilities such as dyslexia, ADD, and autism. To start the course, visit the tables of content. You can also discover more about the book or learn about the author.< Less
The Budo-Ryu Library By Robert De Cesare
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Are you struggling with rationalizing the practice of Christianity and Karate? Short of giving up on both, it’s suggested you read this book. Since 1971, the author, Shihan Robert De Cesare... More > Kudan, Budo Ryu has been studying and teaching martial arts. Now he passes on his experience as a ninth degree black belt with an honorary doctorate in Martial Arts to the next generation of young martial artists. After becoming disabled he contacted Twilight Wish, a national charity that "honors seniors and makes dreams come true". With the help of Thriving Artist Press his wish to pass on his knowledge came true.< Less
The Budo-Ryu Library By Robert De Cesare
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Are you struggling with rationalizing the practice of Christianity and Karate? Short of giving up on both, it’s suggested you read this book. Since 1971, the author, Shihan Robert De Cesare... More > Kudan, Budo Ryu has been studying and teaching martial arts. Now he passes on his experience as a ninth degree black belt with an honorary doctorate in Martial Arts to the next generation of young martial artists. After becoming disabled he contacted Twilight Wish, a national charity that "honors seniors and makes dreams come true". With the help of Thriving Artist Press his wish to pass on his knowledge came true.< Less
Ohio State Reformatory Portfolio By Paul D. Wilbur
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Ohio Reformatory Portfolio is a small group (20) of Photographs taken in Black and White, by Photographer Paul D. Wilbur. Wilbur hails from Columbus Ohio and photographs mostly in and around the... More > Ohio area. Born and raised in Cincinnati Ohio, Paul left the suburbs of Cincinnati for Athens, Ohio to study Fine Arts Photography and Art Education at Ohio University. On graduation from fine arts in 1981, Mr. Wilbur gave up on all arts for close to 30 years. While working in the Human Services field as a career and realizing that a disability was changing his life, he decided to buy a digital camera that had only been talked about years before in school. Disability Retirement came soon and photography became once again a passion. This time his work was much more rewarding. He has won many awards in shows and sold many pieces. This portfolio was taken in 2018 at the Ohio Reformatory in Mansfield. I hope you enjoy it. I can be reached at pauldwilbur@live.com or pauldwilbur facebook.< Less
Pursuing Happiness: Reading American Romance as Political Fiction By Laura Vivanco
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The dominance of popular romance in the US fiction market suggests that its trends and themes may reflect the politics of a significant proportion of the US population. Pursuing Happiness explores... More > some of the choices, beliefs and assumptions which shape the politics of US romance novels. In particular, it focuses on what romances reveal about American attitudes towards work, the West, race, gender, community cohesion, ancestral “roots” and a historical connection (or lack of it) to the land. "Pursuing Happiness explores the ways that popular American romance novels engage such matters as US gender roles, attitudes toward disability, the myth of the frontier, individualism and community, and racial violence and discrimination. A thoughtful study with a refreshingly topical focus.” — Professor William Gleason, Princeton University. "An insightful and entertaining look at the inherent, often invisible, politics that underlie America’s most popular genre of fiction.”— Isobel Carr, romance author< Less

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